Arriving in Lagos

Book your flights to Lagos with Etihad Airways and become entranced with the sights and sounds of Africa’s second fastest growing city.

Plan Your Lagos Holiday

Lagos is one of the largest cities in all of Africa and the Port of Lagos is one of the busiest in Africa as well. This is a city that is quickly becoming a sought after vacation destination with its modern infrastructure and plethora of ocean beaches along the Atlantic. Not far from the 5 star hotels that line the beaches are several entertaining and informative tourist attractions like the Nigerian National Museum and Iga Indungaran.

Like most West African countries, Nigeria experiences a dry summer season, shouldered by very wet seasons, it’s the winter dry season when the weather is at its most pleasant. The peak tourist season to travel to Lagos is between December and March, and it is best to buy your tickets to Lagos early if coming at this time of year. Cheap hotels in Lagos are easy to find from April to July, when the weather is warm, but the rain is heavy. Flight deals to Lagos can be found year round with our Deals section.

Flying from Sri Lanka

You can take flights from Sri Lanka to many destinations around the world with Etihad Airways and enjoy the advantages of a high quality flying experience from the time you make your reservation until you arrive at your chosen destination.

Major Airports in Sri Lanka

Reserve your flights from Sri Lanka and fly from Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA). The airport is in the city of Hambantota and is 35km from the city of Colombo. Both Terminals 1 and 2 serve international passengers, while the third terminal operates exclusively for domestic services. As the main airport in Sri Lanka, Bandaranaike Airport has excellent road and rail links. Ratmalana International Airport (RML) also offers international flights from Colombo itself.

Airport Transportation in Sri Lanka

Trains to Bandaranaike Airport can be accessed using the Airport Express Rail, which runs directly from the centre of Colombo. You can catch a shuttle bus to Bandaranaike Airport from some hotels so be sure to enquire when you book. The extensive public bus system in Colombo does run to the airports, but you may prefer to hire a taxi to Bandaranaike Airport, which will take only 13 minutes from Colombo city centre via the new, high-speed Katunayake Expressway.

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Interested in Lagos? Consider Matsuyama

Book your flights to Matsuyama with Etihad Airways and experience award winning service and comfort right from departure to arrival.

Plan Your Matsuyama Holiday

Travellers select Matsuyama as their travel destination for a variety of reasons. Outdoor enthusiasts flock to the six-hour bike tour across Shimanami Kaido, connecting Shikoku and Western Honshu. History lovers enjoy exploring Ishite-ji, the 51st of 88 temples along the Shikoku Pilgrimage. Adventure seekers enjoy taking a plunge into Dogo Onsen, one of Japan’s oldest natural hot springs. Festival lovers head to the region during August to enjoy the dance festival held in Yosakoi or Tokushima’s Awa Odori.

The best time to travel to Matsuyama is during the warm summer months and in particular during August when the most popular annually festivals are held. We recommend that you book your tickets to Matsuyama in advance if you plan to travel during the festival season. To find cheap hotels in Matsuyama during peak travel months, it is best to consider a variety of lodging types as well as to book well in advance of your anticipated travel dates. For the best flight deals to Matsuyama, be sure to review the Deals section of our website.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Ikoyi
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