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1501 Km
1 hour 50 min
Abu Dhabi International Airport

Transportation to Sulaymaniyah Airport from the City Center

The passengers who prefer travelling to Sulaymaniyah, which is frequently visited by many tourists during the year, fly to the Sulaymaniyah Airport. The region known as the city center is the surrounding of the Sulaymaniyah Square located on the junction of Mamostayan and Mawlawi Streets. Generally, minibuses are used in the city as public transportation. By 2015, the construction of tramway line has started with an aim to offer comfortable transportation service in the city.

In Sulaymaniyah, transportation alternatives to the airport from the city center are very limited. Because there is no regular public transportation option to the airport from the city center, the most practical and comfortable options to be chosen are taxi, car rental or private service.

Private Service

Many of the hotels in the city offer private services to the airport, sometimes upon request and sometimes periodically. If you are staying at a hotel, we advise you to consult your hotel about this issue before your travel.


Taxis offer a comfortable and affordable transportation option from the city center to the airport. They can also be used for the transportation throughout the city. If you cannot find a taxi in the city to travel to the airport or if you see another person waiting for a taxi, you might consider sharing a taxi.

Apart from that, for traveling in the city or even to neighboring cities, sharing a taxi with others is a common alternative used in Sulaymaniyah. With this method, you can make your travel more affordable.

The biggest disadvantage of taxis is that the majority of taxi drivers cannot speak English. So, it would be better if you learn from some basic words and important phrases before your travel.

Car Rental

Car rental is the most comfortable and safest transportation option to travel in the city. You can rent a car from the offices of many car rental companies located in the city and have a comfortable travel to the airport. If you wish, you can also make a reservation online before your flight.

Airport Information

Sulaymaniyah Airport, is an airport located on the west side of the city. The distance between the airport and the city is about 15 kilometers. The airport, which is used for both passenger transportation and cargo purposes, has a very small terminal and heavy traffic is rarely observed during the day. In the terminal, there is a duty-free shop where you can find high quality products at affordable prices, a medical facility room, a prayer room and a cafeteria.

Last Updated: 09 Aug 2017

Transportation to Abu Dhabi City Center from Airport

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

Airport Shuttle

Some airline companies flying to Abu Dhabi International Airport offer a free 24-hour shuttle service which you can benefit to go both to the airport and the city center.

City Bus

You can reach the city by taking buses A1, which depart from the airport every 40 minutes.


Taxi is one of the alternatives that can be considered to reach the city. The most common means of transport in Abu Dhabi is taxi. However, since demand is high, you can wait for a long time under heat. Almost all the taxis accept credit cards. If you are traveling for business purposes, buying a voucher may be beneficial.

Car Rental

Renting a car is one of the most reasonable options for transportation in Abu Dhabi. Because the United Arab Emirates is a fortunate country in terms of oil reserves, oil prices are quite low. If you want to take advantage of this, it is possible to find many car rental offices in the city center and at the airport.

Last Updated: 17 Jun 2017

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

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

The flight distance between Sulaymaniyah-Abu Dhabi is 1501 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 1 hour 50 minutes.

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

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

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