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Shah Faisal Mosque in Islamabad, Pakistan

Book Direct Flights to & from Pakistan

Looking for direct flights to Pakistan but unsure about where to begin and which airports offer direct routes? No need to worry! At Alternative Airlines, we're here to help you find the perfect direct flights to Pakistan for you. We'll guide you through the best routes available and provide information on the airlines that offer these direct services, ensuring a hassle-free search experience for you.


If you want to get started straight away, you can use our search form at the top of the page and enter 'Pakistan' as your destination. Choose the airport that suits you and hit the 'Search Flights' button to see all the available routes and airlines. You can even filter your search to only show 'direct' or 'non-stop' flights! Pay for your direct flights to Pakistan whichever way you want - we offer flexible pay-later plans, such as Klarna and Tabby, that can help you split the cost of your tickets over time!

Mountains and lake in Pakistan

How To Book Direct Flights to Pakistan

Booking direct flights to Pakistan couldn't be easier at Alternative Airlines! Enter 'Pakistan' as your arrival destination into our search form and select the airport you'd like to fly to. Hit the 'Search Flights' button once you've filled out the rest of the form, then we'll show you all the available flights based on your search. To only see direct flights, tick the 'Direct/Non-Stop' option in the 'Stops' filter.


Once you've found the best direct flights to Pakistan for you, confirm your selection and fill out the rest of the required passenger details. When you get to the payment stage, you can choose to pay for your flights with many different payment methods including Buy Now Pay Later plans, cryptocurrencies and virtual wallets.

Quaid-e-Azam, Pakistan

Direct Flights to/from Pakistan

There are many reasons why travellers may want to book direct flights to Pakistan - some of the most popular reasons are for visiting family and friends, travelling for business or simply just to experience the country's natural beauty.


Pakistan boasts a diverse and ancient cultural heritage that spans thousands of years. From archaeological sites like Taxila and Mohenjo-Daro to magnificent Mughal-era architecture like the Badshahi Mosque and Lahore Fort, there is much to explore for history and culture enthusiasts. The country is home to some of the world's highest peaks, including K2, as well as stunning mountain ranges like the Karakoram and Himalayas - perfect for those who love hiking!


To reach Pakistan with direct flights, we recommend flying to Jinnah International Airport (KHI) or Islamabad International Airport (ISB). Please note that direct flights to Pakistan are currently only available from the UK, Canada and select cities across Africa and Asia.

Jinnah International Airport

Jinnah International Airport, formerly known as Drigh Road Airport or Karachi Civil Airport, is the busiest international and domestic airport in Pakistan, handling over 7 million passengers in 2017. The airport is named after Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the statesman founder of Pakistan.

Currently, the airport is a hub for the country's national carrier, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA). It's also a hub for Airblue and other private airlines. Direct flights to this airport are available from an array of cities across Asia and select cities in the UK, Canada and Africa.


Islamabad International Airport

Islamabad International Airport is an international airport that serves Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan. The airport was built to replace the defunct Benazir Bhutto International Airport and is large enough to serve 9 million passengers yearly.

This airport is another hub for Pakistan International Airlines but also serves other airlines such as AirblueChina Southern Airlines and Serene Air, among others. There are direct flights to this airport from select cities in the UK, Canada and Asia.

 

Popular Routes to Pakistan

You can fly direct to Pakistan from a range of cities across Asia as well as select cities in Europe, Africa and North America. Below are some of the busiest routes to Pakistan:

Dubai ✈ to Karachi

Jeddah ✈ to Karachi

Sharjah ✈ to Karachi

London ✈ to Islamabad

Dubai ✈ to Islamabad

Jeddah ✈ to Islamabad


No luck finding direct flights to Pakistan from your desired departure airport? You can still book a connecting flight that can get you to your destination, right here at Alternative Airlines! We suggest catching a connecting flight from a major international airport such as Dubai, Doha or Istanbul before reaching Pakistan.

