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There are 2 ways to get from Beirut Airport (BEY) to Karbala by plane or car

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Fly to Baghdad, drive  •  3h 3m

  1. Fly from Beirut (BEY) to Baghdad (BGW) BEY - BGW
  2. Drive from Baghdad to Karbala

1 alternative option

Fly to Najaf, drive  •  2h 46m

  1. Fly from Beirut (BEY) to Najaf (NJF) BEY - NJF
  2. Drive from Najaf to Karbala

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Iraq

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Iraq. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Iraq.

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For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for 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

Limited international flights leaving Lebanon began to resume from July 1.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Lebanon

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

Questions & Answers

The distance between Beirut Airport (BEY) and Karbala is 805 km.

It takes approximately 3h 3m to get from Beirut Airport (BEY) to Karbala, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Beirut Airport to Baghdad Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Karbala is 1h ahead of Beirut Airport (BEY). It is currently 4:13 AM in Beirut Airport (BEY) and 5:13 AM in Karbala.

Middle East Airlines, Fly Baghdad and Iraqi Airways offer flights from Beirut Airport to Baghdad Airport.

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Map of how to get from Beirut Airport (BEY) to Karbala.
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  • Distance: 804.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 3m

What companies run services between Beirut Airport (BEY), Lebanon and Karbala, Iraq?

There is no direct connection from Beirut Airport (BEY) 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
Iraqi Airways
Website
iraqiairways.com.iq
Flights from Beirut to Baghdad
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $600
Flights from Beirut to Baghdad via Najaf
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$65 - $650
Flights from Beirut to Najaf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Middle East Airlines
Website
mea.com.lb
Flights from Beirut to Baghdad
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $380
Flights from Beirut to Najaf
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $340
Fly Baghdad
Website
flybaghdad.net
Flights from Beirut to Baghdad
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $600

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