Arriving in Astana

Book your flights to Astana with Etihad Airways and get ready to enjoy a blossoming young city rapidly developing into a hub of rich culture moulded by a complex and interesting history.

Plan Your Astana Holiday

There are many to reasons to travel to Astana. As the second biggest city in Kazakhstan, it retains a provincial feel about it, so those who do not like big cities will still enjoy Astana. As a new capital with billions being spent on modernization and expansion, it features an interesting mixture of modern and old Soviet architecture, as well as an emerging vibrant arts and culinary scene.

The peak season in Astana is from June to August when the weather is at its warmest. You are advised to book your tickets to Astana early on if you would like to travel during these months. For those who want to brave the Astanan winter and avoid the summer crowds, there are lots of cheap hotels in Astana during the winter time. To find the best flight deals to Astana regardless of the time of the year, have a look at our Deals section which has some incredible special offers just for you.

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 Astana? Consider Tokyo

Want to fly to Tokyo? There is no better way to do so than with Etihad Airways. It could not be any easier for a traveler to get a taste of one of the most vibrant cities in the world.

Plan Your Trip to Tokyo

Want to know why you should travel to Tokyo? From modern technology and skyscrapers to old fashioned culture and serene gardens, Tokyo is unmatched. Travelers with jet-lag can check out the world’s busiest fish market, the Tsukiji Fish Market, during the early hours of the morning. Have some fun watching sumo wrestlers stretch, stomp, and toss salt inside an arena. The Meiji Shrine can be found in a 200-acre park that is covered with 1,500-year-old cypress. Adventure seekers can always rent a bike and trek through the picturesque Yoyogi Park. For those who are just looking to kick back and take in the scenery, the Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden and its exquisite beauty is unmatched.

The Roppongi Hills complex is popular among tourists in Tokyo for its lovely garden, as well as its cinema, restaurants, coffee houses and fine shopping. The city area flaunts Louise Bourgeois's giant spider sculpture, Maman. A visitor to Tokyo can also go to the Mori Tower’s 52nd-floor observation deck to view the vast metropolis. A person can also check out the fine work collected at the Mori Art Museum. Find the best flights to Tokyo on our Deals section.

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Etihad Office in Sri Lanka

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Colombo 01
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Almaty, Kazakhstan
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50059
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