Arriving in Chengdu

Set amid forests and bodies of water, Chengdu is a miracle of historical preservation mixed with progressive planning. Book your flights to Chengdu with Etihad Airways and get ready to embark on an adventure into Chinese culture and excitement that few other cities in China can match.

Plan Your Chengdu Visit

There are countless reasons to travel to Chengdu. Marvel at the Leshan Giant Buddha, the world’s largest Buddha statue, cut directly into a wall of red rock. Wander through the Huanglong Scenic Area considered by some to be "A Fairyland on Earth.” Get lost in Chengdu history in one of its many ancient towns. Indulge in a Chinese feast provided by one of Chengdu’s renowned restaurants. Be enthralled at a Sichuanese opera performance.

The peak season in Chengdu runs from March through May. We recommend you reserve your tickets to Chengdu several months in advance if you wish to travel during this busy part of the year. To find cheap hotels in Chengdu, consider travelling in the off-season (December through February) when weather conditions are not as sunny but crowds much smaller. Make sure to visit our Deals section to find flight deals to Chengdu throughout the year.

Flying from Belgium

Enjoy an amazing service from start to finish when you book your flights from Belgium with Etihad Airways.

Major Airports in Belgium

Just eight miles from the city centre of Brussels is Brussels Zaventem Airport (BRU). There are many services available at the airport including a pharmacy, a travel shop, a hairdressers, restaurants and various shops.

Passengers can also board their flight from Belgium at the Brussels South Charleroi Airport (CRL). The airport is located 3 miles from Charleroi and is only 30 miles from Brussels city centre, boasting plenty of bars, restaurants, book shops and access to Wi-Fi in certain zones.

Air Transportation in Belgium

You can get a train to Brussels Zaventem Airport, taking just 17 minutes from Brussels city centre. A taxi to Brussels Zaventem Airport is another option and licensed taxis can be identified by their blue and yellow emblem. You can take a bus to Brussels Zaventem Airport as there is a bus station located in the airport, which provides direct shuttles to and from the city centre. This trip takes about 45 minutes.

You can access Brussels South Charleroi Airport easily by bus, taxi or train, each taking about 20 minutes.

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Interested in Chengdu? Consider Zürich

Book your flights to Zurich with Etihad Airways and get ready to enjoy a destination which offers art, history, and culture in equal measure.

Plan Your Zurich Holiday

There are countless reasons to travel to Zurich. You can go skiing in the winter months; the train will take you straight to Flumserberg ski resort, the biggest winter sports destination in the east of Switzerland. You can tour the city by bike or bus and explore Swiss history in the old town. You may want to relax on the promenade before enjoying one of the many cultural and historical museums, art galleries or monuments that this thriving, dynamic, and cosmopolitan city has waiting for you. Please check the diary; Zurich can get busy, especially on National Day, 1st August.

During the peak season, June to August, we recommend that you reserve your tickets to Zurich in advance. To find cheap hotels in Zurich and avoid the crowds, travel in April to May or September to October. The winter is cold and temperatures do drop below freezing so you will need to cover up well. Don’t forget to visit our Deals section to find flight deals to Zurich all year round.

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