Arriving in Washington

Book your flights to Washington with Etihad Airways and transport yourself into a world of fascinating history and exciting variety.

Plan Your Washington Holiday

Travel to Washington and experience a city steeped in history and moulded by modern ingenuity. Tour eminent Capitol Hill by day and experience the rush of the city’s music scene by night. Sample the dizzying variety of tantalizing and oft-experimental global cuisine in the city, or sit down to a hearty, traditional American meal in Old Town Alexandria. Take a stroll through historic Georgetown and visit the plethora of local shops and boutiques, or tour the reverently lit Washington monuments in the chill of night.

When you book your tickets to Washington, you can be certain of a holiday rife with adventure and excitement. The best time to take full advantage Washington’s innumerable attractions is between March and May, and again between September and December, when weather is mild and temperate. If you’re looking to visit the city on a budget, consider travelling in winter or summer for easy access to cheap hotels in Washington. No matter your plans, remember to check the Deals section of our website for all the best flight deals to Washington year-round.

Flying from United Kingdom

Book your flights from the United Kingdom to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways and enjoy the in-flight features that have made us one of the world’s favourite airlines.

Major Airports in the United Kingdom

In London, international flights arrive and depart from London Heathrow Airport (LHR). With the largest number of passengers of any airport in the United Kingdom, Heathrow is also the third busiest airport in the world and has five passenger terminals.

From Manchester, flights leave Manchester Airport (MAN), formerly referred to as Ringway Airport. The three passenger terminals have many duty free shops and restaurants, but travellers with more time can visit the Concorde Experience and see the famous supersonic passenger jet on a guided tour.

Airport Transportation in the United Kingdom

From London, you can take a train to Heathrow Airport in around 50 to 60 minutes. The Heathrow Express is the fastest method of travel, taking about 15 minutes from London Paddington station. You can also take a taxi to Heathrow Airport with a travel time of about one hour.

Travellers flying from Manchester can take a bus to Manchester Airport with variable travel times according to the route and the original destination.

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Interested in Washington? Consider Lusaka

Book your flights to Lusaka with Etihad Airways and prepare for an exotic African adventure of contrast and lasting memories. Experience the hustle and bustle of a cityscape in the throes of development alongside great expanses of protected and preserved natural habitat.

Plan Your Lusaka Visit

Zambia is a fascinating destination; it is located in one of the more watery African regions with lakes, waterfalls and predictable rainfall. Lusaka still maintains its African appeal and gives access to a host of opportunities to experience native wildlife, either through excursions or specialist facilities like reptile parks. Museums tell of the intriguing history and culture of the city. The best months to travel to Lusaka are between June and October when the recent rains ensure a rich habitat.

Given the popularity of safari trips, we recommend that you book tickets to Lusaka early so as not to miss the season for wildlife watching. Finding cheap hotels in Lusaka is relatively easy as there are plenty to choose from. More specialist accommodation, such as safari camps, can be booked up quickly, so make arrangements early to avoid disappointment. Don’t forget to consult our Deals section to access the best flight deals to Lusaka.

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