Arriving in Colombo

Schedule your flights to Colombo with Etihad Airways and take a trip to a varied, multicultural city with an interesting history of different sovereign nations until Sri Lanka’s independence made it the financial centre of a new nation and it took on a personality of its own.

Plan Your Colombo Holiday

Travel to Colombo during the peak season of December to March if you want to be there for the best weather. It will be hot, but the lack of rain and humidity should make it pleasantly so rather than uncomfortable, and you should book your tickets to Colombo well in advance as this is the most popular time to visit the city. This is the best time for walking around the city and visiting museums and unique combinations of architecture from around the world. The fabulous elephant shows are also worth seeing.

Those looking for cheap hotels in Colombo may wish to consider a wetter holiday during the monsoon season when the city has far fewer local and international travellers. Whenever you are planning to travel be sure to check the popular Etihad Deals section for the best flight deals to Colombo all year round.

Flying from Lyon

Book your flights from Lyon to numerous worldwide destinations with Etihad Airways and enjoy luxurious in-flight meals and comfort as you travel.

Major Airports in Lyon

Lyon is served by Lyon–Saint Exupéry Airport (LYS) which used to be called Lyon Satolas Airport. The 2 runway airport lies approximately 20 km south east of Lyon city centre. The airport complex is made up of three separate terminals, all within easy walking distance of each other. The airport has comfortable facilities and was built to the stunning architectural design of the famous architect Santiago Calatrava.

Airport Transportation in Lyon

Lyon Airport benefits from a strong network of transport links making travelling to and from the terminal easy and convenient. Bus and coach links make it easy to take a bus to Lyon–Saint Exupéry Airport from the city. The rail network, TGV, provides a train to Lyon–Saint Exupéry Airport from the city in under 30 minutes.

In addition cabs and taxis are plentiful and can be pre-booked. Express links also provide rail journeys every 15 minutes from the city to the airport by means of fast trams. Over 6,000 parking spaces and several car hire operators add to the transport choices.

Choose Etihad Airways, the National Airline of the United Arab Emirates, for flights from Lyon to Colombo on which you will be travelling in comfort and style. 

Etihad Office in Sri Lanka

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Level 26, East Tower, World Trade Centre
Colombo 01
+94 11 4766500
cmbtkt@etihad.ae
8.30 am-5 pm (Mon-Fri), 9 am-1 pm (Sat & public holidays)