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Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) Mussafah Road, Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Khaleej Al Arabi Street (also known as Coast Road /30th Street) and Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum St (also known as Airport Road) are the two main highways that link Abu Dhabi City Centre / Corniche with ADNEC.
Travel along Airport Road from the Corniche (heading out of Abu Dhabi) until you reach the cross street numbered 29. Go over this street and take the next exit off to the right towards 'East Road' and 'Coast Road'. At the roundabout take the first exit.
Pick up signs to the exhibition centre and follow directions to the adjacent multi-storey car parks.
Travel along Khaleej Al Arabi Street from the Corniche (heading out of Abu Dhabi) until you pass the iconic Capital Gate tower and exhibition centre on your left hand side. As you pass ADNEC you need to move into the right hand lane and take the next exit signed towards 'Corniche' and 'Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum St'.
The journey from Dubai to ADNEC from Jebel Ali, Dubai to ADNEC should take no more than 45 minutes.
Leave Dubai on the Sheikh Zayed Road (E11), following the signs for Abu Dhabi/ Jebel Ali. As you leave the emirate of Dubai and enter the emirate of Abu Dhabi the name of the road changes to the Sheikh Maktoum Bin Rashid Road. You stay on this road for approximately 30 minutes, passing Al Raha Mall on your right and the ‘coin-shaped’ HQ building.
About 5 minutes after passing the mall move to the right hand lane. Exit the Sheikh Maktoum Bin Rashid Road, following the signs for Abu Dhabi (E22). Stay in the right hand lane and continue to follow the signs for Abu Dhabi (E22). Once on the E22, continue over Al Maqtaa Bridge, at this point the iconic Sheikh Zayed Mosque should be on your left. You will now be on Airport Road, continue along for 2km until you reach a set of traffic lights (a park will be on your left hand side). Continue straight passing an ADNOC petrol station on your right, and a Carrefour supermarket on your left side. Take the immediate exit to the right after the supermarket, following the signs to the exhibition centre. At the roundabout take the fourth exit and follow signs to the adjacent multi-storey car parks.
Head out of Al Ain on E22 following signs to Abu Dhabi, use Mussafah Bridge to cross onto the island. You will be on Khaleej Al Arabi Street, continue past Sheikh Zayed Mosque and Zayed Sports City on your right hand side and pick up signs for the Exhibition Centre.
Follow the signs to the exhibition centre and directions to the adjacent multi-storey car parks.
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