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Cheapest flights to Abu Dhabi

Cheapest flights to Abu Dhabi in the next 3 months

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Flights from Johannesburg to Abu Dhabi

Flights from Johannesburg to Abu Dhabi will have you arriving at the vibrant capital of the United Arab Emirates within approximately 8 hours and 25 minutes. Planes will depart from O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) and drop you off at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH). Popular airlines flying from Johannesburg to Abu Dhabi include Etihad Airways, Emirates, EgyptAir and South African Airways. Non-stop flights from Johannesburg to Abu Dhabi are available.

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Things to know before you travel to Abu Dhabi

General information

Essential details you need to know before your trip

Country United Arab Emirates
Currency Arab Emirates Dirham
Exchange rate 1 ZAR = 0.25 AED
Language Arabic / English
Hub airport Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH)
Time difference Abu Dhabi is 2 hours ahead of Johannesburg
Travel adaptor Type C / D / G

Travel documents

South African passport holders are required to obtain an e-visa to fly from Johannesburg to Abu Dhabi, and will be issued with a visa on arrival in Abu Dhabi.

Airport information

From Abu Dhabi International Airport, it takes a 25-minute drive to reach the city centre of Abu Dhabi.

Main attractions

The most popular attractions in and around Abu Dhabi consist of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Emirates Palace and Yas Marina Circuit.

Cost of living in Abu Dhabi

Compare the costs of everyday items in Johannesburg and Abu Dhabi

Average meal

Inexpensive restaurant

Johannesburg R130
Abu Dhabi R119

Local beer

0,5L Draught

Johannesburg R26
Abu Dhabi R158

Pack of cigarettes


Johannesburg R45
Abu Dhabi R79

Taxi 1km

Normal Tariff

Johannesburg R11
Abu Dhabi R7



Johannesburg R26
Abu Dhabi R75
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