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 Switzerland

Book your flights from Switzerland to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways and experience the best in airline service, from booking your reservation to arriving at your destination.

Major Airports in Switzerland

In Geneva, international flights depart from Genève-Aéroport (GVA). The main airport passenger terminal has exceptional restaurants, which include caviar specialists and four Swiss chocolate shops.

Flights depart Zurich from Zurich Airport (ZRH). The terminals host two large shopping and dining centres, with over 80 vendors between them. Zurich Airport is also the home of the Swiss Museum of Transport. It offers ground transportation via shuttle to and from the city centre.

Airport Transportation in Switzerland

The distance to Genève-Aéroport from city centre is approximately 4 km. Travellers can take a bus to Genève-Aéroport from one of seven routes, arriving every 8-15 minutes. A taxi to Genève-Aéroport can be hired from any of 60 locations throughout the city.

A train to Zurich Airport is available via Swiss Federal Railways, which runs throughout the day from 06:30 until 22:30. A taxi to Zurich Airport is available 24 hours per day from the dedicated travel provider, Airport Taxi, or limousines and minibuses can be hired from one of three firms.

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Interested in Chengdu? Consider Praslin Island

Book your flights to Praslin Island with Etihad Airways and prepare to experience one of the most popular and sought-after destinations in the world.

Plan Your Praslin Island Holiday

There are many reasons to travel to Praslin Island. It has some of the best beaches in the world and they all provide safe bathing. The coral reefs are the habitat of 900 different species of fish and there are snorkelling and diving trips from most of the island’s gorgeous beaches. This is the perfect hub for visiting other islands in the archipelago. These nearby islands are inhabited by some of the rarest flora and fauna in the world, many of them strictly protected.

In the Seychelles the heat is countered by steady sea breezes, temperatures average 29 degrees, and the ocean 27 degrees. Reserve your tickets to Praslin Island and start planning your holiday now. To find cheap hotels in Praslin Island travel during the cool monsoon of May to September or the November to March warm monsoon, April and October are the hand over periods between the rains. To be sure of the best offers visit our Deals section and find flight deals to Praslin island throughout the year.

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