Car Rental at Abu Dhabi Airport

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Abu Dhabi International Airport, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Mini
Chevrolet Spark or similar
Chevrolet Spark
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Payless
$25.34 per day
Economy
Mitsubishi Attrage or similar
Mitsubishi Attrage
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
$27.08 per day
Compact
Toyota Corolla or similar
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Dollar
$36.21 per day
Intermediate
Mazda 3 or similar
Mazda 3
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
$47.89 per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Premium
Infiniti Q70 or similar
Infiniti Q70
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Avis
$148.68 / per day
Standard
Kia Optima or similar
Kia Optima
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Payless
$39.68 / per day
Full-size
Kia Optima or similar
Kia Optima
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
$70.22 / per day
Special
Ford Explorer or similar
Ford Explorer
  • 7
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
$172.16 / per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 03:01 on 2022-05-23. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Language
Arabic
Currency
AED
Country code
971
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of town
100 - 120 km/h
62 - 75 mi/h
Speed limit within town
50 - 60 km/h
31 - 37 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.00%
Rating
9.0
Abu Dhabi International Airport Car Rental

Airport Car Rental

Did you know? The name of the city, Abu Dhabi, is thought to originally mean “father of the gazelle,” after the animal that was once common in the region.

Top international routes

  • Manama
  • Cairo
  • Muscat
  • Mumbai
  • Delhi
  • Kuwait City

Main airlines

Etihad Airways, Air India Express, airblue, Jet Airways, Pakistan International Airlines, and Shaheen Air

Terminals

The three passenger terminals are T2, T3, and T1, which is further divided into T1A and T1B. You can move between any two of them with a free airport shuttle bus that runs every 15 minutes. It is also possible to walk between the terminals. A new terminal, known as Midfield Terminal, is currently under construction and should open for travelers by the end of 2019.

Location

Abu Dhabi Airport is about 30 km (18.6 mi) east of the city center. International Airport Road and Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street/E30 are the main roads connecting the airport to the city.

Most popular types of rental car

  • Large cars - from $60 per day
  • Medium cars - from $35 per day
  • Vans - from $127 per day
  • Premium cars - from $126 per day
  • Small cars - from $30 per day
  • SUVs - from $83 per day

Car rental desks

Most are located in the arrivals area.

Services and facilities

You’ll find a great choice of cafés, bars, and restaurants offering both international and traditional Emirati cuisine, as well as stores and duty-free outlets. There are also many ATMs, lounges, two on-site hotels, baby changing facilities, a children’s play area, medical clinic, pharmacy, showers, a spa, business center, post office, and even a golf course. Luggage storage and lockers are in the arrivals area of T1. Abu Dhabi Airport is easily accessible to people with reduced mobility. You can find more information on the airport's official website.

Nearest gas station

ADNOC Service Station, located on the way to the city on the right side of International Airport Road, can be reached in about ten minutes and is open 24/7. There are many other gas stations in and around Abu Dhabi.

Airport info

Rating
7.5
  • Getting to the airport 7.0
  • Departure and check-in 7.2
  • Terminal facilities 6.7
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 7.0
  • Restaurants and car rental services 6.4
  • Lounge 6.3

Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH)

  • IATA: AUH
  • ICAO: OMAA
  • Name: Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH)
  • Size: Large Airport
  • Aircraft movements (per year): 25,964,178
  • Distance from City: 19.3 miles / 31 km ESE of town
  • Working hours: 24 hours a day
  • Phone: +971 2-5757500
  • Email: info@adac.ae

Top 18 Locations near Abu Dhabi Airport

  1. 18.7 km / 11.6 miles away
  2. 26.9 km / 16.7 miles away
  3. 70.8 km / 44.0 miles away
  4. 83.9 km / 52.1 miles away
  5. 87.5 km / 54.4 miles away
  6. 87.6 km / 54.4 miles away
  7. Car Rental at Dubai Jumeirah from $23.78 per day
    93.4 km / 58.0 miles away
  8. Car Rental at Dubai Al Quoz from $21.49 per day
    96.6 km / 60.0 miles away
  9. 102.8 km / 63.9 miles away
  10. 103.7 km / 64.4 miles away
  11. 106.0 km / 65.9 miles away
  12. 111.1 km / 69.0 miles away
  13. Car Rental Dubai Garhoud from $23.15 per day
    111.9 km / 69.5 miles away
  14. 112.8 km / 70.1 miles away
  15. 114.2 km / 70.9 miles away
  16. Car Rental at Dubai Mirdif from $31.90 per day
    115.4 km / 71.7 miles away
  17. 130.5 km / 81.1 miles away
  18. 183.4 km / 114.0 miles away

