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Flights to Islamabad

Pakistan’s leafy capital city

Cheapest return flights

£498

Flight time from London

8 hrs

With British Airways you can fly three times a week to Islamabad, your gateway to Pakistan. The country’s capital city is sophisticated, spacious and leafy. Here you can pay a visit to the enormous Faisal Mosque, climb into the verdant Margalla Hills, or head out in search of Ghakar forts and Mughal architecture. Fly direct to Islamabad with British Airways, and you’ll arrive in just over eight hours.

Our cheapest return flights to Islamabad from London

  • Jul2019
    £935
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    £855
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  • Sep2019
    £507
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  • Oct2019
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  • Nov2019
    £507
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  • Dec2019
    £517
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  • Jan2020
    £507
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  • Feb2020
    £532
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  • Mar2020
    £498
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  • Apr2020
    £603
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  • May2020
    £509
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Flights to Islamabad

You can fly between London Heathrow (LHR) and Islamabad International Airport (ISB) three days a week. Our direct flights depart from Heathrow Terminal 5 on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, arriving eight hours later in the capital. Whether you’re meeting friends or touring the country, start in Islamabad, your gateway to Pakistan.

When’s the cheapest time to fly to Islamabad?

We fly all year round to Islamabad, and prices may change throughout the year. The best way to find cheap flights to Islamabad is to use our lowest fare finder, at the top of the page.

Flying to Islamabad in summer

Monsoon season

July to August is monsoon season

Daily high

34°C

Daily low

21°C

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Islamabad has five seasons, including a summer monsoon

Islamabad’s summer weather is characterised by hot and dry May and June, followed by rainy monsoon season from July to August. Islamabad has a subtropical climate, and during its hottest month, June, temperatures soar to an average high of 38°C. During the humid monsoon season, you’ll soon realise why the surrounding area is so green: expect rain and thunderstorms, with August being the wettest month.

Flying to Islamabad in winter

Dry season

Outside of monsoon season, Islamabad has low rainfall.

Daily high

23°C

Daily low

7°C

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Islamabad is cooler in winter

From October, Islamabad’s weather is cooler, but rarely cold. January is the coolest month of the year, with an average daily temperature of 10°C and daily highs of 18°C. There’s rarely snow in the city, but you might see a dusting of snow on the Margalla hills. It’s common to see fog settle over the city in winter, where it clings atmospherically to the surrounding hillside.

Economy class flights to Islamabad

From £498return

from London, March 2020

World Traveller, our economy cabin, is great value if you’re looking for cheap flights to Islamabad. If you are only bringing hand luggage, consider booking basic economy. For an extra fee you can pre-book your seats in advance, alternatively select your seats for free 24 hours in advance when online check-in opens.

March

£498

return, from London

£498

September

£507

return, from London

£507

October

£507

return, from London

£507

Premium economy flights to Islamabad

From £759return

from London, March 2020

Upgrade to premium economy and you’ll get greater privacy and more space than in standard economy. Seats are wider and provide you with more legroom. You’ll also receive an amenity kit with a toothbrush, toothpaste, flight socks and eye mask.

March

£759

return, from London

£759

January

£784

return, from London

£784

June

£813

return, from London

£813

Business class flights to Islamabad

From £1435return

from London, August 2019

Passengers in Club World, our spacious business class, can enjoy priority boarding. You’ll get a premium menu, more privacy and more personal space. Business class passengers also have lounge access at Heathrow Airport.

August

£1435

return, from London

£1435

July

£1443

return, from London

£1443

September

£1443

return, from London

£1443

Travel essentials

Flight time

8 hrs

Time zone

GMT+5

Languages spoken

Urdu, English

Need a little help from our destination experts?

Ensure your next holiday is extra special by talking to one of our travel advisors.
0844 493 0787
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Whether you’re meeting friendsor touring the country,start in Islamabad

Eloise Barker,  for British Airways

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