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

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Fly to Baghdad, drive  •  3h 52m

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

1 alternative option

Fly to Najaf, drive  •  3h 26m

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

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Iraq

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

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

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

Limited international flights leaving Qatar began to resume from August 1.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Qatar

Last updated: September 22 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The distance between Doha and Karbala is 1094 km.

It takes approximately 3h 52m to get from Doha to Karbala, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Doha Airport to Baghdad Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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Qatar Airways offers flights from Doha Airport to Baghdad Airport.

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The best way to get from Doha to Doha Airport is to taxi which takes 14 min and costs $16 - $19.

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Map of how to get from Doha to Karbala.
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  • Distance: 1093.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 52m

What companies run services between Doha, Qatar and Karbala, Iraq?

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

Qatar Airways
Flights from Doha to Baghdad
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,700
Flights from Doha to Najaf
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,400

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