How to Get to Iran and Isfahan

Many international visitors to Iran arrive by air, with IKA International Airport in Tehran that has excellent worldwide connections including to destinations such as London, Paris, Milan, Amsterdam, Berlin, Stockholm, Moscow, Istanbul, Dubai, Beijing, Seoul, Bangkok and New Delhi. Airline companies operating flights to IKA International Airport include: Lufthansa, Alitalia, Turkish Airlines, KLM, Emirates and British Airways as well as domestic airlines such as Iran Air, Mahan Air and Caspian Airlines. Facilities at the airport include outlets for dining and refreshments, basic passenger services and limited transport options for getting into the city.


Isfahan is 430km south of Tehran at the foothills of the Zagros mountain range. The city enjoys a temperate climate and regular seasons. Isfahan is located on the main north-south and east-west routes crossing Iran and is well-served by highways.There are automobile routes to the capital Tehran, and also Shiraz, Yazd and Ahvaz.

Isfahan is served by Isfahan ShahidBeheshti International Airport, which handles the country’s domestic flights and also its international flights. There are daily domestic flights to Tehran, Shiraz and Mashhad available from Iran’s national airline. This airline also provides international flights to a number of countries such as UAE, Turkey, Iraq and Kuwait.

Other International Airlines operate numerous flights to Istanbul and the countries settled around the Persian Gulf, on a weekly basis directly from this airport.