Visiting

Location

International Travel

Abu Dhabi International Airport is just 15 minutes from ADNEC. Over 50 international airlines operate a schedule of flights connecting Abu Dhabi to more than 100 destinations across the globe. Metered taxis to ADNEC are readily available outside the arrivals hall and transfers can easily be pre-booked. ADNEC is also only 60 minutes away from Al Maktoum Airport in Dubai.

For more information please visit the Abu Dhabi International Airport website

Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways is the National Airline of the United Arab Emirates. The airline was set up by a Royal decree in July 2003, with Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE, as its hub. Etihad started commercial operations in November 2003. Since then, Etihad's expansion has been dramatic and the airline flies to 44 international destinations across Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East and North America.

For more information

ABU DHABI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
ABU DHABI AIRPORT DUTY FREE
ETIHAD AIRWAYS

Visa Information

Required by all, except GCC nationals (Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, Oman).

Citizens of certain countries are eligible for a free of charge visa on arrival, please visit the the UAE Government website for more information.

Online Visa

Public Transportation

We are easy to get to via Abu Dhabi’s extensive public transport network.

By Taxi

If you are travelling by taxi from Abu Dhabi Airport, ADNEC is just a 20 minute drive.

From Abu Dhabi Corniche, ADNEC is located just 15 minutes away.

Abu Dhabi’s taxi network is operated by TransAD. To book a taxi through TransAD call 600 53 53 53.

A number of taxis are available from ADNEC at the adjacent Aloft Hotel entrance.

By Bus

ADNEC is serviced by bus number 040, seven days a week.

For more information on bus routes, services and fares please see the Department of Transport website.

Travelling by Car

Visitors to ADNEC are welcome to use any of our two on-site car parks, which together can accommodate up to 6,000 vehicles. Our highly trained personnel are on-site 24 hours a day to assist with traffic management whilst a full valet service can also be provided for VIP guests.

Bank & ATMs

Visitors to ADNEC have access to a range of banking facilities with numerous ATMs located throughout the centre.

SERVICED OFFICES

Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre offers state-of-the-art serviced offices in the UAE capital city’s iconic exhibition centre.

About our serviced offices

14 private and elegantly furnished offices are available on flexible leasing terms; the units are ideal for companies with an established presence in Abu Dhabi and firms looking to set up a presence close to the rapidly developing markets of Abu Dhabi.

The offices are situated on the1st floor of the ADNEC Grandstand in close proximity to ADNEC’s VIP entrance, Food Court and Shopping Facilities.

Included in the Office Rental:
  • Furniture and fittings
  • Each office is provided with one phone set and access to internet
  • 24 hour security and 24/7 access to individual office with personal key
  • Daily office cleaning service
  • Air-conditioning, water and electricity
  • Communal Post Office Box number
  • Access to Serviced Offices Meeting Room
  • Access to photocopying, fax, binding and courier services
  • Self service tea and coffee facility

+971 (0) 2 406 4400
servicedoffices@adnec.ae

Retail & Facilities

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Abu Dhabi Business Centre

Abu Dhabi Business Centre

ADNEC Grandstand
+971 (0)2 403 1111
Government Business Services
Agility - Global Integrated Logistics

Agility - Global Integrated Logistics

ADNEC Grandstand
+971 (0)2 449 6311
Freight & Logistics
Al Badie Travel Agency

Al Badie Travel Agency

Grandstand
050 4139490
Travel and Tourism
Baqala (Fair Mart)

Baqala (Fair Mart)

ADNEC Grandstand
+971 (0)2 441 4433
Conveniece Store
Blooms Trading

Blooms Trading

ADNEC Grandstand
Florist
Golden Cruise Restaurant

Golden Cruise Restaurant

Al Khaleej Street, Opposite of ADNEC
Boat Tour, Luxury Buffet, Traditional shop
INDEX Conferences & Exhibitions

INDEX Conferences & Exhibitions

ADNEC Grandstand
+971 (0)2 674 6748
Organizing world class events، exhibitions & conferences
La Dolce Vita Beauty Lounge

La Dolce Vita Beauty Lounge

ICC Retail Zone
+971 (0)2 491 4900
Beauty Salon / Hair Stylist (Ladies & Gents)
Medicina Pharmacy

Medicina Pharmacy

ADNEC Grandstand
+971 (0)2 446 9300
Pharmacy

Hotels

Recommended hotels

Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi

Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi

Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi is located within the iconic Guinness record-holding Capital Gate tower. Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi's 18th floor Sky Lobby is suspended more than 80 metres above the ground, providing sweeping views of the surrounding city and the Arabian Gulf.
Visit Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi
Aloft Abu Dhabi

Aloft Abu Dhabi

Aloft Abu Dhabi is the first Aloft Hotel to open in the Middle East and the second to open outside of North America. Aloft Abu Dhabi has introduced its own distinctive style to the region with 408 spacious, loft-like rooms, accessible technology and a vibrant, social atmosphere.
Visit Aloft Abu Dhabi
Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara

Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara

Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara is situated in the towering dunes of the Empty Quarter in the emirate of Abu Dhabi. The resort provides 205 exclusive rooms, suites, and villas, surrounded by stunning landscape and defined by iconic Arabian hospitality. The resort has been voted the number one resort in the Middle East in 2020 and number 26 globally by Conde Nast Awards. Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara is a two hour and fifteen minute drive from ADNEC.
Visit Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara
Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island

Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island

Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island provides three distinct hotels on an island off the coastline of the emirate of Abu Dhabi. Turquoise ocean and teaming wildlife are the view outside of the 124 villas, suites, and rooms available on the Island. The resort was voted as the 10th best resort in the Middle East by the Conde Nast Awards 2020. Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island is a two hour and fifteen minute drive from ADNEC, with a 25 minute boat ride to the island. Flights are also available from Abu Dhabi to Sir Bani Yas Island.
Visit Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island

Onsite hotels

Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi

Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi

Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi is located within the iconic Guinness record-holding Capital Gate tower. Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi's 18th floor Sky Lobby is suspended more than 80 metres above the ground, providing sweeping views of the surrounding city and the Arabian Gulf.
Visit Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi
Aloft Abu Dhabi

Aloft Abu Dhabi

Aloft Abu Dhabi is the first Aloft Hotel to open in the Middle East and the second to open outside of North America. Aloft Abu Dhabi has introduced its own distinctive style to the region with 408 spacious, loft-like rooms, accessible technology and a vibrant, social atmosphere.
Visit Aloft Abu Dhabi

Restaurants

Dine in Style

Satisfy your hunger and choose from a range of delicious cuisines and dining options at ADNEC.

Restaurant Seventysix, our international buffets offers an impressive selection of dishes for all tastes. Those wanting a lighter bite can pick up a selection of fresh sandwiches and salads from the Central Café. During our bigger events, ADNEC also plays host to a wide range of other food & beverage outlets throughout the venue.

Restaurant Seventysix

Restaurant Seventysix

Located in the Grandstand, Restaurant Seventysix hosts an extravagant lunch of international cuisine, with a live cooking stations offering food from a different country every day.
Concourse Cafés

Concourse Cafés

Take a break during the hustle and bustle of events with quick snacks and refreshing drinks in our contemporary café areas.
Golden Cruise Resturant

Golden Cruise Resturant

Located in Al Khaleej Street, Opposite of ADNEC, Golden Cruise is Abu Dhabi’s only cruise that marries Arabian hospitality, with up-market voyage experiences.
Costa Café

Costa Café

Choose from a range of tasty treats or grab something to go at the Costa Café. Fresh coffee, delicious sandwiches or something sweet...what do you fancy?
Starbucks Café

Starbucks Café

A range of hot and cold drinks as well as snacks and sweet treats are available.

After Hours

There are a number of excellent dining and after hours options available within walking distance of ADNEC for you to enjoy. These range from casual to formal dining as well as sports and rooftop lounges.

W XYZ

W XYZ

At W XYZ Lounge, mix and mingle over cool music, signature sips, a snack-attack menu and video walls where the fun flows freely all night long.
Re:fuel

Re:fuel

You can help yourself at the 24-7 re:fuel by aloft for a quick bite whenever hunger strikes.
Dine

Dine

With live cooking, pop into Dine for breakfast, lunch or dinner and dine on pastas, burgers, fresh favourites and sweet treats.
Glow - Poolside Sports Bar

Glow - Poolside Sports Bar

Grab a bite by the pool while you soak up the sun, watch your favorite sport live on the big screen or simply indulge in one of our hearty meal options.​
Brick Rooftop Kitchen & Bar

Brick Rooftop Kitchen & Bar

Enjoy soulfully oven-baked specialties at Brick, Abu Dhabi's hottest culinary destination. Soak in the glistening city views from this rooftop restaurant and bar. Brick oven serves Vegan food on request.
Cyan

Cyan

Cyan is a modern Franco-Arab Brasserie.
Relax@12

Relax@12

A stunning rooftop bar with views over the Arabian Gulf, the Abu Dhabi Mangroves and the city of Abu Dhabi. As evening falls the House DJ sets the mood for one of Abu Dhabi’s coolest hangouts.
Andaz Lounge

Andaz Lounge

Recharge at the Andaz Lounge with its comfortable, lounge-style seating or intimate library area. The Lounge offers an extensive spread of premium teas, coffees, fresh pastries and snacks throughout the day, as well as a delicious selection of dishes for lunch and dinner.
re:mix Lounge

re:mix Lounge

Whether you are in the mood for a drink, a bite or a bit of work, re:mix is the perfect hangout spot for all and the place to be when it comes to lounges in Abu Dhabi.