Cheap Flights to Kabul

Cheap Flights to Kabul Airport

Despite decades of conflict, Kabul remains a fascinating city that blends the old with the new. From its 2,000-year-old Buddhist statues to its stunning modern architecture, there's plenty to see and explore in Afghanistan's capital. 

Hamid Karzai International Airport (KBL) is located just 16 kilometres from Kabul's city center. Formerly known as Kabul International Airport, KBL is the nation's main international hub. Booking a cheap flight to Kabul Airport is simple with Skyscanner's flight search. Just enter the airport code and your flight date to find the cheapest fare available. If you haven't yet decided on a travel date, our Cheapest Month search function can show you which months have the lowest fares.

Best Time to Book a Flight to Kabul Airport

The most popular time of year to visit Kabul is during autumn, when the weather is warm and dry. This is also the time of year when airfares are at their highest. Booking your flight during the spring months (from March to May) will give you the best of both worlds: comfortable temperatures and a more affordable flight cost. Travelling to Kabul in May will also give you the opportunity to experience the famous Sound Central Modern Music festival. If you have a specific flight date in mind, you can monitor ticket price changes using our Price Alert tool. 

Airlines That Fly to Kabul Airport

Emirates, PIA, and Turkish airlines are just a few of the major airlines offering flights to Kabul Airport. For a complete list of airlines that fly to this airport, click here.

What to Expect When Arriving at the Airport

Upon arriving at Kabul Airport, you'll need to obtain a free foreigner registration card. You'll then undergo a customs check before proceeding to the main terminal, where you'll find several options for getting to the city center. The easiest way to get there is take a taxi, but there are also a few private bus operators that serve most destinations in Kabul. For information about renting a car at Kabul Airport, click here.

Airport Facilities

Kabul Airport's facilities and services include ATMs, currency exchange kiosks, a Duty Free shop, food concessions, and a post office. Free WiFi is available in the waiting area near the departure gates.

What to See and Do in Kabul

No trip to Kabul is complete without a tour of the city's most famous landmarks and attractions, which include Darul Aman Palace, TV Tower Hill, Kabul Museum, and the tomb of King Nadir Shah. A few other points of interest are Skateistan, Afghanistan's first skatepark; the Gardens of Babur, an historic park and the resting place of the first Mughal emperor; and Qargha Reservoir, where visitors can enjoy boating and other recreational activities. Looking for an affordable place to stay? We've got you covered. Click here to book an affordable hotel room in Kabul. 

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