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    Car hire at Abu Dhabi airport for the best prices

    By arranging a car hire at Abu Dhabi airport through Auto Europe you can be sure that your agreeing to the best service as well as the most competitive prices. Our team will be sure to help find exactly what you’re looking for and with such a wide range of vehicle choices as well as over 20,000 pick-up locations worldwide you can be sure to find something to suit your needs.

    There are so many things to see and do in Abu Dhabi which makes it perfect for those looking for a relaxing beach holiday as well as those looking for a little more adventure. See the vast contrast between the stunning city and the sandy desert with plenty of beach stops along the way. Visit Ferrari world for a look back through the history of these vehicles as well as the plenty of rides for those who are looking for some thrill seeking. Yas Waterworld on Yas island is also a tourist favourite from its huge water slides down to the relaxing lazy river. Why not take a desert safari? Ride along the sand dunes in a buggy and meet the camels while you’re out in the desert. Or for those looking for slightly more culture, a visit to the stunning Grande Mosque is a must. There is no shortage of adventure in Abu Dhabi. You'll be able to book your next car hire in Abu Dhabi with added peace of mind after reading the comments posted by previous Auto Europe customers on our Abu Dhabi car hire reviews page.

    Airport information

    Abu Dhabi Airport is the second largest airport in the UAE and one of the fastest growing in the world, with Dubai international Airport coming first. Passenger numbers are currently at around 23 million although that number is expected to double in the coming decade with the construction of the Midfield Terminal Building. The airport was first commissioned in 1968 under the name Al-Bateen Airport but was moved to its present location in 1982 and has since gone through major renovations so as to keep up with the ever growing number of passengers.

    Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH)
    Address: Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates, 94449
    Phone: +971 2 505 5555
    Location: Abu Dhabi.
    Airlines operating at Abu Dhabi airport: Air India, Air India Express, airBaltic, airblue, Biman Bangladesh Airlines, British Airways, EgyptAir, Etihad Airways, GoAir, Gulf Air, Himalaya Airlines, IndiGo, KLM, Kuwait Airlines, Middle East Airlines, Oman Air, Pakistan International Airlines, Pegasus Airlines, Royal Jordanian, Salam Air, Saudia, SriLankan Airlines, Sudan Airways, Syrian Air, Tui fly Deutschland, Turkish Airlines, Turkmenistan Airlines.

    Where to pick up my car hire at Abu Dhabi airport

    Arranging a car rental at Abu Dhabi Airport couldn’t be simpler. Make sure to check your supplier and make your way to the appropriate desk to collect your vehicle. Please be sure you have your driver’s licence and credit card with you and the helpful staff will do everything else for you.

    Avis Car Hire at Abu Dhabi Airport Avis at Abu Dhabi Airport
    Abu Dhabi Airport
    Abu Dhabi, UAE 94449 749

    + 971 2 599 8826
    Opening Hours:
    Mondays-Sundays all day
    Hertz Car Hire at Abu Dhabi Airport Hertz at Abu Dhabi Airport
    Abu Dhabi Airport
    Abu Dhabi, UAE 94449 749

    +971 80043789
    Opening Hours:
    Mondays-Sundays all day
    Europcar Car Hire at Abu Dhabi Airport Europcar at Abu Dhabi Airport
    Abu Dhabi Airport
    Abu Dhabi, UAE 94449 749

    + 971 2 599 8959
    Opening Hours:
    Mondays-Sundays all day
    Budget Car Hire at Abu Dhabi Airport Budget at Abu Dhabi Airport
    Abu Dhabi Airport
    Abu Dhabi, UAE 94449 749

    + 971 2 575 8808
    Opening Hours:
    Mondays-Sundays all day
    Dollar Car Hire at Abu Dhabi Airport Dollar at Abu Dhabi Airport
    Abu Dhabi Airport
    Abu Dhabi, UAE 94449 749

    +971 259 989 49
    Opening Hours:
    Mondays-Sundays all day


    The airport holds 3 terminals as well as a VIP terminal. Terminal one is the oldest terminal with a multi-level arrivals and departures area as well as 9 gates. Terminal 2 is a newer area which has 19 check in areas and 3 bus boarding gates as well as two baggage claim belts and terminal 3 is the newest terminal which is also multi-level with large food court areas, duty free shops and departure gates. The VIP terminal is more luxurious with a stunning Arabian design, free Wi-Fi zones, entertainment systems, library facilities and relaxing rain showers, with fine dining and barista beverages at the push of a button, as well as limousine service and baggage delivery.

    Airport Facilities

    The airport hosts a number of facilities including on site hotels for long haul stays. There is an Aerotel which is situated in terminal 1 hosting 38 stylish and spacious rooms for passenger comfort. There is also a premier inn located directly next to the terminal with comfortable and convenient room stays. There are also several airport lounges which host fine dining, Wi-Fi, bathrooms equipped with showers, kitchen, TV rooms or individual TV pods, relaxation lounges, a play room for smaller children with a nanny as well as clothes pressing, prayer rooms and shoe shining services. The airport offers a car spa service for those who are keen to maintain the value of their vehicles. There are several packages available as well as tailor made packages to suit your specific needs. There are designated smoking areas as well as multi-faith prayer rooms and there is also a post office, pharmacy and currency exchange.

    How to get to and from Abu Dhabi airport

    Rent a car in Abu Dhabi airport for easier and more accessible travel once you arrive. By renting a car you give yourself the freedom to travel privately and at your own pace, with a wide range of choice to suit your needs. Car rental services are all located within the Skypark Plaza adjacent to terminal 3. Alternatively there are several buses available from the airport to the city, which take around 45 minute’s dependant on traffic. The fare is around 4 dirhams for a one way journey. There is also a free shuttle service running every 15 minutes outside terminal 1 and terminal 2. Each terminal has metred taxi services running from outside with terminal 1 and 3 having luxury taxis with male and female multi-lingual drivers and extra baggage space. You can also expect a free chauffer service when travelling in first or business class.

    Parking tips

    Parking your car hire at Abu Dhabi airport couldn’t be easier. The airport hosts 2 car parks. Terminal 1 and terminal 3 share a car park. Prices vary from 10 Dirhams for up to 30 minutes, 20 for between 30 and 60, 10 dirhams for each additional hour after that and 240 for 24 hours. The second car park is for terminal 2 which is 5 dirhams for up to 30 minutes, 10 for between 30 – 60 minutes and 5 for each consecutive hour thereafter or 120 for 24 hours. Please be aware all prices are subject to 5% VAT. You can also choose to opt for valet parking, simply make your way terminal 1 and 3 departures roadside for this service as no bookings are needed.

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    Additional Information about Abu Dhabi Airport

    Abu Dhabi International Airport
    Abu Dhabi Airport
    Abu Dhabi, UAE 94449

    IATA Code: AUH
    ICAO Code: OMAA
    Wikipedia Page
    Latitude: 24.433056
    Longitude: 54.651111

    General Information: Abu Dhabi Airport is located around 16 miles east of the city centre and is the second largest airport in the UAE.