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Abilene Regional Airport

Transportation to Dubai Airport from the City Center

Al Maktoum Intl. Airport

Al Maktoum International Airport is located 40 km from the city center, in Jebel Ali. The majority of the airport is still under construction however it is currently operating passenger services out of one terminal.

Bus

To get to Al Maktoum Airport from the city center, for flights departing no later than midnight, you can take the red line of the Dubai Metro all the way to the Ibn Battuta Metro Station. From there you can take bus F55 to the airport. The F55 buses depart every hour, on the hour and the total trip to the airport takes about 40 minutes. If you’re flight is after midnight, the F55A buses depart from the Satwa Bus Station from 12:30 am – 6 am and go directly to Al Maktoum Airport. This bus line runs along the coast, passing by many hotels and beaches. You can get on this bus from stops in front of Hilton Beach Club, Jumeirah Beach Park, Royal Mirage Hotel, Oasis Beach Hotel, and Hilton Jumeirah Hotel.

The bus ride from the Satwa Bus Station to the airport takes about 1.5 hours. At the moment parking at the airport is free! If you’re going to drive your personal car you don’t have to worry about parking fees. You can also access the airport by taxi or rental car.

Airport Information

The construction of Al Maktoum International Airport is still ongoing, however it has been serving passengers out of one terminal for the past couple of years. There are a number of international flights to Dubai that land at Al Maktoum International Airport. However when compared to Dubai International Airport it hosts fewer flights. This number is expected to increase exponentially in the future.

Located 40 km from the city, Al Maktoum International Airport is situated in the middle of the dessert. Right now there aren’t many transportation alternatives to get to and from the city center. Moreover, there isn’t much located around the airport. However, in the future the area surrounding Al Maktoum International Airport will be completely different, with hotels, golf courses, and various facilities nearby. Since it is relatively new, Al Maktoum International Airport doesn’t have a rich variety of eating and drinking or shopping venues in the airport. If you want to grab a quick bite to eat there are chain cafes and restaurants located in the departing passenger terminal, including Hot & Roll, Papa Johns Pizza, Tandori, Thai Express, Starbucks and Vanellis Italian Foods. For shopping the only venue available is “Bin Sina Pharmacy”. The airport is currently providing passenger services out of one terminal. The “Marhaba Lounge” is located on the first floor of this terminal. This lounge is open 24 hours a day to all passengers for a certain fee, regardless of ticket class. In addition to an open buffet and refreshments there is free internet and laptop services. There are cabins where you can take a shower located between gates 1 and 6.

Last Updated: 18 Apr 2019

Dubai Intl. Airport

Dubai International Airport is located 4.6 km from the city center. It is the city’s main airport and the busiest airport in the world according to international passenger traffic. Dubai International Airport handled 78 million passengers in 2015. The airport is accessible by taxi, hotel shuttle service, bus, and metro.

Metro

The airport is accessible by two lines on the Dubai Metro System. The Red Line provides transportation from the city center, and major locations in the city, directly to the airport. The line runs through the airport, with stops in Terminal 1 and Terminal 3. The second line is the Green Line, which runs to a stop that is in close proximity to the airport. The Green Line provides transportation to the Dubai Airport Free Zone. Passengers can connect to Terminal 2 from this station.

Hotel Shuttle Service

There are many hotels in Dubai that offer shuttle services to and from the airport. However these services are usually for a cost. We recommend inquiring about these services when making your hotel reservation. Some hotels that are located in close proximity to the airport might offer this shuttle service for free.

Airport Information

Dubai International Airport is the busiest airport in the Middle East and the 3rd busiest airport in the world, according to international passenger traffic. This modern airport has a structure that resembles a shopping center, featuring 3 terminal buildings, a parking lot, an area used for rental cars, and even a hotel. Terminal 1 acts as the main terminal and is used by many airlines, so a significant number of international passengers pass through Terminal 1. Terminal 2 is more for domestic flights. Terminal 3 is dedicated to Emirates and is the most luxurious of the three terminals. Terminal 1 and Terminal 3 are connected. These two terminals feature an elaborate design and offer many services such as lounges, restaurants, cafes, bars, stores, and children’s play areas. Terminal 2 offers less in terms of services and amenities and therefore is an area that most tourists never visit. Especially because you have to use the airport shuttle bus to get to Terminal 2 from Terminal 1 and Terminal 3. The terminal halls feature over 80 restaurants, fast food chains, and cafes offering delicious examples of international cuisine.

