Fly to Karachi

Book a flight to Karachi with flydubai and we’ll take you directly to Pakistan’s former capital. Whether you’re heading on a sun-kissed family holiday or a whistle-stop business trip, we can ensure you arrive at the vibrant city in style.

Getting to Karachi is a smooth and efficient experience with flydubai. Explore our range of budget-friendly tickets, with both Economy and Business Class fares available.

When it’s time to check-in for your flight, you’ll have two options to choose from. Save time at the airport with online check-in or simply head to one of our counters, where one of our friendly team member will assist you.

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Onboard our aircraft, settle back in your seat and enjoy the luxury of a personal touchscreen. It’s loaded with movies, games, music and TV shows, so you won’t be stuck for entertainment. From your seat, you can also treat yourself to duty free shopping, with perfume, jewellery, watches and more, all available at affordable prices. Most of our aircrafts are equipped with WiFi too, so you can stay connected as you fly.

We’ll keep you refreshed during your flight to Karachi, with a variety of hot meals available to pre-order. Choose from globally-inspired dishes, including scrambled eggs in the morning or a chicken tikka kebab later in the day. If you’d prefer something lighter, you can buy snacks and drinks throughout your flight.

Things to do

Take a camel ride along the sea


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Discover the glistening silver sands of Clifton Beach, one of the most popular waterfront spots in the city. Sit atop a camel and enjoy the sights of the sea and beyond.

Indulge in Karachi cuisine


Food is part of the fabric of life in this part of Pakistan. Embark on a culinary expedition, sampling biryani, nihari, and naan on your way. Make sure you stop at Burns Road, one of the oldest streets in the city which boasts endless street food choices.

Visit the world’s largest single-dome mosque


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Built using pure white marble, Masjid e Tooba is a sight not to be missed while in Karachi. Head into the vast Defence Housing Authority Mosque and marvel at the thousands of mirror tiles which sparkle like stars.

A guide to Karachi

Karachi remains just as vibrant and cosmopolitan as its days as Pakistan’s capital. Nestled on the country’s southern coast, the sprawling mega-city is a heady mix of impressive history, mouth-watering food, and beautiful beaches.

Get lost in a maze of architecture


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The city’s buildings are a blend of old and new, with a mix of different design at every turn. Explore a fine example of British Raj style at Mohatta Palace, visit the minimalist Quaid-i-Azam Mausoleum crafted from white marble and admire the colour of Ziarat of Abdullah Shah Gazi, a dazzling green-domed shrine.

Taste a melting pot of flavours


Karachi is renowned for its tempting food experiences. Whether chomping down succulent seekh kebabs or crispy samosas, your taste buds are guaranteed a gastronomical adventure. Enjoy a lazy breakfast indulging in Halwa puri, a curry made up of spicy chickpeas and potatoes, deep-fried bread and a semolina dessert dish. Venture down to Karachi’s coastline and sample a bhutta - corn on the cob smothered in lemon juice.

Step back in time


Take a tour of Pakistan’s history at Karachi’s many museums. More than 30 aircrafts are on show at Pakistan Air Force Museum, making an impressive collection that’s worth a visit. Walk the halls of the National Museum of Pakistan and discover its 11 galleries, dedicated to the country’s cultural heritage.

Shop until your drop


Karachi boasts plenty of bustling bazaars, which can be found all over the city. Shopping lovers will be in heaven here, with markets selling everything from jewellery to fresh fruits and vegetables. Uncover treasures at Boulton Market, Kaghzi Bazaar and Empress Market – just leave enough room in your suitcase to take your new finds home.

Absorb natural beauty


Karachi nudges the Arabian Sea, with countless places to feel the sand between your toes and to swim in clear waters. Sandspit Beach is a beautiful area that’s perfect for families. Here you can spot marine life, go on a horseback ride and paddle in the shallow waters. Don’t forget to take a ferry to Manora Island, home to a beautiful beach, stunning temple ruins and a towering lighthouse.

Useful information

Visa

Whether you need a visa to travel to Karachi will depend on your home country - check with your embassy ahead of booking your trip.

Currency

While you’re in Karachi, you’ll use the Pakistani Rupee (PKR), the national currency. Frequently used notes include: 10, 20, 50, 100, 500, 1000.

Language

Urdu is the official national language of Pakistan and English is also widely spoken.

Weather

No matter when you visit Karachi, you’ll likely experience warm weather. Temperatures can reach 35°C from October to December and in summer months, highs of 37°C have been recorded.

Getting around

Exploring the city is easy – simply hire a car, book a taxi or take a bus.

Airport information

For your trip to Karachi, you’ll arrive into Jinnah International Airport, a 45 minute journey from the city centre.

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