Arriving in Astana

Book your flights to Astana with Etihad Airways and get ready to enjoy a blossoming young city rapidly developing into a hub of rich culture moulded by a complex and interesting history.

Plan Your Astana Holiday

There are many to reasons to travel to Astana. As the second biggest city in Kazakhstan, it retains a provincial feel about it, so those who do not like big cities will still enjoy Astana. As a new capital with billions being spent on modernization and expansion, it features an interesting mixture of modern and old Soviet architecture, as well as an emerging vibrant arts and culinary scene.

The peak season in Astana is from June to August when the weather is at its warmest. You are advised to book your tickets to Astana early on if you would like to travel during these months. For those who want to brave the Astanan winter and avoid the summer crowds, there are lots of cheap hotels in Astana during the winter time. To find the best flight deals to Astana regardless of the time of the year, have a look at our Deals section which has some incredible special offers just for you.

Flying from New Zealand

Book your flights from New Zealand to destinations all over the world with Etihad Airways to experience an outstanding service that addresses your every need.

Major Airports in New Zealand

International flights from New Zealand are available from the country’s largest airport, Auckland Airport (AKL). There are two passenger terminals, the Domestic Terminal and the International Terminal, with free bus services in-between and passenger parking. Many services are available, including foreign exchange and banking, medical services, and shops and restaurants.

From Christchurch, international flights leave Christchurch International Airport (CHC). The airport has two terminals; one on the ground level and the new level 1 terminal. Take advantage of the duty free and restaurants while you wait.

Airport Transportation in New Zealand

From Auckland, you have the option of taking a bus to Auckland Airport, which takes approximately 40 minutes from the city centre. There is no train to Auckland Airport, but you can take a taxi if you prefer. During morning or evening rush hours, be sure to allow at least an hour for travel.

You can take a taxi to Christchurch Airport and take advantage of the Drop-Off Zone on the ground floor. The airport is 12km from Christchurch City centre.

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Interested in Astana? Consider Tokyo

Want to fly to Tokyo? There is no better way to do so than with Etihad Airways. It could not be any easier for a traveler to get a taste of one of the most vibrant cities in the world.

Plan Your Trip to Tokyo

Want to know why you should travel to Tokyo? From modern technology and skyscrapers to old fashioned culture and serene gardens, Tokyo is unmatched. Travelers with jet-lag can check out the world’s busiest fish market, the Tsukiji Fish Market, during the early hours of the morning. Have some fun watching sumo wrestlers stretch, stomp, and toss salt inside an arena. The Meiji Shrine can be found in a 200-acre park that is covered with 1,500-year-old cypress. Adventure seekers can always rent a bike and trek through the picturesque Yoyogi Park. For those who are just looking to kick back and take in the scenery, the Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden and its exquisite beauty is unmatched.

The Roppongi Hills complex is popular among tourists in Tokyo for its lovely garden, as well as its cinema, restaurants, coffee houses and fine shopping. The city area flaunts Louise Bourgeois's giant spider sculpture, Maman. A visitor to Tokyo can also go to the Mori Tower’s 52nd-floor observation deck to view the vast metropolis. A person can also check out the fine work collected at the Mori Art Museum. Find the best flights to Tokyo on our Deals section.

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Etihad Office in New Zealand

Auckland, New Zealand
Walshe Group
Level 6, 52 Swanson Street
+64 9977 2207
Monday??Friday: 09:00-17:00

Etihad Office in Kazakhstan

Almaty, Kazakhstan
240G, Furmanov Street, Business Centre CDC1
50059
01 floor
+7 727 3303000
alasales@etihad.ae
Monday-Friday: 09:00-17:30, Saturday: 13:00-18:00