The cheapest times to fly from SCO to KBL are

  • January 8th to January 21st
  • March 5th to March 18th
  • September 17th to December 9th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from SCO to KBL is early October. Prices can be as high as $1087 for Saturday flights during early to mid February, or as low as $894 for Sunday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Kabul

Flying from Aktau (SCO) to Kabul (KBL) will usually cost between $894 to $1087 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $926. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid February, with an average price of $1087. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $161 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $992 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SCO to KBL flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SCO to KBL route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

SCO to KBL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SCO to KBL flight is priced close to the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Aktau. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.53, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to KBL, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into SCO. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Kabul, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Aktau. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $66 (5%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $938. Return trip prices are from the KBL to SCO flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SCO to KBL can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 4 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SCO to KBL

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from SCO to KBL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Delhi (SCO > DEL > KBL)

  • Price for both tickets: $802
  • Average savings: $190 (19.11%)

See SCO to DXB flights

Hack #2: Dubai (SCO > DXB > KBL)

  • Price for both tickets: $847
  • Average savings: $145 (14.57%)

See SCO to DEL flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SCO to KBL? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Astana, Air India, Azerbaijan Airlines, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Hamid Karzai International Airport to Shevchenko Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1159 miles or 1865 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SCO to KBL?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SCO to KBL flight is about 3 hour 4 minutes.

How many flights go between Aktau and Kabul?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 34 available flights from SCO to KBL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SCO
Origination airport name Shevchenko Airport
City Aktau
Country Kazakhstan
Latitude 43.9
Longitude 51.1

Return Airport

Destination code KBL
Destination airport name Hamid Karzai International Airport
City Kabul
Country Afghanistan
Latitude 34.6
Longitude 69.2


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