Arriving in Nairobi

Plan your flights to Nairobi with Etihad Airways to enjoy the scenic landscape and well-kept wildlife sanctuaries that are home to a number of diverse wild animals. Also, take some time to enjoy and appreciate the rich history and culture of the city.

Plan Your Nairobi Holiday

Nairobi is famous for safaris, and tourism is increasing rapidly in this city as a result, with the emphasis on the summer months. Nairobi is a destination which can be enjoyed all year round, however, with plenty to attract visitors. Museums, religious buildings and the opportunity to sample the way of life in this African city all contribute to its popularity.

You can expect to find a good package if you want to travel to Nairobi in the months of June and July when the temperatures are moderate and the safari season is in full swing. We advise you to book your tickets to Nairobi as early as possible if you want to visit the city during the safari season. Cheap hotels in Nairobi are available during peak season but need to be booked well in advance. For information on flight deals to Nairobi please visit our Deals section.

Flying from Sri Lanka

You can take flights from Sri Lanka to many destinations around the world with Etihad Airways and enjoy the advantages of a high quality flying experience from the time you make your reservation until you arrive at your chosen destination.

Major Airports in Sri Lanka

Reserve your flights from Sri Lanka and fly from Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA). The airport is in the city of Hambantota and is 35km from the city of Colombo. Both Terminals 1 and 2 serve international passengers, while the third terminal operates exclusively for domestic services. As the main airport in Sri Lanka, Bandaranaike Airport has excellent road and rail links. Ratmalana International Airport (RML) also offers international flights from Colombo itself.

Airport Transportation in Sri Lanka

Trains to Bandaranaike Airport can be accessed using the Airport Express Rail, which runs directly from the centre of Colombo. You can catch a shuttle bus to Bandaranaike Airport from some hotels so be sure to enquire when you book. The extensive public bus system in Colombo does run to the airports, but you may prefer to hire a taxi to Bandaranaike Airport, which will take only 13 minutes from Colombo city centre via the new, high-speed Katunayake Expressway.

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Interested in Nairobi? Consider Freetown

Book your flights to Freetown with Etihad Airways and prepare to enter a world of unparalleled excitement. Freetown offers its visitors a wide range of activities that give you a true flavour of the African continent.

Plan Your Freetown Visit

There are countless reasons to travel to Freetown. The city’s culinary offerings are diverse and satisfying from traditional Sierra Leone dishes to samplings from around the world. Many restaurants fuse African and European elements for completely new and unforgettable creations. Delve into Sierra Leone’s transportation past with a visit to the National Railway Museum of Sierra Leone. Visit with the rescued apes at the Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary. Hike through the magnificent Outamba-Kilimi National Park and see the varied wildlife that live there.

The best month of the year to visit Freetown is November. We recommend you reserve your tickets to Freetown several months in advance if travelling during this month to avoid disappointment. To find cheap hotels in Freetown when crowds are fewer, consider travelling during the first two weeks of May, just after the end of the dry season and before the rainy season begins. Visit our Deals section to find flight deals to Freetown throughout the year.

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