Selected fares from Washington to Abu Dhabi Emirate

Traveling from Washington DC to Abu Dhabi

The Best DC Airports

Before you call airlines looking for flights from Washington, DC, you should check with Orbitz.com. The two major airports in DC are Washington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Alaska Airlines, US Airways, and Frontier Airlines handle domestic flights from Ronald Reagan, while Virgin America, ExpressJet Airlines, and Colgan Air operate out of Washington Dulles. Ronald Reagan is only three miles from the downtown area, and Washington Dulles is 26 miles from downtown.

Long-Term Parking Options

The five parking lots at Ronald Reagan offer daily and hourly parking rates, and the airport charges $20 per day for parking in the long-term lots. The economy lot only charges $12 per day, but this lot is open and uncovered. Washington Dulles has two long-term parking lots that charge $17 per day and one economy lot that charges $10 per day. For $30, you can use valet parking.

Public Transportation Choices

The Metrorail and Metrobus make at least one stop at each airport every day. The stops are clearly marked around the city, and you can find maps that help you find the correct line. Taxis are not as low cost as the public transportation options because the drivers charge a pickup fee, baggage fee, fee per mile, and a fee for any time that the driver must wait.

Places to Eat

Both airports offer a range of dining options. Washington Dulles is home to Dulles to Go, Five Guys, Subway, and Wendy's, while Ronald Reagan has Dunkin' Donuts, Euro Cafe, and Jerry's Subs & Pizza. Once you have something to eat, you can browse through the sales at some of the shops surrounding the restaurants. If you want to enjoy your vacation, use Orbitz.com to look for flights from Washington DC.

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.

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Hotels in Abu Dhabi Emirate

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Traders Hotel Qaryat Al Beri Abu Dhabi, by Shangri-la
Traders Hotel Qaryat Al Beri Abu Dhabi, by Shangri-la
Qaryat Al Beri Complex, Abu Dhabi
4.0 out of 5.0
5.0 out of 5 (4 reviews)

Traders Hotel Qaryar Al Beri Abu Dhabi by Shangri-La is ideal for guests arriving by car – not only is there free parking on site, but it’s just a 15-minute ...

$82

$82
Shangri-la Hotel Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi
Shangri-la Hotel Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi
Between The Bridges, Abu Dhabi
5.0 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (4 reviews)

Surrounded by waterways and lush greenery, Shangri-la Hotel Qaryat Al Beri is housed in a dazzling modern complex across the Maqta Canal from Abu Dhabi. Guests ...

$177

$177
Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort
Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort
Corniche Road, Abu Dhabi
5.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (7 reviews)

Nestled on the beach, this Abu Dhabi City resort is 0.8 mi (1.4 km) from The Corniche and 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Abu Dhabi Mall. Capital Garden and Carpet Souk ...

$65

$65
Radisson Blu Hotel, Abu Dhabi Yas Island
Radisson Blu Hotel, Abu Dhabi Yas Island
Golf Plaza, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi
4.0 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (2 reviews)

Situated near the airport, this spa hotel is 0 mi (0 km) from Yas Marina Circuit and 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Ferrari World. Yas Marina and Du Arena are also within ...

$62

$62
Hilton Abu Dhabi
Hilton Abu Dhabi
Corniche Road, Abu Dhabi
5.0 out of 5.0
3.5 out of 5 (2 reviews)

Hilton Abu Dhabi is on the city’s Corniche, overlooking a 300-meter private beach. From the hotel, it’s a 10-minute drive downtown and a 10-minute walk to Emirates ...

$91

$91
Beach Rotana
Beach Rotana
Al Zahiyah Area (Tourist Club Area), Abu Dhabi
5.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (7 reviews)

Located in the city's business and shopping district, this dramatically designed hotel stands along its own private stretch of beach and is directly linked to ...

$90

$90
Anantara Qasr al Sarab Desert Resort
Anantara Qasr al Sarab Desert Resort
1 Qasr Al Sarab Road, Mahdar Bin Usayyan
5.0 out of 5.0
5.0 out of 5 (2 reviews)

This family-friendly hotel is located in Mahdar Bin Usayyan (Western Abu Dhabi Emirate).

$294

$294
Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi
Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi
Yas Island, Abu Dhabi
5.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (10 reviews)

Its resplendent LED canopy lighting up Yas Marina, Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi places guests a 10-minute drive from Abu Dhabi International Airport and 30 minutes ...

$115

$115
Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana
Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana
Corniche Road West, Abu Dhabi
5.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (23 reviews)

Located in Abu Dhabi City, this beachfront hotel is in a shopping district and within 2 mi (3 km) of Open Beach, Marina Mall, and Heritage Village. Corniche ...

$76

$76
Jumeirah At Etihad Towers
Jumeirah At Etihad Towers
West Corniche, Abu Dhabi
5.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (6 reviews)

Located in Abu Dhabi City, this beachfront hotel is in the city center and within 1 mi (2 km) of Al Khubeirah Garden and Marina Mall. Heritage Village is 1.5 ...

$152

$152

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