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There are 6 ways to get from Italy to Karbala by plane or car

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Fly Bari to Baghdad, drive

  1. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Baghdad (BGW)
  2. Drive from Baghdad to Karbala

5 alternative options

Fly Bari to Najaf, drive

  1. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Najaf (NJF)
  2. Drive from Najaf to Karbala

Fly Naples to Baghdad, drive

  1. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Baghdad (BGW)
  2. Drive from Baghdad to Karbala

Fly Rome to Baghdad, drive

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Baghdad (BGW)
  2. Drive from Baghdad to Karbala

Fly Bologna to Baghdad, drive

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Baghdad (BGW)
  2. Drive from Baghdad to Karbala

Fly Naples to Najaf, drive

  1. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Najaf (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.

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

International flights leaving Italy are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Last updated: October 17 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The distance between Italy and Karbala is 2956 km.

It takes approximately 10h 19m to get from Italy to Karbala, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Bari Airport to Baghdad Airport. The quickest flight takes 11h 40m and has one stopover.

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Karbala is 1h ahead of Italy. It is currently 11:25 PM in Italy and 12:25 AM in Karbala.

easyJet, Ryanair, Volotea and three other airlines offer flights from Bari Airport to Baghdad Airport.

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The best way to get from Italy to Bari Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs €5.

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Map of how to get from Italy to Karbala.
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  • Distance: 2956.1 km
  • Duration: 10h 19m

What companies run services between Italy and Karbala, Iraq?

There is no direct connection from Italy to Karbala. However, you can take the train to Bari Aeroporto Karol Wojtyla, take the walk to Bari airport, fly to Baghdad, then take the drive to Karbala. Alternatively, you can take the train to Bari Aeroporto Karol Wojtyla, take the walk to Bari airport, fly to Najaf, then take the drive to Karbala.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bari to Baghdad via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Bari to Baghdad via Pisa, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Bari to Baghdad via Catania, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Bari to Najaf via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Flights from Bari to Najaf via Catania, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,700
Flights from Bari to Najaf via Milan Malpensa, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Bari to Najaf via Malta, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,700
Flights from Bari to Najaf via Sofia, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Flights from Naples to Baghdad via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Rome to Baghdad via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Bologna to Baghdad via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Bologna to Baghdad via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Naples to Najaf via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
14h 27m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,800
Iraqi Airways
Website
iraqiairways.com.iq
Flights from Bari to Baghdad via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Bari to Baghdad via Istanbul, Ankara
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Bari to Najaf via Istanbul, Kuwait
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,700
Flights from Naples to Baghdad via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Rome to Baghdad via Beirut
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $900
Flights from Bologna to Baghdad via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Bari to Baghdad via Milan Malpensa, Cairo
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,400
Flights from Naples to Baghdad via Sharm el-Sheikh, Cairo
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $900
Flights from Rome to Baghdad via Cairo
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Rome to Baghdad via Amman
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,000
Flights from Bologna to Baghdad via Amman
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Rome to Baghdad via Doha
Ave. Duration
9h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,800
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Rome to Baghdad via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Bologna to Baghdad via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Middle East Airlines
Website
mea.com.lb
Flights from Bari to Najaf via Rome, Beirut
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,400
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Bologna to Baghdad via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$470 - $3,800

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