Arriving in Riyadh

Book your flights to Riyadh and get ready to discover a way of life that it is truly unique to this part of the world and will leave you with memories that will last a lifetime.

Plan Your Riyadh Holiday

Those who are lucky enough to travel to Riyadh will experience first-hand the lifestyle and culture of the city that has maintained its traditional way of life and yet attained a cosmopolitan character. Experience the desert on a tour of the dunes or even take part in dune bashing, carried out in 4x4 SUVs. Visit the Al-Dir’iyyah, once the home of Saudi royalty with stunning surroundings or for something a little more modern, visit Kingdom Centre, an architecturally impressive skyscraper.

Riyadh experiences some very hot days during the summer months and some extremely cold nights during the winters. Book your tickets to Riyadh avoiding these times of year if possible. Cheap hotels in Riyadh, however, are easier to find during these quieter times of the year. To ensure you get the flight you want, we recommend booking in advance and don’t forget that quality flights deals to Riyadh can be found in the Deals section of our website.

Flying from Sri Lanka

You can take flights from Sri Lanka to many destinations around the world with Etihad Airways and enjoy the advantages of a high quality flying experience from the time you make your reservation until you arrive at your chosen destination.

Major Airports in Sri Lanka

Reserve your flights from Sri Lanka and fly from Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA). The airport is in the city of Hambantota and is 35km from the city of Colombo. Both Terminals 1 and 2 serve international passengers, while the third terminal operates exclusively for domestic services. As the main airport in Sri Lanka, Bandaranaike Airport has excellent road and rail links. Ratmalana International Airport (RML) also offers international flights from Colombo itself.

Airport Transportation in Sri Lanka

Trains to Bandaranaike Airport can be accessed using the Airport Express Rail, which runs directly from the centre of Colombo. You can catch a shuttle bus to Bandaranaike Airport from some hotels so be sure to enquire when you book. The extensive public bus system in Colombo does run to the airports, but you may prefer to hire a taxi to Bandaranaike Airport, which will take only 13 minutes from Colombo city centre via the new, high-speed Katunayake Expressway.

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Interested in Riyadh? Consider Erbil

Book your flights to Erbil with Etihad Airways and find yourself on the way to one of the world’s most ancient cultural and historical cities. Erbil offers an insight into its ancient traditions, while still providing the modern amenities and attractions that present day travellers desire.

Plan Your Erbil Visit

This ancient cultural destination has something to offer everyone, providing tourists with many attractions to entice them to travel to Ebril. History enthusiasts can find their way to the historic and famous Citadel of Erbil. The Kurdish Textile Museum offers beautiful, traditional and locally produced textiles for tourists to purchase. Minaret Park is one of the oldest archaeological and cultural wonders, and provides a marvellous insight into the local culture.

Autumn to spring, which include the mild winter months, are the best time to visit Erbil. You can find cheap hotels in Erbil right next to the Citadel in the off season summer months. If travelling in the peak season, you should aim to book your hotel and your tickets to Erbil in advance. Take advantage of the great flight deals to Erbil that Etihad has to offer, and make plans for an enjoyable and memorable holiday.

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