Etihad Express Luxury Coaches


Etihad Express coaches run regularly from two locations in Dubai to Abu Dhabi Airport and back in the other direction.

Please note: Etihad operates separate services to Marina Mall and Chelsea Towers in Dubai. The destination must be specified at time of booking.

Dubai Marina Mall stop

Dubai Marina Mall is located right on the outskirts of Dubai heading in the direction of Abu Dhabi. It is alongside Sheikh Zayed Road, between Dubai Marina and Jumeirah Lake Towers metro stations. It takes about 60 minutes to travel between Marina Mall and Abu Dhabi Airport. This bus stop is ideal for passengers originating from or heading to Umm Suqeim, Al Barsha, Dubai Marina, The Greens, Emirates Hills, Jumeirah Beach Residence, Jumeirah Lake Towers, The Gardens, the Green Community and Arabian Ranches.

Free parking is provided for all Virgin Australia guests at Dubai Marina Mall with easy access from parking B1 via the Dome lift to the Etihad Express pick up and drop off point on the ground floor (by the main entrance)

Chelsea Towers stop

Chelsea Towers is located in the centre of Dubai, close to the city's major shopping destinations, tourist spots, beaches and leisure parks. It is between Shangri-La and Towers Rotana hotels on Sheikh Zayed Road and is right next to the Financial Centre metro station. It is also not far from Dubai Mall and Burj Khalifah, the world's tallest building. It takes about 75 minutes to travel between Chelsea Towers and Abu Dhabi Airport.

Dubai Guests can also check-in 6-24 hours before their flight departure at Etihad's dedicated Dubai city check-in facility at Chelsea towers where you can drop your luggage off and collect your boarding pass. This service is currently unavailable for US - bound travellers, guests with reduced mobility, unaccompanied minors and guests travelling on waitlisted tickets.

Al Ain

These luxury coaches also operate regularly, connecting Al Ain with Etihad flights at Abu Dhabi airport. The pick up / Drop-off point at Al Ain is at Etihad Airways, Al Falah Plaza parking.