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Approximate Travel Distance
Approximate Flight Duration
Popular Airlines
Popular Airport
2999 Km
3 hour 40 min
Air Arabia Abu Dhabi, IndiGo, Etihad Airways
Chennai Intl. Airport

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Transportation to Abu Dhabi Airport from the City Center

Abu Dhabi International Airport is 30 kilometers in the east of the city center. The city center is easily reached by shuttle, city bus or taxi. You can also rent a car from the offices of car rental companies located in the city center and at the airport.

Airport Shuttle

You can make benefit of the 24-hour shuttle service to go to the airport. You can easily get to the airport from the city center with services arranged according to flight departure times.

City Bus

In the United Arab Emirates, especially in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, public transport is quite inadequate. However, you can still try buses A1. You can use this option to get to the airport from the city center.

Taxi

The most common means of transportation in Abu Dhabi are taxis. Because of the inadequate public transportation, the public prefer the taxi. Taxi prices are also reasonable because the country is rich in oil reserves. You can consider the taxi option to reach the airport.

Private Car

It is one of the easiest ways to get to the airport. Abu Dhabi has wide, high standard urban roads. Traffic density is experienced at certain hours in the city center. You can easily reach the airport by connecting to the E20 and E22 motorway from the city center with your private car.

Airport Information

Abu Dhabi Airport offers you many options. If you like, you can spend your time in cafés and restaurants such as Mc Donalds, O'Brien's, Panapolis, Illy Espressamante or you can enjoy duty free shopping. You can evaluate your time in spa and massage rooms until your flight is up, and you can make your business negotiations in the exclusive VIP lounges.

Last Updated: 19 Jun 2017

Transportation to Chennai City Center from Airport

The distance between the airport and the crowded Indian city Chennai is approximately 21 kilometers. After landing at the airport, you can find many transportation alternatives for travelling to the city center. You can benefit from many options for travelling to the city center such as taxi, train or bus. You can also rent a car for a more comfortable transportation during your stay in the city.

Train

The railway system of the city is one of the most preferred transportation options. Although there is not a station in front of the terminal of Chennai Airport, you can reach the Tirusulam Railway Station, which is located 2 kilometers away, by walking or using a rickshaw. The cost of the auto rickshaws parking outside the domestic terminal of the airport is 30 Indian Rupee for 2 kilometers but this amount increases at night hours.

If you don’t have any luggage and think that you can find a place for yourself in the crowd, you can prefer this travel which will last 30 minutes. The wagons are clean and air-conditioned. The trains operate from the early hours of the morning until the midnight and you don’t wait too much at Tirusulam station. The ticket price is around 40 Indian Rupee and you can buy your ticket at the station.

Bus

When you go out of the Chennai Airport terminal, you will see the air-conditioned buses of the route 1B which will take you to the city center. The cost of travelling to the city center with these buses departing every 5 minutes is 45 Indian Rupee.

You can get information about the timetables of the bus route 18A, which goes directly to Chennai city center, by visiting the airport information desk. Travelling to the city center by using these buses which depart every hour takes about 40 minutes and it has the same price with the bus route 1B.

Another alternative is getting on one of the buses passing through the highway in front of the airport. You can signal for these buses which do not stop everywhere. You need to get information about the prices from the driver.

Taxi

The most practical and fastest way to get to the city center from Chennai Airport is using a taxi. You can travel to the city center by paying a fare between 200 and 300 Indian Rupee without being subject to a price tariff other than the standard when you get one of the prepaid taxis at the airport. You can make a reservation in advance for using these taxis and pay the fare to the counters found at the arriving passenger gate. You can also get on a taxi outside the terminal and this alternative can cost minimum 350-500 Indian Rupee. The majority of the taxis offering service in Chennai and its surrounding consists of the taxis belonging to the taxi stands like City Taxi (+91 82972 82979), Meru Cabs (+91 44 4422 4422), Aviation Express Taxis (+91 44 2256 2193) and Fast Track (+91 44 2888 9999).

The estimated fares of the taxis that you can use for travelling from Chennai Airport to the city center vary from INR 350 to 500. Note that there can be a slight difference between the domestic and international terminals in terms of the fares. The travel lasts about 30-40 minutes.

Car Rental

You can see the offices of many international car rental companies like Avis, Europcar and Hertz at the arriving passenger section of Chennai International Airport. In addition to these companies, there are also local car rental companies offering service at the airport such as Mary Matha Cabs (+91 98844 69469) Zoomcars (+91 08 4339 37107 / +91 08 4339 37108), Aviation Express (+91 44 2435 4073). However, if you want to benefit from the discounts and have a more budget-friendly travel, you can make an online reservation before your flight.  

Since India is a hot country, we advise you to rent an air-conditioned car even if it is a little more expensive. While renting a car, you don’t need to get insurance and pay an additional amount for this.

Ride-Sharing

You can find another passenger going to the city center from the airport and use Uber or taxi together in order to pay less for this travel. Ride-sharing is among the best methods for travelling to the city center as well as being an economic and fast way.

Last Updated: 08 Aug 2018

Frequently Asked Questions

How does Wingie offer the cheapest Abu Dhabi-Chennai flights?

When you search for Abu Dhabi-Chennai flights, Wingie directly gathers and compares instant data from all airlines. You can see all Abu Dhabi-Chennai flights together for the date you are looking for and choose the most suitable flight.

Which airports can I use for Abu Dhabi-Chennai flights?

For Abu Dhabi-Chennai flights, you can use Abu Dhabi International Airport, Al Bateen Executive Airport, Abu Dhabi Bus Station, Yas Island Seaplane Base Airport, Sir Bani Yas Island Airport as departure airport, and Chennai Intl. Airport for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Abu Dhabi-Chennai and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Abu Dhabi-Chennai is 2998 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 3 hour 40 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Abu Dhabi-Chennai flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Abu Dhabi-Chennai flights is Wednesday.

Which airlines offer direct flights between Abu Dhabi-Chennai?

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi, IndiGo, Etihad Airways organizes direct flights between Abu Dhabi-Chennai.

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