Arriving in Johannesburg

Book your flights to Johannesburg with Etihad Airways and set yourself on a journey to the heart of African splendour.

Plan Your Johannesburg Holiday

Your love for African adventure will surely find fulfilment if you travel to Johannesburg. This journey is also your window of opportunity to explore the historical foundation of South Africa. Tours into the Apartheid Museum and the historic downtown Johannesburg buildings are set to pique your interest and leave you wanting to learn more. The Cradle of Mankind and the Gold Reef City excursion are a good chance to do just that.

The best time to travel to Johannesburg is the beginning of February just after the busy and crowded school holidays of December and January. You can immerse yourself in the greatest dance festival of the south, FNB Dance Umbrella also held around this time. Tickets to Johannesburg around this time; like every other time of the year, are easy to come by. Cheap hotels in Johannesburg are bountiful approaching the end of January; it is advisable you book for around this time to avoid the crowds. Visit Etihad’s Deals section to get the best flight deals to Johannesburg when you want to travel.

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 Johannesburg? Consider Bristol

Book your flights to Bristol with Etihad Airways and discover an exciting and unique city. Exceptional museums, streets filled with graffiti art, and sites that take you back through history await you.

Plan Your Bristol Holiday

There are many reasons to travel to Bristol: to cross the emblematic Clifton Suspension Bridge, to look through one of the oldest zoos in the world, or to go shopping in its elegant shopping malls. One of the main attractions, however, is its history. To take full advantage of your tickets to Bristol, visit the Georgian House, an evocative trip back to see the aristocratic customs of the 18th century, and board the SS Great Britain, one of the first transatlantic passenger ships where everything remains as it was in 1846.

Find flight deals to Bristol, using Etihad’s Deals section, during the spring and summer and take a ride on the steam locomotive that runs along the valleys of Avon and the gardens of Berkeley Castle, which dates back to the 12th century. Keep in mind that this is high-peak tourist season, so if you want to find cheap hotels in Bristol, you will have to plan ahead and make your reservations early.

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