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There are 3 ways to get from Islamabad to Chitral by plane, taxi or car

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  1. Fly from Islamabad (ISB) to Chitral (CJL)

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  1. Take a taxi from Islamabad to Chitral


  1. Drive from Islamabad to Chitral

Islamabad (ISB) to Chitral (CJL) flights

The flight time between Islamabad (ISB) and Chitral (CJL) is around 1h 15m and covers a distance of around 280 km. The fastest flight normally takes 1h 15m. Services are operated by Pakistan International Airlines. Typically two flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Flight route information

Average flight journey time:
1h 15m
Fastest flight journey time:
1h 15m
Flight distance:
280 km
Flights per week:
Cheapest price:
Carbon emissions:
92 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
Last flight departs at:

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Islamabad (ISB) to Chitral (CJL) flight schedules

Islamabad → Chitral
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Rules to follow in Pakistan




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Observe COVID-19 safety rules

COVID-19 help in Pakistan

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 9245746

Frequently Asked Questions

There are currently travel restrictions within Pakistan.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Chitral is 9245746.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Chitral is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Chitral is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 9245746.

Last updated: 15 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Government of Pakistan.

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Islamabad to Chitral is to drive, which costs $26 - $40 and takes 5h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Islamabad to Chitral is to fly which costs $50 - $120 and takes 1h 39m.

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The distance between Islamabad and Chitral is 263 km. The road distance is 413.6 km.

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The best way to get from Islamabad to Chitral without a car is to taxi which takes 5h 22m and costs $120 - $150.

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It takes approximately 1h 39m to get from Islamabad to Chitral, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Islamabad Airport to Chitral Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Islamabad to Chitral is 414 km. It takes approximately 5h 22m to drive from Islamabad to Chitral.

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Pakistan International Airlines offers flights from Islamabad Airport to Chitral Airport.

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The best way to get from Islamabad to Islamabad Airport is to taxi which takes 17 min and costs $6 - $9.

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Map of how to get from Islamabad to Chitral.
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  • Distance: 263 km
  • Duration: 1h 39m

What companies run services between Islamabad, Pakistan and Chitral, Pakistan?

Pakistan International Airlines flies from Islamabad to Chitral twice a week.

Pakistan International Airlines
Flights from Islamabad to Chitral
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Other operators
Taxi from Islamabad to Chitral
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
Estimated price
$120 - $150
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+92 51 111 222 787

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