A brightly painted Abu Dhabi shuttle bus for tourists in the UAE, driving past the Grand Mosque

Free shuttle bus to top Abu Dhabi attractions

by Abu Dhabi Travel Planner

Get between Abu Dhabi’s top tourist attractions for FREE! Here’s how….

In an exciting announcement by DCT Abu Dhabi this week, a fleet of mini buses will operate across the city for shuttling tourists between top Abu Dhabi tourist destinations.

The Visit Abu Dhabi Shuttle Bus fleet will be easy to spot with their brightly-colored livery. The buses themselves are equipped with comfortable seating, wifi access, accessible seating for wheelchairs and, of course, air conditioning.

Where do the Visit Abu Dhabi shuttle buses stop?

There are two key routes operated with 18 stops.

Route A: Saadiyat Island to the Grand Mosque

Route B: Between the Bridges (Khor al Maqta) to Yas Island

  • Fairmont Bab Al Bahr
  • Shangri-La Hotel
  • Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
  • Eastern Mangroves
  • Abu Dhabi Bus Station
  • Qasr Al Watan
  • Marina Mall Station
  • Louvre Abu Dhabi
  • Jubail Mangrove Park
  • Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
  • Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi

Who can use the Visit Abu Dhabi Shuttle Bus?

The shuttle bus service is open to both local and international tourists to Abu Dhabi.

What does the Visit Abu Dhabi Shuttle Bus cost?

If you hold a ticket for a tourist attraction in Abu Dhabi for that day, then your transport is completely free!

Once you have booked your hotel stay or admission tickets for any Abu Dhabi attraction USING THE VISIST ABU DHABI ONLINE BOOKING PLATFORM then you will receive a voucher with a QR Code that gives you access to the shuttle bus online platform.

Register your details and you can view the closest shuttle bus station, and even track how close the nearest shuttle bus is from you.

What are my other transport options in Abu Dhabi?

If the free shuttle services don’t quite align with your plans or you’re in a rush, there are plenty of other public transport options in Abu Dhabi including the local bus network, taxies, Careem private vehicle hire and even boats!

Pop on over to our complete guide to Abu Dhabi transportation for more information.

If you are heading to Expo 2020 from Dubai there are also FREE Expo Rider buses operating from Abu Dhabi Bus Station and Marina Mall Abu Dhabi.

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