Direct flights to Iran
To visit Iran is a unique experience – here you can learn more about the country, its airports and how to find the best direct flight.
Iran as old as history itself inherits one of the most ancient civilizations of the planet. If you simply want to walk in the footsteps of some of history's most outstanding figures, this historic land is blessed with some of the best.
Often overseen as a holiday destination, you should definitely look at booking cheap flights to Iran if you are a history buff or a lover of architecture. With huge amounts of archaeological ruins all over the country that are mind blowing to view and an incredible to fathom, that a civilization living thousands of years ago would create these immense structures with precision and care.
A beautiful country riddled with Ancient ruins and historical as well as biblical remnants, such as the proposed site of the Garden of Eden.
Find a direct flights to and Iran and Tehran
If you are traveling to Iran, you will most likely land at Imam Khomeini Airport in the capital Tehran. You can reach the airport by direct connections from a number of countries in both Europe and Asia – in the list below you find some of the airports with the highest number of direct flights to Tehran. Use the links to find all flight options from each airport.
- Direct flights from Dubai (DXB) to Tehran (IKA)
- Direct flights from Doha (DOH) to Tehran (IKA)
- Direct flights from Tbilisi (TBS) to Tehran (IKA)
- Direct flights from Bangkok (BKK) to Tehran (IKA)
- Direct flights from Shanghai (PVG) to Tehran (IKA)
- Direct flights from Istanbul (IST) to Tehran (IKA)
- Direct flights from Frankfurt (FRA) to Tehran (IKA)
- Direct flights from Vienna (VIE) to Tehran (IKA)
- Direct flights from Paris (CDG) to Tehran (IKA)
- Direct flights from London (LHR) to Tehran (IKA)
Visit Iran – history, museums and restaurants
The city is in an idyllic location situated under the foothills of the mountain which adds to greenery found in the numerous parks and gardens that bloom throughout the year. A city with a colorful history, book cheap flights to Tehran to discover that the history demonstrates that it was home to many civilisations dating as far back as 6,000 BC. Up until the latter part of the 18th Century Tehran was a small rural village before it took on its role to become the capital of the nation.
Cultural junkies will want to search for cheap Tehran flights to emerge themselves in the many museums and attractions to visit and a multitude of good restaurants to dine in. In the city main tourist spots include the Azadi Tower, the Milad Tower and The Gulistan Palace. Also known as the Rose Palace, it plays a prominent part in the history of the Qajar period and has some delightful gardens which create an air of silence in an often busy city.
Direct flights vary throughout the year but if you are a skier, find cheap flights to Tehran to venture into the Alborz mountain range which lies to the north of Tehran hosts the highest peak in the country and during the winter season it’s popular with skiers, best time to ski is November to May. The mountain hotels and ski-clubs at Shemshak, Shahrestanak and Dizine are full several days a week.
How to find a cheap flight to Iran and Tehran
Directflights.com can help you find your cheap flight to Tehran; just by clicking any of the links below or using our flight search box. With a full list of the cheapest flight to Tehran as well as all the direct flights to Tehran, booking a flight couldn’t be easier. Once this is out of the way, focus on the itinerary - here are a few of Directflights.com’s ideas to relax and enjoy the social scene.
Tehran has a very social daytime, as opposed to any sort of nightlife, you can always find various parks, cafés, restaurants and tea houses filled to the brim with exciting chitter chatter. The restaurants serve a range of local cuisine as well as cosmopolitan, western food is becoming more and more popular with the introduction of pizza and fast food outlets but rest assured the nearest kebab is never far away.
There are so many restaurants and cafés to enjoy and most serve delicious local food and more often than not have live music playing. Fun and lively cafés are Iranian Traditional, Azari and Chelo Kebab but if you crave some western cuisine Alef Resto is a great restaurant serving Italian and American food.
Iran's climate ranges from arid or semiarid to subtropical along the Caspian coast and the northern forests. On the northern edge of the country temperatures rarely fall below freezing and the area remains humid for the rest of the year. Summer temperatures rarely exceed 29 °C (84.2 °F). Annual precipitation is 680 mm (26.8 in) in the eastern part of the plain and more than 1,700 mm (66.9 in) in the western part. To the west, settlements in the Zagros basin experience lower temperatures, severe winters with below zero average daily temperatures and heavy snowfall.
The eastern and central basins are arid, with less than 200 mm (7.9 in) of rain, and have occasional deserts. Average summer temperatures exceed 38 °C (100.4 °F). The coastal plains of the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman in southern Iran have mild winters, and very humid and hot summers. The annual precipitation ranges from 135 to 355 mm (5.3 to 14.0 in).