Arriving in Colombo

Schedule your flights to Colombo with Etihad Airways and take a trip to a varied, multicultural city with an interesting history of different sovereign nations until Sri Lanka’s independence made it the financial centre of a new nation and it took on a personality of its own.

Plan Your Colombo Holiday

Travel to Colombo during the peak season of December to March if you want to be there for the best weather. It will be hot, but the lack of rain and humidity should make it pleasantly so rather than uncomfortable, and you should book your tickets to Colombo well in advance as this is the most popular time to visit the city. This is the best time for walking around the city and visiting museums and unique combinations of architecture from around the world. The fabulous elephant shows are also worth seeing.

Those looking for cheap hotels in Colombo may wish to consider a wetter holiday during the monsoon season when the city has far fewer local and international travellers. Whenever you are planning to travel be sure to check the popular Etihad Deals section for the best flight deals to Colombo all year round.

Flying from United States

You can book flights from the United States to a number of destinations with Etihad Airways and receive an incredible service from the time you make your reservation until you arrive back home.

Major Airports in the United States

From Queens, New York, travellers can take international flights from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). JFK Airport is the busiest airport in the country and one of the busiest in the world. There are 8 terminals at the airport where a variety of passengers from all over the world arrive and depart. You can also enjoy the numerous restaurants and shops available in the airport.

Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) has flights leaving Dulles, Virginia, and is 41.6 km from downtown Washington, D.C. It has a main terminal and two midfield terminal buildings.

Airport Transportation in the United States

You have the option to take a train to John F. Kennedy Airport from midtown Manhattan in 50 minutes. You can also take a taxi to John F. Kennedy Airport in about 30 minutes or travel by bus.

A bus to Washington Dulles Airport takes about 25 minutes from the centre of Washington. Travel time is about the same by taxi.

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Interested in Colombo? Consider Gladstone

From beach lounging to splurging in downtown shops to thrilling ocean adventures, Gladstone offers amazing experiences to all of its visitors. Book your flights to Gladstone with Etihad Airways and explore this Australian treasure.

Plan Your Gladstone Holiday

There are endless reasons to travel to Gladstone. Its gorgeous beaches offer relaxation as well as opportunities to surf, fish, and boat. Gladstone has top-notch shopping districts with everything from one-of-a-kind boutiques to high-end brand-name stores. The city offers vast choices for food, no matter what you are craving. Experience BAM (Beach Arts Music). This fun and free community event takes place the first Saturday of every month.

Gladstone’s peak season runs from November through March. Temperatures are perfect for water play, one of the city’s chief attractions. We recommend you reserve your tickets to Gladstone early if travelling during this period. To find cheap hotels in Gladstone, think about visiting in the cooler part of the year, April through October. The weather is still beautiful and ideal for walks in the national and city parks, shopping, and a myriad of other amusements. Don’t forget to visit our Deals section to find flight deals to Gladstone any time of year.

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