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There are 2 ways to get from Baku Heydar Aliyev Airport (GYD) to Karbala by plane or car

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Fly to Baghdad, drive

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

1 alternative option

Fly to Najaf, drive

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

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Questions & Answers

It is approximately 1025 km to get from Baku Heydar Aliyev Airport (GYD) to Karbala.

It takes approximately 8h 13m to get from Baku Heydar Aliyev Airport (GYD) 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 8h and has one stopover.

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Karbala is 1h behind Baku Heydar Aliyev Airport (GYD). It is currently 11:11 PM in Baku Heydar Aliyev Airport (GYD) and 10:11 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 Baku Heydar Aliyev Airport (GYD) to Karbala.
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  • Distance: 1024.8 km
  • Duration: 8h 13m

What companies run services between Baku Heydar Aliyev Airport (GYD), Azerbaijan and Karbala, Iraq?

There is no direct connection from Baku Heydar Aliyev Airport (GYD) to Karbala. However, you can fly to Baghdad then take the drive to Karbala. Alternatively, you can fly to Najaf then take the drive to Karbala.

Airlines
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 - $2,000
Flights from Baku Heydar Aliyev to Najaf via Dammam, Doha
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $750
Flights from Baku Heydar Aliyev to Najaf via Sharjah, Doha
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Flights from Baku Heydar Aliyev to Najaf via Dubai, Doha
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,100
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Baku Heydar Aliyev to Baghdad via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
11h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Baku Heydar Aliyev to Najaf via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,000
Iraqi Airways
Website
iraqiairways.com.iq
Flights from Baku Heydar Aliyev to Baghdad via Ankara
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,400
Flights from Baku Heydar Aliyev to Baghdad via Dubai
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,200
Flights from Baku Heydar Aliyev to Baghdad via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Baku Heydar Aliyev to Najaf via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Baku Heydar Aliyev to Baghdad via Dubai
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,500

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