Arriving in Almaty

Take one of Etihad Airways’ flights to Almaty and discover a city of fountains and lakes. This city will surprise you with its modern character and natural landscapes that are so beautiful that they take your breath away.

Plan Your Almaty Holiday

Travel to Almaty and discover a world that for a long time remained hidden from the European traveller. In the Tengri Umai Gallery you'll find an amazing selection of Soviet and local artists’ work, in the Central State Museum you will learn the history of Kazakhstan, and in the exclusive Arasan Baths you will be able to balance your mind and body through either Turkish, Finnish, or Russian methods.

If you purchase tickets to Almaty during the summer, you can explore the stunning Trans-Ili Alatau on horseback and refresh yourself in Alpine Lakes. If you take advantage of the off-peak season flight deals to Almaty, you can see these same areas under a beautiful blanket of snow and also enjoy winter sports. As this country has not yet been exposed to international tourism, it will be relatively easy to find cheap hotels in Almaty, except in the month of September, which is the busiest month of the year.

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 Almaty? Consider Ko Samui

Reserve your flights to Ko Samui with Etihad Airways and get ready to travel to a thriving and colourful island during any time of the year.

Plan Your Ko Samui Holiday

When you travel to Ko Samui, you will always find something beautiful to appreciate or a new activity in the ocean to excite you. It certainly never gets boring in Ko Samui when there is gorgeous weather around you. Despite having a warm climate all year round, Ko Samui still has occasional showers that happen for about three hours before going back to a sunny day. This typically happens during the off-peak season in late July to September.

The peak season is from November to May, due to perfect weather and numerous tourists visit to enjoy the warm weather. However, the perfect tropical weather with calm oceanic breezes takes place during late December to March. If you desire to visit during ideal tropical weather, we suggest reserving your tickets to Ko Samui several months in advance to evade the crowds of tourists. Travel during the off-peak season to find cheap hotels in Ko Samui. Keep in mind to visit the Deals section to find flight deals to Ko Samui throughout the year.

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