Book flights from New York to Karachi with Qatar Airways
If you’ve ever felt the urge to visit the most exciting and colourful city in Pakistan, now’s your chance with flights from New York to Karachi with Qatar Airways and arrive to the capital of Sindh province in style and comfort. Discover how long haul trips can be comfortable and relaxing with our award-winning services that include delicious cuisine, thousands of entertainment options, and an attentive cabin crew that caters to your every need.
Karachi, one-time capital of Pakistan, is now the nation’s economic driver, and it still has many great cultural attractions for visitors to enjoy. It is one of the most cosmopolitan and diverse cities in Pakistan and you’ll find many of the locals enjoying the weekends on Sandspit and Clifton Beach. Don’t miss the new exclusive restaurants and smart shopping malls for those essential gifts or a gourmet meal to tantalize your taste buds.
Arriving in Karachi
Known as the City of Lights for its vibrant nightlife and evening café culture, Pakistan’s capital of Karachi is also a cultural epicentre for the region, as well as an important commercial and industrial hub. An estimated 23.5million people are packed into its streets and buildings, making it one of the biggest cities in the world. A city of such size and history has plenty to attract visitors, and tourists who make the journey to Karachi and are never disappointed.
Book a flight to Karachi with Qatar Airways and let us introduce you to a vibrant, exciting and cosmopolitan destination that’s full of energy. From the sublime elegance of the Port Grand promenade to the welcome tranquility of the Bagh-e-Ibn-e-Qasim park, Karachi has plenty to offer visitors.
Most of the main tourist attractions are focused in the south of the city, including the Port Grande pier-side promenade, a pedestrian-friendly boardwalk lined with exclusive restaurants with harbour views. Strangely enough, its focal point is not a building, but a 150-year old Banyan tree. Boat trips to the surrounding bays run regularly from Port Grande.
The splendid tomb of Pakistan’s founding father, Muhammad Ali Jinnah, is a prominent landmark in the heart of the city. The Quaid-e-Azam's Mausoleum and Museum is also an excellent starting point for visitors who want to learn more about the history and culture of the country.
Karachi also has over 80km of beaches and coastline, and the natural beauty of the region is stunning. There are also a number of islands dotted off the coast, and ferries take visitors to Minora Island and Churna Island, where diving schools offer regular trips out to discover some spectacular underwater attractions.
Flights to Karachi with Qatar Airways land at Jinnah International Airport. Visa restrictions for entry into the country will depend on your country of origin, length of stay and whether your trip is for business or pleasure. Before you fly to Karachi please check the visa and passport requirements.
Flying from New York
The iconic JFK airport is representative of the city it serves – big, busy and vibrant. A total of eight terminals and all the major international carriers connect passengers all over the world.
Packed with facilities and friendly staff, JFK is one of the world’s busiest air hubs. Because the airport is so busy, it is important to plan ahead and know which terminal your Qatar Airways flight leaves from.
Transportation and car parking
The easiest way to get to and from the airport is via the JFK AirTrain - a 24-hour service that connects all of the airport terminals with rail and metro stations.
The New York City Airporter Bus runs every 20 minutes from Grand Central Terminal and the Port Authority Bus Terminal to the airport. Taxis are plentiful and a pre-booked limousine service is also available. Car parking for Terminal 8 is in the ‘Red’ Lot, although shuttles from other parking zones provide you with more options if the Red Lot is full.
Arriving in New York
Qatar Airways flights from New York leave from Terminal 8. The free AirTrain service connects the terminals, which is particularly useful if you are transferring from an internal or other international flight.
If your flight leaves from a high-numbered gate, it is advisable to use the free motorized shuttle, due to the distance between the departure area and the gates. The Oasis Lounge (charges applicable) in Terminal 4 is open 24 hours a day and has extensive facilities including showers.
Facilities and amenities
While waiting for your Qatar Airways flight from New York, Terminal 8 offers extensive food and drink outlets serving snacks and fast food, light meals, coffee and refreshments.
There is also a wide range of retail outlets selling everything from watches and sunglasses to a dedicated ‘Metropolitan Museum of Art’ shop. Facilities include baby-care areas, dry cleaning, a pet relief area and a Welcome Centre. Wi-Fi is available throughout the airport for a fee.