Flights to Iran: practical information
Cheap airlines to Iran
Planning a holiday in Iran? Once your visa has been sorted, it's time to book your flights to Iran and start planning your trip! Search for flights to Tehran's Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKA) onboard Alitalia, Turkish Airlines, Emirates, among others. Iran Air, the country's national airline, also connects Europe and Iran.
When to book flights to Iran
Iran's climate varies from region to region but generally the most popular time to plan a trip there is in spring and fall. This as well depends on what you'd like to do while visiting. Whatever the case, it's best to book your flights to Iran 4-5 months before departure.
- Peak season: Spring and fall, April-May and then September-October.
- Low season: The most rain falls in winter and summers can be very hot in the deserts.
Flights to Iran take around 10 hours with a stopover.
Experience Iran: what to see, what to do
From the Persian Gulf's beaches to the rugged mountains and across the deserts, Iran is a country of incomparable beauty and culture with so much on offer for visitors. Ancient cities, ruins and palaces await!
Essentials in Iran
Tehran: As the capital, Tehran is also the biggest city in Iran. Sights include the Azadi Tower, the Treasury of the National Jewels and the Jamshidieh Park, one of the prettiest parks in the city and a treat on a sunny, hot day.
Persepolis: Take your Iran car hire for a trip to Persepolis, you won't be disappointed! These impressive ruins lay where a city-like complex stood 2,500 years ago. It was destroyed with fire by Alexander of Macedon but what remains is still worth visiting.
Isfahan: Isfahan is the most popular city among foreign tourists. The architecture is stunning, the streets are wide and lined with trees and the bazaar is particularly great for souvenir shopping. Isfahan is not to be missed!
Find more information on Iran Tourism Board.
Accommodations in Iran
You'll find everything in Iran from humble hostels to luxurious hotels with the most incredible views. It is good to know that a man and woman cannot share a hotel room unless it can be proven they are either siblings or married.