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 Switzerland

Book your flights from Switzerland to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways and experience the best in airline service, from booking your reservation to arriving at your destination.

Major Airports in Switzerland

In Geneva, international flights depart from Genève-Aéroport (GVA). The main airport passenger terminal has exceptional restaurants, which include caviar specialists and four Swiss chocolate shops.

Flights depart Zurich from Zurich Airport (ZRH). The terminals host two large shopping and dining centres, with over 80 vendors between them. Zurich Airport is also the home of the Swiss Museum of Transport. It offers ground transportation via shuttle to and from the city centre.

Airport Transportation in Switzerland

The distance to Genève-Aéroport from city centre is approximately 4 km. Travellers can take a bus to Genève-Aéroport from one of seven routes, arriving every 8-15 minutes. A taxi to Genève-Aéroport can be hired from any of 60 locations throughout the city.

A train to Zurich Airport is available via Swiss Federal Railways, which runs throughout the day from 06:30 until 22:30. A taxi to Zurich Airport is available 24 hours per day from the dedicated travel provider, Airport Taxi, or limousines and minibuses can be hired from one of three firms.

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Interested in Chengdu? Consider Kigali

Book your flights to Kigali with Etihad Airways to enjoy an adventurous, exciting, and memorable holiday in this naturally spectacular city. The friendly and warm people exquisitely complement the beautiful surroundings.

Plan Your Kigali Holiday

Tourism flourishes in this beautiful town with its lush green ambience. Just walking through the streets totally transports you to another world. Wild life lovers from across the world come here to watch monkeys and gorillas in their natural habitat, just outside the town. Learn all about the past and present Kigali by joining one of the local tours. This historic journey will take you through the fast developing neighbourhoods and give you a glimpse of one the safest and cleanest cities in Rwanda.

Peak season to travel to Kigali is between the months of June and September when the temperature is pleasant and rainfall is minimal. If you are planning to travel to Kigali during this season, we recommend that you book your tickets to Kigali in advance. If you do not mind the rains, you can benefit from affordable, cheap hotels in Kigali. Visit our Deals section to find affordable flight deals to Kigali.

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