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 Italy

Book your flights from Italy to hundreds of destinations around the globe with Etihad Airways. Enjoy the world class aircraft and superior service that you would expect from a premium airline.

Major Airports in Italy

Named after Leonardo da Vinci, who first drew prototypes of winged flying machines as far back as 1488, the largest airport in Italy is Leonardo da Vinci – Fiumicino Airport (FCO). It is situated just 21 miles from the centre of Rome and welcomes over 37 million guests annually. Its four terminals are dotted with a wide array of shops and restaurants sure to please the most discerning traveller. The second largest airport is Milano Malpensa Airport (MXP), which is located 25 miles from the heart of fashion in Milan.

Airport Transportation in Italy

You can take the Leonardo Express train to Leonardo da Vinci – Fiumicino International Airport from Rome’s city centre in just 30 minutes. Or if you are travelling from Milan, you can take the Malpensa Express bus to Milano Malpensa Airport from downtown Milan in just 29 minutes. If you prefer, it is possible to take a taxi to Leonardo da Vinci Airport and travel on your own timetable.

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Interested in Chengdu? Consider Birmingham

Book your flights to Birmingham with Etihad Airways and discover one of the livelier and more entertaining cities in England. The city that awaits you has redesigned and renovated its old industrial buildings to make them into what are now chic and eye-catching shopping centres, museums, and art galleries.

Plan Your Birmingham Holiday

There are many reasons to travel to Birmingham, such as to discover the art of jewellery and metalworking in the Museum of the Jewellery Quarter and to revel in the works of Van Gogh, Rembrandt, and Rubens in the Barber Institute of Fine Arts. For speed lovers, Grand Prix Karting awaits. For romantics, a cruise through the canals is available.

With Etihad Airways’ Deals section, you can find great flight deals to Birmingham, but remember to book your trip for during the summer if you want to enjoy outdoor activities. If you purchase tickets to Birmingham for travel during the months from June to September, you can stroll through the elegant Victoria Square or go shopping in the Bull Ring, the largest shopping mall in the area. In addition, as the number of tourists is not extreme, finding cheap hotels in Birmingham is not incredibly difficult.

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