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 Netherlands

Book your flights from The Netherlands to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways and enjoy the luxury that sets us above the rest.

Major Airports in The Netherlands

The Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) is the main international airport in The Netherlands. The airport is designed with one large terminal that splits into 3 different departure halls. This magnificent airport provides travellers with plenty to do while they await their flight. There are large shopping centres including Schiphol Plaza located just before customs. Rijksmuseum has an annex available in the airport and features a mix of both classical and contemporary masterpieces.

Airport Transportation in The Netherlands

Taking a train to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is convenient with the Schiphol Station located right below the airport. It is just a quick 15 minute ride from the heart of Amsterdam and there are night trains available. If you prefer taking a bus to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, the Zuidtangent offers express bus services to the airport. For travellers in a hurry, and who may prefer not to wait for scheduled buses and trains, you can take a taxi to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol which is just 20 minutes southwest of Amsterdam.

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Interested in Colombo? Consider Melbourne

Book your flights to Melbourne with Etihad Airways and enjoy this destination where outdoor living and excellent shopping form a busy yet relaxed destination. There’s plenty of culture in Melbourne alongside modern art and performance.

Plan Your Melbourne Holiday

There is certainly plenty to see and do when you travel to Melbourne, as well as the chance to sit back and relax. Just outside the city is the Phillip Island Penguin Parade, an afternoon attraction where you can see penguins walk down to the beach and even walk amongst them. Nature is never far away in this green city.

Melbourne’s summer runs from December to February, when temperatures rise and the city is warm. Melbourne can also be enjoyed in the spring and autumn, as leaves on the park trees change colour beautifully. Reserve your tickets to Melbourne with the weather in mind, as swimming in the sea is best in the summer. Finding cheap hotels in Melbourne will not be a problem, due to the many types of accommodation on offer in the city and suburbs. Flight deals to Melbourne are available throughout the year, so be sure to check our Deals section before confirming your holiday.

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Etihad Office in Netherlands

Amsterdam, Netherlands
APG Nederland
Flamingoweg 9, room 280
1118 EE Schiphol
+31 20 316 1955
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Etihad Office in Sri Lanka

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Level 26, East Tower, World Trade Centre
Colombo 01
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