Airplane at airport

Airlines Flying Direct to Pakistan

Airlines flying direct to Jinnah International Airport:

Air Arabia, Air China, airblue, AirSial, Cham Wings Airlines, Emirates, Ethiopian Airlines, Etihad Airways, Fly Baghdad, Fly Jinnah, flydubai, Flynas, Gulf Air, Iran Air, Iraqi Airways, Jazeera Airways, Oman Air, Pakistan International Airlines, Pegasus Airlines, Qatar Airways, SalamAir, Saudia, Serene Air, SriLankan Airlines, Thai Airways International and Turkish Airlines


Airlines flying direct to Islamabad International Airport:

Air Arabia, Air China, airblue, AirSial, Ariana Afghan Airlines, British Airways, China Southern Airlines, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Fly Jinnah, Flynas, Gulf Air, Iraqi Airways, Jazeera Airways, Kam Air, Kuwait Airways, Oman Air, Pakistan International Airlines, Qatar Airways, Saudia, Serene Air, Somon Air, Thai Airways International, Turkish Airlines and Virgin Atlantic

Aircraft landing at an airport

Direct Flights to Pakistan from the UK

Pakistan is a very popular destination for travellers in the UK for many reasons - you may want to visit family, you're travelling for business or you simply want to take in the country's rich, cultural heritage. Did you know you can fly direct to Pakistan from London? British Airways operates this route almost daily - you can fly direct to Islamabad from London Heathrow. You can also fly with Virgin Atlantic, although this route is seasonal.


Fly direct to Pakistan from:
 

London


Airlines:
 

British AirwaysVirgin Atlantic (Seasonal)

Picture of a WestJet plane mid-air

Direct Flights to Pakistan from Canada

If you're looking to fly direct to Pakistan from Canada, the only airport you can fly from is Toronto. This route is only operated by Pakistan International Airlines and is seasonal.

If you'd like to fly from other cities in Canada (e.g., Vancouver or Winnipeg), you'll need to book a connecting flight instead. We suggest flying to Toronto and catching your connecting flight to Pakistan from there.


Fly direct to Pakistan from:
 

Toronto


Airlines:
 

Pakistan International Airlines

SriLankan Airlines aircraft

Direct Flights to Pakistan from the Middle East

There are many direct flights available to Pakistan from other cities in the Middle East including Dubai, Doha and Riyadh, among others. A range of airlines operate these direct flights with most routes being covered by Pakistan International Airlines.


Fly direct to Pakistan from:
 

Sharjah, Dubai, Damascus, Abu Dhabi, Baghdad, Najaf, Jeddah, Bahrain, Mashhad, Tehran, Kuwait City, Muscat, Dammam, Medina, Salalah, Turbat, Istanbul, Doha, Riyadh, Kabul, Mazar-i-Sharif


Airlines:
 

Air ArabiaAirblueCham Wings AirlinesEmiratesEtihad AirwaysFly BaghdadflydubaiFlynasGulf AirIran AirIraqi AirwaysJazeera AirwaysOman AirPakistan International AirlinesPegasus AirlinesQatar AirwaysSalamAirSaudiaSerene AirTurkish AirlinesAriana Afghan AirlinesKam AirKuwait Airways

B747 taking off

Direct Flights to Pakistan from Asia

If you're based in Asia, you can fly direct to Pakistan from select Asian cities such as Beijing and Bangkok. However, if you'd like to fly from other cities in Asia (e.g., Tokyo or Manila), we recommend flying to Beijing, Bangkok or any of the cities listed below first and catching your connecting flight to Pakistan from there.


