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There is 1 way to get from Ahvaz to Karbala by plane or car

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  1. Fly from Ahwaz (AWZ) to Najaf (NJF)
  2. Drive from Najaf to Karbala

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ahvaz and Karbala is 463 km.

It takes approximately 8h 15m to get from Ahvaz to Karbala, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Ahwaz Airport to Najaf Airport. The quickest flight takes 9h 15m and has one stopover.

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Karbala is 30 min behind Ahvaz. It is currently 6:26 PM in Ahvaz and 5:56 PM in Karbala.

Iran Air, Flydubai, Varesh Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Ahwaz Airport to Najaf Airport.

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The best way to get from Ahvaz to Ahwaz Airport is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs $1 - $2.

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Map of how to get from Ahvaz to Karbala.
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  • Distance: 462.5 km
  • Duration: 8h 15m

What companies run services between Ahvaz, Iran and Karbala, Iraq?

There is no direct connection from Ahvaz to Karbala. However, you can take the taxi to Ahwaz airport, fly to Najaf, then take the drive to Karbala.

Airlines
Caspian Airlines
Flights from Ahwaz to Najaf via Tehran Mehrabad, Mashhad
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Ahwaz to Najaf via Esfahan
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$60 - $650
Flights from Ahwaz to Najaf via Mashhad, Esfahan
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Iraqi Airways
Website
iraqiairways.com.iq
Flights from Ahwaz to Najaf via Mashhad
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Ahwaz to Najaf via Tehran Mehrabad, Mashhad
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Ahwaz to Najaf via Dubai, Baghdad
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Ahwaz to Najaf via Dubai
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100

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