Abu Dhabi Essential
Important Information
What is the child policy?

A child ticket is available for children between the ages of 3 - 11. Children under 2 may travel free of charge. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

How do I redeem my ticket?

Show your printed ticket to a member of staff at one of our stops or aboard the bus. They'll issue you a receipt that you'll be able to use to hop on the bus throughout the validity of your ticket.

Is there a commentary available in my language?

The Big Bus Abu Dhabi sightseeing tour offers a recorded commentary in your choice of either: English Arabic French Italian Russian German Spanish Mandarin. The commentary is available through complimentary earphones that you will receive when you board the bus.

Which days do the tours operate?

Big Bus Tours Abu Dhabi operates every day of the year, even throughout the summer.

Do I need to specify a date of travel?

Yes – we’ll ask you to select the date you’d like to hop on the bus. If you’re touring with us for more than one day, your ticket must be used across consecutive days, and the date you select at time of booking should be the first day of your tour. Some tours also require you to select a time of travel, to guarantee your seat. If your ticket includes extras, you may also need to book additional dates & times for all elements of your ticket after your purchase is complete. See your booking confirmation email for instructions.

I have a stopover between flights and would like to take a tour. Where is the nearest start point to the airport?

City Tour (Red Route): Our stop at Abu Dhabi Mall is the nearest Red Route stop to Abu Dhabi International airport (approx. 30 minutes' drive). Island Tour (Green Route): Our stop at Yas Mall is the nearest Green Route stop to Abu Dhabi International airport (approx. 17 minutes' drive).


Most of our buses are wheelchair accessible. Please contact us for further information.


To request a refund, get in touch by downloading the Big Bus Tours App or using the enquiry form at bigbustours.com/contactABU


See more of Abu Dhabi's famous landmarks with our 2-day Essential Ticket. Hop on and hop off the tour at your own pace, and enjoy a tour of Abu Dhabi Louvre, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.

2 Day Hop-on, Hop-off
Sheikh Zayed Mosque Tour
Abu Dhabi Louvre
Presidential Palace
Pre-recorded commentary
See all the top landmarks
US$123 US$111
US$88 US$79
Abu Dhabi Essential
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