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Getting to the City Center from Jinnah Intl. Airport

The most practical way of travelling to Karachi city center from Quaid–E–Azam International Airport is getting on a taxi. You can have a comfortable transportation vehicle during your whole travel by renting a car. However, you should keep in mind that the traffic can be heavy and drivers generally don’t obey the traffic rules. Buses and minibuses are also among the options.

Car Rental

At the airport, you can find the car rental offices of Avis and some local companies. You can reach the city center in about 30 minutes by connecting to the highway N5 after going out of the airport.

Bus / Minibus

You can reach the city center by getting on a bus from the bus stops located in front of the airport. The ticket price is 50 Pakistani Rupee. The travel lasts about 50 minutes under normal traffic conditions. It is also possible to reach the city center by using a minibus. These vehicles are cheaper but tourists may be charged higher amounts. In addition, minibuses are very crowded. For these reasons, buses are more preferred by foreign visitors.

Taxi

You can comfortably travel to the city center by taxi. The cost of travelling to the city center by getting on a taxi waiting in front of the airport is about 300 – 500 Pakistani Rupee. The travel lasts about half an hour.

Last Updated: 07 Jun 2018
Getting to Jinnah Intl. Airport from the City Center

You can reach Quaid–E–Azam International Airport from Karachi city center by using a bus or minibus. However, using a means of public transportation can make you lose time even though it is the most affordable transportation alternative. If you decide to use a faster transportation vehicle, you can get on a taxi. Renting a car is another option.

Car Rental

There are many car rental companies offering service in the city center. Most of them are local companies. In Pakistan, traffic is generally heavy and complicated. For this reason, tourists are advised to rent a car with a driver by contacting a reliable company. You can get help from your hotel about this issue before your travel. You should drive on the highway N5 and take the Jinnah Terminal Road in order to reach the airport. You can get to Quaid–E–Azam International Airport in about half an hour under normal traffic conditions by following the airport directions.

Bus / Minibus

It is possible to reach the airport in approximately one hour by getting on an airport bus in the city center. One-way ticket price of these buses is 50 Pakistani Rupee per passenger. There are also minibuses carrying passengers to the airport from the city center. These vehicles are cheaper but tourists may be charged higher amounts. In addition, minibuses are very crowded. For these reasons, buses are more preferred by foreign visitors.

Taxi

Travelling to the airport from the city center lasts about half an hour. You should bargain over the fare before getting on any taxi. The cost of travelling to the airport from the city center is about 300 – 500 Pakistani Rupee.

Airport Information

Quaid–E–Azam International Airport, which is known as Jinnah International Airport shortly, is located 14 km east of the city center. There are foreign exchange office, ATMs and baggage rooms at the airport. In addition, there are restaurants and cafes where you can try local tastes as well as the delicacies from the world cuisine. You can do shopping at the stores where you can find various products specific to Pakistan like carpet and rugs. There is also a duty-free shop at the airport. There is a mosque near the airport parking area. Although there is not any hotel within the building, you can stay at Ramada Plaza Hotel located 1 km of the airport.

Last Updated: 08 Jun 2018

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