Abu Dhabi is the capital and the second most populous city in the United Arab Emirates and also capital of the largest of the UAE’s seven member emirates. Abu Dhabi lies on a T-shaped island jutting into the Persian Gulf from the central western coast.
Public transport systems in Abu Dhabi include the Abu Dhabi public buses, taxis, and-metered taxis traverse most of Abu Dhabi city. Getting around Abu Dhabi is easy and taxis are reasonably priced and plentiful and can be flagged down at the roadside or booked by phone through the TransAD hotline 600 535353.
Shopping centres have specific taxi stands, and most Abu Dhabi roads are equipped with taxi drop-off / pick-up areas. To get to the airport, you can use regular taxis, as well as specially registered airport taxis and limo services, which can be more expensive. If the meter is used, the average journey into town from the airport costs AED 70 – 80 (approx US$ 30).
Abu Dhabi’s modern air-conditioned buses operate round-the-clock. The service is easy to use, with passengers hopping in and out of any bus by placing two Dirham coins in the collection box next to the driver. If you are planning to use the bus on a regular basis, day passes – monthly passes at AED 80 (US$ 21.8) are also available.