Arriving in 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.

Flying from Saudi Arabia

Book your flights from Saudi Arabia to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways and travel in multi award-winning luxury on the most advanced aircraft available.

Major Airports in Saudi Arabia

For travel from Riyadh, the major airport is King Khalid International Airport (RUH). This is a huge airport; it serves over 13 million passengers a year and has an attached VIP terminal.

When flying out of Dammam, the closest airport is King Fahd International Airport (DMM). This is the largest airport in terms of area in the world, though it serves a relatively small number of passengers by comparison.

Airport Transportation in Saudi Arabia

Taxis to King Khalid International Airport are available throughout the city. Authorised taxis carry the airport logo and it is compulsory that they have meters. There are no buses to the King Khalid International Airport, but it is possible to get shuttles to and from nearby hotels.

Buses to King Fahd International Airport travel from all nearby cities and the fares are reasonable. Taxis to King Fahd International Airport are also available and take about 60 minutes from the centre of Dammam. At present there is no train service to either of the airports.

Our Routes

Interested in Melbourne? Consider Peshawar

Book your flights to Peshawar with Etihad Airways and be prepared to witness a culture that remains true to its origins dating back thousands of years.

Plan Your Peshawar Holiday

Peshawar has been a trade centre of the frontier area of Pakistan for thousands of years and is still the largest trade centre in the area. Its numerous open air bazaars transport you back to the days of the early nomadic tribes who wandered over the Khyber Pass in search of trade and commerce. The ancient structures that populate this historical city tell of its intriguing past.

The winter in this area of Pakistan can get quite cold, so if visiting then be sure to bring some additional and warm clothing. It is, however, an excellent time to find cheap hotels in Peshawar. If you wish to travel to Peshawar in the summer months between May and September, buy your tickets early as it is peak season for tourists. You can always find great flight deals to Peshawar at any time of the year with Etihad Airways’ fantastic Deals section with just a click of your mouse. 

Recently flown routes