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 Cape Town

Book your tickets to Cape Town with Etihad Airways and prepare to be mesmerized by the magnificent beauty of this jewel of South Africa. The warm and friendly people of this picturesque city by the sea are waiting to welcome you.

Plan Your Cape Town Holiday

Whether your ideal vacation consists of long and lazy days on the beach or heart pounding adventure, Cape Town is sure to meet your needs. The city boasts several world class beaches, lovely cafes along the shore, places to shop and peruse and vistas that will help you relax and unwind. For the more adventurous there is shark cage diving, sand boarding and mountain trekking that will surely get your adrenaline flowing.

Peak tourist season runs from October to April as the long and hot dry season envelopes the city. It is busiest during the months of December through January as tourist flock to the sun drenched beaches. Book your tickets to Cape Town early if coming then. Cheap hotels in Cape Town can be found more easily May through August. Flight deals to Cape Town can always be found at any time of year with Etihad Airway’s fantastic Deals section.

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