|Most popular in||May||High demand for flights, 11% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||April||Best time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop|
|Average price||RM 3,031||Price for this month|
|Cheapest price||RM 2,571||From Kuala Lumpur to Kabul|
Travelers out of the UK who want to head to Afghanistan will be able to find a number of options. The shortest flight out of London is 10h, while the longest flight is 28h and 40m. If you will be departing from Liverpool instead, you can find some flights that will take you to Kabul. The shortest of the flights is 19h and 55m. The longest flight is 28h and 15m. Keep in mind that one of the factors that tend to add to the overall flight time will be the stopovers. This includes the number of stopovers and their duration.
While you will not be able to find a nonstop flight from the UK to Afghanistan, you can find Afghanistan flight deals that will provide you with just a single stopover. Turkish Airlines has a flight out of Heathrow that has just a single stopover in Istanbul for 1h and 10m. From there, it travels to Khwaja Rawash Airport in Kabul. When travelling out of Liverpool, you will only be able to find options that have two stops. One flight plan leaving from LXC will start aboard an AccesRail plane and have a layover in Manchester of 3h and 40 minutes. You will then switch to Turkish Airlines and have a 6h and 15m layover in Istanbul before heading into Kabul.
Travellers who head to Afghanistan need to think about how they are going to get around the country and the cities. You can find domestic flights to various areas of the country through Kam Air and Ariana Afghan Airways. The highways and roads around Kabul have been mostly restored from the 2001 conflict, but the roads in other areas are not always passable or safe.
Afghanistan is an interesting country with a lot of history, which can be experienced and explored when visitors are in Kabul. The capital offers a range of parks, historical buildings, and ancient walls of the Bala Hissar citadel. You will also find a number of museums including Kabul Museum, which features a number of artefacts. The National Gallery is another museum, which includes historic and contemporary artwork. Another option is to visit the Red City, Shahr-i-Zohak, which is 17km from Bamiyan. There, you can find an ancient citadel. Other places to consider visiting include the Hindu Kush, Bibi Marhu Hill, and Babur’s Gardens.
British nationals who are going to be travelling to Afghanistan will need to have a passport that is valid for at least six months from the date of entry to the country. In addition, you will need to have a visa before you travel. You will not be able to get a visa once you are in Afghanistan.