Arriving in Beirut

Book your flights to Beirut with Etihad Airways and discover the charms of the city that has come to be regarded as "the Switzerland of the Middle East." Beaches for relaxation, a lively nightlife, and the traces of the past are combined to form a single picture.

Plan Your Beirut Visit

To travel to Beirut is to plunge into ancient history: at the National Museum you can get a close look at Phoenician culture, in the Cilicia Museum you will learn about Armenian customs, and on Serail Hill you will find monuments inspired by Ottoman architecture. Beirut is not just about history, however, because it also has a myriad of bars, cafes, and pubs in Gemmayzeh.

Buying tickets to Beirut also will allow you to practice your swing on the golf courses, shop at the more than 200 stalls of its souk, and take a photo of the incredible Pigeons’ Rock, two huge rocks that emerge from the depths of the Mediterranean. If you decide to take advantage of the flight deals to Beirut during the summer, you also can enjoy the weekly One Big Sunday beach concerts. Make your reservations early to find cheap hotels in Beirut for these dates.

Flying from Saudi Arabia

Book your flights from Saudi Arabia to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways and travel in multi award-winning luxury on the most advanced aircraft available.

Major Airports in Saudi Arabia

For travel from Riyadh, the major airport is King Khalid International Airport (RUH). This is a huge airport; it serves over 13 million passengers a year and has an attached VIP terminal.

When flying out of Dammam, the closest airport is King Fahd International Airport (DMM). This is the largest airport in terms of area in the world, though it serves a relatively small number of passengers by comparison.

Airport Transportation in Saudi Arabia

Taxis to King Khalid International Airport are available throughout the city. Authorised taxis carry the airport logo and it is compulsory that they have meters. There are no buses to the King Khalid International Airport, but it is possible to get shuttles to and from nearby hotels.

Buses to King Fahd International Airport travel from all nearby cities and the fares are reasonable. Taxis to King Fahd International Airport are also available and take about 60 minutes from the centre of Dammam. At present there is no train service to either of the airports.

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Interested in Beirut? Consider Kuwait City

Book your flights to Kuwait City with Etihad Airways and be prepared to experience the blending of tradition and progress in a luxury setting.

Plan Your Kuwait City Holiday

There are many reasons to travel to Kuwait City. History buffs will find several different historical sites in Kuwait City and the beaches are well kept and offer stunning vistas of the Arabian Sea. A visit to the National Museum is also a must for any trip to this country. Visit Souk Mubarakiya or just meander through the safe and scenic streets, the options are limitless.

November to April is the peak time of year for tourists to visit here. The weather is somewhat cooler and average temperatures hover around 18 degrees Celsius. It is a good idea to buy your tickets to Kuwait City fairly early if you plan on attending in late February as the 25th and 26th are national holidays and it is quite busy. If you can stand the heat of an Arabian Desert summer you can always find cheap hotels in Kuwait City through the months of May to October. Don’t forget to visit our Deals section to find flight deals to Kuwait City.

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