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There are 2 ways to get from Beijing to Karbala by plane or car

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Fly to Najaf, drive  •  17h 9m

  1. Fly from Beijing Capital (PEK) to Najaf (NJF) PEK - NJF
  2. Drive from Najaf to Karbala

1 alternative option

Fly to Baghdad, drive  •  18h 10m

  1. Fly from Beijing Capital (PEK) to Baghdad (BGW) PEK - BGW
  2. 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 China are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Last updated: January 24 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

It is approximately 6362 km to get from Beijing to Karbala.

It takes approximately 17h 9m to get from Beijing to Karbala, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Beijing Capital Airport to Najaf Airport. The quickest flight takes 17h 15m and has one stopover.

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Karbala is 5h behind Beijing. It is currently 9:47 AM in Beijing and 4:47 AM in Karbala.

Taban Air, Flydubai, Caspian Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Beijing Capital Airport to Najaf Airport.

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The best way to get from Beijing to Beijing Capital Airport is to subway which takes 30 min and costs ¥25.

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Map of how to get from Beijing to Karbala.
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  • Distance: 6361.8 km
  • Duration: 17h 9m

What companies run services between Beijing, China and Karbala, Iraq?

There is no direct connection from Beijing to Karbala. However, you can take the subway to Beijing Capital Airport T2, take the walk to Beijing Capital airport, fly to Najaf, then take the drive to Karbala. Alternatively, you can take the subway to Beijing Capital Airport T2, take the walk to Beijing Capital airport, fly to Baghdad, then take the drive to Karbala.

Airlines
Mahan Air
Website
mahan.aero
Flights from Beijing Capital to Najaf via Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,700
Flights from Beijing Capital to Najaf via Dubai, Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,000
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to Najaf via Dubai
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,900
Flights from Beijing Capital to Baghdad via Dubai
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,200
Taban Air
Website
taban.aero
Flights from Beijing Capital to Najaf via Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,700
Caspian Airlines
Flights from Beijing Capital to Najaf via Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,700
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to Baghdad via Cairo
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,200
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to Baghdad via Doha
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,300

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