Arriving in Kathmandu

Book your flights to Kathmandu with Etihad Airways and journey into a fabled history in a beautiful land. A city cemented in our minds through song and literature.

Plan Your Kathmandu Holiday

Walking the famed streets of Kathmandu is like stepping through history. A journey down Freak Street reminds us of an iconic time in the 1960s. Just down the road in Durbar Square we are reminded of ancient kings who ruled Nepal and lived in the lavish royal palaces that form the borders of this architectural masterpiece. All of this is dwarfed by the stunning landscape which is dominated by the world tallest mountains including Mt. Everest, jewel of the Himalayas. Travel to Kathmandu should be on everyone’s list.

The tourist season peaks once in the spring and then again in the autumn with winter also increasing in popularity. Kathmandu is truly a destination for all seasons. If you travel during the spring and autumn it is recommended that you book your tickets to Kathmandu as early as possible. Cheap hotels in Kathmandu are easily found during the hot and rainy summer season. Flight deals can always be found with a quick visit to Etihad’s Deals section.

Flying from Saudi Arabia

Book your flights from Saudi Arabia to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways and travel in multi award-winning luxury on the most advanced aircraft available.

Major Airports in Saudi Arabia

For travel from Riyadh, the major airport is King Khalid International Airport (RUH). This is a huge airport; it serves over 13 million passengers a year and has an attached VIP terminal.

When flying out of Dammam, the closest airport is King Fahd International Airport (DMM). This is the largest airport in terms of area in the world, though it serves a relatively small number of passengers by comparison.

Airport Transportation in Saudi Arabia

Taxis to King Khalid International Airport are available throughout the city. Authorised taxis carry the airport logo and it is compulsory that they have meters. There are no buses to the King Khalid International Airport, but it is possible to get shuttles to and from nearby hotels.

Buses to King Fahd International Airport travel from all nearby cities and the fares are reasonable. Taxis to King Fahd International Airport are also available and take about 60 minutes from the centre of Dammam. At present there is no train service to either of the airports.

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Interested in Kathmandu? Consider Christchurch

Book your flights to Christchurch with Etihad Airways and take the stress out of air travel. Use your time in the air to rest, conserving your energy to embrace all that Christchurch has to offer.

Plan Your Christchurch Holiday

Travel to Christchurch and see how spectacular landscapes and temperate weather combine to make this city a nature-lover’s paradise. Nearly any outdoor activity you can think of is available; from sky diving to white-water rafting, paragliding to jet-boating, mountain biking, hot-air ballooning, fishing, golfing, cycling and rock climbing. The sheer number of attractions ensures you will barely have time to catch your breath. Fortunately Christchurch offers plenty of amenities for relaxation as well, including the Christchurch Botanic Gardens and three expansive beaches.

With numerous local festivals and celebrations taking place throughout the year, there’s never a bad time to visit the city. The best time to book your tickets to Christchurch is during the mild summer months between November and March. Bargain hunters looking for cheap hotels in Christchurch may want to adjust their vacation to align with the off-peak winter months. Remember to check the Deals section of our website for the best flight deals to Christchurch.

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