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 Russia

Book your flights from Russia to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways and take advantage of our state-of-the-art facilities and impeccable service.

Major Airports in Russia

You can catch your international flight from the Moscow Domodedovo Airport (DME). It has five business lounges and its runways have room for more than 70 aircrafts to arrive and depart every hour. Vnukovo International Airport (VKO), which was used for military purposes, became a busy airport for civilians after World War II. The Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO) is located in the city of Khimki and has the capacity to handle 25 million travellers every year.

Airport Transportation in Russia

If you take the express train to Domodedovo Airport from Central Moscow, your journey time will be an impressive 45 minutes, while the regular trains take nearly 70 minutes.

You can take a taxi or a shuttle bus to Sheremetyevo Airport from the city centre to most terminals. The ride from Moscow city centre to Vnukovo Airport takes 35 minutes by the express train. Taking a bus to Vnukovo Airport from Moscow city can take longer as the ride can last anything from 15 minutes to an hour.

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Interested in Colombo? Consider Almaty

Take one of Etihad Airways’ flights to Almaty and discover a city of fountains and lakes. This city will surprise you with its modern character and natural landscapes that are so beautiful that they take your breath away.

Plan Your Almaty Holiday

Travel to Almaty and discover a world that for a long time remained hidden from the European traveller. In the Tengri Umai Gallery you'll find an amazing selection of Soviet and local artists’ work, in the Central State Museum you will learn the history of Kazakhstan, and in the exclusive Arasan Baths you will be able to balance your mind and body through either Turkish, Finnish, or Russian methods.

If you purchase tickets to Almaty during the summer, you can explore the stunning Trans-Ili Alatau on horseback and refresh yourself in Alpine Lakes. If you take advantage of the off-peak season flight deals to Almaty, you can see these same areas under a beautiful blanket of snow and also enjoy winter sports. As this country has not yet been exposed to international tourism, it will be relatively easy to find cheap hotels in Almaty, except in the month of September, which is the busiest month of the year.

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