Cheap flights to Dushanbe Tajikistan

Spaceships, tea houses and Soviet dreams
Flights to Dushanbe from
  • 440 GBP per person
  • Flights from London starting at 520 GBP
  • Flights from Birmingham starting at 540 GBP
  • Flights from Manchester starting at 550 GBP

About Dushanbe


Surrounded by cotton fields, the capital of Tajikistan is a memorial to a Soviet dream of the ideal big city. Wide prospects are lush with greenery, while the circus resembles a spaceship that has landed in the middle of the park. The communal service buildings look more like palaces, as do some of the traditional tea houses, the ‘chaihanas’. Don't miss the stunning tea-house Rokhat with its carved open gallerias and breezy inner court.

'Dushanbe' means 'Monday'. It was the day for the weekly grand bazaar in the era of the Great Silk Road.

The city is a jewel for a lover of monumental architecture: from columns and mosaics to slick and modernist Le Corbusier-inspired constructions, Dushanbe has it all. Outside the city, the great outdoors of Central Asia awaits! Go hiking to see the cotton in full bloom, camp at Varzob Gorge and don't forget to check Nurek Dam, the second-tallest man-made dam in the world.

Most locals aren’t sure what the city centre statue of Ismail Samadi holds in his hand. Popular guess: a fly swatter.

How’s the weather in Dushanbe in March?

  • Temperature 5-16 °C
  • Dry days 21-
  • Average rainfall 76 mm
  • Snow days 3


  • Population 679K
  • Local time :
  • Currency Tajikistan Somoni

What does Dushanbe cost?

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  • Meal
    Restaurant meals in Dushanbe cost 87% less than in London
  • Taxi
    Take a taxi from 0.25 GBP per kilometre
  • Train
    A typical train ticket is 0.16 GBP


  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: 1.92 GBP
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught): 1.63 GBP
  • Water (0.33 liter bottle): .51 GBP


  • Rice (1kg): .76 GBP
  • Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg): 3.74 GBP
  • Apples (1kg): .69 GBP
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle): .45 GBP


  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport): .16 GBP
  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): 1.63 GBP
  • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): .25 GBP
  • Gasoline (1 liter): .45 GBP

Sports And Leisure

  • Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult: 21.69 GBP
  • Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend): 3.8 GBP
  • Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat: 3.05 GBP

Clothing And Shoes

  • 1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar): 20.33 GBP
  • 1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...): 17.48 GBP
  • 1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes: 17.62 GBP
  • 1 Pair of Men's Leather Business Shoes: 21.69 GBP

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