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 Italy

Book your flights from Italy to hundreds of destinations around the globe with Etihad Airways. Enjoy the world class aircraft and superior service that you would expect from a premium airline.

Major Airports in Italy

Named after Leonardo da Vinci, who first drew prototypes of winged flying machines as far back as 1488, the largest airport in Italy is Leonardo da Vinci – Fiumicino Airport (FCO). It is situated just 21 miles from the centre of Rome and welcomes over 37 million guests annually. Its four terminals are dotted with a wide array of shops and restaurants sure to please the most discerning traveller. The second largest airport is Milano Malpensa Airport (MXP), which is located 25 miles from the heart of fashion in Milan.

Airport Transportation in Italy

You can take the Leonardo Express train to Leonardo da Vinci – Fiumicino International Airport from Rome’s city centre in just 30 minutes. Or if you are travelling from Milan, you can take the Malpensa Express bus to Milano Malpensa Airport from downtown Milan in just 29 minutes. If you prefer, it is possible to take a taxi to Leonardo da Vinci Airport and travel on your own timetable.

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Interested in Chengdu? Consider Cardiff

Book your flights to Cardiff with Etihad Airways and soak in the ancient, traditional ambience infused with the contemporary elements.

Plan Your Cardiff Holiday

Cardiff city looks spectacular with its stunning buildings designed by expert architects. If you are interested in knowing all about the origin of this city, go straight to the National Museum. Sports lovers can attend exciting sporting events at the Millennium Centre. Do not miss a visit to the Cardiff Bay and Barrage or the Cardiff Centenary Walk to absorb the rich warmth of this Welsh city. Early spring is an ideal time to travel to Cardiff when beautiful, vibrant and colourful flowers appear in full bloom.

Peak season of visiting Cardiff is summer when the weather is just right to keep you warm, comfortable and happy. We recommend you book your tickets to Cardiff at least a couple of months earlier if you want to visit it during the pleasant summers. Weather conditions are quite moderate all year round and the advantage of arriving here any time else is that you can conveniently find cheap hotels in Cardiff. Availing the best flight deals to Cardiff is as simple as 1-2-3 on the Deals section of Etihad.

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