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Fly from Abu Dhabi to Rabat with Etihad Airways

Book flights from Abu Dhabi to Rabat and travel from one exciting capital to another. A direct flight with Etihad whisks you from the UAE to this much-loved Moroccan city to experience historic towers and ancient ruins.

Let us take care of your every need while you are in the skies before you arrive in this exciting city and uncover its many charms. Book flights from AUH to RBA today and get set for a real trip to remember.

AUH to RBA: flight facts

Flight time 8hrs 45mins

The fastest flight between Abu Dhabi and Rabat with Etihad takes around eight hours and 45 minutes.

Flight distance 3,727 miles

A direct flight from Abu Dhabi (AUH) to Rabat (RBA) with Etihad Airways covers a total of 3,727 miles (5,998 kilometres).

Your flight from Abu Dhabi to Rabat

Your Abu Dhabi to Rabat flight with Etihad departs from Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) before travelling west.

Your journey will then take you over the clear waters of the Mediterranean Sea as you head for the northernmost tip of Africa and arrival at Rabat’s Salé Airport (RBA).

*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 Abu Dhabi to Rabat: FAQs

What’s the weather like in Rabat?

Rabat is blessed with warm weather for much of the year, with temperatures averaging 22°C during the summer. Visitors can also look forward to highs of 17°C or 18°C in cooler months such as January and February. November to January brings some refreshing showers, while the period from June through to September normally sees little rainfall.

How easy is it to get around in Rabat?

The Rabat-Salé tram system is one of the city’s most convenient forms of transport, with services running every 20 minutes from early in the morning until late at night. Rabat’s blue taxis are another good option for short journeys around the city centre.

Top tips for Abu Dhabi to Rabat

hassan tower historic landmark rabat morocco

Explore the cultural side of Rabat

If you’ve ever enjoyed a visit to the acclaimed Louvre Abu Dhabi, you’ll love the many and varied museums of Rabat. Top attractions include the Mohammed VI Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, which showcases both international and local work.

The Museum of Bank Al Maghrib, which tells the story of Morocco by looking at the development of its currency, is also popular.

shopping market in rabat

Hit the city’s shops

Fans of Abu Dhabi’s shopping malls will find plenty of places to enjoy an exciting shopping trip in Rabat. Rue des Consuls is a prime spot for buying silver jewellery, while those looking for leather goods should head to Rue Souika.

The city also has a thriving handicraft scene, with pottery and mosaic tiles among the most popular items on sale here.

The best of Morocco

To find out more about Rabat and other great destinations in Morocco such as Casablanca and Tangier, check out our online magazine, Atlas.

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