Cookie PolicyBy continuing to browse our site, you are consenting to the use of cookies. Please click the policy link to learn more about cookies.

Flights to Iran

Flights to Iran open even the most experienced traveller’s eyes. Lose yourself in Iran’s many bazaars, mosques and museums.

Flight schedules

Departure airport  
Arrival airport
 
Itinerary
Date range
Close the flight schedules widget
Destination classification by region then country
Region - The Middle East Selected (Selecting an item from the list will refresh the page)
Countries - Iran Selected (Selecting an item from the list will refresh the page)
Select city (Selecting an item from the list will refresh the page)

Iran

Civilisation has existed on the land that the Islamic Republic of Iran now claims as home for more than 5,000 years. It has seen all types of humanity come and go, from the ancient Elamite Kingdom to the Iranian Medes, Cyrus the Greeks' Achaemenid Empire, the Islamic Golden Age, and the Iranian Revolution, which led to the Islamic republic that exists today. Iran's vast oil wealth and position in the Middle East help it hold significant sway in the politics of the region and the wider world.

Tehran, the capital city of 8.3 million, is the best place to start, with frequent flights from cities around the world. It’s a shopper’s haven; lose yourself in bazaars filled with huge piles of saffron and other spices for sale, along with resplendent rugs and traditional wares. You’ll find these markets lining the narrow streets along with other attractions including the Jewellery Museum, the Azadi Tower, the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art and Jameh Bazaar (which opens on Fridays). There are lots of luxury hotels to stay in during your trip, including the Tehran Grand Hotel and the Safir Hotel, both of which make a great base for sightseeing.

Tehran, the capital city of 8.3 million, is the best place to start, with frequent flights from cities around the world. It’s a shopper’s haven; lose yourself in bazaars filled with huge piles of saffron and other spices for sale, along with resplendent rugs and traditional wares. You’ll find these markets lining the narrow streets along with other attractions including the Jewellery Museum, the Azadi Tower, the Carpet Museum, the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, the Glass and Ceramics Museum, and Jameh Bazaar (which is only open on Fridays). There are lots of luxury hotels to stay in during your trip, including the Tehran Grand Hotel and the Safir Hotel, both of which make a great base for sightseeing.

Further afield you’ll find plenty of other interesting places to visit. There’s Isfahan – with its many bazaars, gardens, mosques, and museums – Mashhad (where the tomb of the famous Imam Reza lies), and Shiraz, which bills itself as the city of poets, literature and flowers. Head out into nature, and you could come into contact with all manner of wildlife including gazelles, wolves and panthers.

Whenever you visit, and whether you stay indoors or venture out, keep in mind that the weather in Iran is generally hot and dry. You should also make sure to respect the customs of the local culture, which includes dressing modestly. Do so, and you’ll fit in with ease.

City guides

Mashhad

Visit Mashhad to experience Iran’s holiest city, a place of pilgrimage that’s also home to an impressive leisure and dining scene.

Explore Mashhad
Tehran

Imbued with iconic monuments, visit Tehran to meet friendly locals, eat gourmet cuisine and witness its fast-paced drive for modernity.

Explore Tehran

Essential Information