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Fly from Sydney to Abu Dhabi with Etihad Airways

Book flights from Sydney to Abu Dhabi, and travel from the iconic city of Australia to the glowing capital of the United Arab Emirates in style.

Swap the white sails of the Opera House for the marbled grandeur of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. Experience high-octane outdoor thrills at the theme parks and racing circuits of Yas Island, home to Yas Marina Circuit. Book your flight today and you’ll soon be soaking up the relaxed atmosphere of the original waterfront Corniche in downtown Abu Dhabi.

SYD to AUH: flight facts

Journey time 14hrs 35mins

Our fastest flight from Sydney to Abu Dhabi is around 14 hours, 35 minutes.

Flight distance 7,492 miles

The flight distance from Sydney (SYD) to Abu Dhabi (AUH) is 7,492 miles (12,057 kilometres).

Flying from Sydney to Abu Dhabi: FAQs

What's the weather like in Abu Dhabi?

Abu Dhabi is warm and sunny all year round, and especially hot between May and September, when temperatures regularly hit 40°C. December to February brings slightly cooler conditions.

Rain is extremely rare in Abu Dhabi and the rest of the UAE – so you probably won’t need to bring an umbrella.

How long should I stay in Abu Dhabi?

Abu Dhabi is the perfect location for a holiday of a week or two.

You can see many of the main cultural sights in three or four days, but there are wonderful beaches to be lazed on, theme parks to seek thrills at, and a multitude of desert adventures to enjoy.

Top tips for Sydney to Abu Dhabi

abu dhabi skyscrapers and coastline

Life’s a beach

Swap the surfing of Bondi Beach for the warm sands and watersports of Yas Beach, or Saadiyat’s public beach.

These sunny hangouts are surrounded by impossibly blue waters, which are the perfect temperature to swim in at any time of the day. Other popular beaches include the Corniche, the family-friendly Hudayriat Island, or the luxurious Nurai Island.

man in traditional outfit in a desert at sunrise in abu dhabi uae

Find a fossil

Much like the indigenous rock engravings of Sydney, the Fossil Dunes of Abu Dhabi are a source of fascination for people around the world.

Both haunting and romantic, the fossils capture the desert frozen in time during an Arabian sandstorm and have formed the backdrop for many Hollywood movies. An absolute must-see while you’re in the UAE capital.

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