Abu Dhabi - Post Report Question and Answers

What is your home city/country? How long is the trip to post from there, with what connections? How easy/difficult is it to travel to this city/country?

We have lived all over the US. The flight from DC was seven hours to London and seven and a half hours to Abu Dhabi... we had a seven hour layover too. - Feb 2020

There is a direct flight to Frankfurt, which takes about 6-6.5 hours. The non-stop flight to Amsterdam and Paris is 7 hrs long, non-stop to London takes 7 hrs 40min. ?From there, you can fly pretty much anywhere in the world. All major airlines fly out of here and Dubai, plus there are a few budget airlines. The airports in Abu Dhabi and Dubai are both very nice and easy to get around. - Jun 2019

U.S. is home. If you take the direct flight from Chicago or DC it takes 16 hours, longer if you go through Europe. - Sep 2017

Direct flights from DC and several other U.S. Cities to both Abu Dhabi and Dubai. About a 14-hour flight. - Jun 2015

East Coast of the U.S., now accessible by nonstops by both of the UAE's national carriers, as well as United to/from Dubai. - May 2013

UK is my home base. Abu Dhabi is a seven hour direct flight from Heathrow. Ethiad, Qatar and British Airways all fly daily - Jul 2012

New York, NY. Non-USG travelers can take advantage of a number of direct flights from the U.S. (fourteen hours nonstop from Dulles). Those subject to Fly American tend either to take United to Dubai (although Embassy Abu Dhabi will not assist travelers arriving in Dubai) or fly via Europe, mostly Frankfurt. - Aug 2011

Washington, D.C.; 15 hours via Frankfurt. - Jul 2011

New York - Nov 2010

It's approximately 13 hours direct with Etihad to Toronto, but expensive in comparison to a Luftansa/Air Canada flight connecting in Frankfurt that is anywhere from 16 hrs +. - Jan 2010

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