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 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 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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