Arriving in Washington

Book your flights to Washington with Etihad Airways and transport yourself into a world of fascinating history and exciting variety.

Plan Your Washington Holiday

Travel to Washington and experience a city steeped in history and moulded by modern ingenuity. Tour eminent Capitol Hill by day and experience the rush of the city’s music scene by night. Sample the dizzying variety of tantalizing and oft-experimental global cuisine in the city, or sit down to a hearty, traditional American meal in Old Town Alexandria. Take a stroll through historic Georgetown and visit the plethora of local shops and boutiques, or tour the reverently lit Washington monuments in the chill of night.

When you book your tickets to Washington, you can be certain of a holiday rife with adventure and excitement. The best time to take full advantage Washington’s innumerable attractions is between March and May, and again between September and December, when weather is mild and temperate. If you’re looking to visit the city on a budget, consider travelling in winter or summer for easy access to cheap hotels in Washington. No matter your plans, remember to check the Deals section of our website for all the best flight deals to Washington year-round.

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 Washington? Consider Lahore

Book your flights to Lahore with Etihad Airways and enjoy the streets teeming with a rich history and inspiring culture of this ancient capital of Pakistan.

Plan Your Lahore Holiday

An ancient city with incredible history, Lahore is a filled with spectacular attractions. The most visited sites are the various Mughal structures dating back hundreds of years. These include the Lahore Fort, Shalimar Gardens, the walled city and the Chauburji Gate. All magnificent examples of this city’s storied past. Lahore is home to numerous festivals throughout the year including the Basant Festival and its cavalcade of flying colours. Held every year in February, the Basant Festival includes an internationally famous kite flying competition and many people travel to Lahore for the event. It is highly recommended that you book your tickets to Lahore as early as possible if coming in February.

The prime time for tourist travel to this city is in the spring from February to April and then again in the autumn from mid September to mid November. Cheap hotels in Lahore can be found between July and the first part of September during the rainy season. Flight deals to Lahore can easily be found in the Deals section of the Etihad website.

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