Arriving in Basrah

Book your flights to Basra with Etihad Airways and get ready to discover a mythical land where legend and fantasy go hand in hand. Located in the Arabian Gulf, the life of its inhabitants has always been linked to the sea, so it’s not strange that Sinbad legends are still alive in the areas surrounding its port.

Plan Your Basra Holiday

Travel to Basra and open the door to its past. Old Town is still impressive with its amber-brick buildings, openwork tracery windows, and its ancient mosques that remain as a sign of ancient splendour. Use the Shatt al-Arab River as your guide and you’ll see its most urban side at the Corniche al-Basora pier and its more traditional side in the neighbourhoods along the riverbanks.

If you decide to book tickets to Basra using Etihad’s Deals section, don't forget to go to Sinbad Island and explore its beautiful gardens in the middle of the river. With Etihad Airways you can find good flight deals to Basra, but remember that the best season to travel is during the fall and winter. Regarding accommodation, it won't be too difficult to find cheap hotels in Basra as tourism is still growing.

Flying from Cardiff

Book your flights from Cardiff to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways and rest assured of first rate services in-flight with our state-of-the-art infrastructure coupled with unmatched hospitality.

Major Airports in Cardiff

Cardiff Airport (CWL) in Cardiff operates flights to and from over 60 destinations worldwide. This airport caters to over 1.9 million passengers a year through its single terminal. Facilities include comfortable waiting option at the Executive Lounge with amenities such as photocopier, telephone, fax, free Wi-Fi stations, wide screen television, beverages and snacks. Priority Pass is issued for frequent fliers using which they can access over 600 airport lounges across the world.

Airport Transportation in Cardiff

Though there are other routes to reach the Cardiff Airport by road, the journey via M4 is 16 km long. Taking a taxi to Cardiff Airport is a convenient option. There are several private operators to choose from. If you choose to take a bus to Cardiff Airport, then you have the options of a Cardiff Bus or EST Bus. The drop off and pick up points right in front of the terminal building. Besides, you can opt for a train to Cardiff Airport from the Rhoose Cardiff International Airport Railway Station.

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

Etihad Offices in United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom
Administration only - Room 1992, Terminal 4, Heathrow Airport
Hounslow, Middlesex TW6 3XZ
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Manchester Airport, United Kingdom
Manchester International Airport
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