The cheapest times to fly from ORF to AUH are

  • January 15th to May 6th (except the week of April 9th)
  • September 3rd to November 18th

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 ORF to AUH is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $4495 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $967 for Wednesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Abu Dhabi

Flying from Norfolk, VA (ORF) to Abu Dhabi (AUH) will usually cost between $1034 to $1917 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $1062. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $2545. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1483 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1219 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORF to AUH flight.

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

ORF to AUH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORF to AUH flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Norfolk. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, 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 ORF. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Abu Dhabi, and Wednesdays are the most expensive days to return to Norfolk. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $131 (9%) 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 $1286. Return trip prices are from the AUH to ORF 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 ORF 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 13 hour 49 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: New York, NY (ORF > LGA > AUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1004
  • Average savings: $216 (17.68%)

See ORF to LGA flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (ORF > JFK > AUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1031
  • Average savings: $188 (15.42%)

See ORF to JFK flights

Hack #3: Washington, DC (ORF > DCA > AUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1036
  • Average savings: $184 (15.05%)

See ORF to DCA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Etihad, Gulf Air, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Abu Dhabi International Airport to Norfolk International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7127 miles or 11470 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORF to AUH flight is about 13 hour 49 minutes.

How many flights go between Norfolk, VA 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 ORF to AUH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ORF
Origination airport name Norfolk International Airport
City Norfolk, VA
Country the United States
Latitude 36.9
Longitude -76.2

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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