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There are 5 ways to get from Al Hasa to Karbala by plane, car or bus

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Fly Dammam to Baghdad, drive  •  6h 28m

  1. Fly from Dammam (DMM) to Baghdad (BGW) DMM - BGW
  2. Drive from Baghdad to Karbala

4 alternative options

Fly Dammam to Najaf, drive  •  5h 46m

  1. Fly from Dammam (DMM) to Najaf (NJF) DMM - NJF
  2. Drive from Najaf to Karbala

Drive to Doha, fly to Baghdad, drive  •  8h 52m

  1. Drive from Ath Thuqbah to Doha
  2. Fly from Doha (DOH) to Baghdad (BGW) DOH - BGW
  3. Drive from Baghdad to Karbala

Drive to Doha, fly to Najaf, drive  •  8h 30m

  1. Drive from Ath Thuqbah to Doha
  2. Fly from Doha (DOH) to Najaf (NJF) DOH - NJF
  3. Drive from Najaf to Karbala

Bus, drive  •  45h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Dammam to Amman Abdali Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Amman Abdali Terminal to Baghdad
  3. Drive from Baghdad to Karbala

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Iraq

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Some international borders began to reopen in Iraq from July 16.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Iraq

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Iraq from July 23.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Iraq

International flights leaving Saudi Arabia are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Saudi Arabia

Last updated: December 7 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The distance between Al Hasa and Karbala is 1196 km.

It takes approximately 6h 28m to get from Al Hasa to Karbala, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Dammam Airport to Baghdad Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 25m and has one stopover.

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Emirates, Flydubai, Egyptair and Qatar Airways offer flights from Dammam Airport to Baghdad Airport.

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The best way to get from Al Hasa to Dammam Airport is to taxi which takes 29 min and costs 140﷼ - 170﷼.

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Map of how to get from Al Hasa to Karbala.
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  • Distance: 1195.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 28m

What companies run services between Al Hasa, Saudi Arabia and Karbala, Iraq?

There is no direct connection from Al Hasa to Karbala. However, you can take the taxi to Dammam airport, fly to Baghdad, then take the drive to Karbala. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Dammam airport, fly to Najaf, then take the drive to Karbala.

Airlines
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Dammam to Baghdad via Doha
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Dammam to Najaf via Doha
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $530
Flights from Doha to Baghdad
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Doha to Najaf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Dammam to Baghdad via Dubai
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Dammam to Najaf via Dubai
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Dammam to Baghdad via Cairo
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,000
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Dammam to Baghdad via Dubai
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Doha to Najaf via Dubai
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Fly Baghdad
Website
flybaghdad.net
Flights from Dammam to Najaf via Medina
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Air Arabia
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Dammam to Najaf via Sharjah
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Kuwait Airways
Website
kuwaitairways.com
Flights from Doha to Najaf via Kuwait
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Bus operators
Jett
Phone
+962 6 566 4141
Email
info@jett.com.jo
Website
jett.com.jo
Bus from Dammam to Amman Abdali Terminal
Ave. Duration
27h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50
Schedules at
jett.com.jo
Bus from Amman Abdali Terminal to Baghdad
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
jett.com.jo

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