Cafe Nero, Starbucks, Costa Coffee, KFC, Mc Donalds, Burger King, Paul, and Papa Johns are a few of chain venues you can find at the airport. There are Dubai Duty Free shops located at most gates in Terminal 1 and Terminal 3. You can find many products at the duty free shops, from electronics to clothing, cosmetics, medicine, gifts, watches, and jewelry. In general the prices are kind of high but you can benefit from duty-free privileges.

Wi-fi service at the airport is free for the first 30 minutes and can be used almost anywhere in the airport. There are more than 10 lounges in Terminal 1 and Terminal 3. If you’re not a first class or business class passenger you can use these lounges for a certain fee. The Dubai International Hotel is located within the airport and for a certain fee passengers can use the hotel’s facilities such as the pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, or showers. Passengers can also take advantage of the shower stalls and rest areas located in various parts of the airport.

There are also zen gardens that nature lovers can visit. The airport features other services and amenities as well, including ATMs, children’s play areas, currency exchange offices, a gym, health centers, pharmacy, and prayer rooms.

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019

Sharjah Intl. Airport

Sharjah International Airport, located close to the popular points in the United Arab Emirates such as Sharjah and Dubai, is located almost equidistant from both centers. To get to the airport, which is about 15 kilometers outside of Dubai, you can choose from a number of comfortable vehicles, especially taxi and rental cars in Dubai and Sharjah. Passengers traveling from the city center to the airport usually prefer the easily accessible taxis. If you rented a car when you came to the city, you can also use your rental car to get to the airport. If you choose this method, you can easily deliver your rental car at the offices that serve the passengers at the airport. There are also buses from Sharjah and Dubai as a more affordable alternative to airport transfers. If you prefer a much more comfortable and quick journey except these means, you can take advantage of private shuttles or luxury limousines.

Car Rental

In the city center you can rent out your car without hassle by finding offices of rental companies like Hertz, AVIS or Budget and Dollar. Thanks to the wide and regular roads of Dubai, driving in the city is extremely comfortable. If it is not a busy hour, it usually takes no more than 20 minutes to get to the airport with the car you rent. When the traffic is heavy, this can take up to 30-40 minutes. Make sure that you have your documents, such as the internationally valid driver's license, which you may need to rent a car with you. If you are traveling to the city for the first time, be sure to have a navigation device on hand to find your way more easily and minimize the risk of getting lost.

Bus

You can also travel to Sharjah International Airport from Dubai or Sharjah by bus. Travelling to Sharjah Airport by bus can take a bit longer compared to taxi. For this reason, if you are not comfortable with time, you should use taxis instead of the buses to save time. There are more bus services for the passengers coming to the airport from Sharjah direction. If you are not traveling late at night and you are not in a hurry to catch your plane, you can consider the bus option.

Taxi

The passengers travelling to Sharjah International Airport from both Dubai and Sharjah usually prefer taxis. The close proximity of the airport to both centers allows the taxi fare to be kept low and makes it an economical option. If you arrive at the airport from the city center by taxi, you will have to pay the fare, an average of 30-40 US Dollars, in local currency at the end of your journey. This fare may change depending on the status of the traffic and the point you are traveling to. You can get information about the average taxi fare from your hotel or taxi drivers before the trip.

Private Airport Shuttle

Many private airport shuttle service providers are located near Dubai and Sharjah. With these services, which have different passenger capacities, you can reach the airport without any difficulty with your crowded group. Fares for private airport shuttles may vary depending on distance, number of passengers or time of day travelling. For this reason, if you want to get information about the fares of the services, you can contact the companies directly by doing a short research on the internet. If your hotel has a shuttle service to the airport, it is also possible to use the airport shuttle service by getting information from the hotel staff a few days or hours before your travel.

Luxury Transfer Vehicles

Dubai and its environs have been recognized in recent years as one of the world's most important business, trade and finance centers. With this effect, the interest and demand for luxurious vehicles for airport transfer in the city is increasing day by day. The luxury limousine service is one of the services offered to customers by many hotels in the city. With these vehicles, you can complete your journey in a much more privileged and enjoyable way compared to buses and taxis. Booking your luxury car a few hours before your flight will usually suffice.

Airport Information

at Sharjah International Airport, which connects the world with the fast-developing centers Dubai and Sharjah, you can find everything you might need from small shops you can shop, restaurants serving both Arabic and European and international cuisine, and car rental office. Located at the airport, the VIP passenger lounge offers a privileged setting where you can read daily newspapers while you wait for your plane, or enjoy fresh juices and sandwiches. ATMs and bank branches where you can easily transfer money and make many other banking transactions are some of the services offered to the passengers at the airport. During your stay at Sharjah International Airport, which is known as one of the family friendly airports, you can benefit from services such as children's play areas or a babysitting room.