Map of Car Rental Locations

When are car rental prices cheapest at Abu Dhabi Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Abu Dhabi Airport depends on the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best deal.
Average Rental Price at Abu Dhabi Airport
$31.87
January
$61.17
February
$45.87
March
$144.45
April
$60.88
May
$33.82
June
$36.13
July
$50.10
August
$21.14
September
$36.52
October
$51.45
November
$44.61
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Abu Dhabi Airport is September when prices for an Economy class start from $21.14. You can see that this is 59% cheaper than the yearly average and 85% cheaper than renting a car in April (when rental prices start at $144.45 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are average numbers. The exact cost of your rental will depend on your rental length and on how far in advance you book the car. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!

What’s the most popular rental length at Abu Dhabi Airport?

Travel length differs from one month to another: in September the average rental period is 22 days, while in November, the average rental period is only 10 days.
Average Rental Length
11
January
11
February
13
March
11
April
12
May
12
June
12
July
14
August
22
September
11
October
10
November
10
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at Abu Dhabi Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Abu Dhabi Airport in December, while the fewest number of travelers rent in June.
Popularity by Monthly Searches
118%
January
101%
February
90%
March
89%
April
98%
May
77%
June
92%
July
101%
August
91%
September
114%
October
110%
November
119%
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Payless Chevrolet Spark 5 1 Small cars
Europcar Mitsubishi Mirage 5 1 Small cars
Payless Chevrolet Aveo 4 2 Small cars
Europcar Nissan Sunny 4 2 Medium cars
Budget Kia Picanto 5 1 Small cars
Europcar Chevrolet Aveo 5 2 Small cars
Avis Ford EcoSport 3 2 SUVs
Budget Mitsubishi Attrage 4 2 Small cars
Payless Nissan Sunny 4 2 Medium cars
Hertz Toyota Fortuner 5 4 SUVs

FAQ

Can I take the car to Oman?
You can not travel to Oman from Dubai with a car rental because none of the car rental companies allow it.
Can I rent premium category car on your website?
Yes, we have premium cars available on our website. Customers can filter them by choosing the premium car category.
Can I use my Indian driver’s license to rent a car?
It is not possible to rent a car with an Indian driver's license alone. Customers need to present an International Driving Permit along with their original driver's license to rent a car.

Our Customers Reviews

Because we want to make sure each review listed here is left by a real customer, we don’t have an option to post a review here. Instead, we ask each and every customer to leave a review after they return their rental. This way, you know that all reviews are authentic, verified, and trustworthy.

United Kingdom
Chevrolet Cruze
August 30, 2020
They the best customer service

Top 10 Suppliers at Abu Dhabi Airport in 2022

Keddy
Excellent 8.5 / 8 reviews
+97125998959
ABU DHABI AIRPORT
Working hours
Mon:00:01-23:59
Tue:00:01-23:59
Wed:00:01-23:59
Thu:00:01-23:59
Fri:00:01-23:59
Sat:00:01-23:59
Sun:00:01-23:59
Europcar
Excellent 8.5 / 17 reviews
+97125998959
ABU DHABI AIRPORT
$37 - $206
Working hours
Mon:00:01-23:59
Tue:00:01-23:59
Wed:00:01-23:59
Thu:00:01-23:59
Fri:00:01-23:59
Sat:00:01-23:59
Sun:00:01-23:59
Hertz
Hertz
Excellent 8.4
25998939
Abu Dhabi Airport
Working hours
Mon:00:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-23:59
Thrifty
Excellent 8.3 / 41 reviews
+97125998989
Level 4, Skypark Plaza, Abu Dhabi
Budget
Excellent 8.2 / 12 reviews
+97125998969 / +971543059336
Sky Park Plaza Terminal 3, Abu Dhabi
$26 - $113
Working hours
Mon:00:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-23:59
Payless
Excellent 8.2 / 5 reviews
+97125758808
Sky Park Plaza Terminal 3, Abu Dhabi
$25 - $109
Working hours
Mon:00:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-23:59
Avis
Avis
Very good 7.9 / 4 reviews
+97125998827
Abu Dhabi International Apt
$92 - $149
Working hours
Mon:00:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-23:59
RightCars
RightCars
Very good 7.9 / 1 reviews
+971509079988
Abu Dhabi Airport Arrival
Working hours
Mon:00:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-23:59
Interrent
Interrent
Very good 7.9
Dollar
Very good 7.9 / 32 reviews
+97125998949
Level 4, Skypark Plaza, Abu Dhabi
$27 - $72
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