The cheapest times to fly from COS to AUH are

  • January 1st to January 14th
  • February 5th to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 23rd to May 20th (except the week of May 7th)
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the week of November 26th)

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 COS to AUH is early October. Prices can be as high as $3169 for Thursday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $1155 for Wednesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Abu Dhabi

Flying from Colorado Springs, CO (COS) to Abu Dhabi (AUH) will usually cost between $1396 to $1875 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $1363. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $2007. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $644 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1565 can be considered a good price for a round-trip COS to AUH flight.

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

COS to AUH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the COS to AUH flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Colorado Springs. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to AUH, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into COS. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Abu Dhabi, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Colorado Springs. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $170 (10%) 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 $1476. Return trip prices are from the AUH to COS 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 COS 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 8 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 COS to AUH while comparing.

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

  • 72 miles (116 km) away from AUH
  • Usually 12.84% less expensive than AUH
  • 2-layover flights available

See COS to DXB flights


Flight Hacking COS 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 COS to AUH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Chicago, IL (COS > ORD > AUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1161
  • Average savings: $405 (25.85%)

See COS to ORD flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (COS > LGA > AUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1196
  • Average savings: $370 (23.61%)

See COS to LGA flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (COS > LAX > AUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1208
  • Average savings: $358 (22.84%)

See COS to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Air New Zealand, American, British Airways, Delta, Etihad, KLM, Lufthansa, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Abu Dhabi International Airport to City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7866 miles or 12659 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop COS to AUH flight is about 15 hour 8 minutes.

How many flights go between Colorado Springs, CO and Abu Dhabi?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from COS to AUH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code COS
Origination airport name City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport
City Colorado Springs, CO
Country the United States
Latitude 38.8
Longitude -104.7

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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