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 Kuwait

Book your flights from Kuwait to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways. With Etihad you enjoy superior service and exceptional aircraft.

Major Airports in Kuwait

The only civilian airport in Kuwait is the Kuwait International Airport (KWI). It is situated 9.6 miles south of Kuwait City in Farwaniyah. Part of the airport is home to the Kuwait Air Force and the Kuwait Air Force Museum so if you find you are early to catch your flight be sure to visit the museum. The airport welcomes almost seven million visitors a year and a new terminal is currently under construction, planned to be open in 2016, to increase the airport’s capacity. The airport houses its own mall designed to resemble a wide body aircraft. The mall houses several high end shops and numerous places to eat.

Airport Transportation in Kuwait

There is no train to Kuwait International Airport. There is a bus to Kuwait International Airport which runs every 30 minutes from 5:30 am to 9:00 pm. It can be boarded at the city centre. You could also take a taxi to Kuwait International Airport if you need the extra storage space or want to cut down your travel time.

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Interested in Colombo? Consider Rockhampton

Book your flights to Rockhampton and prepare to discover the beauty of Australia’s vistas and culture from bull riding to art and music performances.

Plan Your Rockhampton Visit

There are numerous attractions and countless reasons to travel to Rockhampton. So whether you are a fan of exciting cattle ranches or the cultural history of the aboriginals and European settlers, you will have plenty to do. For fauna and flora enthusiasts there is the Rockhampton Zoo and the Botanic Gardens, which are worth a visit. Alternatively, you can head to the Archer Park Rail Museum for a taste of the city’s rail transport history. You can also learn about the Aboriginal heritage of the city at the Dreamtime Cultural Centre before enjoying the nightlife and music at one of the local restaurants.

There is plenty to do in Rockhampton all year round, but the best time to visit is in the months of April, May, and October when the weather is most pleasant. As this is peak season, booking your tickets to Rockhampton in advance is highly recommended. Travel during the off-season and you will find some great cheap hotels in Rockhampton. Look through our Deals section for flight deals to Rockhampton.

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Etihad Office in Kuwait

Kuwait, Kuwait
Burj Jassem
Al Soor Street, Al Mirqab
P.O.B 933 Souk Dakhili 15259
+965 22960090
kwitkt@etihad.ae
Sat-Thu: 09:00-18:00

Etihad Office in Sri Lanka

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Level 26, East Tower, World Trade Centre
Colombo 01
+94 11 4766500
cmbtkt@etihad.ae
8.30 am-5 pm (Mon-Fri), 9 am-1 pm (Sat & public holidays)