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 Russia

Book your flights from Russia to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways and take advantage of our state-of-the-art facilities and impeccable service.

Major Airports in Russia

You can catch your international flight from the Moscow Domodedovo Airport (DME). It has five business lounges and its runways have room for more than 70 aircrafts to arrive and depart every hour. Vnukovo International Airport (VKO), which was used for military purposes, became a busy airport for civilians after World War II. The Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO) is located in the city of Khimki and has the capacity to handle 25 million travellers every year.

Airport Transportation in Russia

If you take the express train to Domodedovo Airport from Central Moscow, your journey time will be an impressive 45 minutes, while the regular trains take nearly 70 minutes.

You can take a taxi or a shuttle bus to Sheremetyevo Airport from the city centre to most terminals. The ride from Moscow city centre to Vnukovo Airport takes 35 minutes by the express train. Taking a bus to Vnukovo Airport from Moscow city can take longer as the ride can last anything from 15 minutes to an hour.

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Interested in Colombo? Consider Emerald

Book your flights to Emerald with Etihad Airways for a wonderful holiday that begins right from the moment you take off. A mix of natural beauty and rich heritage, Emerald has something of interest for everyone.

Plan Your Emerald Holiday

The country town offers many attractions that would entice tourists to travel to Emerald. The Gemfields are a short distance from Emerald and, being one of the world’s largest sapphire fields, is a popular stop for visitors to Emerald. The Emerald Station building is one of the most beautiful buildings in the Central Highlands. With an entry arch decorated with intricate iron work, the Station Building is a tourist spot that is not to be missed.

Emerald welcomes tourists throughout the year. It is recommended to book your tickets to Emerald in advance to ensure that you get your preferred holiday dates. August is one of the best months to visit Emerald and partake in the Central Highland Multicultural Festival. Given its large tourist population, Emerald offers many options for accommodation and finding cheap hotels in Emerald is not difficult. Be sure to visit the Etihad Airways Deals section to find some great flights deals to Emerald.

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