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Travelers usually depart from Heathrow, Gatwick, London Stansted, Luton, or London City when they travel from London to Abu Dhabi. The distance between London and Abu Dhabi is 5522 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Wizz Air, Ryanair, Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, Pegasus, and Lufthansa. London and Abu Dhabi have 401 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Abu Dhabi, consider visiting Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi (island), and Burj Khalifa.

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Check-in for a flight from London to Abu Dhabi

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Wizz AirWZZW6NoOpens 48 days before flight
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Wizz Air Abu Dhabi 5WNoOpens 48 days before flight
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PegasusPGTPCNoOpens 48 days before flight
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United Arab Emirates COVID-19 travel restrictions

Your trip summary

Most travelers from London, LHR with proof of full COVID-19 vaccination can enter Abu Dhabi, AUH, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Visa requirements
  • Visa on arrival

Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for Abu Dhabi

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed

  • No proof of a pre-departure COVID-19 test required

  • No quarantine required

Visa requirements
  • Visa on arrival

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in United Arab Emirates in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

What is the flight distance between London and Abu Dhabi?
The flight distance between London and Abu Dhabi is 5522 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between London and Abu Dhabi?
Several carriers operate flights between London and Abu Dhabi. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Etihad Airways.
What are the most popular routes to and from London?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as London and Lisbon, Istanbul, Athens, Tirana, Faro, Bucharest, Málaga, Larnaca, New York, Dubai, Tenerife, Alicante, Rome, Milan, Barcelona, Dublin, Amsterdam, Palma, Majorca, Tel Aviv, Madrid.
What are the most popular routes to and from Abu Dhabi?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Abu Dhabi and Kuala Lumpur, New Delhi, Mumbai, Manila, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kochi, Manchester, Budapest, Goa, Edinburgh, Patna, Doha, Lucknow, Athens, Muscat, Amman, Singapore, Dubai, Beirut.
Which airports are there in London?
London is mainly served by Heathrow. But there are other airports nearby, including Gatwick, London Stansted, Luton, London City, London Southend, RAF Northolt.
What airports are near London?
The main airport in London is Heathrow. It is also served by Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, Cardiff, Doncaster Sheffield, Southampton, Bournemouth, Exeter, Norwich, Humberside.
What airports are near Abu Dhabi?
The main airport in Abu Dhabi is Abu Dhabi International. It is also served by Dubai International, Sharjah International, Al Maktoum International, Sohar, Ras Al Khaimah International, Dubai Bus Station, Al Ain International.
What buses and trains depart from London?
A number of bus and train companies depart from London, including National Express.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between London and Abu Dhabi?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between London and Abu Dhabi thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between London and Abu Dhabi can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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