Arriving in Johannesburg

Book your flights to Johannesburg with Etihad Airways and set yourself on a journey to the heart of African splendour.

Plan Your Johannesburg Holiday

Your love for African adventure will surely find fulfilment if you travel to Johannesburg. This journey is also your window of opportunity to explore the historical foundation of South Africa. Tours into the Apartheid Museum and the historic downtown Johannesburg buildings are set to pique your interest and leave you wanting to learn more. The Cradle of Mankind and the Gold Reef City excursion are a good chance to do just that.

The best time to travel to Johannesburg is the beginning of February just after the busy and crowded school holidays of December and January. You can immerse yourself in the greatest dance festival of the south, FNB Dance Umbrella also held around this time. Tickets to Johannesburg around this time; like every other time of the year, are easy to come by. Cheap hotels in Johannesburg are bountiful approaching the end of January; it is advisable you book for around this time to avoid the crowds. Visit Etihad’s Deals section to get the best flight deals to Johannesburg when you want to travel.

Flying from United Kingdom

Book your flights from the United Kingdom to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways and enjoy the in-flight features that have made us one of the world’s favourite airlines.

Major Airports in the United Kingdom

In London, international flights arrive and depart from London Heathrow Airport (LHR). With the largest number of passengers of any airport in the United Kingdom, Heathrow is also the third busiest airport in the world and has five passenger terminals.

From Manchester, flights leave Manchester Airport (MAN), formerly referred to as Ringway Airport. The three passenger terminals have many duty free shops and restaurants, but travellers with more time can visit the Concorde Experience and see the famous supersonic passenger jet on a guided tour.

Airport Transportation in the United Kingdom

From London, you can take a train to Heathrow Airport in around 50 to 60 minutes. The Heathrow Express is the fastest method of travel, taking about 15 minutes from London Paddington station. You can also take a taxi to Heathrow Airport with a travel time of about one hour.

Travellers flying from Manchester can take a bus to Manchester Airport with variable travel times according to the route and the original destination.

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Interested in Johannesburg? Consider Syracuse

Book your flights to Syracuse with Etihad Airways and get ready to enjoy a city destination which prides itself on being the cultural and technological hub of New York State.

Plan Your Syracuse Visit

There are countless reasons to travel to Syracuse. The city is continually expanding its artistic and cultural repertoire with an impressive rota of shows, events, and festivals. It has outdoor spaces which are particularly beautiful at springtime. There are shopping boulevards and complexes, and specialist music, book, and art shops. For sport enthusiasts the city is home to a hockey, baseball, and football team.

The peak seasons in Syracuse are the spring months from mid-April to mid-May and from late August to early October when the temperatures average a pleasant 15-20 degrees Celsius. At these times reserve your tickets to Syracuse in advance. The summer period from June to August is also crowded but it can be overwhelmingly hot and humid. Syracuse is the fourth wettest city in the US and the winter can be very cold with normally sub-zero temperatures. To find cheap hotels in Syracuse travel at these off-peak times. Please check our Deals section to find flight deals to Syracuse all year round.

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