San Francisco to Abu Dhabi Flights
Flights to Abu Dhabi
San Francisco International Airport Information
The San Francisco International Airport (Highway 101 near the junction of Highway 380) is the primary commercial passenger airport serving San Francisco and the surrounding areas. The airport hosts most international and domestic airlines offering cheap flights from San Francisco. You can also use Orbitz.com to book an alternate flight out of Oakland International Airport (1 Oakland Drive, Oakland) or San Jose International Airport (2065 Airport Boulevard, San Jose).
Parking at San Francisco International Airport
San Francisco International's parking garages are a 10-minute walk or less from the gates, and there is free shuttle service from the long-term lots. Parking costs anywhere from $18 to $38 per day, depending on the option you choose. If you've used Orbitz.com to book your discount flights, you may have saved enough to justify spending the extra money to use the airport's valet parking service.
Ground Transportation Information
A taxi, limousine or shared-ride van to the airport will cost anywhere from $17 to $40. Factor in plenty of extra travel time for the 13-mile ride, as rush-hour traffic can be brutal. You can also use the public BART system or the SamTrans public bus service, both of which will cost you less than $10. Don't forget to use Orbitz.com before you leave to book a rental car in your destination city.
Restaurant Options at the Airport
The San Francisco airport has roughly 50 eateries where you can grab a coffee or have a light meal. Most of the restaurants and cafes are located within the terminals past the security checkpoint, but there are a few restaurants before you reach the security gates. Have a great flight to your final destination, and don't forget to use Orbitz.com the next time you're looking for cheap flights from San Francisco.
Airports in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi International Airport is the main airport that serves the capital of the United Arab Emirates. It is located 21 miles southeast of the city and comprises three terminals with complimentary shuttle services between them. If you are looking to book cheap flights to Abu Dhabi, check Orbitz.com as it can search many airlines to find tickets that will fit your budget. Although terminal space in Abu Dhabi airport is dominated by Etihad Airways, over 30 airlines serve the airport, including Air Berlin and British Airways.
Transportation from the Airport
The public 901 bus runs every 40 minutes from the airport to the city center 24 hours a day. The bus fare is just 3 AED and the trip takes about 45 minutes. There are also metered taxis available outside Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. If you would like to drive, the six rental car companies operating from the airport are located in Skypark parking across from Terminal 3. You can book your rental car from Orbitz.com in advance at bargain rates for a fuss-free transit to the city upon arrival.
Weather in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi has a hot, arid climate. During the summer months from June through September, average high temperatures reach into the 100s. From November to March, temperatures are considerably lower with average highs in the 70s. There is very little precipitation with an average of just four inches per year.
Major Attractions in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi is home to the world's largest indoor theme park, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, boasting the world's fastest roller coaster. The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque offers tours for visitors to view its 82 domes, over 1,000 columns, gilded gold chandeliers and the world's largest hand-knotted carpet. The Emirates Palace hotel is also a famous Abu Dhabi landmark. If you are planning a trip to explore these marvels, check Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Abu Dhabi.
Cheap flights from San Francisco to Abu Dhabi
Highlighted price = Cheapest round-trip flights
Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)
Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from San Francisco to Abu Dhabi
|Leave Tue, Jan 7||San Francisco (SFO)||Abu Dhabi (AUH)||Lufthansa||
|Return Thu, Feb 13||Abu Dhabi (AUH)||San Francisco (SFO)||Lufthansa|
Lowest round trip fares by airline from San Francisco and Abu Dhabi
|Lufthansa||SFO||AUH||Fri, Mar 21 - Sat, Mar 29||$1,121|
|Emirates||SFO||AUH||Fri, Mar 21 - Sat, Mar 29||$1,137|
|British Airways||SFO||AUH||Sat, Jan 18 - Sun, Jan 26||$1,197|
|Royal Jordanian||SFO||AUH||Fri, Mar 21 - Sat, Mar 29||$1,254|
|United Airlines||SFO||AUH||Sat, Jan 18 - Sun, Jan 26||$1,341|
|Cathay Pacific||SFO||AUH||Fri, Mar 21 - Sat, Mar 29||$1,571|
|Etihad Airways||SFO||AUH||Fri, Mar 21 - Sat, Mar 29||$1,794|
|Air Canada||SFO||AUH||Thu, Dec 26 - Wed, Jan 22||$2,175|
San Francisco and Abu Dhabi airports and terminals
Airports in San FranciscoCA, US
San Francisco Airport (SFO)
Distance from City Center: 11.9 miles
Flight schedule for flights from San Francisco to Abu Dhabi on Thu, Dec 19, 2013
|Carrier||Flight #||Departing||Arriving||Aircraft||Flight time|
|American Airlines/Etihad Airways||AA6187/EY20||SFO||4:20 PM||AUH||12:55 AM||744/77W||20hr 35min|
|Finnair/Etihad Airways||AY5524/EY20||SFO||4:20 PM||AUH||12:55 AM||744/77W||20hr 35min|
|British Airways/Etihad Airways||BA284/EY20||SFO||4:20 PM||AUH||12:55 AM||744/77W||20hr 35min|
|Iberia/Etihad Airways||IB4668/EY20||SFO||4:20 PM||AUH||12:55 AM||744/77W||20hr 35min|
|Air New Zealand/Air New Zealand||NZ4470/NZ4290||SFO||5:35 PM||AUH||12:55 AM||744/77W||19hr 20min|
|Virgin Atlantic/Etihad Airways||VS20/EY20||SFO||5:35 PM||AUH||12:55 AM||744/77W||19hr 20min|
|All Nippon Airways/Etihad Airways||NH7017/EY871||SFO||1:10 PM||AUH||5:10 AM||744/332||28hr 0min|
|All Nippon Airways/All Nippon Airways||NH7017/NH6361||SFO||1:10 PM||AUH||5:10 AM||744/332||28hr 0min|
|United Airlines/Etihad Airways||UA853/EY871||SFO||1:10 PM||AUH||5:10 AM||744/332||28hr 0min|
|United Airlines/All Nippon Airways||UA853/NH6361||SFO||1:10 PM||AUH||5:10 AM||744/332||28hr 0min|
|US Airways/Etihad Airways||US6515/EY871||SFO||1:10 PM||AUH||5:10 AM||744/332||28hr 0min|
|US Airways/All Nippon Airways||US6515/NH6361||SFO||1:10 PM||AUH||5:10 AM||744/332||28hr 0min|
|Air China/Etihad Airways||CA7210/EY867||SFO||1:25 PM||AUH||6:35 AM||744/333||29hr 10min|