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Fly from Chicago to Abu Dhabi with Etihad Airways

Book flights from Chicago to Abu Dhabi with Etihad and travel from the charms of the Windy City to the warm heart of the UAE’s shining capital.

Swap deep pan pizza for Emirati cuisine, jazz music for dune bashing, and Lake Michigan for the sparkling blue waters of the Arabian Gulf – not to mention luscious mangrove wildlife reserves. Explore a world of adventure today.

ORD to AUH: flight facts

Flight time 13hrs 35mins

Our shortest flight from Chicago to Abu Dhabi will get you to your destination in around 13 hours and 35 minutes.

Flight distance 7,302 miles

The direct flight distance from Chicago (ORD) to Abu Dhabi (AUH) is 7,302 miles (11,751 kilometres).

Flying from Chicago to Abu Dhabi: FAQs

What is there to do in Abu Dhabi?

Visit the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, an astonishing architectural wonder that shines bright against the city’s skyline. Indulge in some retail therapy at one of the many shopping malls, and relax on the shores of Yas Beach and the Corniche. Then take in artistic gems at the Louvre Abu Dhabi, and uncover the heritage of the UAE at the city’s Heritage Village and Qasr al-Hosn fort.

What's the weather like in Abu Dhabi?

Abu Dhabi enjoys sunny, dry weather year-round – with summers bringing temperatures as warm as 40°C or higher. Somewhat cooler temperatures are experienced during the winter between December and February, when it averages around 20°C. This climate makes Abu Dhabi an ideal place to enjoy the many beaches, coastal attractions and theme parks – as well as the wildlife of the mangroves.

Top tips for Chicago to Abu Dhabi

yas hotel the iconic symbol of abu dhabis grand prix

Take to the tracks

Baseball may be the game to see in Chicago, but Abu Dhabi is known for its motor sports. The impressive Yas Marina Circuit is home to the annual Formula 1™ Etihad Airways Grand Prix.

Even if you don’t have a ticket to race day, the track offers a range of activities and community events throughout the year. Try your hand at karting in the Kartzone, or experience the thrill of getting behind the wheel of a supercar on a special driving experience day.

sea and skyscrapers in abu dhabi

Soaring seaplane tours

Chicago is beautiful when seen from the waters of Lake Michigan, while Abu Dhabi can also be explored in style from a totally different viewpoint.

Board a seaplane for a sightseeing experience like no other. Take off over the brilliant blue waters of the Arabian Peninsula for views looking across the coastal mangrove forests and secluded sandy beaches.

Book the best flight offers Chicago - Abu Dhabi starting at USD 768

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