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 Lyon

Book your flights from Lyon to numerous worldwide destinations with Etihad Airways and enjoy luxurious in-flight meals and comfort as you travel.

Major Airports in Lyon

Lyon is served by Lyon–Saint Exupéry Airport (LYS) which used to be called Lyon Satolas Airport. The 2 runway airport lies approximately 20 km south east of Lyon city centre. The airport complex is made up of three separate terminals, all within easy walking distance of each other. The airport has comfortable facilities and was built to the stunning architectural design of the famous architect Santiago Calatrava.

Airport Transportation in Lyon

Lyon Airport benefits from a strong network of transport links making travelling to and from the terminal easy and convenient. Bus and coach links make it easy to take a bus to Lyon–Saint Exupéry Airport from the city. The rail network, TGV, provides a train to Lyon–Saint Exupéry Airport from the city in under 30 minutes.

In addition cabs and taxis are plentiful and can be pre-booked. Express links also provide rail journeys every 15 minutes from the city to the airport by means of fast trams. Over 6,000 parking spaces and several car hire operators add to the transport choices.

Choose Etihad Airways, the National Airline of the United Arab Emirates, for flights from Lyon to Chengdu on which you will be travelling in comfort and style. 

Etihad Office in China

Chengdu, China
Level 18
The Office Tower Shangri-La Centre
9 Binjiang Road (East), 610021
+86 28 66065172/66065173
ctutkt@etihad.ae
Monday - Friday 09:00-17:30