Arriving in Basrah

Book your flights to Basra with Etihad Airways and get ready to discover a mythical land where legend and fantasy go hand in hand. Located in the Arabian Gulf, the life of its inhabitants has always been linked to the sea, so it’s not strange that Sinbad legends are still alive in the areas surrounding its port.

Plan Your Basra Holiday

Travel to Basra and open the door to its past. Old Town is still impressive with its amber-brick buildings, openwork tracery windows, and its ancient mosques that remain as a sign of ancient splendour. Use the Shatt al-Arab River as your guide and you’ll see its most urban side at the Corniche al-Basora pier and its more traditional side in the neighbourhoods along the riverbanks.

If you decide to book tickets to Basra using Etihad’s Deals section, don't forget to go to Sinbad Island and explore its beautiful gardens in the middle of the river. With Etihad Airways you can find good flight deals to Basra, but remember that the best season to travel is during the fall and winter. Regarding accommodation, it won't be too difficult to find cheap hotels in Basra as tourism is still growing.

Flying from Sweden

Book your flights from Sweden to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways and enjoy all of the luxuries available on each of the flights we offer.

Major Airports in Sweden

The main airport for international travel is the Stockholm Arlanda Airport (ARN). This airport is the largest in Sweden and features four terminals. Once you arrive at the airport you may not want to leave after seeing the amazing Sky City. Featuring 35 stores, 33 restaurants, 3 hotels and even a pharmacy, the self-contained Sky City has everything a busy traveller needs before they catch their flight.

Airport Transportation in Sweden

The fastest way to travel is to take the Arlanda Express high speed train to Stockholm Arlanda Airport. With four trains leaving every hour it shouldn’t be long before you are on your way. For those trying to be a little more economical you can also take the bus to Stockholm Arlanda Airport. Both Swebus and Flygbussarna pick up from several locations in the surrounding area and can get you to your flight for a reasonable price. It is also easy to take a taxi to Stockholm Arlanda Airport with most major taxi companies offering a fixed fare rate.

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Interested in Basrah? Consider Jeddah

Book flights to Jeddah with Etihad Airways and get ready to explore a destination like no other. Filled with ancient wonder and modern comforts, Jeddah is a great place to visit.

Plan Your Jeddah Holiday

A great place for shopping or to just lay back and relax on the white sandy beaches, Jeddah is a wonderful vacation spot. Here, modern and cosmopolitan lifestyles meet ancient and traditional culture and one can truly admire the cultural melting-pot that is Jeddah.

The ideal months to travel to Jeddah are the winter months between October and March, when the sun gives some respite and the climate cools down. Getting tickets to the city in this season may be hard and booking your tickets to Jeddah in advance is recommended. Etihad Airways offers great flight deals to Jeddah, so you can afford to indulge in some of the delicious Arabic food and the numerous, amazing activities and attractions. You can find cheap hotels in Jeddah very easily, leaving you with fewer concerns as you spend your hours discovering the city and all its wonders. Its beauty makes Jeddah a true traveller’s delight.

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