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Flights to Kabul in 2021

Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 7% potential price rise
Cheapest inSeptemberBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average price£736Average for round-trip flights in March 2021
Round-trip from£415From London to Kabul
One-way from£203One-way flight from London to Kabul

COVID Restrictions

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Can I fly to Kabul right now?

Yes, there are currently restrictions on flights to Kabul along with the rest of Afghanistan. Before you book or search for flights, consider the following restrictions: Afghanistan has suspended most international flights by Afghan airlines. All Ariana Afghan Airlines and Kam Air flights have been suspended except those to Dubai and Pakistan. All flights between Kabul and Herat have been suspended.. If you are looking to book a trip to Kabul and are outside of the restricted areas, please take the proper precautions and stay informed about travelling during COVID-19.

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Cheapest prices for Kabul flights by month

January
£708
February
£709
March
£712
April
£730
May
£704
June
£721
July
£734
August
£715
September
£682
October
£688
November
£692
December
£766
At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Kabul is currently September; with December being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to Kabul?

LON - KBL
Price
£682 - £872
KBL
Temperature
3 - 30 °C
KBL
Rainfall
0 - 39 mm
Flying to Kabul in September is usually considered the best time to fly. However, you will find other deals are always available year round. March sees the temperatures in Kabul peak to their warmest. February tends, on average, to see the most amount of rainfall.

When is the best time to book a flight to Kabul?

To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Kabul, you should look to book at least 55 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Kabul?

At the moment, Monday is the most economical day to take a flight to Kabul. Saturday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Kabul?

Flights in the morning are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Kabul. Flights in the evening are usually the most expensive.

How long is the flight to Kabul?

Flights to Kabul, Afghanistan from the United Kingdom range from about 10h-19h. If you’re flying out of London, you can expect your flight time to be on the shorter end of this range, while those flying from more northern areas with less available flights, such as Manchester or Edinburgh in Scotland, can expect a lengthier flight time. Your flight will also be affected by the number and length of stopovers along your journey.

Where can you get direct flights to Kabul from?

Unfortunately, there are no direct flights to Kabul from airports in the UK. You can, however, make your flying time as short as possible by booking flights with airlines that regularly fly into Kabul, such as Emirates, Turkish Airlines, PIA, and Air India. See if any of these airlines serves your city of departure’s airport and you will likely only have one stopover along the way, helping to shorten your time in the air.

How do you get from Kabul airport(s) to the city centre?

When you fly into Kabul, you’ll alight at Hamid Karzai International Airport (KBL), which is about 5km away from Kabul city centre. The best way to reach the city centre from the airport is by taxi, although foreign travellers should always travel in groups or with a local tour guide to assure their safety. Drivers will likely charge a larger fee if you try to negotiate with them yourself as a tourist, so hiring a reputable guide from a local company before you travel may be best, as they can arrange your transportation on your behalf.

What are some things to do in Kabul?

Kabul isn’t typically considered a popular holiday city, but many people travel there from the UK for business or personal reasons. While it’s always advisable to use extreme caution when travelling around such a conflicted region, travelling in groups and visiting well-known attractions can still be safe in Kabul. A visit to Kabul Museum will likely be an enlightening experience, as its immense and beautiful exhibits, distinct artifacts, and ornate architectural touches can help visitors understand the city and in its place in the world much better. A stroll through Babur’s Gardens will take you through one of Kabul’s most spacious and historic green spaces. Here you can enjoy acre after acre of gardens, a caravanserai welcome centre, and gardens surrounding Babur’s tomb. Ghazi Stadium is a great place to catch local sports matches, including football and traditional buzkashi, on a regular basis, for a fun afternoon out.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Kabul?

Yes, British citizens need a valid passport when travelling to Kabul, Afghanistan, with at least six months of validity left before your arrival date and will also need a visa in place before travelling. Be sure to contact the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in London for further details.

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