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 Russia

Book your flights from Russia to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways and take advantage of our state-of-the-art facilities and impeccable service.

Major Airports in Russia

You can catch your international flight from the Moscow Domodedovo Airport (DME). It has five business lounges and its runways have room for more than 70 aircrafts to arrive and depart every hour. Vnukovo International Airport (VKO), which was used for military purposes, became a busy airport for civilians after World War II. The Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO) is located in the city of Khimki and has the capacity to handle 25 million travellers every year.

Airport Transportation in Russia

If you take the express train to Domodedovo Airport from Central Moscow, your journey time will be an impressive 45 minutes, while the regular trains take nearly 70 minutes.

You can take a taxi or a shuttle bus to Sheremetyevo Airport from the city centre to most terminals. The ride from Moscow city centre to Vnukovo Airport takes 35 minutes by the express train. Taking a bus to Vnukovo Airport from Moscow city can take longer as the ride can last anything from 15 minutes to an hour.

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Interested in Colombo? Consider Sydney

Book your flights to Sydney with Etihad Airways and get ready to enjoy a destination where shopping, art, culture and entertainment are fused together in one of the most excitingly modern cities in the world.

Plan Your Sydney Holiday

There are countless reasons to travel to Sydney. With a plethora of internationally recognised art galleries and museums, the city is an art enthusiast’s dream destination. Complete with free outdoor shows, the Sydney Festival is the largest arts gathering in Australia. The summer in Sydney proliferates with music, film, and performance events that cater to all tastes. Travellers searching for relaxation and the great outdoors can enjoy the many beaches, national parks and green spaces that Sydney has to inspire you.

The peak season in Sydney runs from January to April and October to December, when the temperature is a steady 25 to 30 degrees Celsius. The city can get very crowded especially at festival time. Check the festival calendar and book your tickets to Sydney in advance. The best time to find cheap hotels in Sydney is from May to August, when the temperature averages to 10 degrees Celsius. Visit our Deals section to find the best flight deals to Sydney throughout the year.

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