The cheapest times to fly from AUS to AUH are

  • January 8th to March 25th (except the week of March 12th)
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • October 8th to December 9th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from AUS to AUH is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1813 for Tuesday flights during late December, or as low as $961 for Wednesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Abu Dhabi

Flying from Austin, TX (AUS) to Abu Dhabi (AUH) will usually cost between $963 to $1473 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $963. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1514. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $551 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1098 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AUS to AUH flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the AUS to AUH route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

AUS to AUH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AUS to AUH flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Austin. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to AUH, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into AUS. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Abu Dhabi, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Austin. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $90 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1111. Return trip prices are from the AUH to AUS flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from AUS to AUH can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 49 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from AUS to AUH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Dubai International Airport (DXB) in Dubai

  • 72 miles (116 km) away from AUH
  • Usually 0.73% less expensive than AUH
  • 1-layover flights available

See AUS to DXB flights


Flight Hacking AUS to AUH

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from AUS to AUH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (AUS > LHR > AUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $954
  • Average savings: $145 (13.16%)

See AUS to LHR flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (AUS > LAX > AUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1052
  • Average savings: $47 (4.23%)

See AUS to LAX flights

Hack #3: Chicago, IL (AUS > ORD > AUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1058
  • Average savings: $41 (3.69%)

See AUS to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from AUS to AUH? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 21 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Etihad, Finnair, Gulf Air, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, Royal Jordanian, Saudia, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Abu Dhabi International Airport to Austin – Bergstrom International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8238 miles or 13258 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from AUS to AUH?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AUS to AUH flight is about 15 hour 49 minutes.

How many flights go between Austin, TX and Abu Dhabi?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 63 available flights from AUS to AUH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code AUS
Origination airport name Austin – Bergstrom International Airport
City Austin, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 30.2
Longitude -97.7

Return Airport

Destination code AUH
Destination airport name Abu Dhabi International Airport
City Abu Dhabi
Country the United Arab Emirates
Latitude 24.4
Longitude 54.7


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