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There are 4 ways to get from Azerbaijan to Karbala by plane or car

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Fly Baku Heydar Aliyev to Baghdad, drive  •  10h 31m

  1. Fly from Baku Heydar Aliyev (GYD) to Baghdad (BGW) GYD - BGW
  2. Drive from Baghdad to Karbala

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Drive to Tbilisi, fly to Baghdad, drive  •  12h 4m

  1. Drive from Shamkhor to Tbilisi
  2. Fly from Tbilisi (TBS) to Baghdad (BGW) TBS - BGW
  3. Drive from Baghdad to Karbala

Fly Baku Heydar Aliyev to Najaf, drive  •  11h 54m

  1. Fly from Baku Heydar Aliyev (GYD) to Najaf (NJF) GYD - NJF
  2. Drive from Najaf to Karbala

Drive to Ardabil, fly to Najaf, drive  •  12h 39m

  1. Drive from Lankaran to Ardabil
  2. Fly from Ardabil (ADU) to Najaf (NJF) ADU - NJF
  3. Drive from Najaf 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 Azerbaijan 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 Azerbaijan

Last updated: December 1 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The distance between Azerbaijan and Karbala is 928 km.

It takes approximately 10h 31m to get from Azerbaijan to Karbala, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Baku Heydar Aliyev Airport to Baghdad Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 50m and has one stopover.

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Karbala is 1h behind Azerbaijan. It is currently 8:49 PM in Azerbaijan and 7:49 PM in Karbala.

Azerbaijan Airlines, Flydubai, Qatar Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Baku Heydar Aliyev Airport to Baghdad Airport.

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Map of how to get from Azerbaijan to Karbala.
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  • Distance: 927.7 km
  • Duration: 10h 31m

What companies run services between Azerbaijan and Karbala, Iraq?

There is no direct connection from Azerbaijan to Karbala. However, you can take the subway to Jafar Jabbarli, take the walk to 28 May station, take the bus to Baku Airport, take the walk to Baku Heydar Aliyev airport, fly to Baghdad, then take the drive to Karbala. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Tbilisi airport, fly to Baghdad, then take the drive to Karbala.

Airlines
Iraqi Airways
Website
iraqiairways.com.iq
Flights from Baku Heydar Aliyev to Baghdad via Dubai
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,200
Flights from Baku Heydar Aliyev to Baghdad via Ankara
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,400
Flights from Baku Heydar Aliyev to Baghdad via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Tbilisi to Baghdad via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Tbilisi to Baghdad via Sabiha Gokcen, Ankara
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Baku Heydar Aliyev to Najaf via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Baku Heydar Aliyev to Najaf via Dubai, Baghdad
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$500 - $850
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Baku Heydar Aliyev to Baghdad via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Tbilisi to Baghdad via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Tbilisi to Baghdad via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Baku Heydar Aliyev to Najaf via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Baku Heydar Aliyev to Najaf via Ankara, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Baku Heydar Aliyev to Baghdad via Doha
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from Tbilisi to Baghdad via Doha
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Flights from Baku Heydar Aliyev to Najaf via Sharjah, Doha
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $950
Flights from Baku Heydar Aliyev to Najaf via Dubai, Doha
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,200
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Baku Heydar Aliyev to Baghdad via Dubai
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from Tbilisi to Baghdad via Dubai
Ave. Duration
12h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,200
Iran Air
Website
iranair.com
Flights from Ardabil to Najaf via Tehran Mehrabad, Mashhad
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $490
Flights from Ardabil to Najaf via Tehran Mehrabad, Kerman, Mashhad
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Ardabil to Najaf via Tehran Mehrabad, Yazd, Mashhad
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Baku Heydar Aliyev to Baghdad via Dubai
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from Tbilisi to Baghdad via Dubai
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,200
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Tbilisi to Baghdad via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Tbilisi to Baghdad via Sabiha Gokcen, Ankara
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Caspian Airlines
Flights from Ardabil to Najaf via Tehran Mehrabad, Kerman, Mashhad
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650

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