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 Austria

Book your flights from Austria to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways and travel in luxury, comfort, and tranquillity.

Major Airports in Austria

The main destination for international travel in Austria is the Vienna International Airport (VIE). The airport offers an integrated multi-level terminal for passengers and has received Olympic teams at both of the Austrian Winter Olympics. With amazing architecture, top restaurants, and all the latest fashions, this isn’t just an airport, it’s a destination. During the summer months, Vienna puts on Airport Glamour days, where travel meets fashion and travellers can visit style centres for makeovers, a catwalk, and cover shoot souvenirs.

Airport Transportation in Austria

Getting a train to Vienna International Airport couldn’t be easier. The City Airport Train runs from Wien Mitte station every half hour and takes only ten minutes. If you prefer to travel by bus to Vienna International Airport there are regional services that connect to all major transportation hubs in the surrounding area, making it quick and easy to get to the airport. For greater flexibility you can take a taxi to Vienna International Airport with many companies providing cheap, private transport at your convenience.

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Interested in Colombo? Consider Almaty

Take one of Etihad Airways’ flights to Almaty and discover a city of fountains and lakes. This city will surprise you with its modern character and natural landscapes that are so beautiful that they take your breath away.

Plan Your Almaty Holiday

Travel to Almaty and discover a world that for a long time remained hidden from the European traveller. In the Tengri Umai Gallery you'll find an amazing selection of Soviet and local artists’ work, in the Central State Museum you will learn the history of Kazakhstan, and in the exclusive Arasan Baths you will be able to balance your mind and body through either Turkish, Finnish, or Russian methods.

If you purchase tickets to Almaty during the summer, you can explore the stunning Trans-Ili Alatau on horseback and refresh yourself in Alpine Lakes. If you take advantage of the off-peak season flight deals to Almaty, you can see these same areas under a beautiful blanket of snow and also enjoy winter sports. As this country has not yet been exposed to international tourism, it will be relatively easy to find cheap hotels in Almaty, except in the month of September, which is the busiest month of the year.

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