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Fly from Melbourne to Abu Dhabi with Etihad Airways

Book flights from Melbourne to Abu Dhabi with Etihad Airways and you’ll journey in style from Australia’s cultural capital on its south-eastern tip to the jewel of the UAE. Abu Dhabi specialises in the spectacular – with an impressive skyline, luxury hotels and sought-after restaurants all awaiting to cater for your every need.

Relax on board and enjoy a smooth and relaxing flight for the perfect start to your Abu Dhabi adventure.

MEL to AUH: flight facts

Flight time 14hrs 10mins

The shortest direct flight time from Melbourne to Abu Dhabi with Etihad Airways is about 14 hours and ten minutes.

Flight distance 7,281 miles

A non-stop flight from Melbourne to Abu Dhabi covers a distance of 7,281 miles (11,717 kilometres).

Your flight from Melbourne to Abu Dhabi

Your flight from MEL to AUH starts in Melbourne’s Tullamarine Airport. You’ll set off across Western Australia, flying over the Outback before soaring high above the Indian Ocean. The last stretch sees you pass Sri Lanka and the southern tip of India, before touching down in beautiful Abu Dhabi.

*Aircraft, cabins and services may vary by route and flight. You can check this when you search for your flight. This page was last updated Sept 2019.

Flying from Melbourne to Abu Dhabi: FAQs

Where is the best place to eat in Abu Dhabi?

It seems like there’s an exciting new restaurant opening every week in Abu Dhabi. Famous international chefs have outposts here, while you can still find traditional restaurants. Soak up some sun while you dine al fresco on the terrace of Asia de Cuba or try the extravagant Japanese cuisine on offer at Tori No Su in Jumeirah Etihad Towers.

What is the weather like in Abu Dhabi?

Abu Dhabi has a hot desert climate. This can be quite a contrast to the milder, more temperate weather in Melbourne and its cooler winters. Sun is expected year-round in the UAE capital. June to September are the hottest months when the capital’s indoor attractions truly come to life. For sunny days and cooler water, visit Abu Dhabi from November to March.

Top tips for Melbourne to Abu Dhabi

sheikh zayed mosque with reflections of building in water

See the stunning Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

A fascinating contrast to the Sunshine Mosque in Melbourne, Abu Dhabi’s stunning Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque provides a truly wonderful welcome to this beautiful city. Comprised of more than 80 pure white marble domes and four 350-feet-high minarets – it’s a jaw dropping sight and impressive example of contemporary Islamic religious architecture. Visitors can enter the mosque during prayers, offering an extraordinarily immersive experience. Check in advance, dress modestly and be mindful of local restrictions.

inside the lourve abu dhabi uae

Louvre Abu Dhabi for art lovers

A rather different prospect to its French namesake but also to the National Gallery of Victoria, Louvre Abu Dhabi is a staggering journey through the long history of human civilization. It traces humanity’s most interesting and impressive artistic achievements through its world-class collections. The building, designed by Pritzker Prize–winning architect Jean Nouvel is exquisite in itself.

Book the best flight offers Melbourne - Abu Dhabi starting at AUD 1524

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