Arriving in Colombo

Schedule your flights to Colombo with Etihad Airways and take a trip to a varied, multicultural city with an interesting history of different sovereign nations until Sri Lanka’s independence made it the financial centre of a new nation and it took on a personality of its own.

Plan Your Colombo Holiday

Travel to Colombo during the peak season of December to March if you want to be there for the best weather. It will be hot, but the lack of rain and humidity should make it pleasantly so rather than uncomfortable, and you should book your tickets to Colombo well in advance as this is the most popular time to visit the city. This is the best time for walking around the city and visiting museums and unique combinations of architecture from around the world. The fabulous elephant shows are also worth seeing.

Those looking for cheap hotels in Colombo may wish to consider a wetter holiday during the monsoon season when the city has far fewer local and international travellers. Whenever you are planning to travel be sure to check the popular Etihad Deals section for the best flight deals to Colombo all year round.

Flying from Kenya

Book your flights from Kenya with Etihad Airways today to literally hundreds of destinations around the globe. Enjoy our world-class service and travel in the style and splendour you have come to expect from Etihad.

Major Airports in Kenya

Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO), formerly named Nairobi International Airport, is the largest airport in Kenya and is located nine miles from Nairobi city centre. The terminal houses banking facilities, tour operators, and hotel booking operators. There is a full-service restaurant on the fifth floor of the main building and numerous cafes and shops throughout the airport.

Airport Transportation in Kenya

A rail link is currently being built to connect the airport to Nairobi city centre so soon it may be an option to take a train to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. You can currently chose to take a bus to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport as there are regularly scheduled routes daily from Nairobi city centre to the airport. If you prefer to have more space or a more luxurious ride you can take a taxi to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. This will obviously be a little more expensive and the journey will take about 20 minutes.

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Interested in Colombo? Consider Queenstown

Book your flights to Queenstown with Etihad Airways and prepare to enjoy a destination that provides breath-taking scenery and exciting outdoor sports in a truly cinematic landscape. Whatever your interests, Queenstown has an attraction to make your holiday experience unique and memorable.

Plan Your Queenstown Holiday

The list of reasons to travel to Queenstown is endless. Lovers of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit can see the location where the movie was filmed, while those who crave excitement can experience sky diving and skiing. In the warmer months, summer cruises and jet-ski excursions are attractive options. If you would prefer a more subdued holiday, there are many gorgeous hiking trails and some of the best scenic drives in the world.

Avid skiers should book tickets to Queenstown during the winter months; June to August. If you plan to visit Queenstown during this period, we recommend you book your tickets several months in advance. Cheap hotels in Queenstown are readily available during the off-peak months, when thinner tourist crowds allow for a much more peaceful holiday. Remember to take a look at what’s on offer in our Deals section to find the best flight deals to Queenstown.

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Etihad Office in Kenya

Nairobi, kenya
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Etihad Office in Sri Lanka

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Colombo 01
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