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 Uganda

Book your flights from Uganda to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways and redefine your understanding of luxury in air travel. Our state-of-the-art airliners and world-renowned level of customer service will ensure that your vacation begins from the moment you set foot on the plane.

Major Airports in Uganda

There are 46 airports in Uganda, but only 5 feature paved runways. The primary airport for international travel is Entebbe International Airport (EBB), which was built in 1928 and was originally used by English RAF Reconnaissance biplanes. Since that time, Entebbe International Airport has grown considerably, servicing over 1.2 million international travellers each year.

Airport Transportation in Uganda

Entebbe International Airport is located on the shores of Lake Victoria, one of the African Great Lakes, and is approximately 41km southwest of Kampala, Uganda’s capital and largest city. While there is not a bus to Entebbe International Airport, there is a good selection of taxis available. We recommend obtaining a ‘Special Hire’ taxi to Entebbe International Airport, which can get you to there, from Kampala, in just under 45 minutes. There is currently no train to Entebbe International Airport.

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Interested in Colombo? Consider Rockhampton

Book your flights to Rockhampton and prepare to discover the beauty of Australia’s vistas and culture from bull riding to art and music performances.

Plan Your Rockhampton Visit

There are numerous attractions and countless reasons to travel to Rockhampton. So whether you are a fan of exciting cattle ranches or the cultural history of the aboriginals and European settlers, you will have plenty to do. For fauna and flora enthusiasts there is the Rockhampton Zoo and the Botanic Gardens, which are worth a visit. Alternatively, you can head to the Archer Park Rail Museum for a taste of the city’s rail transport history. You can also learn about the Aboriginal heritage of the city at the Dreamtime Cultural Centre before enjoying the nightlife and music at one of the local restaurants.

There is plenty to do in Rockhampton all year round, but the best time to visit is in the months of April, May, and October when the weather is most pleasant. As this is peak season, booking your tickets to Rockhampton in advance is highly recommended. Travel during the off-season and you will find some great cheap hotels in Rockhampton. Look through our Deals section for flight deals to Rockhampton.

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Etihad Office in Sri Lanka

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Level 26, East Tower, World Trade Centre
Colombo 01
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