IEEE Global Communications Conference
9-13 December 2018 // Abu Dhabi, UAE
Gateway to a Connected World

Travel

TRAVEL INFORMATION


Abu Dhabi Airport
Abu Dhabi International Airport is only 15 minutes from ADNEC. Over 50 international airlines operate a schedule of flights connecting Abu Dhabi to more than 80 destinations in 46 countries. Click here for more information.

To and From the Airport

Public Transport: 24 hours’ service from all three terminals is available using Bus A1 which costs 4 AED and takes 33 minutes to arrive at the ADNEC bus stop.

Taxis: 24 hours’ metered taxis to ADNEC are readily available outside all terminals.

More information on local transportation is available here.

Climate
UAE has a generally warm and sunny climate with an average temperature of 22°C (72°F) in December.

Electricity
UAE’s voltage is 220-240AC, 50 Hertz, plug type G.

Credit Card and Currency
Major credit cards and charge cards such as American Express, Diners, MasterCard and Visa are acceptable at most establishments. The currency is the United Arabic Emirates Dirham (AED). Banks and exchange bureaus are located in major shopping centers and airports to facilitate currency exchange. The UAE dirham has a fixed rate of approximately 3.68 to USD $1.

Smoking
Smoking is not permitted in most public places and transportation vehicles.

Time Difference
UAE Time is 4 hours ahead of GMT.

Local Transportation
Transportation around Abu Dhabi is easy, safe and relatively inexpensive. Information about bus services is available here and general information about taxis can be found here.