Arriving in Sydney

Book your flights to Sydney with Etihad Airways and get ready to enjoy a destination where shopping, art, culture and entertainment are fused together in one of the most excitingly modern cities in the world.

Plan Your Sydney Holiday

There are countless reasons to travel to Sydney. With a plethora of internationally recognised art galleries and museums, the city is an art enthusiast’s dream destination. Complete with free outdoor shows, the Sydney Festival is the largest arts gathering in Australia. The summer in Sydney proliferates with music, film, and performance events that cater to all tastes. Travellers searching for relaxation and the great outdoors can enjoy the many beaches, national parks and green spaces that Sydney has to inspire you.

The peak season in Sydney runs from January to April and October to December, when the temperature is a steady 25 to 30 degrees Celsius. The city can get very crowded especially at festival time. Check the festival calendar and book your tickets to Sydney in advance. The best time to find cheap hotels in Sydney is from May to August, when the temperature averages to 10 degrees Celsius. Visit our Deals section to find the best flight deals to Sydney throughout the year.

Flying from Sri Lanka

You can take flights from Sri Lanka to many destinations around the world with Etihad Airways and enjoy the advantages of a high quality flying experience from the time you make your reservation until you arrive at your chosen destination.

Major Airports in Sri Lanka

Reserve your flights from Sri Lanka and fly from Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA). The airport is in the city of Hambantota and is 35km from the city of Colombo. Both Terminals 1 and 2 serve international passengers, while the third terminal operates exclusively for domestic services. As the main airport in Sri Lanka, Bandaranaike Airport has excellent road and rail links. Ratmalana International Airport (RML) also offers international flights from Colombo itself.

Airport Transportation in Sri Lanka

Trains to Bandaranaike Airport can be accessed using the Airport Express Rail, which runs directly from the centre of Colombo. You can catch a shuttle bus to Bandaranaike Airport from some hotels so be sure to enquire when you book. The extensive public bus system in Colombo does run to the airports, but you may prefer to hire a taxi to Bandaranaike Airport, which will take only 13 minutes from Colombo city centre via the new, high-speed Katunayake Expressway.

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Interested in Sydney? Consider New Delhi

If you are looking for flights to Delhi, let Etihad Airways take you there. Come to the capital of the Indian subcontinent and experience a city of unparalleled splendour.

Plan Your Delhi Holiday

If you are an art lover you need to travel to Delhi. India’s magnificent monuments and mausoleums will leave you breathless. Those looking for an authentic experience can enjoy the best street food in Delhi’s streets and tantalise their taste buds with a scrumptious assortment of spicy treats made the traditional way.

Book your tickets to Delhi to enjoy a spiritual journey and discover important religious centres such as the Nizamuddin Dargah which is a sacred Muslim site. Cheap hotels in Delhi can be found, especially if you choose to stay away from the city centre and consider guest houses in the outskirts. Remember that Etihad’s Deals section offers you savings as it’s filled with flight deals to Delhi regardless of the season. Enjoy thrilling safaris and end your Delhi holiday by attending one of the city’s many carnivals and festivals. These include Bhai Dooj which is usually celebrated in October or November and the famous Diwali also known as the festival of lights.

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