Travel from Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi International Airport is a wworld-classmodern airport. The airport code is AUH.
It currently has 3 terminals and there is a multi billion dollar Midfield Terminal Complex in development. There is a free shuttle running every 15 minutes between the airport terminals.
Does Abu Dhabi Airport have free wi-fi? Yes it does! Free wi-fi is available throughout the terminals. If you are traveling with a laptop or mobile device you can connect by simply locating the ADAC Free Wireless Network and accept the terms to connect. There are also 50 internet kiosks located around the terminals offering free internet access.
You can also do a bit of shopping here. There are plenty of book shops and souvenir shops. Terminals 1 & 3 have duty free shops.
Abu Dhabi International Airport Hotels
If you are looking for a hotel near AUH airport, there are several to choose from. It is at least a half hour drive into the city center (longer if there is traffic).
So your best bet is to stay at one of the Abu Dhabi international airport hotels on Yas Island especially if you are just on a brief stopover.
There is also an in transit hotel. It is quite pricey and offers only basic accommodations, but if you only have a few hours layover and just want a place to sleep then you won’t even need to pass through passport control!
Abu Dhabi Visa
Check out our complete Abu Dhabi Visa guide to find out the entry requirements for tourists from the Gulf region and around the world. Will you be working in Abu Dhabi? Find out the necessary visa required.
Abu Dhabi International Airport Lounges
There are 8 lounges available including a VIP lounge.
Terminal 1: Al Reem Lounge has a hot and cold buffet for breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as serving snacks. Vegetarian options available. The lounge has free wi-fi and laptops can be borrowed. They have flat screen tv’s with satellite, newspapers and magazines. You can freshen up with their shower facilities. Walk-in access is 140AED for 4 hours. A great way to relax at the airport!
Terminal 1: Al Dhabi Lounge offers a buffet service and snacks 24 hours a day. They offer free wi-fi, laptop loans, and work stations. This is a great one for families as there is a separate kids play area. They have flat screen tvs with individual headsets. Premium shower facilities included. Walk in access 180 AED for 4 hours.
Terminal 2: Al Ghazal Lounge offers a hot and cold buffet, free wi-fi, internet kiosks, flat screen tv’s with satellite, newspapers and magazines. Shower facilities included. Walk-in rates is 100AED for 4 hours.
Abu Dhabi International Airport With Kids
There is a free playground designed for toddlers and young children (under 6) where they can burn off some excess energy before your flight. It is located in Terminal 3 at Gate 32. If you are traveling with a baby there are also breastfeeding rooms and change areas here. There are also play areas for older kids with bicycles, internet access, tvs, arts and crafts and computer games.
Al Dhabi Lounge has a play area for kids (180 AED for 4 hours).