Fly direct to Pakistan from: 

Beijing, Bangkok, Guangzhou, Ürümqi, Wuhan, Baku, Chengdu, Kuala Lumpur, Dushanbe, Colombo


Airlines:

Air ChinaThai Airways InternationalChina Southern AirlinesPakistan International AirlinesSomon AirSriLankan Airlines

View of a plane wing at sunset

Direct Flights to Pakistan from Other Cities/Continents

Unfortunately, there are no direct flights to Pakistan available from cities within Europe, Africa, USA, Central America, South America or Oceania. You can instead book a flight to any of the cities listed above and catch your connecting flight that will take you to Pakistan. For example, if you want to visit Pakistan and fly from Tokyo, you will need to transfer at Dubai, or if you want to fly from Sydney, you can transfer at Bangkok. Take a look at our guide on booking connecting flights for more information.

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Flights to Balochistan

Are you looking for flights to and around Balochistan and not sure where to start? Look no further! At Alternative Airlines, we have 650+ airlines available for you to book with as well as 40+ different ways to pay, making it easy for you to find and book your flights to Balochistan with as much flexibility as possible!

Why buy flights to Balochistan?

Balochistan is one of the four provinces in Pakistan and is located in the southwestern region of the country. It's the largest province in Pakistan but also the least populated one with very remote towns and villages. Balochistan consists of rugged mountainous terrain and an abundance of scenic hilltops.

The main city in the province, Quetta, is surrounded by the Sulaiman Mountains. Balochistan also has a long coastline stretching from Jiwani to Karachi. The province has an extremely arid climate so the best time to visit is from October to February when the temperatures are warm and pleasant.

Use our search form at the top of the page to book your flights to Balochistan today!

Airports in Balochistan

Inside the Balochistan province of Pakistan, there are 3 international airports. The primary airport serving the region is Quetta International Airport. The other two airports are Turbat International Airport and Gwadar International Airport. Below, we've outlined information about each airport and which airlines fly to these airports.

Quetta International Airport

Quetta International Airport is the largest airport in Balochistan. This airport is a hub for Pakistan International Airlines. It has 2 lounges for both domestic and international routes. Quetta Airport is situated 12km away from the city centre and is accessible only by car/taxi with a journey time of around 40 minutes depending on traffic.

Airlines flying to Quetta International Airport:

Air ArabiaairblueAirSialFlydubaiFly JinnahPakistan International Airlines and Serene Air

Fly to Quetta from:

SharjahKarachi, Islamabad, Dubai, Jeddah, Lahore, Peshawar

Turbat International Airport

Turbat International Airport is situated in Turbat, Balochistan. It's the second largest airport in Balochistan and is located just 5m south of Turbat City. At the moment, the airport serves the population of Turbat and the surrounding areas of Pidarak, Karkiabdar and Kalatak.

Turbat Airport currently has one domestic and one international lounge each as well as a restaurant inside the terminal building, accompanied by a snack bar and tea shop. The airport is only accessible by car/taxi or on foot from the city centre with a journey time of around 10 minutes by car.

Airlines flying to Turbat International Airport:

Pakistan International Airlines

Fly to Turbat from:

Gwadar, Karachi, Muscat, Sharjah

Gwadar International Airport

Gwadar International Airport is an international airport serving the city of Gwadar and its surrounding areas. It's situated on the coast of Balochistan in Pakistan. This airport is a hub for Pakistan International Airlines and consists of many facilities for passengers to use, including prayer services and lounges.

Airlines flying to Gwadar International Airport:

Pakistan International Airlines

Fly to Gwadar from:

Karachi, Muscat, Turbat

Airlines flying to Balochistan

If you're planning to fly to or from Balochistan, there are a handful of airlines you can use including Air Arabia, airblue, AirSial, Flydubai, Fly Jinnah, Pakistan International Airlines and Serene Air. Below, you can see all of the airlines you can use to fly to Quetta, Turbat or Gwadar in Balochistan. We've outlined which airlines fly direct to these cities and which airlines you can use that offer connecting flights if you are flying to Balochistan from a country that isn't Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Oman or the UAE.

Direct Flights

Direct flights to Balochistan are only available from other cities in Pakistan as well as select cities in the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Oman.

