Arriving in Chengdu

Set amid forests and bodies of water, Chengdu is a miracle of historical preservation mixed with progressive planning. Book your flights to Chengdu with Etihad Airways and get ready to embark on an adventure into Chinese culture and excitement that few other cities in China can match.

Plan Your Chengdu Visit

There are countless reasons to travel to Chengdu. Marvel at the Leshan Giant Buddha, the world’s largest Buddha statue, cut directly into a wall of red rock. Wander through the Huanglong Scenic Area considered by some to be "A Fairyland on Earth.” Get lost in Chengdu history in one of its many ancient towns. Indulge in a Chinese feast provided by one of Chengdu’s renowned restaurants. Be enthralled at a Sichuanese opera performance.

The peak season in Chengdu runs from March through May. We recommend you reserve your tickets to Chengdu several months in advance if you wish to travel during this busy part of the year. To find cheap hotels in Chengdu, consider travelling in the off-season (December through February) when weather conditions are not as sunny but crowds much smaller. Make sure to visit our Deals section to find flight deals to Chengdu throughout the year.

Flying from Portugal

Book your flights from Portugal to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways and enjoy fine dining and entertainment during your flight.

Major Airports in Portugal

In Lisbon, the capital city of Portugal, international flights depart from the Portela Airport (LIS). There are two passenger terminals; Terminal 1 is located in the main building and handles international flights and arrivals, and, to the south, Terminal 2 serves departures for domestic flights only. Parking is available next to Terminal 1 with a shuttle service operating between the two.

Flights from the Algarve region depart from Faro International Airport (FAO). This airport has a single terminal with a wide range of amenities including ATMs, currency exchange booth, and post office. Shops offer leather goods, sunglasses, and locally made handicrafts.

Airport Transportation in Portugal

The Aerobus service offers regular connections between Portela Airport and central points in the city. The bus to Portela Airport from Lisbon city centre takes about 20 minutes. There is no train to Portela Airport.

Getting a taxi to Faro Airport is the best option with the airport located approximately 4 km from Faro City Centre (10 minutes). Taxies in Faro are convenient and affordable, and have some of the lowest fares in the country.

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Interested in Chengdu? Consider Sofia

Book your flights to Sofia with Etihad Airways and enjoy a destination which is a thriving centre of heritage, sophistication, architecture, design and cosmopolitan values.

Plan Your Sofia Holiday

There are myriad reasons to travel to Sofia. Performance art and cinema are the two favourite artistic past times in Sofia. The historical ancestry is such that Sofia has the largest museum collections in Bulgaria, whether you are interested in natural history or sculpture, you will find it exhibited here. You can also enjoy sensory overload at the largest IMAX cinema in Europe or relax and soak up the atmosphere in one of the many recreational spaces.

The peak season in Sofia runs through July and August. Temperatures average 27 degrees centigrade and it is here that the parks and gardens are in full bloom. We advise booking your tickets to Sofia well in advance at this time. The city is also pleasant during the spring, April and May, and autumn, September and October, when the temperatures are cooler. This is the best time to find cheap hotels in Sofia as the winter can be bitterly cold. Please check our Deals section to find flight deals to Sofia all year round.

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