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Fly from Rome to Abu Dhabi with Etihad Airways

Head from ancient wonders to modern marvels by booking flights from Rome to Abu Dhabi – and journey from one vibrant capital city to another.

Like Rome, Abu Dhabi is a city that has an eye for the spectacular. Whether it’s the architecture of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, the thrills and spills of Formula 1 or the beautiful Corniche Beach, there’s a long list of top-class sights to take in when you arrive.

FCO to AUH: flight facts

Flight time 6hrs 5mins

Our shortest flight from Rome to Abu Dhabi takes around six hours.

Flight distance 2,699 miles

A direct flight from Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport (FCO) to Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) covers a distance of2,699 miles (4,344km).

Your flight from Rome to Abu Dhabi

Our direct flights from Rome to Abu Dhabi see you take off from the Italian capital’s Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport (FCO) before heading south-east towards the Aegean Sea. Your flight will then head south before crossing the Arabian Gulf, coming down to land at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH).

*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 Rome to Abu Dhabi: FAQs

Where should I stay in Abu Dhabi?

Abu Dhabi has a well-earned status as a hotspot for tourism and that means the city has a wide range of hotels. The Al Mina and Saadiyat Island areas will appeal to people looking for a beach break, while Al Bateen and Al Mushrif are also excellent choices for a resort-style holiday.

Al Zahiyah is ideal for those seeking accessible entertainment and dining options, while Al Maryah Island is terrific for luxury stays.

What is the weather like in Abu Dhabi?

During spring and autumn, average temperatures range from about 22°C to 32°C.

The summer months are hotter, with average highs hitting the 40°C mark or higher in July and August. Abu Dhabi is mostly dry and sunny all year round.

Top tips for Rome to Abu Dhabi

famous sheikh zayed mosque at sunrise in abu dhabi united arab emirates

See the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

Just as no trip to Rome would be complete without exploring the Colosseum, touring the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is a must when in Abu Dhabi.

Its stunning Islamic architecture – exemplified by elegant marble domes, pillars and minarets – won’t fail to impress.The interior is adorned with a vast and spectacular crystal chandelier that seems to dance in the light.

flamingo mangroves on the outskirts of abu dhabi uae

Take a trip to Mangrove National Park

If you’ve ever enjoyed a trip from Rome to the Oasis of Macchiagrande nature reserve, you might also wish to visit Mangrove National Park while you’re in Abu Dhabi.

Occupying more than seven square miles of coastal forest, this park is home to dozens of different wildlife species – while flamingos and even dolphins can sometimes be spotted. Get a close-up perspective of the vital role this area has in the local ecosystem bytaking to the water and exploring its shores.

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Fly from Italy to destinations around the world with our limited-time deals in Economy. Book by 31 March 2020, travel from 1 July 2020 until 28 February 2021.

Rome - Abu Dhabi
1 Jul 2020 to 28 Feb 2021
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