Arriving in Astana

Book your flights to Astana with Etihad Airways and get ready to enjoy a blossoming young city rapidly developing into a hub of rich culture moulded by a complex and interesting history.

Plan Your Astana Holiday

There are many to reasons to travel to Astana. As the second biggest city in Kazakhstan, it retains a provincial feel about it, so those who do not like big cities will still enjoy Astana. As a new capital with billions being spent on modernization and expansion, it features an interesting mixture of modern and old Soviet architecture, as well as an emerging vibrant arts and culinary scene.

The peak season in Astana is from June to August when the weather is at its warmest. You are advised to book your tickets to Astana early on if you would like to travel during these months. For those who want to brave the Astanan winter and avoid the summer crowds, there are lots of cheap hotels in Astana during the winter time. To find the best flight deals to Astana regardless of the time of the year, have a look at our Deals section which has some incredible special offers just for you.

Flying from Christchurch

Book your flights from Christchurch to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways and redefine your understanding of luxury. Our state-of-the-art spacious cabins, friendly flight crew, and fine dining options will show you what we mean by “The Etihad Experience.”

Major Airports in Christchurch

Christchurch is serviced primarily by Christchurch International Airport (CHC), which opened in 1940 and became New Zealand’s first official international airport ten years later. Christchurch International Airport serves nearly 6 million passengers annually and completed a massive expansion and renovation project in 2013 to accommodate growing visitor traffic.

Airport Transportation in Christchurch

Located just 12km from the city centre, Christchurch International Airport is easily reached via a variety of ground transport methods. Travellers can catch a bus to Christchurch International Airport, as 3 different bus routes connect the airport to the city centre. A taxi to Christchurch International Airport is also available for those willing to spend more for flexibility. We advise travellers to take the shuttle, as this option provides a good balance of cost and convenience, and any of the available travel options take approximately 20 minutes between the city and the airport. There is currently no train to Christchurch International Airport from the city.

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

Etihad Office in New Zealand

Auckland, New Zealand
Walshe Group
Level 6, 52 Swanson Street
+64 9977 2207
Monday??Friday: 09:00-17:00

Etihad Office in Kazakhstan

Almaty, Kazakhstan
240G, Furmanov Street, Business Centre CDC1
50059
01 floor
+7 727 3303000
alasales@etihad.ae
Monday-Friday: 09:00-17:30, Saturday: 13:00-18:00