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 Germany

Book your flights from Germany to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways and enjoy our incredible service to your chosen destination.

Major Airports in Germany

Germany is famous for its transport infrastructure and its airports are no different. Frankfurt International Airport (FRA) is the busiest airport in Germany and is the third most used airport in Europe. In 2012, almost 60 million passengers passed through its two terminals.

In the East of the country you can travel from Berlin Schönefeld Airport (SXF). The airport is scheduled to be merged with Berlin Brandenburg Airport and is situated just 18km southeast of the city centre of Berlin.

Airport Transportation in Germany

You can take a train to Frankfurt International Airport (FRA) from any train station in Germany. For a more private experience, most taxis operate a service to Frankfurt International Airport. You can also take a public bus to Berlin Schönefeld Airport, or if you prefer, it is possible to take a train to Berlin Schönefeld Airport. Finally, taxis to Berlin Schönefeld Airport are available but we advise that you pre-book.

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Interested in Chengdu? Consider Sofia

Book your flights to Sofia with Etihad Airways and enjoy a destination which is a thriving centre of heritage, sophistication, architecture, design and cosmopolitan values.

Plan Your Sofia Holiday

There are myriad reasons to travel to Sofia. Performance art and cinema are the two favourite artistic past times in Sofia. The historical ancestry is such that Sofia has the largest museum collections in Bulgaria, whether you are interested in natural history or sculpture, you will find it exhibited here. You can also enjoy sensory overload at the largest IMAX cinema in Europe or relax and soak up the atmosphere in one of the many recreational spaces.

The peak season in Sofia runs through July and August. Temperatures average 27 degrees centigrade and it is here that the parks and gardens are in full bloom. We advise booking your tickets to Sofia well in advance at this time. The city is also pleasant during the spring, April and May, and autumn, September and October, when the temperatures are cooler. This is the best time to find cheap hotels in Sofia as the winter can be bitterly cold. Please check our Deals section to find flight deals to Sofia all year round.

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