Arriving in Colombo

Schedule your flights to Colombo with Etihad Airways and take a trip to a varied, multicultural city with an interesting history of different sovereign nations until Sri Lanka’s independence made it the financial centre of a new nation and it took on a personality of its own.

Plan Your Colombo Holiday

Travel to Colombo during the peak season of December to March if you want to be there for the best weather. It will be hot, but the lack of rain and humidity should make it pleasantly so rather than uncomfortable, and you should book your tickets to Colombo well in advance as this is the most popular time to visit the city. This is the best time for walking around the city and visiting museums and unique combinations of architecture from around the world. The fabulous elephant shows are also worth seeing.

Those looking for cheap hotels in Colombo may wish to consider a wetter holiday during the monsoon season when the city has far fewer local and international travellers. Whenever you are planning to travel be sure to check the popular Etihad Deals section for the best flight deals to Colombo all year round.

Flying from South Africa

Book your flights from South Africa to hundreds of countries around the globe and enjoy the world-class hospitality and unmatched luxury of Etihad Airways.

Major Airports in South Africa

There are two major airports in South Africa. The first is O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB), located just outside Johannesburg, the second is Cape Town International Airport (CPI), 12 miles from the city of Cape Town.

Airport Transportation in South Africa

Cape Town International Airport is easily accessible by rapid transit bus. You can also take a taxi to Cape Town International Airport as a quick alternative.

You can take the train to O. R. Tambo International Airport from Sandton Station in the heart of Johannesburg’s business district. There are also five public bus lines that run on a regular basis if you wish to take a bus to O. R. Tambo International Airport. Tambo International is a major hub of transportation to all of the surrounding towns and sights in South Africa. If you prefer, you can take a taxi to O.R. Tambo International Airport, there are several companies to choose from, each with friendly drivers looking to provide a good service.

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Interested in Colombo? Consider Gold Coast

It is now easier than ever to fly to the Gold Coast. All a person has to do is rely on Etihad Airways. From the time you book your flight until the pick up your bags, every step of the journey will be a pleasure.

Plan Your Holiday to the Gold Coast

Since the 1950s, the Gold Coast has been considered a favorite holiday playground for anyone who flies to Australia. The nation’s sixth biggest city is home to golden beaches, exciting theme parks, top of the line boutiques, deluxe spas, first-rate golf courses, award-winning restaurants, and colorful nightclubs. The Gold Coast is also home to a series of festivals every month. Visitors to the Gold Coast can feast their eyes on some of the most beautiful natural attractions on the planet by exploring a lush rainforest in a national park, or simply by whale-watching.

For those looking to have a little fun, you can enjoy some miniature golf, as well as a few wax museums once you fly to the Gold Coast. Visitors can also hop on an aqua-bus and go on a vivid tour of the city’s river and canals. In other words, you don’t even have to leave the city to get a taste of the Australian Outback. A tourist can also have a blast at any of the area’s theme parks, such as Dreamworld, Sea World, Movie World and Wet'n'Wild.

Any time of the year is ideal for booking flights to the Gold Coast. After all, tourism is the Number One industry in the region. In fact, there are more than 60 kilometers of sandy beach, 500 restaurants, 40 golf courses and five theme parks in the metropolis area. Just make sure that you book your flight to the Gold Coast in advance with Etihad Airways.

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Etihad Offices in South Africa

Johannesburg, South Africa
Four Commerce Square, 39 Rivonia Road (corner Helling)
Sandhurst, Sandton
P.O. Box 55598, Northlands 2116
0861-ETIHAD (within South Africa), +27-11-3439140 (from outside South Africa)
jnbtkt@etihad.ae
8:30am - 5pm (Mon to Fri) closed Sat,Sun & Public Holidays
Capetown
0861-384423 (Johannesburg)

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)