The cheapest times to fly from PHX to AUH are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • August 20th to December 2nd (except the week of October 15th)

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 PHX to AUH is early September. Prices can be as high as $2850 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $992 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Abu Dhabi

Flying from Phoenix, AZ (PHX) to Abu Dhabi (AUH) will usually cost between $1003 to $1509 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $1015. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1584. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $569 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1169 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHX to AUH flight.

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

PHX to AUH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PHX to AUH flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Phoenix. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to AUH, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into PHX. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $70 (5%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1170. Return trip prices are from the AUH to PHX 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 PHX 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 60 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 PHX to AUH while comparing.

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

  • 72 miles (116 km) away from AUH
  • Usually 12.32% less expensive than AUH
  • 1-layover flights available

See PHX to DXB flights


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

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (PHX > LAX > AUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1015
  • Average savings: $154 (13.17%)

See PHX to LAX flights

Hack #2: San Francisco, CA (PHX > SFO > AUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1071
  • Average savings: $98 (8.38%)

See PHX to SFO flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1105
  • Average savings: $65 (5.52%)

See PHX to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 26 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Air New Zealand, Alaska, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, EgyptAir, Etihad, Finnair, Gulf Air, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, Royal Jordanian, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Abu Dhabi International Airport to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8341 miles or 13424 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHX to AUH flight is about 15 hour 60 minutes.

How many flights go between Phoenix, AZ and Abu Dhabi?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 81 available flights from PHX to AUH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PHX
Origination airport name Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
City Phoenix, AZ
Country the United States
Latitude 33.4
Longitude -112

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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