Arriving in Chengdu

Set amid forests and bodies of water, Chengdu is a miracle of historical preservation mixed with progressive planning. Book your flights to Chengdu with Etihad Airways and get ready to embark on an adventure into Chinese culture and excitement that few other cities in China can match.

Plan Your Chengdu Visit

There are countless reasons to travel to Chengdu. Marvel at the Leshan Giant Buddha, the world’s largest Buddha statue, cut directly into a wall of red rock. Wander through the Huanglong Scenic Area considered by some to be "A Fairyland on Earth.” Get lost in Chengdu history in one of its many ancient towns. Indulge in a Chinese feast provided by one of Chengdu’s renowned restaurants. Be enthralled at a Sichuanese opera performance.

The peak season in Chengdu runs from March through May. We recommend you reserve your tickets to Chengdu several months in advance if you wish to travel during this busy part of the year. To find cheap hotels in Chengdu, consider travelling in the off-season (December through February) when weather conditions are not as sunny but crowds much smaller. Make sure to visit our Deals section to find flight deals to Chengdu throughout the year.

Flying from Gambia

Enjoy a high quality service when you book your flights from Gambia with Etihad Airways. Make your trip a memorable one from the time you make your reservation until you arrive.

Major Airports in Gambia

Those wishing to take international flights from Gambia can do so from Banjul International Airport (BJL). This is the only international airport in Gambia and it is commonly referred to as Yundum International. In spite of it being a single terminal airport, Banjul Airport has a number of amenities available to travellers including a restaurant and a tourist help desk. There are also snack bars providing food and drink while you wait. Souvenir shops and duty free stores offer a resource for purchasing gifts.

Airport Transportation in Gambia

The airport is 24km Southwest of Banjul and can be reached by taxis, shuttles, and buses. A taxi to Banjul International Airport is available from various cities at a fixed price and can be booked in advance online. Another option is to take a mini-bus to Banjul International Airport as these vehicles charge their fares from one town to the next. There is no train to Banjul International Airport and the availability of private car hires is limited.

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Interested in Chengdu? Consider Samara

Book your flights to Samara with Etihad Airways and get ready to explore this picturesque and historically important city in a fantastic setting by the Volga River.

Plan Your Samara Holiday

When you travel to Samara you will find that with traditional Russian culture, history and beautiful scenery, this is an ideal holiday spot. Visit the secret location of Stalin’s bunker and the house where Lenin lived during his formative years. Spend an exciting Sunday afternoon perusing the stalls of the Kubychev Square market searching for the perfect souvenir or trinket to take home. Walk the embankment along the Volga River and enjoy the spectacular views before stopping at the Alabin Museum for a light lunch and a history lesson. The possibilities are endless.

The best time to visit is late spring to early autumn as the weather is perfect for sunning on the beach or exploring the countryside. Be sure to buy your tickets to Samara early if travelling in the summer. Cheap hotels in Samara are best looked for in the winter as there are not as many tourists around and the hotels compete for your business. Be sure to visit Etihad’s Deals section for flight deals to Samara.

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Etihad Office in China

Chengdu, China
Level 18
The Office Tower Shangri-La Centre
9 Binjiang Road (East), 610021
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