Connecting Flights via Dubai

Direct flights to Balochistan from outside of Pakistan, Saudia Arabia, the UAE or Oman don't currently exist and you'll likely need to reach the region through connecting flights with 1 to 2 stops. The best way to reach Quetta, Turbat or Gwadar from outside of Pakistan is to book a flight that stops over at Dubai before reaching cities in Balochistan. Dubai International Airport serves over 140 airlines flying to over 270 destinations across the globe and is a key airport that opens the gateway for travel between all six continents.

Cheap Flights from Manchester to Lahore

Flights between Manchester (MAN) to Lahore (LHE) include both direct and indirect flights. Due to the availability of the flights, direct flights may not be available daily. As of August 2020, Pakistan International Airlines is the only airline that offers direct flights between the two destinations.

Manchester to Lahore is a popular route for leisure travellers wanting to visit the destination as well as seeing friends and families. Depending on the period you are flying, prices for these routes can vary and the day you choose to fly will have an impact on the ticket price too.

Direct flights between the two destinations take around 9 hours whereas indirect flights usually last around 12-13 hours. As a general rule, direct flights are often more expensive than indirect flights, and we also show you the cheapest day to fly on using our best fare finder.

If you'd like to fly elsewhere from Manchester, please read our guide on flying from Manchester to anywhere for more information.

Tips for Booking Cheap Flights From Manchester to Lahore
Use our calendar to find the cheapest days to fly

The day you are looking to fly is as important as how far in advance you are booking your flights. For example, departing from Mondays may be cheaper than departing on Fridays. The prices are also affected by ticket availability. Therefore, this is where our best fare calendar comes in to help you find the best date to fly.

The dates on the best fare finder are displayed in three different colours, green, amber and red. Green indicates that flights are cheaper and red days mean ticket prices are relatively more expensive than other days.


Sort your search by the lowest price

When you've started the search and we showed you all the flights available for your route, you can sort the results by the 'Lowest Price'. The cheapest flights will then appear on the top. You can even select 'Direct' on our filter to only show direct flights.

Lowest price by airline

Is there a particular airline you wish to fly with? We can help you find that flight! On the top of the search result, we show you all the airlines flying between the two destinations and the lowest ticket price they offer. Once you select the airline, we'll just show you the schedule for that particular airline, so you just need to select the time you want to fly.


Buy Now, Pay Later

How you pay is as important as what you pay. Choosing different payment methods don't make your flight cheaper, but it could make your flights more affordable by utilising flexible payment plans. Using a Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) or financing option means you can spread the full cost of your flights into instalments or monthly payments to up to 18 months. This means you have more flexibility as to how you pay back the cost of your flights. At Alternative Airlines, we offer PayPal Credit, Klarna and Zip in the UK to help making flights more accessible for you.

How to Find and Book Cheap Flights from Manchester to Lahore

  1. Enter 'Manchester (MAN)' as the departing airport and 'Lahore (LHE)' as arriving airport, select travelling date using our best fare finder to start your search.
  2. Once we've showed you all the flights available for your route, you can either choose the airline you wish to fly with on the top bar in the search results. Or you can sort the results by 'Lowest Prices' with the filter on the left. Select and confirm your flight selection and proceed to the next step.
  3. Enter all the passenger details and choose the add on you wish to add to your flight. Scroll down on the page to then select the preferred payment method and select the financing options we provide if you wish to make your flights more affordable.

If you are looking for Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) and financing options for your flights, we offer PayPal CreditKlarna and Zip in the UK.

Direct Flights to Pakistan FAQs

Are there direct flights to Pakistan from the UK?

Yes! There are direct flights available between the UK and Pakistan. You can fly from London Heathrow Airport and reach Islamabad International Airport easily when flying with British Airways or Virgin Atlantic. If you'd like to fly from a different airport (e.g., Manchester or Birmingham), you'll first need to reach London and fly from there.

How can I book cheap direct flights to Pakistan?

