THURS: 2PM - 10PM, FRI: 2PM - 10PM, SAT: 1PM - 9PM

TRAVELLING USING CAREEM

Promo code name - "GamesCon"

Discount percentage - 30% off 6 rides, Maximum discountper ride is AED 20

The code will work only if a guest has ADNEC as his/her pick up or drop off location.

 The code is valid between 25th and 27th October.

TIMINGS

Games Con is returning in October 2018 to deliver a world of innovation, and the ultimate gaming experience. Organised by the team that bring you Middle East Film & Comic Con (MEFCC), this will be the 2nd edition of the GCC's largest dedicated gaming event that will bring the region's vibrant and ever-growing community together.

Thursday 25 October 2018 | 2pm - 10pm

Friday 26 October 2018 | 2pm - 10pm

Saturday 27 October 2018 | 1pm - 9pm

HOW TO GET TO THE EXHIBITION CENTRE (ADNEC)

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 80 destinations in 46 countries across the globe. Metered taxis to ADNEC are readily available outside the arrivals hall.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 the following countries will be issued with a free-of-charge VISIT VISA on entry to the UAE: USA, UK, France, Italy, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Austria, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Portugal, Ireland, Greece, Cyprus, Finland, Malta, Spain, Monaco, Vatican, Iceland, Andorra, San Marino, Liechtenstein, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Brunei, Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong.Apply for a visa online

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.

Coordinates for your GPS

  • Khaleej Al Arabi Street(Also known as Coast Road or 30th Street)
  • Abu Dhabi
  • United Arab Emirates

Coordinates:

24°25'05.84"N54°26'12.98"E

Directions from Abu Dhabi's Corniche

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.

Directions via Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Sreet (Airport Road)

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.

Directions via Khaleej Al Arabi Street

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'.

Pick up signs to the exhibition centre and follow directions to the adjacent multi-storey car parks.

Directions from Dubai

The journey from to ADNEC from Jebel Ali, Dubai 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.

Directions from Al Ain

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.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

ADNEC is 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.

ABOUT ABU DHABI

Abu Dhabi is the capital of the United Arab Emirates and the country's largest emirate with over 1.6 million residents. The emirate is a blend of diversity: from the contemporary chic of downtown Abu Dhabi to the timeless Bedouin traditions of the surrounding mountains, deserts and the sandy beaches.With an ultra-modern infrastructure which befits its status as the economic and political hub of the UAE, Abu Dhabi perfectly combines its role as a business and tourist destination. From shopping in luxury malls to bartering in traditional souqs; from enjoying the miles of golden beaches, to relaxing in one of the city's many public parks; from the fine dining of the city's 5-star restaurants to the unique pleasure of the desert safari - the options really are endless.

APPLY FOR A VISA

Citizens of Australia, Andorra, Austria, Brunei, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Monaco, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States of America and the Vatican State can get a free-of-charge entry visa upon arrival at Abu Dhabi International Airport.

GCC citizens do not need a visa to enter the UAE.

Citizens of all other countries will need to apply for a Tourist, Transit or Visit Visa prior to their trip. If you are flying with Etihad Airways, a visit visa may be arranged for you upon request. If you have booked your trip through a travel agency, in most cases they will be able to arrange this for you.

Five, four and three star hotels can apply for visas on behalf of guests who have booked a stay with them. Please note that not all five, four and three star hotels have this system in place. Make sure you check with your preferred hotel if they offer this service. This service does not currently apply to guests staying in hotel apartments.

While the airline, travel agency and hotel can apply for your visa, please make sure you give yourself enough time for it to be approved, and note that they do not take responsibility if the visa is declined.

Otherwise, you will need to apply for a visa through your nearest UAE embassy. An eye scan will be required at the airport.

Cruise Visa Cruise passengers can apply now for the multiple visa entry for AED 200 (US$ 55) only!

For more information on visa types or how to get your visa, visit the Abu Dhabi Government website or call its contact centre on +971 2 666 4442 (800-555 from inside the UAE)