Arriving in Basrah

Book your flights to Basra with Etihad Airways and get ready to discover a mythical land where legend and fantasy go hand in hand. Located in the Arabian Gulf, the life of its inhabitants has always been linked to the sea, so it’s not strange that Sinbad legends are still alive in the areas surrounding its port.

Plan Your Basra Holiday

Travel to Basra and open the door to its past. Old Town is still impressive with its amber-brick buildings, openwork tracery windows, and its ancient mosques that remain as a sign of ancient splendour. Use the Shatt al-Arab River as your guide and you’ll see its most urban side at the Corniche al-Basora pier and its more traditional side in the neighbourhoods along the riverbanks.

If you decide to book tickets to Basra using Etihad’s Deals section, don't forget to go to Sinbad Island and explore its beautiful gardens in the middle of the river. With Etihad Airways you can find good flight deals to Basra, but remember that the best season to travel is during the fall and winter. Regarding accommodation, it won't be too difficult to find cheap hotels in Basra as tourism is still growing.

Flying from United Arab Emirates

Book your flights from the United Arab Emirates and enjoy the perfect trip wherever you’re going. Etihad Airways is sure to exceed the expectations of even the most demanding of passengers, especially inside a luxurious Diamond First Class Suite.

Major Airports in the United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) has been awarded the honour of ‘Best Airport in the Middle East’ on numerous occasions, thanks to the friendly staff, gorgeous environment and luxurious services.

Dubai International Airport (DXB) is another impressive airport. The facility has four terminals, one of which being the longest in the world and it has the largest duty free in the world.

Airport Transportation in the United Arab Emirates

The bus to Abu Dhabi International Airport is number 901, has stops at all three terminals, and takes about 45 minutes. There are no trains to Abu Dhabi International Airport, but you can always take a taxi to Abu Dhabi Airport.

You can take a bus to Dubai International Airport, but the fastest and most economical option is to take a train to Dubai International Airport. Two train lines operate until 22:00. If you must travel last minute, simply take a taxi to Dubai International Airport.

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Interested in Basrah? Consider Abu Dhabi

Book your flights to Abu Dhabi with Etihad Airways and discover an ancient land that leads the way to the future while preserving proud traditions. With amazing shopping, ancient treasures, and exciting theme parks, there is something for everyone.

Plan Your Abu Dhabi Holiday

Travel to Abu Dhabi and witness a breathtaking city characterised by futuristic skyscrapers, historic palaces and captivating mosques. With tickets to Abu Dhabi you can appreciate the noble past at sites such as the palace of Qasr Al-Hosn and the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. After satisfying your cultural and historical interests, you can enjoy the many enticing and fascinating attractions. Go shopping at the Abu Dhabi Mall and the Fotouh Al Khair Centre, brave the fastest rollercoaster in the world, venture through the desert on a camel, surf the 3-metre-high waves in the Wadi Adventure water park, and relax on the beaches of Saadiyat and Corniche.

With flights to Abu Dhabi on Etihad Airways, it has never been easier to experience this jewel of The Middle East. If you travel in low season, from May to September, you will find cheap hotels in Abu Dhabi and enjoy some of the world’s most luxurious tourist resorts.

Abu Dhabi to Dubai in just 45 minutes

If you are travelling to Dubai from Abu Dhabi, getting there is quick and simple with our complimentary coach service available to all Etihad Airways guests. If you are flying Diamond First Class or Pearl Business Class, you can either use our luxury Etihad Express coaches or book a chauffeur to take you to Dubai, absolutely free.

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