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 France

Book your flights from France to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways and experience travelling in the finest comfort and luxury.

Major Airports in France

Paris’ main airport is the Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) and is located just outside of the city. Each of the three terminals are easily accessible by taxi, and for busy passengers, Terminal 1 even has access to a hair salon to get you ready on the go.

For those travelling from the Alps, the Lyon-Saint-Exupéry International Airport (LYS) has three terminals that can easily be walked to from the drop-and-go car park. The airport has two hotels available if you wish to stay nearby.

Airport Transportation in France

From the city centre in Paris it is easy to take a RATP bus to Charles de Gaulle Airport (65 minutes). For those who prefer a little more privacy, a taxi to Charles de Gaulle Airport is another option (45 minutes).

Travel by train to Lyon-Saint-Exupéry International Airport is convenient and economical, with the Lyon-Saint-Exupéry Station located right at the airport. The high-speed TGV trains arrive from multiple locations across France, so you can access the alpine airport with ease.

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Interested in Colombo? Consider Albury

Book your flights to Albury with Etihad Airways, leave your stress behind, and get ready to arrive at a natural paradise. The magnificence of the mountains and the calmness of the lakes create a beauty that really has to be seen to be appreciated.

Plan Your Albury Holiday

Travel to Albury and get closer to nature by visiting the Murray River and the Great Dividing Range that are exquisite to view. Apart from the golf course and the beautiful Botanical Gardens, Albury has a vast wilderness just waiting for you to explore it. You can climb up steep mountain trails, rent a bike and pedal over almost 40km of scenic roads, have a blast rafting down the river or simply watch hundreds of species of birds that live in the forests.

If you book tickets to Albury in December you can participate in the longest canoeing competition in the world, which runs 404km between Canton and Swan Hill. As this event attracts more than 6,000 participants annually, you should make your reservations early to find cheap hotels in Albury. With Etihad Airways you can find great flight deals to Albury using the Deals section of our website.

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