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 Liberia

Book your flights from Liberia today with Etihad Airways. Etihad offers flights to destinations around the globe. Experience the opulent elegance of Etihad’s superior aircraft and the friendly and professional service that you expect from this brilliant airline.

Major Airports in Liberia

Roberts International Airport (ROB) is the main international airport in Liberia. Known locally as Robertsfield, the airport is around 56 km from Monrovia near Harbel. It served as an emergency landing location for the US Space Shuttle Program. It consists of one main terminal and amenities are fairly restricted at the current time.

Airport Transportation in Liberia

There is no train to Roberts International Airport. Train travel is virtually non-existent in the country. There is also no bus to Roberts International Airport. Local buses are available within the city but they do not make the 56 km trip to the airport. You cannot take a taxi to Roberts International Airport. Local taxis currently serve only the city centre. The only way to travel to and from the airport is to hire a personal car and driver. Make sure you hire a driver with a four-wheel drive vehicle if arriving during the rainy season.

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Interested in Colombo? Consider Auckland

Book your flights to Auckland with Etihad Airways and get set to enjoy a stunning natural landscape featuring volcanic sand beaches, mountains and massive canyons.

Plan Your Auckland Holiday

The diversity of Auckland’s topography makes the area an ideal location for the adventurous at heart. The region boasts 48 volcanic cones some of which are easily accessible to hikers and provide spectacular vista of the surrounding countryside and meandering coastline. Auckland also boasts its own rainforest and towering mountainous areas. You can explore the many different landscapes in a number of different ways including by kayak or waka, by hovercraft, by air or on foot allowing everyday to be a new and exciting adventure.

The busiest time of year to visit Auckland is between November and March. It is strongly recommended that you book your tickets to Auckland well in advance if travelling in the peak season. Cheap hotels in Auckland are also hard to find at this time of year and it is suggested that you consider travelling here between May and September. The weather is still very pleasant and the crowds are smaller. Flight deals to Auckland are available throughout the year with Etihad’s Deals section.

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Etihad Office in Sri Lanka

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Level 26, East Tower, World Trade Centre
Colombo 01
+94 11 4766500
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