Arriving in Basrah

Book your flights to Basra with Etihad Airways and get ready to discover a mythical land where legend and fantasy go hand in hand. Located in the Arabian Gulf, the life of its inhabitants has always been linked to the sea, so it’s not strange that Sinbad legends are still alive in the areas surrounding its port.

Plan Your Basra Holiday

Travel to Basra and open the door to its past. Old Town is still impressive with its amber-brick buildings, openwork tracery windows, and its ancient mosques that remain as a sign of ancient splendour. Use the Shatt al-Arab River as your guide and you’ll see its most urban side at the Corniche al-Basora pier and its more traditional side in the neighbourhoods along the riverbanks.

If you decide to book tickets to Basra using Etihad’s Deals section, don't forget to go to Sinbad Island and explore its beautiful gardens in the middle of the river. With Etihad Airways you can find good flight deals to Basra, but remember that the best season to travel is during the fall and winter. Regarding accommodation, it won't be too difficult to find cheap hotels in Basra as tourism is still growing.

Flying from Sweden

Book your flights from Sweden to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways and enjoy all of the luxuries available on each of the flights we offer.

Major Airports in Sweden

The main airport for international travel is the Stockholm Arlanda Airport (ARN). This airport is the largest in Sweden and features four terminals. Once you arrive at the airport you may not want to leave after seeing the amazing Sky City. Featuring 35 stores, 33 restaurants, 3 hotels and even a pharmacy, the self-contained Sky City has everything a busy traveller needs before they catch their flight.

Airport Transportation in Sweden

The fastest way to travel is to take the Arlanda Express high speed train to Stockholm Arlanda Airport. With four trains leaving every hour it shouldn’t be long before you are on your way. For those trying to be a little more economical you can also take the bus to Stockholm Arlanda Airport. Both Swebus and Flygbussarna pick up from several locations in the surrounding area and can get you to your flight for a reasonable price. It is also easy to take a taxi to Stockholm Arlanda Airport with most major taxi companies offering a fixed fare rate.

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Interested in Basrah? Consider Bahrain

Book your flights to Al Muharraq on Etihad Airways and get ready to enjoy a unique holiday. It is the perfect blend of impressive 15th century architecture, quaint residences that preserve the charm of another time, and a touch of contemporary artistic vision.

Plan Your Al Muharraq Holiday

There are dozens of reasons to travel to Muharraq but one of the most common is a stay on the Amwaj Islands, where there are luxury hotels and exclusive villas overlooking the sea. You also can visit the Souk of Muharraq, discover fortresses from centuries past, or sign up for an excursion into the desert on the backs of camels. When you want a change of scenery, all you need to do is to head south to Al Areen Park, where the zebras and oryxes beckon you to visit their lush green abode.

To enjoy these attractions the most, the best time to buy tickets to Al Muharraq for travel are from November to March, when temperatures are cooler. With Etihad Airways you can find great flight deals to Al Muharraq, and it will not be difficult to find cheap hotels in Al Muharraq as many tourists prefer to stay in Bahrain.

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