Arriving in Chengdu

Set amid forests and bodies of water, Chengdu is a miracle of historical preservation mixed with progressive planning. Book your flights to Chengdu with Etihad Airways and get ready to embark on an adventure into Chinese culture and excitement that few other cities in China can match.

Plan Your Chengdu Visit

There are countless reasons to travel to Chengdu. Marvel at the Leshan Giant Buddha, the world’s largest Buddha statue, cut directly into a wall of red rock. Wander through the Huanglong Scenic Area considered by some to be "A Fairyland on Earth.” Get lost in Chengdu history in one of its many ancient towns. Indulge in a Chinese feast provided by one of Chengdu’s renowned restaurants. Be enthralled at a Sichuanese opera performance.

The peak season in Chengdu runs from March through May. We recommend you reserve your tickets to Chengdu several months in advance if you wish to travel during this busy part of the year. To find cheap hotels in Chengdu, consider travelling in the off-season (December through February) when weather conditions are not as sunny but crowds much smaller. Make sure to visit our Deals section to find flight deals to Chengdu throughout the year.

Flying from Qatar

Book your flights from Qatar to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways and know that you will receive the best service, comfort and efficiency available from any airline company around the world.

Major Airports in Qatar

Doha International Airport (DOH) is the major international airport in Qatar, serving more than 18 million passengers each year with numbers increasing rapidly. This is mostly due to the perfection of its placement in the centre of most major air routes. It is undergoing constant improvement and refurbishments thanks to multi-million dollar investments and renovations happening all year-round, including the building of an entirely new, state of the art airport just two and a half miles from the current location.

Airport Transportation in Qatar

Taxis to Doha International Airport are the main and most popular way to travel to the airport and are available near the terminal and throughout the city itself with a journey time of around 40 minutes. There is also a limousine service to Doha International Airport that is available at varying prices, but offer additional comfort and privileges. Additionally, most local hotels will provide a coach shuttle bus to Doha Airport at a reasonable price. There is no train to Doha Airport. 

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Interested in Chengdu? Consider Durban

Book your flights to Durban with Etihad Airways. Once the ruling tourism destination in South Africa, the city is experiencing a renaissance and once again becoming the destination of choice for thousands of visitors every year.

Plan Your Durban Holiday

Miles and miles of beautiful beaches, world class tourist attractions, majestic natural wonders all combine to make Durban a solid vacation choice. The city boasts one of the largest aquariums in the world at uShanka Sea World and has a plethora of interactive activities for the thrill seeking traveller. Walk on the bottom of the ocean floor in one exhibit while another lets you stand in the middle of dozens of circling sharks. A fantastic botanical garden in existence since 1894 lets you see some of the rarest flowers in the world, some dating back to prehistoric times.

The weather in the summer here can be quite humid and the best time of year to visit is in the spring between April and July, book your tickets to Durban early as it gets fairly crowded. Cheap hotels in Durban can be found during the winter months as the crowds grow smaller. Flight deals to Durban are available with Etihad’s Deals section.

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