Flights from London to Karachi

London to Karachi

  • The most popular airline flying from London to Karachi last month was PIA
  • £382 was the cheapest return price from London to Karachi last month
  • London to Karachi is 3,922 miles
  • The average flight time from London to Karachi is 7h 45min
  • 1 airline flies direct from London to Karachi
  • There are 2 flights a week from London to Karachi

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Flights from London to Karachi

This information is correct as of May 2016

 

Airlines that fly from London to Karachi

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) offer direct flights from London Heathrow to Karachi. Indirect flights are also available through several carriers including Oman Air, Gulf Air, Etihad, and Saudia.

 

Terminal Information – Departing

This is only a guideline. Always check your boarding pass for up-to-date terminal information.

Pakistan International Airlines flights to Karachi depart from Heathrow's Terminal 3. Here, you will find everything that you need to relax and enjoy yourself as you wait to board your flight. There's a selection of coffee places where you can get that all important pre-flight espresso including Caffé Nero, Ca'puccino, Café Rouge, and Costa.  Eat, Pret a Manger, and Leon all offer a selection of sandwiches and light snacks. Other food options include Yo-Sushi and Strada or the British-themed Rhubarb, which offers dishes such as pea and mint tortellini and generous breakfast butties. Those with a hankering for seafood can enjoy a glass of bubbly and a selection of caviar and seafood dishes from either Caviar House & Prunier Seafood Bar or Caviar House Oyster Bar. There’s also a bureau de change where you can exchange your Sterling for Pakistani Rupees if you haven’t done so already.

 

Terminal Information – Arriving

Jinnah International Airport, Karachi’s largest international and domestic airport, is situated roughly 14 miles from Karachi city centre. The easiest way to get from the airport to the city centre is to take a taxi from the rank outside the airport. Buses are available to the city centre, however these normally take considerably longer than taxis do to reach the city centre. Car hire at Karachi Airport is available through several companies including Hertz and Avis. However, traffic in Karachi can be incredibly congested and, for most travellers the easier option is to let someone else do the driving.

 

Practical Information

You will need a valid passport to fly from the UK to Pakistan. Those travelling on a UK passport will also need a visa. Passports should be valid for a minimum of 6 months at the time of your visa application. As this is an international flight, you should aim to arrive at Heathrow Airport at least 2-3 hours before your flight is due to depart.

 

What to expect in Karachi

Regardless of what time of year you’re travelling to Pakistan, Karachi is going to be warmer than London. In January, Karachi temperatures average 19°C compared to 7°C in London. In July, Karachi temperatures average 30°C compared to 19°C in London. You’ll find your money goes a lot further in Karachi than it does in London. Here, a three-course meal for two will set you back about £6.50* compared to an average of £50* at home. Alcohol is also cheaper. While a pint in London costs an average of £4*, in Karachi the average is £1.65*.

 

*Prices subject to change

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