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 France

Book your flights from France to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways and experience travelling in the finest comfort and luxury.

Major Airports in France

Paris’ main airport is the Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) and is located just outside of the city. Each of the three terminals are easily accessible by taxi, and for busy passengers, Terminal 1 even has access to a hair salon to get you ready on the go.

For those travelling from the Alps, the Lyon-Saint-Exupéry International Airport (LYS) has three terminals that can easily be walked to from the drop-and-go car park. The airport has two hotels available if you wish to stay nearby.

Airport Transportation in France

From the city centre in Paris it is easy to take a RATP bus to Charles de Gaulle Airport (65 minutes). For those who prefer a little more privacy, a taxi to Charles de Gaulle Airport is another option (45 minutes).

Travel by train to Lyon-Saint-Exupéry International Airport is convenient and economical, with the Lyon-Saint-Exupéry Station located right at the airport. The high-speed TGV trains arrive from multiple locations across France, so you can access the alpine airport with ease.

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Interested in Chengdu? Consider Bordeaux

Book your flights to Bordeaux with Etihad Airways and let yourself be seduced by the elegant charms of this city. Spectacular plazas, elaborate architecture and an inviting natural environment will welcome you.

Plan Your Bordeaux Holiday

There are innumerable reasons to travel to Bordeaux, including the opportunity to marvel at the grandeur of the Place de la Bourse, one of the most beautiful royal squares in the world, to admire the masterpieces of Rubens and Matisse at the Museum of Fine Arts, and to go shopping in the exclusive boutiques of Rue Sainte Catherine.

It would be a crime, however, if you bought tickets to Bordeaux and didn’t experience one of this city’s glorious sunsets. Take a tour of the enchanting vine-laden chateaux, climb to the top of the great Dune of Pilat, the tallest sand dune in Europe, and go back in time within the depths of Lascaux Cave, a veritable museum of prehistoric cave art. To enjoy these attractions to the fullest, you should take advantage of the flight deals to Bordeaux for the months from May to September, when the climate is ideal. To find cheap hotels in Bordeaux for this time, remember to book in advance.

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Etihad Office in China

Chengdu, China
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The Office Tower Shangri-La Centre
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