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 Portugal

Book your flights from Portugal to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways and enjoy fine dining and entertainment during your flight.

Major Airports in Portugal

In Lisbon, the capital city of Portugal, international flights depart from the Portela Airport (LIS). There are two passenger terminals; Terminal 1 is located in the main building and handles international flights and arrivals, and, to the south, Terminal 2 serves departures for domestic flights only. Parking is available next to Terminal 1 with a shuttle service operating between the two.

Flights from the Algarve region depart from Faro International Airport (FAO). This airport has a single terminal with a wide range of amenities including ATMs, currency exchange booth, and post office. Shops offer leather goods, sunglasses, and locally made handicrafts.

Airport Transportation in Portugal

The Aerobus service offers regular connections between Portela Airport and central points in the city. The bus to Portela Airport from Lisbon city centre takes about 20 minutes. There is no train to Portela Airport.

Getting a taxi to Faro Airport is the best option with the airport located approximately 4 km from Faro City Centre (10 minutes). Taxies in Faro are convenient and affordable, and have some of the lowest fares in the country.

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Interested in Chengdu? Consider Dublin

Book your flights to Dublin with Etihad Airways and prepare for an experience unlike any other.

Plan Your Dublin Visit

Travel to Dublin and immerse yourself in the Irish culture and history. Just walking round the city you will discover significant landmarks, from the Ha’Penny Bridge and Samuel Beckett Bridge, both with beautiful views over the Liffey River, to the Famine Memorial and Garden of Remembrance. The city is also home to the Chester Beatty Library, with its astounding collection of rare books, scrolls, miniatures, and manuscripts. You can also visit the historic Abbey Theatre, still home to the National Theatre of Ireland where the famous Irish playwright Sean O’Casey, and famous Irish poet W.B. Yeats made their debut.

The Irish climate can be unpredictable, with the spring and autumn seasons often wet and variable. The best time to visit Dublin is during the summer months when it is warmer and everything is in full bloom. Book your tickets to Dublin in advance to take advantage of the best offers. Planning your visit during the off season allows you to find cheaper hotels. Visit the Deals section on our website for the best flight deals for travel to Dublin.

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