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There are 5 ways to get from Fira to Karbala by plane, car, car ferry or train

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Fly Santorini to Baghdad, drive

  1. Fly from Santorini (JTR) to Baghdad (BGW)
  2. Drive from Baghdad to Karbala

Fly Santorini to Najaf, drive

  1. Fly from Santorini (JTR) to Najaf (NJF)
  2. Drive from Najaf to Karbala

Car ferry, train to Athens, fly to Baghdad, drive

  1. Take the car ferry from Santorini to Piraeus
  2. Take the train from Piraeus to Athens International Airport
  3. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Baghdad (BGW)
  4. Drive from Baghdad to Karbala

Car ferry, train to Athens, fly to Najaf, drive

  1. Take the car ferry from Santorini to Piraeus
  2. Take the train from Piraeus to Athens International Airport
  3. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Najaf (NJF)
  4. Drive from Najaf to Karbala

Car ferry to Paros, fly to Baghdad, drive

  1. Take the car ferry from Santorini to Paros
  2. Fly from Paros (PAS) to Baghdad (BGW)
  3. Drive from Baghdad 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.

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .
For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Iraq.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

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 Greece began to resume from July 15.

Last updated: November 28 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The distance between Fira and Karbala is 1752 km.

It takes approximately 11h 38m to get from Fira to Karbala, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Santorini Airport to Baghdad Airport. The quickest flight takes 13h 55m and has two stopovers.

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Karbala is 1h ahead of Fira. It is currently 6:28 PM in Fira and 7:28 PM in Karbala.

Iraqi Airways, Volotea, easyJet and 10 other airlines offer flights from Santorini Airport to Baghdad Airport.

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The best way to get from Fira to Santorini Airport is to bus which takes 10 min and costs €2.

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Map of how to get from Fira to Karbala.
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  • Distance: 1752 km
  • Duration: 11h 38m

What companies run services between Fira, Greece and Karbala, Iraq?

There is no direct connection from Fira to Karbala. However, you can take the bus to Thira Airport, take the walk to Santorini airport, fly to Baghdad, then take the drive to Karbala. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Thira Airport, take the walk to Santorini airport, fly to Najaf, then take the drive to Karbala.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Santorini to Baghdad via Athens, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
10h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Santorini to Baghdad via Tel Aviv, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Santorini to Baghdad via Milan Malpensa, Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,500
Flights from Santorini to Baghdad via Zurich, Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Santorini to Najaf via Athens, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Athens to Baghdad via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Athens to Najaf via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Paros to Baghdad via Athens, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
10h 22m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Iraqi Airways
Website
iraqiairways.com.iq
Flights from Santorini to Baghdad via Athens, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Santorini to Najaf via Athens, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Athens to Baghdad via Beirut
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $650
Flights from Athens to Baghdad via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Athens to Najaf via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Paros to Baghdad via Thessaloniki, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Santorini to Baghdad via Athens, Amman
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flights from Athens to Baghdad via Amman
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $700
Flights from Paros to Baghdad via Athens, Amman
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$440 - $900
Flights from Paros to Baghdad via Athens, Cairo, Amman
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Santorini to Baghdad via Athens, Doha
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Santorini to Najaf via Athens, Doha
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Flights from Athens to Baghdad via Doha
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,400
Flights from Athens to Najaf via Doha
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from Paros to Baghdad via Athens, Doha
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Santorini to Baghdad via Athens, Cairo
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,000
Flights from Athens to Baghdad via Cairo
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $900
Flights from Paros to Baghdad via Athens, Cairo
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Santorini to Baghdad via Tel Aviv, Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Santorini to Baghdad via Bologna, Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Santorini to Baghdad via Venice, Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Middle East Airlines
Website
mea.com.lb
Flights from Santorini to Najaf via Athens, Beirut
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Athens to Najaf via Beirut
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$260 - $450
Train operators
Greek Railways (Suburban)
Phone
+30 213 0121121
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Piraeus to Athens International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Website
Greek Railways (Suburban)
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Greek Railways (Suburban)
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Car ferry from Santorini to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $210
Website
Sea Jets
Club Fare Diak.
$70 - $100
Deck Fare Economy
$60 - $85
Deck Fare Economy & Car less than 4.25m
$140 - $210
Car ferry from Santorini to Paros
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
Sea Jets
Club Fare Diak.
$65 - $90
Deck Fare Economy
$45 - $70
Deck Fare Economy & Car less than 4.25m
$90 - $130

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