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Flights to Kabul in 2024

Find the latest flights to Kabul in 2024, with up-to-date prices and availability. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 629,761 searches and data was last updated on 17 July 2024.

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Temperature and rainfall in Kabul by month

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If weather is an important factor for your trip to Kabul, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, July is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 25.0 C. Travellers hoping to avoid the cold should look outside of January, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around -1.0 C).

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

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight to Kabul. Price data was last updated on 12 July 2024.
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Kabul, you should look to book at least 60 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.
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When is the cheapest time to fly to Kabul?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return to Kabul. Price data was last updated on 14 July 2024.
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Users looking for the lowest fares to Kabul should consider flying on Sunday mornings, when prices are typically cheapest. Budget-minded travellers will want to avoid Tuesday at midday, when prices are usually at their highest.
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  • How long is the flight to Kabul?

    Flight times from Australia to Kabul, Afghanistan vary by the city you’re traveling from, as well as if you require connecting flights. In general, it takes 14h 41m to get from Sydney to Kabul, arriving at the Hamid Karzai International Airport; from Melbourne to Kabul takes slightly less time, averaging around 14h 25m. The shortest flight from an Australian city to Kabul can be found in Perth; it takes 13h 16 minutes, on average. Most flights from Sydney, Melbourne, and Perth require two to three connections, which will add more travel time. Delays and connections can always tack on extra travel time, so it’s always a good idea to anticipate longer travel times.

  • Where can you get direct flights to Kabul from?

    Kabul is not a city with direct flight options from any Australian city. The major airlines offering Kabul flight deals include Qantas, Emirates Airlines, FlyDubai, Cathay Pacific Airlines, Spicejet and Air India, as well as IndiGo, Kam Air, Jetstar, Air Asia, Malindo Air, and Malaysia Airlines. Common stop-over cities include Kuala Lampur, New Delhi, Dubai, and Singapore.

  • How do you get from the Hamid Karzai International Airport to the city centre?

    The Hamid Karzai International Airport is roughly 16 kilometers (9.9 miles) from the heart of downtown Kabul. The airport has undergone a wealth of upgrades and expansions over the years, including the creation of a new international terminal with free WiFi to make travel easier. Travellers can make arrangements for car services before their departure dates; taxis are also available in Parking C. It’s about a three-minute walk from the terminal to Parking C and a shuttle is available for added convenience.

  • What are some things to do in Kabul?

    Kabul is a vibrant and ancient city, rich in temples, ruins, and artefacts. From the Darul Aman Palace and the Tamini Fortress to the National Museum of Afghanistan, Babar Gardens and the Kabul Zoo, there’s always something to see. Wazir Akbar Hill, home to the giant Afghan flag that’s visible throughout the city, features street art, eateries and a public pool. Shah-Do Shamshira Mosque is one of the most photogenic houses of worship in the city, especially as the sun sets. More adventurous travellers can see the most breathtaking vistas from the Kabul Look Out, a local favourite, as well as the Kabul Wall; the latter requires a little hiking from Babar Gardens, but the panoramic view of the entire city makes it well worth the effort. Outside the city, the Paghman and Qargha dams are popular swimming and boating destinations, popular with families and tourists alike. Within the city limits, Ghazi National Stadium hosts football matches almost daily. The Kabul Bird Market features some of the city’s most exciting outdoor shopping; just about everything is for sale within the market, including fresh-made street food, spices, meats, and birds, popular throughout the country as pets.

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

    You need a visa to travel to Afghanistan; since 2015, visas are available upon arrival, but it’s best to do this before you travel, either at an Embassy or Consulate. Tourist visas are for a maximum of 30 days.

  • What does KBL mean?

    KBL stands for Kabul Khwaja Rawash Airport. Codes like this one are often called IATA codes, a set of identifiers established by IATA (International Air Transport Association) that is widely used by airlines and the aviation industry.

  • What airport do you fly into for flights to Kabul?

    Kabul Khwaja Rawash (KBL), located 5.6 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly into when you book flights to Kabul.

  • Can I find cheaper flights to Kabul if I am willing to have stopovers?

    Yes, flights with stopovers are often cheaper than direct flights. Keep an eye out for flight deals to Kabul on Cheapflights that require 1 or 2 stops for potential cost savings.

  • What is the best airline to fly to Kabul?

    Based on reviews from Cheapflights users, Emirates is rated the highest out of the airlines that fly to Kabul.

  • What is the cheapest airport to fly to in Kabul?

    Kabul Khwaja Rawash is currently the cheapest airport to fly to in Kabul. One-way flights to Kabul Khwaja Rawash typically cost $260, while return flights cost around $827.

  • How much is a return flight to Kabul?

    A return flight to Kabul will typically cost around $568, however they can be found for as little as $557.

  • Where does the fastest flight to Kabul depart from?

    For those looking to save time traveling to Kabul, Melbourne offers the quickest one-way flight (21 hours 15 minutes).

  • Are there hotels close to Kabul Khwaja Rawash?

    Yes. Kabul Khwaja Rawash has hotels nearby for those requiring accommodations. Orhan Apartment is the closest property to Kabul Khwaja Rawash (4.8 km away from Kabul Khwaja Rawash).

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