Abu Dhabi’s exotic landscapes and luxury buildings may attract travellers with a taste for the unusual, yet many who visit the emirate are actually seeking an adrenaline rush and new experiences, which is exactly what the Ferrari-themed park located in Yas Island has in store for them. Home to fun rides and attractions, supercar simulators and even to the exclusive museum known as Galleria Ferrari and circuits where you can drive a vehicle of this brand under the watchful eye of an expert trainer, these state-of-the-art facilities are open all year round from 11:00 to 20:00.
How to get to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
You don’t have to be staying in central Abu Dhabi in order to visit Ferrari World in Yas Island, as it can equally be reached straight from AUH airport in just 7 minutes and from Dubai in 50 minutes (provided that you use public transport or a car). Travelling to Ferrari World from the downtown takes 25 minutes approximately.
Should you want to take a bus to Ferrari World, know that line 190 is the one connecting the park with Abu Dhabi central bus station, situated by the popular Al Wahda Mall. You can transfer to this station and hop on bus 190 to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi by using any of the lines departing from Dubai’s Al Ghubaiba coach terminal.
The Blue Express shuttle is a complimentary service transporting travellers from the hotels near Yas Island to Ferrari World. It runs from 9:30 to 22:00, its working hours being extended until midnight during the weekends.
If you prefer to take a taxi for your convenience, a cab ride from Dubai airport to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi takes 45 minutes, and 25 or 10 minutes from Abu Dhabi city centre and Abu Dhabi airport respectively.
Where to stay near Ferrari World in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi
If you are particularly interested in visiting Ferrari World during your trip to Abu Dhabi, we recommend that you stay in a hotel in Yas Island or close to it, which will also enable you to enjoy the neighbouring WaterWorld Park and the vast array of dining and shopping options available in the area. See our recommendations below.
Radisson Blu Hotel near Ferrari World in the UAE
A short drive away from Abu Dhabi airport, well-connected to the amusement park and within walking distance of the nearest beach, this accommodation close to Ferrari World in the UAE is perfect for those who do not want to miss out on all the amenities that the Radisson Blu chain provides abroad. Thus, guests staying here will enjoy an infinity pool, a specialised spa centre, a gym, ample fully-equipped rooms, complimentary WiFi and breathtaking views. Most bedrooms even overlook the Formula1 circuit. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served at the international buffet restaurant on site, and there is also a lobby bar where you can go for a drink or a comforting cup of coffee or tea at any time of the day.
Park Inn by Radisson hotel in Abu Dhabi (Yas Island)
This 3-star accommodation close to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi not only boasts an excellent location in the heart of Yas Island thus offering a vast choice of dining and shopping options within short reach, but is in fact strategically situated in a spot that will let you make the most of your stay, whether at the beach or inside the theme park. Its en suite rooms for guests have free WiFi Internet and the communal facilities include a wellness centre, two onsite restaurants and a swimming pool.
Luxury accommodation in Abu Dhabi: Staybridge Suites Yas Island
If you would rather stay in a somewhat more select place or want to feel just like at home during your trip, we recommend this all-suite hotel near Ferrari World Abu Dhabi. Among its advantages we count its airport shuttle services that can be booked in advance and its spacious units with kitchenette and living area. Suites are arranged differently in order to accommodate both couples and families, a varied complimentary buffet breakfast is served every morning and room service is also available.