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 Kingdom of Bahrain

Book your flights from Bahrain to hundreds of destinations around the world with Etihad Airways and receive outstanding service from the time you make your booking until the end of your trip.

Major Airports in Bahrain

From Muharraq, an island in north Bahrain, you can take an international flight from the Bahrain International Airport (BAH). Bahrain Airport has the honour of being named the Best Airport in Middle East and has an award-winning duty free outlet. There is a wide variety of products in the shop, located between gates 14 and 15.

Bahrain Airport also offers you various options for an enjoyable dining experience on your way to the boarding gate. They have multiple outlets where food and beverages are available any hour of the day. Take the time to dine on fine cuisine or, if you are in a hurry, grab something from one of the international fast food chains.

Airport Transportation in Bahrain

In Bahrain, you can take a taxi to Bahrain Airport from the city centre in 10 to 15 minutes. There is also the option of a bus ride to Bahrain Airport. Although there is no train to Bahrain Airport, it can be reached by ferry.

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Interested in Colombo? Consider Wellington

Be sure to book your flights to Wellington with Etihad Airways to guarantee yourself a luxurious and relaxing flight. Once on the ground, immerse yourself in Wellington’s breath-taking scenery and interesting blend of cultures.

Plan Your Wellington Visit

The best time of year to travel to Wellington is from September to April when the bulk of the city’s cultural festivals take place. The city is filled with numerous attractions including museums, botanical gardens and picturesque mountain ranges. Wellington also features the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, where the first treaty between the native population and the British Empire was signed, as well as the Treaty House, the residence originally built for Wellington’s first British resident and his family. Wellington also features a thriving film and theatre scene for travellers seeking a bit of cultured diversion.

Etihad Airways offers various flight deals to Wellington throughout the year, though travellers may wish to book their tickets to Wellington between late spring and early fall to coincide with the best local festivals. If cultural celebration doesn’t appeal to you, it is fairly simple to find cheap hotels in Wellington during the off-season. The temperatures are fairly mild never dropping to less than zero degrees Celsius.

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Etihad Office in Kingdom of Bahrain

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
Seef Mall, P.O. Box 5177
+973 17519999
bahtkt@etihad.ae
0800 - 1800hrs Saturday - Thursday Friday closed

Etihad Office in Sri Lanka

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Level 26, East Tower, World Trade Centre
Colombo 01
+94 11 4766500
cmbtkt@etihad.ae
8.30 am-5 pm (Mon-Fri), 9 am-1 pm (Sat & public holidays)