IDF 2017 Transport

Information for delegates

We are pleased to inform IDF 2017 delegates that they can use Abu Dhabi public transport bus services during the duration of the the Congress free of charge by simply displaying their IDF 2017 badge.

For information on bus routes and timetables please visit and refer to the overview below:

To plan your trips in Abu Dhabi, you can use the useful tool available at:

The bus stop closest to the ADNEC Convention Centre is Al Sarafat Karamah St/ADNEC.

Congress hotel shuttle

Delegates who reserved their room through IDF’s official housing company ICS will have access to the IDF shuttle system between IDF official hotels and the ADNEC Convention Centre at no additional cost, except for those hotels in the immediate vicinity of the congress centre. You will need to wear your congress badge to get on an IDF 2017 Congress shuttle bus.

Shuttle buses in the morning will leave from each IDF 2017 hotel between 6:30 and 7:15am.

Shuttle buses throughout the day will leave every hour from the ADNEC GRANDSTAND to the hotels by hotel zone.

Please note that there will be no shuttle service from the hotels to the ADNEC Convention Centre during the day.

Shuttle buses in the evening will leave from the ADNEC GRANDSTAND between 5:00pm and 9:00pm to the hotels by hotel zone.

IDF 2017 Opening & Welcome Reception

Please join us for the IDF 2017 Opening on Monday 4 December starting at 7:00pm. The shuttle bus will take you back to your hotel after the Welcome Reception until 10pm.

5K@IDF shuttle service

The 5K@IDF will take place on Wednesday at 6:30pm at the ADNEC Convention Centre. Baggage check, as well as changing rooms are available on site. The shuttle bus will take you back to your hotel until 9:00pm.

We look forward to welcoming you in Abu Dhabi!

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