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 Saudi Arabia

Book your flights from Saudi Arabia to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways and travel in multi award-winning luxury on the most advanced aircraft available.

Major Airports in Saudi Arabia

For travel from Riyadh, the major airport is King Khalid International Airport (RUH). This is a huge airport; it serves over 13 million passengers a year and has an attached VIP terminal.

When flying out of Dammam, the closest airport is King Fahd International Airport (DMM). This is the largest airport in terms of area in the world, though it serves a relatively small number of passengers by comparison.

Airport Transportation in Saudi Arabia

Taxis to King Khalid International Airport are available throughout the city. Authorised taxis carry the airport logo and it is compulsory that they have meters. There are no buses to the King Khalid International Airport, but it is possible to get shuttles to and from nearby hotels.

Buses to King Fahd International Airport travel from all nearby cities and the fares are reasonable. Taxis to King Fahd International Airport are also available and take about 60 minutes from the centre of Dammam. At present there is no train service to either of the airports.

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Interested in Chengdu? Consider Milan

Book your flights to Milan with Etihad Airways to discover the enticing splendour of this Italian city which is a centre of art, fashion and ancient architecture.

Plan Your Milan Holiday

If you are enthusiastic about exploring the artistic face of this economic capital of Italy, then you have just the right reason to travel to Milan. You will definitely delight in the architectural marvels like the Biblioteca Ambrosiana which is a historic library and also houses an art gallery. You must also visit the Pirelli Tower, the highest Italian skyscraper to witness the unique coexistence of the ancient and the modern. It is recommended to book tickets to Milan well in advance to avoid the constant rush caused due to its regular fashion and cultural events.

Winters in Milan are chilly, but the city gets a new life during Christmas festivities and you can find plenty of cheap hotels in Milan. You must book your tickets in advance for the month of January if you are a bike-lover and want to witness hundreds of motorcyclists gather for the Befana Benefica charity procession. Flight deals to Milan are constantly available to you in the Etihad Airways deals section.

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