The cheapest flights to Islamabad

When to find the cheapest flights to Islamabad

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outbound: 05-Feb-2019
2 stops (24h25m)
Flybe
return: 26-Feb-2019
1 stop (25h55m)
British Airways
outbound: 30-Dec-2018
1 stop (21h45m)
Emirates
return: 09-Feb-2019
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Emirates
outbound: 31-Jan-2019
1 stop (31h20m)
Turkish Airlines
return: 31-Mar-2019
1 stop (31h40m)
Turkish Airlines
outbound: 24-Jan-2019
1 stop (13h30m)
Turkish Airlines
return: 14-Feb-2019
1 stop (12h45m)
Turkish Airlines
outbound: 23-Nov-2018
1 stop (10h50m)
Emirates
return: 18-Dec-2018
1 stop (15h30m)
Emirates
outbound: 17-Mar-2019
1 stop (15h20m)
Saudi Arabian Airlines
return: 30-Apr-2019
1 stop (23h25m)
Saudi Arabian Airlines
outbound: 31-Dec-2018
1 stop (15h20m)
Gulf Air
return: 17-Jan-2019
1 stop (28h45m)
Gulf Air
outbound: 05-Feb-2019
1 stop (19h)
Saudi Arabian Airlines
return: 30-Apr-2019
1 stop (18h30m)
Saudi Arabian Airlines
outbound: 15-Feb-2019
1 stop (12h50m)
Qatar Airways
return: 15-Mar-2019
1 stop (32h10m)
Qatar Airways
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Islamabad: Pakistan's green capital

Islamabad city centre
Benazir Bhutto International Airport (ISB): 7 mi from city centre

Flights to Islamabad: practical information

Cheap airlines to Islamabad

Planning a trip to Pakistan's capital? Catch cheap flights to Islamabad onboard an array of Middle-Eastern airlines like Etihad Airways, Emirates and Qatar Airways. Pakistan International Airlines is the national airline and flies from London and Manchester to Rawalpindi Airport (ISB).

When to book flights to Islamabad

Summers are scorchers in Islamabad with temperatures reaching 38°C on average in June. Western visitors should, if they absolutely must plan holidays in Islamabad, plan to visit during winter, December and January are ideal.

  • Peak season: Winter, when temperatures are cooler.
  • Low season: Summer, when days are scorchingly hot.

Flight duration

Direct flights to Islamabad take 8 hours from London.

Experience Islamabad: what to see, what to do

Islamabad is a relatively green and quiet city with few sights other than government offices and buildings to see. It's a 9 to 5 kind of city with more men in suits than London Bank Station! There are however a couple museums and parks worth visiting.

Essentials in Islamabad

Lok Virsa Museum: The city's premier museum features 25 galleries featuring traditional embroidered costumes, jewellery and block printing. The different areas of the museum concentrate of Iranian culture, artefacts from central Asia and China.

Daman-e-Koh: If you want a great view of Islamabad, head up to this park above E-6. Take a walk among the green hills, gardens and when hunger strikes, enjoy one of the park's restaurants or cafes.

Margala Hills: The Himalayan foothills are just a short jaunt away from Islamabad and is the perfect place to do some hiking while you're visiting. Don't forget to pack sturdy shoes, plenty of water and some trail maps. Ideal hiking is between March and November.

Find more information on Pakistan Tourism Board.

Accommodations in Islamabad

Islamabad has plenty of accommodation to choose from with many more hotels in Islamabad opening year by year. For budget hotels, try something in G6, 7 or 8. Luxury and mid-range hotels tend to be more spread out in the city and should be booked as far in advance as possible.

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outbound: 05-Feb-2019
1 stop (19h)
Saudi Arabian Airlines
return: 30-Apr-2019
1 stop (18h30m)
Saudi Arabian Airlines
outbound: 31-Dec-2018
1 stop (15h20m)
Gulf Air
return: 17-Jan-2019
1 stop (28h45m)
Gulf Air
outbound: 15-Feb-2019
1 stop (12h50m)
Qatar Airways
return: 15-Mar-2019
1 stop (32h10m)
Qatar Airways
outbound: 26-Nov-2018
2 stops (25h40m)
Aer Lingus
return: 12-Dec-2018
2 stops (38h15m)
Qatar Airways