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 South Africa

Book your flights from South Africa to hundreds of countries around the globe and enjoy the world-class hospitality and unmatched luxury of Etihad Airways.

Major Airports in South Africa

There are two major airports in South Africa. The first is O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB), located just outside Johannesburg, the second is Cape Town International Airport (CPI), 12 miles from the city of Cape Town.

Airport Transportation in South Africa

Cape Town International Airport is easily accessible by rapid transit bus. You can also take a taxi to Cape Town International Airport as a quick alternative.

You can take the train to O. R. Tambo International Airport from Sandton Station in the heart of Johannesburg’s business district. There are also five public bus lines that run on a regular basis if you wish to take a bus to O. R. Tambo International Airport. Tambo International is a major hub of transportation to all of the surrounding towns and sights in South Africa. If you prefer, you can take a taxi to O.R. Tambo International Airport, there are several companies to choose from, each with friendly drivers looking to provide a good service.

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Interested in Chengdu? Consider Stavanger

Book your flights to Stavanger with Etihad Airways and prepare for an exciting blend of natural pristine beauty, outdoor activities and delicious handmade chocolates.

Plan Your Stavanger Holiday

There are hundreds of reasons to travel to Stavanger. Outdoor lovers will be able to hike around some rocky yet amazing mountains and waterfalls. You can also rent a boat and enjoy a day of fishing in the calm waters. Take a peek at the Gladmat Food Festival in July for a wide range of creative, unusual yet delicious foods, and watch chefs cook right in front of you. If you want to go shopping, Stavanger city centre provides charming shops, outlets and boutiques.

The most popular season to visit is during the summer months when there are long periods of sunlight. Busy months also include January through April because it is the time for large snow sporting events throughout Norway. Reserve your tickets to Stavanger in advance if you plan to travel during the summer or to see a snow sporting event. In order to find cheap hotels in Stavanger, travel during the low season months from November to March. Check our Deals section for fantastic flight deals for Stavanger throughout the year.

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