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Book flights to Bandar Abbas

Bandar Abbas is a port city on the southern coast of Iran, occupying a strategic position on the Strait of Hormuz, a narrow waterway critical for global oil shipments. Across the strait lies Oman. The city itself is a major trade centre, and visitors can expect a lively atmosphere. However, if you're looking for relaxation, the beautiful beaches lining the strait offer a chance to unwind. Bandar Abbas also has a busy fish market where you can witness the fresh catch of the day being brought in. The climate is hot and humid in the summer, with mild winters.

Fancy a trip to Bandar Abbas? With over 600 airlines to choose from and more than 40 ways to pay, Alternative Airlines can help you conveniently book your flights to Bandar Abbas. We offer budget-friendly, flexible flight routes to Bandar Abbas no matter where you're flying from or when you plan to travel!

Airports near Bandar Abbas

Here are 4 airports available for your flights to Bandar Abbas, simplifying your travel arrangements. With these options, travelling to and from Bandar Abbas becomes effortlessly straightforward.

Dubai International Airport

This major international airport, located just across the Persian Gulf from Iran, offers a wide range of flight options and potentially lower fares due to its high connectivity. Flights between Dubai and Bandar Abbas are frequent and relatively short, taking around 1 hour and 20 minutes. Be aware that you will need to obtain visas for both the UAE and Iran for this route.


Doha Hamad International Airport

Another major hub in the region, Doha Hamad Airport offers connections to various international destinations and frequent flights to Bandar Abbas, with a travel time of approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes. Similar to Dubai, obtaining visas for both Qatar and Iran will be necessary.


Mehrabad International Airport

If you're planning to explore other parts of Iran before reaching Bandar Abbas, flying into the capital city's main airport could be a good option. While flight options might be fewer compared to international hubs, connecting flights to Bandar Abbas are available, taking around 1 hour and 15 minutes.


Sir Bani Yas Island Seaplane Base

This unique option offers a more scenic and potentially luxurious way to reach Bandar Abbas. Seaplanes operate scheduled flights between Sir Bani Yas Island and Bandar Abbas, with a flight time of about 45 minutes. However, expect potentially higher costs compared to other options.

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Buy your flights to Bandar Abbas and pay later

Using Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) for flights to Bandar Abbas offers several advantages. Spread the cost of your booking over time for more flexibility in managing travel expenses, making your adventure more budget-friendly.

There are often no interest charges if paid within the agreed timeframe, but this will need to be checked with the lending provider, and it can ease budgeting for your trip, ensuring a stress-free travel experience.

Things to do in Bandar Abbas

Discovering the many attractions of Bandar Abbas can be quite a task, so we've narrowed down our top 3:

Hindu Temple

This historic monument is a unique architectural wonder in Iran. It reflects the cultural exchange between Iran and India over the centuries. The anthropological museum inside the temple houses artefacts from past civilizations around the area.

Ghaleh-Dari Bathhouse

This traditional bathhouse is one of the few remaining structures from the Safavid period in Bandar Abbas. The bathhouse is a great example of historic Iranian architecture and provides a glimpse into past bathing customs.

Hormuz Island

While not technically in Bandar Abbas, Hormuz Island is a popular day trip from the city. The island is known for its colourful landscape, unique geology, and laid-back atmosphere. Visitors can enjoy swimming, exploring the island's beaches, and trying the local cuisine.