Alternative Airlines offers a convenient way to book budget-friendly direct flights to Pakistan with our Best Fare Finder tool. Simply fill out search form to find the best fares available on the dates you'd like to fly. This innovative tool enables you to identify the cheapest days to fly to Pakistan, as well as the pricier options. For further details, refer to our handy Best Fare Finder guide.

Why can't I find direct flights to Pakistan on your site?

If you're unable to find non-stop flights to Pakistan from your chosen departure airport, it could be due to the lack of non-stop flights on that specific route or for your preferred travel dates. In such cases, we suggest exploring alternative options to reach your destination.

You can instead search for direct flights to Pakistan that depart or arrive on different days, or you can consider booking a connecting flight and flying to a larger airport (e.g., Dubai or Abu Dhabi) before flying to Pakistan. Our goal is to offer the most convenient routes possible for your trip to Pakistan!

Does Pakistan International Airlines have direct flights to Pakistan?

Absolutely! Pakistan International Airlines is the main airline that offers the most routes into Pakistan - it's also based at both airports in Karachi and Islamabad, the busiest airports in the country. When you fly with Pakistan International Airlines, you can fly direct from a variety of cities Asia and select cities in Europe and North America such as London, Dubai, Istanbul, Beijing, Bangkok and many more.

Can you fly direct to Pakistan from New York?

No, direct flights to Pakistan from New York are not yet available. If you're in the US and wish to fly to Pakistan, we recommend first flying to Toronto in Canada and catching your connecting flight from there.

Can I pay later for direct flights to Pakistan?

Of course! We have over 40 ways for you to pay for your direct flights to Pakistan, including Buy Now Pay Later plans that let you spread the cost of your tickets over time! Some of the plans we offer include AfterpayKlarnaTabbyPostpay and Laybuy, among others. Depending on the plan you choose, you can pay later for your flights over a weekly, bi-weekly or monthly basis!


Please note that different pay-later plans will be available at checkout depending on your country of residence and the currency you're paying for your flights with.

Which airlines fly to Balochistan?

Air Arabia, airblue, AirSial, Flydubai, Fly Jinnah, Pakistan International Airlines and Serene Air all offer direct flights to Balochistan from other cities in Pakistan. Flydubai offers direct flights from Dubai to Balochistan whilst Pakistan International Airlines also connects Muscat in Oman with cities in Balochistan.

If you're planning to fly from the UK, Europe, the USA or any other country that isn't Pakistan, Saudia Arabia, the UAE or Oman, you'll need to book a connecting flight as direct flights are not yet available between these regions and Balochistan. The most ideal option is to book a connecting flight to Balochistan that stops over in Dubai. Many major airlines fly to Dubai including Emirates, United Airlines, British Airways and Cathay Pacific, among others.

Can I buy flights to Balochistan and pay later?

Of course! When you search for your flights to Balochistan with Alternative Airlines, you can secure your booking using one of the many flexible pay-later options we offer at checkout, such as AfterpayKlarnaTabby and Postpay, among others. Using Buy Now Pay Laters at Alternative Airlines means you can spread the cost of your flights over time and pay in instalments on a weekly, bi-weekly or monthly basis, depending on the plan you've chosen.

Please note that depending on where you reside and the currency you choose to pay for your flights in, different Buy Now Pay Later options will be available at checkout and the repayment length also varies with each payment plan provider.

Which airports can I fly to in Balochistan?

Balochistan has 3 main international airports that you can fly to. These are Quetta International Airport, Turbat International Airport and Gwadar International Airport. Quetta International Airport is the largest of the three airports serving Balochistan with flights operated by Air Arabia, airblue, AirSial, Flydubai, Fly Jinnah, Pakistan International Airlines and Serene Air.

Can I fly direct to Balochistan?

Direct flights to Balochistan are only available from the UAE, Saudia Arabia and Oman as well as select cities in Pakistan. If you're flying to Balochistan from major cities in the US, the UK, Europe or any other region in the world, we recommend booking a connecting flight that stops over in Dubai before reaching Balochistan.