Arriving in Chicago

Book your flights to Chicago with Etihad Airways and lose yourself in the diverse culture of this quintessential American metropolis.

Plan Your Chicago Holiday

Whatever passion drives you and lights the fires of your imagination, Chicago is bound to satisfy. Enjoy a bird’s-eye view of the city from Willis Tower, the tallest building in the western hemisphere. If you’re feeling brave, step out onto one of the glass balconies on the 103rd floor, 412 metres above the ground. For the musically inclined, Chicago is known by many as the blues capital of the world, and enthusiasts will delight in the city’s thriving jazz community. Lincoln Park Zoo offers a free look at a number of exotic animals for those travelling with children.

The summer months are the peak tourism season for the city, so when you travel to Chicago it is best to book your flight as early as possible. However, many indoor activities including shopping, music clubs, fine dining and theatre can still be enjoyed in the winter when tickets to Chicago are more affordable and cheap hotels in Chicago are easier to find. Be sure to check the Deals section of our website for fantastic flight deals to Chicago.

Flying from Sri Lanka

You can take flights from Sri Lanka to many destinations around the world with Etihad Airways and enjoy the advantages of a high quality flying experience from the time you make your reservation until you arrive at your chosen destination.

Major Airports in Sri Lanka

Reserve your flights from Sri Lanka and fly from Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA). The airport is in the city of Hambantota and is 35km from the city of Colombo. Both Terminals 1 and 2 serve international passengers, while the third terminal operates exclusively for domestic services. As the main airport in Sri Lanka, Bandaranaike Airport has excellent road and rail links. Ratmalana International Airport (RML) also offers international flights from Colombo itself.

Airport Transportation in Sri Lanka

Trains to Bandaranaike Airport can be accessed using the Airport Express Rail, which runs directly from the centre of Colombo. You can catch a shuttle bus to Bandaranaike Airport from some hotels so be sure to enquire when you book. The extensive public bus system in Colombo does run to the airports, but you may prefer to hire a taxi to Bandaranaike Airport, which will take only 13 minutes from Colombo city centre via the new, high-speed Katunayake Expressway.

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Interested in Chicago? Consider Beijing

Book your flights to Beijing with Etihad Airways and let the constant hum of culture and progress permeate your senses.

Plan your Beijing Holiday

There are so many reasons to travel to Beijing. A sports enthusiast may go to tour the facilities that were created in and around this vibrant city for the 2008 Olympic Games. A lover of ancient history can enjoy the numerous and formidable ancient buildings and learn more about their cultural and historical significance. The Imperial Palace alone is comprised of 800 different and unique buildings. Be sure to buy your tickets to Beijing vey far in advance if you plan on coming during the Spring Festival. It attracts thousands of tourists every year.

The prime season for tourist travel to Beijing is during the summer months and then again during the Spring Festival. A good time to avoid the tourist influx and still have excellent weather is September and October. Cheap hotels in Beijing are also more abundant during this time. Spring is another excellent time to come, outside of the Spring Festival of course. Flight deals to Beijing are available throughout the year and are easy to find with Etihad’s Deals section.

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Etihad Office in Sri Lanka

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Level 26, East Tower, World Trade Centre
Colombo 01
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Etihad Offices in United States

New York, United States of America
Rockefeller Center
600 Fifth Avenue, 20th Floor
NY 10020
+1 212 554 1300
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Chicago, United States of America
IL 60611
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