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 Switzerland

Book your flights from Switzerland to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways and experience the best in airline service, from booking your reservation to arriving at your destination.

Major Airports in Switzerland

In Geneva, international flights depart from Genève-Aéroport (GVA). The main airport passenger terminal has exceptional restaurants, which include caviar specialists and four Swiss chocolate shops.

Flights depart Zurich from Zurich Airport (ZRH). The terminals host two large shopping and dining centres, with over 80 vendors between them. Zurich Airport is also the home of the Swiss Museum of Transport. It offers ground transportation via shuttle to and from the city centre.

Airport Transportation in Switzerland

The distance to Genève-Aéroport from city centre is approximately 4 km. Travellers can take a bus to Genève-Aéroport from one of seven routes, arriving every 8-15 minutes. A taxi to Genève-Aéroport can be hired from any of 60 locations throughout the city.

A train to Zurich Airport is available via Swiss Federal Railways, which runs throughout the day from 06:30 until 22:30. A taxi to Zurich Airport is available 24 hours per day from the dedicated travel provider, Airport Taxi, or limousines and minibuses can be hired from one of three firms.

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Interested in Chengdu? Consider Bristol

Book your flights to Bristol with Etihad Airways and discover an exciting and unique city. Exceptional museums, streets filled with graffiti art, and sites that take you back through history await you.

Plan Your Bristol Holiday

There are many reasons to travel to Bristol: to cross the emblematic Clifton Suspension Bridge, to look through one of the oldest zoos in the world, or to go shopping in its elegant shopping malls. One of the main attractions, however, is its history. To take full advantage of your tickets to Bristol, visit the Georgian House, an evocative trip back to see the aristocratic customs of the 18th century, and board the SS Great Britain, one of the first transatlantic passenger ships where everything remains as it was in 1846.

Find flight deals to Bristol, using Etihad’s Deals section, during the spring and summer and take a ride on the steam locomotive that runs along the valleys of Avon and the gardens of Berkeley Castle, which dates back to the 12th century. Keep in mind that this is high-peak tourist season, so if you want to find cheap hotels in Bristol, you will have to plan ahead and make your reservations early.

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