Find cheap flights to Gilgit

1 adult
0 bags
Tue 8/16
Tue 8/23

When is the best time to fly to Gilgit?

A few different cities in the United States are known for frequently offering Gilgit flight deals, including Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York. When you fly out of Chicago for Gilgit, Pakistan, the trip normally lasts between 23 and 29 hours, while flights originating in Los Angeles may take anywhere from 25 to 27 hours. Those departing from New York can expect the trip to last around 22 to 28 hours in total.

Currently, it’s not possible to have a nonstop flight to Gilgit Airport, Gilgit from the United States. Instead, most trips require passengers to have either two or three layovers. When flying out of Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD), you may stop in cities like Dubai, Istanbul, or London. If you’re leaving from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), it’s common to have layovers in places like Abu Dhabi, Frankfurt, or Paris. Those leaving from airports in New York, including John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), will commonly stop in either London or Islamabad.

In the past two weeks, users have booked deals to Gilgit for $78/person, which is 85% cheaper than the average flight to Gilgit. To find the cheapest price to Gilgit from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Gilgit is possible. If you are planning a flight to Gilgit, consider booking flights to Skardu Airport (80 mi from Gilgit city center).

You can find deals at Gilgit Airport for $515pp on average, but that price can change based on your departure airport. To save money, try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

Airports near Gilgit

Below you will find all the airports in Gilgit along with the distance from the city center

How do you get to the city center from Gilgit airport?

An easy way to go to the city center from Gilgit Airport is by driving, which normally will take you anywhere from 35 to 40 minutes if there is no additional traffic or bad weather conditions. While ridesharing apps are not an option in this area, you’ll normally be able to find taxis waiting for passengers outside of the Arrivals Terminal. Keep in mind that there aren’t any car rental companies located directly at the airport and public transportation is also not an option for traveling from here to the city center.

Visa requirements for visiting Gilgit

United States citizens are required to have a visa when traveling to Gilgit or any other city in Pakistan. You must apply for and receive your visa before your departure, as it is illegal to arrive in Pakistan without one. The application process can be completed at your closest embassy or consulate. In addition to a visa, you’ll also have to book a return flight to the United States before your visa is set to expire, and you may be asked to show proof of this to immigration. All travelers must have a valid passport that has at least a blank page for the immigration stamp.

Start planning your trip to Gilgit

Best things to do and see in Gilgit

If you’re interested in going on a hike and having impressive views of the surrounding region, head to Hunza Valley, which is known for being one of the highest alpine lakes in the world and having a variety of different trails to choose from. Deosai National Park is also a great place to explore for those that want to spend some time in nature, and it’s known for being filled with wildlife, including marmots and brown bears. For recreational activities like jet skiing and fishing, pay a visit to Attabad Lake. The Altit Fort is an interesting attraction to visit, as it provides an example of the area’s unique ancient architecture and has a nice royal garden for visitors to walk through.

Why use momondo?

momondo compares prices from hundreds of airlines and agents so you can find and book the best deal on flights to Gilgit. Millions of users trust and use momondo every year so you are in good company.

Yes. momondo enables you to select and highlight flights to Gilgit with this policy.

Once you have performed a search in the form on the page, momondo provides useful filters and insights. We can show you the cheapest days and times to fly as well as filter your options to help you make an informed choice when booking flights to Gilgit.

If you are simply researching potential flights to Gilgit, momondo offers a useful price alert feature which will track prices for flights to Gilgit and alert you when they change.

Here's why travelers choose to use momondo
Flexible Travel
momondo understands the need for flexibility and we have a filter specifically for flights with no change fees.
Expert Insights
Data driven insights designed to help you find a great flight deal. From the cheapest time to depart to how far in advance to book.
Price Alerts
Track the price of your preferred flight route and be notified when it changes.