Travel to Afghanistan

Flying to Afghanistan

The national airline is Ariana Afghan Airlines (FG) ( There is a United Nations presence in the country, with aid mission flights in operation. For further information, consult a local embassy or the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (

Departure tax:

AFN200. Children under two years of age are exempt.

Other airports in Afghanistan

Kabul International Airport

Airport Code: KBL. Location: The airport is 16km (10 miles) from the city. Website: N/A. Public transport description: Taxis are available to the city centre (journey time - 30 minutes).

Travel by rail

Getting to Afghanistan by boat

Visa and passport information is updated regularly and is correct at the time of publishing. You should verify critical travel information independently with the relevant embassy before you travel.