Turkish Airlines offers four flight alternatives in average every day from Houston to Karachi. All flights in this route are operated as connecting over Istanbul Airport (IST). Although no changes occur on the number of flights all year round, the hours of departure may vary from time to time.
The duration of the journeys with Turkish Airlines from Houston to Karachi varies by the layover at Istanbul, ranging from 20 to 90 hours.
Turkish Airlines increases the comfort of the journey by the services it offers to turn the layover into pleasant moments during the flights between Houston to Karachi. If your layover is between 6 to 24 hours, you may benefit from the free sightseeing service Touristanbul to explore the charming Istanbul. If your layover is 20 hours and above, you may benefit from the service Stopover and have a chance to enjoy the complimentary accommodation and sightseeing opportunities.
As the largest city in the state of Texas and the fourth largest in the entire United States, Houston is extremely delightful by the glory of the river flowing through. Besides, its perfect location along the Galveston Bay certainly increases its touristic value. As a city full of many theme parks, museums with rich collections, natural and national reserves, Houston is flooded by a large number of visitors throughout the year thanks to its favorable weather conditions.
During your stay, you may have pleasant walks in Buffalo Bayou river region and join various events you may encounter along the riverside. Apart from Buffalo Bayou, Houston Zoo also is another attraction where you may have a chance to meet thousands of animals. Houston Space Center where works of space are exhibited, together with Houston Museum of Natural Science are a reason on their own to visit this adorable city. Galveston Island gets credit from the visitors as well by its long beaches and amusement parks.
There are two airports in Houston: William P.Hobby Airport (HOU) and Houston George Bush International Airport (IAH). Passengers booking their flights from Houston with Turkish Airlines start their journeys from Houston George Bush International Airport (IAH).
There are not many alternatives in public transport for reaching Houston George Bush International Airport (IAH), which is located 35 kilometers from the center. It is possible to get to the airport from the center with the municipal buses operating between 06.00 and 20.40. These buses named Metro Bus 102 reach the airport within nearly an hour.
As the public transport serve only at certain hours and in a single route, you may also consider the option of private transport. It would be convenient to use the cabs available 7/24 all around the city.
The former capital of Pakistan, Karachi is a port town along the Arabian Sea. As the most developed city countrywide in commerce and industry, Karachi shines out as a pioneer in education, textile and maritime sector as well, in addition to its crowded and cosmopolitan population.
Karachi stands out by its extremely glorious mosques and the adorable works of Islamic architecture. Tooba Mosque is perhaps the most distinctive work of architecture with its column-free structure made of pure white marbles. You may have a chance to breathe in the fresh air by walking down the old streets and boulevards of the city and enjoy walking by the beaches along the Indian Ocean. Frere Hall serving as a terminal building, museum and library, and the Empress Market are the noteworthy spots in the city built during the Queen Victoria period. You may also visit the mausoleum of Muhammed Ali Jinnah, the founder of the country who had struggled for the independence of Pakistan.
The sole airport in the city is Karachi Civil Jinnah Airport (KHI), therefore passengers holding a flight ticket to Karachi with Turkish Airlines land at this airport.
There is no public transport service for reaching the city center from Karachi Civil Jinnah Airport (KHI). You may therefore use the cabs serving 7/24 or rent a car. It would also be recommendable consulting your hotel to learn whether they provide an airport transfer service.