Arriving in Kathmandu

Book your flights to Kathmandu with Etihad Airways and journey into a fabled history in a beautiful land. A city cemented in our minds through song and literature.

Plan Your Kathmandu Holiday

Walking the famed streets of Kathmandu is like stepping through history. A journey down Freak Street reminds us of an iconic time in the 1960s. Just down the road in Durbar Square we are reminded of ancient kings who ruled Nepal and lived in the lavish royal palaces that form the borders of this architectural masterpiece. All of this is dwarfed by the stunning landscape which is dominated by the world tallest mountains including Mt. Everest, jewel of the Himalayas. Travel to Kathmandu should be on everyone’s list.

The tourist season peaks once in the spring and then again in the autumn with winter also increasing in popularity. Kathmandu is truly a destination for all seasons. If you travel during the spring and autumn it is recommended that you book your tickets to Kathmandu as early as possible. Cheap hotels in Kathmandu are easily found during the hot and rainy summer season. Flight deals can always be found with a quick visit to Etihad’s Deals section.

Flying from New Zealand

Book your flights from New Zealand to destinations all over the world with Etihad Airways to experience an outstanding service that addresses your every need.

Major Airports in New Zealand

International flights from New Zealand are available from the country’s largest airport, Auckland Airport (AKL). There are two passenger terminals, the Domestic Terminal and the International Terminal, with free bus services in-between and passenger parking. Many services are available, including foreign exchange and banking, medical services, and shops and restaurants.

From Christchurch, international flights leave Christchurch International Airport (CHC). The airport has two terminals; one on the ground level and the new level 1 terminal. Take advantage of the duty free and restaurants while you wait.

Airport Transportation in New Zealand

From Auckland, you have the option of taking a bus to Auckland Airport, which takes approximately 40 minutes from the city centre. There is no train to Auckland Airport, but you can take a taxi if you prefer. During morning or evening rush hours, be sure to allow at least an hour for travel.

You can take a taxi to Christchurch Airport and take advantage of the Drop-Off Zone on the ground floor. The airport is 12km from Christchurch City centre.

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Interested in Kathmandu? Consider Sydney

Book your flights to Sydney with Etihad Airways and get ready to enjoy a destination where shopping, art, culture and entertainment are fused together in one of the most excitingly modern cities in the world.

Plan Your Sydney Holiday

There are countless reasons to travel to Sydney. With a plethora of internationally recognised art galleries and museums, the city is an art enthusiast’s dream destination. Complete with free outdoor shows, the Sydney Festival is the largest arts gathering in Australia. The summer in Sydney proliferates with music, film, and performance events that cater to all tastes. Travellers searching for relaxation and the great outdoors can enjoy the many beaches, national parks and green spaces that Sydney has to inspire you.

The peak season in Sydney runs from January to April and October to December, when the temperature is a steady 25 to 30 degrees Celsius. The city can get very crowded especially at festival time. Check the festival calendar and book your tickets to Sydney in advance. The best time to find cheap hotels in Sydney is from May to August, when the temperature averages to 10 degrees Celsius. Visit our Deals section to find the best flight deals to Sydney throughout the year.

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