Riyadh to Karachi Flights
King Khalid International Airport
Individuals planning a trip from Riyadh can use ebookers to locate the best deals for flight tickets from the King Khalid International Airport. The airport is located approximately twenty-two miles north of Riyadh, and was an alternative landing site for NASA's Space Shuttle. Various airlines provide services to the airport including Air France, Cathay Pacific, Gulf Air, Jet Airways, and Sudan Airways.
Parking at the Airport
The King Khalid International Airport has two car garages, which are located in front of the main airport terminal. Both long-term and short-term parking is available, and the terminals are connected to the garages by a walkway. Escalators and elevators are also available between the different levels of the garages.
Transportation to the Airport
There are three options for transportation to the King Khalid airport. Taxis offer rides at metered rates from anywhere in the city, and car rentals are available at a variety of rental agencies in Riyadh. Many hotels offer free shuttle services to and from the airport for their guests. You should check with your hotel ahead of time. If you do rent a car, you should be reminded that women are not allowed to drive on public roads in Saudi Arabia.
Dining Options at King Khalid
Travellers arriving to the airport early can grab a sandwich at one of the airport's restaurants. You will also find several snack bars and cafes. If you prefer to eat before you get to the airport, there are many restaurants in Riyadh to choose from. The Four Seasons Hotel has a sit down breakfast menu including coffee and pancakes. The Globe offers a 360-degree view of the area, and provides a selection of fresh fruit, breakfast sandwiches, and omelets. Travellers planning a trip from Riyadh can use ebookers to help locate the best deals for travel packages and hotel rooms.
Flying into Karachi Jinnah International Airport
The lively coastal city of Karachi is called the City of Lights due to its vibrant atmosphere, which draws travellers from all over the world. As the most populous city in Pakistan, Karachi offers a thriving business and banking community, and it also serves as a Middle Eastern hub for fashion, advertising, and entertainment. When you arrange airfare to Karachi with ebookers, you'll land at Karachi Jinnah International Airport, which is located roughly eleven miles east of the city. The airport is the largest in Pakistan and serves as the main hub of Pakistan International Airlines.
Transportation from Karachi Jinnah International Airport
When you're ready to leave the airport for your final destination, you will find a taxi stand in front of the main terminals. If you'd like to arrange a taxi ahead of time, you can call Metro Radio Cab at 111-222-787, White Cab at 111-789-786, or Star Radio Cab at 111-STAR-27. You can also take the train into Karachi, with tickets available at the railway booking office, located on the ground floor of the passenger terminal.
Weather in Karachi
Karachi's arid climate means there's little rainfall in the area. The majority of the city's rain comes during monsoon season, which spans July and August. Summer weather is hot and humid, though ocean breezes offer relief from sweltering heat that can reach highs of 34°C. Winters are mild and dry, with average temperatures ranging from 14°C to 24°C. When you're packing for your trip to Karachi, be sure to include light, cool clothing to shield you from the heat as well as a jacket for cooler nights.
Major Attractions in Karachi
Karachi is a vibrant metropolitan city that boasts a wide array of sightseeing opportunities, cultural activities, and unique attractions. Enjoy a day of fun and sun at the families-only Port Grand beach. Take a stroll through the Bagh-e-Ibn-e-Qasim park, which features a beautiful pier, a century-old amusement park, an underground Hindu temple, and more. Explore the cultural history of Pakistan at the National Museum of Pakistan and the seafaring heritage of the country at the Pakistan Maritime Museum. Many festivals take place in Karachi throughout the year, such as the All Pakistan Music Conference, the Kara Film Festival, and the Sindh Sea Festival. With so many things to do and see, Karachi makes the perfect Middle Eastern holiday destination. When you're planning your trip to the city, be sure to use ebookers to find the best deals on flights, hotels, and more.
Cheap flights from Riyadh to Karachi
Highlighted price = Cheapest round-trip flights
Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)
Riyadh and Karachi airports and terminals
Flight schedule for flights from Riyadh to Karachi on Wed, Apr 29, 2015
|Carrier||Flight #||Departing||Arriving||Aircraft||Flight time|
|Etihad Airways/Alitalia||EY318/AZ5716||RUH||16:00||KHI||02:40||332/320||8hr 40min|
|Etihad Airways/Etihad Airways||EY318/EY221||RUH||16:00||KHI||02:40||332/320||8hr 40min|
|Korean Air/Alitalia||KE7981/AZ5716||RUH||16:00||KHI||02:40||332/320||8hr 40min|
|Korean Air/Etihad Airways||KE7981/EY221||RUH||16:00||KHI||02:40||332/320||8hr 40min|
|Virgin Australia/Virgin Australia||VA7049/VA7221||RUH||16:00||KHI||02:40||332/320||8hr 40min|
|Oman Air/Oman Air||WY686/WY323||RUH||03:40||KHI||12:05||738/738||6hr 25min|
|Gulf Air/Gulf Air||GF164/GF754||RUH||12:15||KHI||19:10||321/332||4hr 55min|
Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a £25.00 / 45.00 Euro service fee charged by ebookers, plus any airline fare and tax increase that may be applicable.
Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.