For dining at the airport, also known for its extensive shopping and dining areas, you can choose from different venues such as McDonald's, Costa Coffee, London Dairy Cafe, Dunkin Donuts, Grab and Go, Subway, CHOCOLIX, Mumbai Spices, Krispy Kreme and World News Cafe. You can also visit duty-free shops in Dubai Sharjah International Airport, where you can find a wide range of perfumes, chocolates and gift items. In addition to all these services, a room specially designed for those who wish to pray in a quiet environment at the airport and services such as a lost-goods bureau are also offered to passengers traveling here.

Last Updated: 11 Feb 2017

Transportation to Abilene City Center from Airport

Dyess Airport

Dyess Afb Airport, 11 kilometers south of Abilene, which has a complete infrastructure for international flights, offers many alternatives for transportation to the city center. You can get to the city center easily by choosing one means of transportation among taxis, hotel shuttles, and airport buses.

Hotel Shuttles

Many hotels offer shuttle service to their guests so you can get to the city center from the airport. In order to make use of this possibility, you must contact the hotel authorities in advance and make a reservation. These transportation vehicles are ideal for people with excess baggage and for crowded groups. The shuttles take you from the airport to the hotel.

Taxi

Taxis offer quick and comfortable transportation due to the short distance between the airport and the city center, and the fare varies between 15 and 35 Dollars. You can get to the city center by taking a taxi from the taxi stops right outside the airport.

Airport Buses

The fares for the buses departing from the bus station at the airport exit vary between 5 and 15 Dollars per person. You would get a discount if you buy a return ticket. The tickets are valid for 15 days. You can easily buy tickets from ticket-vending machines or stations located at bus stops. You should make sure that you look through the bus routes and have taken the bus going in the direction of your destination. Schedules of buses are located at the bus stops.

Car Rental

There are companies at the airport from where you can rent a car. Depending on demand, you can rent a car that is more comfortable or equipped and start your journey from the airport. You can book from a car company or ask for help from your hotel before your journey. Those who do not want to lose time with other means of transportation can easily access the airport by renting a car.

Last Updated: 14 Feb 2017

Abilene Regional Airport

Located within the Abilene city limits, the Regional Airport provides all the necessary needs for passengers. Within the airport there are insurance agencies, luggage transport groups, a lounge for VIP passengers, telephone and fax services, a restaurant, a shop, a hairdresser, car rental agencies, and a car park. You can get from the airport to the city center by taking the train, a taxi, using hotel shuttle services, or taking an airport buses. The short distance between the airport and the city center is one of the reasons for why passengers often prefer flying to Regional Airport.

Car Rental

The fact that the airport is so close to the city center makes car rental prices a little lower. If you want to start your journey from the airport, you reach the center by renting whichever model of car you want from the car rental agencies at the airport. You can reserve a car from the agencies directly, or ask for help from your hotel before you arrive.

Taxi

You can quickly get from the airport to the city center by taxi. The number of people and luggage can affect the taxi fare. It's one of the main options preferred by frequent flyers and the price varies from $ 20 to $ 30.

Train

The trains are a good option for those who want to reach the city center more economically. Trains are good option if you’re travelling on a budget and the price varies from $ 5 to $ 15 per person depending on additional luggage costs. It’s possible to get from the airport to the city center in 20-35 minutes.

Bus

You can reach the city center in about 40 minutes by taking the buses that you can find at the bus stops outside the airport terminal. You can get a bus ticket from the bus stops or make an online reservation beforehand and use this as your ticket. You should be sure to take a look at the bus route as you’re getting on to make sure that you are going in the direction that you want to. You can find information about bus departure times at the bus stops.

Hotel Services

Many hotels offer airport shuttle services to the city center. To make use of this you should contact the hotel in advance and make a reservation. This option is ideal for people with excess luggage and crowded groups. It takes you directly from the airport to the hotel.

Last Updated: 15 Feb 2017

Frequently Asked Questions

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Which airports can I use for Dubai-Abilene flights?

For Dubai-Abilene flights, you can use Al Maktoum Intl. Airport, Dubai Bus Station, Dubai Creek Airport, Dubai Intl. Airport, Dubai Marina Mall Bus Station, Jebel Ali Free Zone Airport, Al Minhad Airport, Sharjah Intl. Airport, Dubai NP Bus Station as departure airport, and Dyess Airport, Abilene Regional Airport for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Dubai-Abilene and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Dubai-Abilene is 13072 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 16 hour 20 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Dubai-Abilene flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Dubai-Abilene flights is Monday.

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