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Transportation to Kabul Airport from the City Center

If you travel by plane from Kabul, you need to reach Kabul International Airport (Hamid Karzai International Airport). From Kabul International Airport, you can travel to many destinations with many airlines. Turkish Airlines also organizes seven flights a week from Istanbul to Kabul. The journey from Kabul to Istanbul lasts 5 hours.

There is a time difference of 2 hours and 30 minutes between Kabul and Turkey. For example, when it is 10.30 am in Kabul, the clock may still show 08.00 am in Turkey. But Afghanistan does not apply day light saving time. Therefore, time difference with Kabul is 2 hours 30 minutes in winter and 1 hour 30 minutes in summer. When you travel from Kabul to Istanbul, it is useful to consider these differences.

There is still no advanced urban transportation network in Kabul. Due to the fact that the city is located in a mountainous area, the rail system does not exist in this area. Buses and taxis are the most commonly used means of transportation within the city. You can also choose to walk to the airport instead of driving. Obtaining a map of Kabul would help you not to encounter problem with urban transportation.

Bus

The bus is one of the most used vehicles in urban transportation in Kabul. Buses in the city are comfortable and modern. But the direction information and the numbers of the buses are in Pashtun. You can find out which buses go to Kabul International Airport if you would have a Pashtun dictionary with you a guide on this subject on your own.

Taxi

Visitors often prefer to take taxis for transportation in Kabul. Many of the taxi drivers know a little English. But just in case, you would write that you want to go to Kabul International Airport in local language on a paper and give it to the taxi driver.

Car Rental

You can rent a car to go to Kabul International Airport and get rid of the stress of catching the plane. With the car you will rent, you will not need to carry your heavy luggage between long distances on public transport vehicles.

Airport Information

Kabul International Airport, which connects Afghanistan's capital city Kabul to many points of the world, offers a more comfortable and enjoyable flight experience to its passengers with the renovation works. Improvements at the airport have resulted in the addition of a new international terminal and the old terminal is now being used for domestic flights.

Airline companies such as Turkish Airlines (THY), Emirates, Flydubai, Air India, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), Ariana Afghan, Safi Airways, Kam Air, Mahan Air, SpiceJet, East Horizon Airlines and Iranian Aseman Airlines provides flights to Kabul. The airport of the city has free Wi-Fi, a duty free, currency exchange and ATM.

At the same time, you can eat at the restaurants in the terminal, and make benefit of the post office and car parking. It is not advised to have an alcoholic drink with you on your way to Kabul. It is a crime to have an alcoholic drink with you when you land here.

Last Updated: 05 Feb 2017

Transportation to Manchester City Center from Airport

Manchester Airport was ranked the 3rd busiest airport in the UK, in terms of passenger traffic, in 2015. It is a major international airport operating both domestic and international flights out of 3 passenger terminals. The airport offers a range of services aimed at meeting passengers’ pre-flight and post-flight needs.

There are a variety of transportation alternatives to get to the city center from Manchester Airport, including taxi, bus, train, tram, bicycle, and rental car. The airport is located 15 km from the city center, so any method you choose will be a convenient and quick option.  

Taxi

Taking a taxi from the airport to the city center is quite convenient and fast. Taxis are readily available outside of the terminal exits once you land. A taxi to the city center from the airport should take less than 30 minutes, under normal traffic conditions, and cost around 20-30 pounds. The airport also features private hire taxis through the company Arrow Cars. This service can accommodate up to 8 passengers and provides comfortable and reliable transportation to the city.

Bus

Another transportation alternative to get to the city center from Manchester Airport is by bus. Buses depart from The Station, Manchester Airport’s ground transport interchange. Buses are an affordable and convenient way to get to the city. There are 9 different bus routes that operate between the airport and the city. The bus you need to take will depend on your destination in the city.

Train

Trains are another affordable and convenient method of transportation to get to the city from the airport. Trains depart from the Manchester Airport railway station, which is located at The Station. Trains operate every day of the week and run every 10 minutes. A train from the airport to the city center takes about 20 minutes.

Tram

There is a Metrolink station at the airport for those who want to take the tram to the city center. The tram is accessible from The Station and provides convenient transportation to the city. Trams operates every day of the week and run every 12-15 minutes and provide comfortable transportation to many parts of the city.

Bicycle

Manchester Airport places great emphasis on the use of bicycles as an environmentally friendly transportation alternative. There are designated bike paths between the airport and the city center and special parking areas for bicycles at the airport. Thanks to these paths and cycle bays passengers can ride their bikes to and from the airport.

Rental Car

Another transportation alternative to get to the city is by rental car. Renting a car is also a great way to get around in the city and explore the surrounding areas during your trip. There are various rental car offices located at the airport. Since the airport is located 15 km away, you can enjoy a comfortable drive to the city center. Rental car companies that you can choose from include Avis, Europcar, Enterprise, Hertz and Sixt.

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019

Frequently Asked Questions

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Which airports can I use for Kabul-Manchester flights?

For Kabul-Manchester flights, you can use Kabul Intl. Airport as departure airport, and Manchester Airport, Manchester Piccadilly station Railway Station for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Kabul-Manchester and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Kabul-Manchester is 5813 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 7 hour 10 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Kabul-Manchester flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Kabul-Manchester flights is Friday.

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