Arriving in Istanbul

Book your flights to Istanbul with Etihad Airways and journey to a land of spice and culture. Istanbul is one of the most historically important cities in the world; explore its epic history.

Plan Your Istanbul Holiday

Travel to Istanbul is akin to stepping into a time machine and going on a historical tour through the great empires of the past. You would come to Istanbul as Byzantium and then again as Constantinople and then yet again as the modern day Istanbul. The Roman Empire, The Ottoman Empire, the Byzantine Empire and the Latin Empire all called this beautiful city between the Sea of Marmara and the Black Sea their capital. An intricate part of the infamous Silk Road, this city has been draped in mystic and teeming with a meshing of cultures since 660 BC.

The summer sees a massive influx of tourists to Istanbul. If you are coming between July and September be sure to book your tickets to Istanbul as early as possible. Cheap hotels in Istanbul are easily found during the winter months as the temperature can drop to around freezing and the tourists stay home. Flight deals to Istanbul can be found in our Deals section.

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 Istanbul? Consider Brussels

Book your flights to Brussels with Etihad Airways and get ready to discover one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. After being lured in by the elegant squares and Baroque buildings, you’ll fall in love with the lively cultural life that you encounter while exploring this city.

Plan Your Brussels Holiday

There are thousands of reasons to travel to Brussels: unveil the history of evolution in the Museum of Natural Sciences, immerse yourself in a trip to the Magritte Museum, or laugh out loud in the Comic Strip Museum. This city, however, is much more than history and culture. Enjoy the musical interpretations of the National Orchestra of Belgium at the Bozar Theatre, relax in Woluwe Park, inhabited by swans and giant sequoia trees, or go shopping at the elegant retailers of Saint-Hubert, the first shopping mall in the world.

Etihad Airways Deals section offers you great flight deals to Brussels so that you can discover this amazing city. Before buying your tickets to Brussels, keep in mind that the best time to travel is from March to May and from September to October. You also can find cheap hotels in Brussels during these months.

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