Arriving in Astana

Book your flights to Astana with Etihad Airways and get ready to enjoy a blossoming young city rapidly developing into a hub of rich culture moulded by a complex and interesting history.

Plan Your Astana Holiday

There are many to reasons to travel to Astana. As the second biggest city in Kazakhstan, it retains a provincial feel about it, so those who do not like big cities will still enjoy Astana. As a new capital with billions being spent on modernization and expansion, it features an interesting mixture of modern and old Soviet architecture, as well as an emerging vibrant arts and culinary scene.

The peak season in Astana is from June to August when the weather is at its warmest. You are advised to book your tickets to Astana early on if you would like to travel during these months. For those who want to brave the Astanan winter and avoid the summer crowds, there are lots of cheap hotels in Astana during the winter time. To find the best flight deals to Astana regardless of the time of the year, have a look at our Deals section which has some incredible special offers just for you.

Flying from Colombo

Book your flights from Colombo to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways and know that you will be entertained with all the latest interactive technology. With games, television shows and films, you won’t be short of things to do.

Major Airports in Colombo

Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) is the major airport in Colombo and is located 35 km north of the city. As the main hub airport for Sri Lanka it handles a large number of passengers. It is being redeveloped by local government, including the construction of an entirely new runway and the addition of a modern shopping mall and restaurants, as the popularity of Sri Lanka as a destination continues to rise.

Airport Transportation in Colombo

Buses to Bandaranaike International Airport are available every 15 minutes from the main bus station. These are operated by the airport itself. There is also public transportation from various points in the city. You can get a taxi to Bandaranaike International Airport, which are run by the airport’s own taxi service. Some of the taxis are air-conditioned and are available on request. There is no train to Bandaranaike International Airport but there is a station less than 1 km away from the airport.

Choose Etihad Airways, the National Airline of the United Arab Emirates, for flights from Colombo to Astana on which you will be travelling in comfort and style. 

Etihad Office in Sri Lanka

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Level 26, East Tower, World Trade Centre
Colombo 01
+94 11 4766500
cmbtkt@etihad.ae
8.30 am-5 pm (Mon-Fri), 9 am-1 pm (Sat & public holidays)

Etihad Office in Kazakhstan

Almaty, Kazakhstan
240G, Furmanov Street, Business Centre CDC1
50059
01 floor
+7 727 3303000
alasales@etihad.ae
Monday-Friday: 09:00-17:30, Saturday: 13:00-18:00