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 Saudi Arabia

Book your flights from Saudi Arabia to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways and travel in multi award-winning luxury on the most advanced aircraft available.

Major Airports in Saudi Arabia

For travel from Riyadh, the major airport is King Khalid International Airport (RUH). This is a huge airport; it serves over 13 million passengers a year and has an attached VIP terminal.

When flying out of Dammam, the closest airport is King Fahd International Airport (DMM). This is the largest airport in terms of area in the world, though it serves a relatively small number of passengers by comparison.

Airport Transportation in Saudi Arabia

Taxis to King Khalid International Airport are available throughout the city. Authorised taxis carry the airport logo and it is compulsory that they have meters. There are no buses to the King Khalid International Airport, but it is possible to get shuttles to and from nearby hotels.

Buses to King Fahd International Airport travel from all nearby cities and the fares are reasonable. Taxis to King Fahd International Airport are also available and take about 60 minutes from the centre of Dammam. At present there is no train service to either of the airports.

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Interested in Astana? Consider Kota Kinabalu

Book your flights to Kota Kinabalu with Etihad Airways and discover one of the best cities in Malaysia. With the ancient traditions of Sabah and its lush natural surroundings, this city promises to provide an unforgettable experience.

Plan Your Kota Kinabalu Holiday

To travel to Kota Kinabalu is to be immersed in traditions and a popular reason to buy tickets to Kota Kinabalu is to see the lush natural environment that surrounds it. If you are the adventurous type, you can go river rafting down the Padas River, dive into the crystal clear waters of Borneo to swim among turtles and multi-coloured coral, or venture into the depths of the nearby rainforests that line the Klias River in search of the orangutans that live within its vast mangrove forest.

The best time for these adventures is from December to March, when it rains less and the temperatures are more pleasant. With Etihad Airways you can find great flight deals to Kota Kinabalu, and if you stray from the city centre, it’s easy to find cheap hotels in Kota Kinabalu.

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