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There are 5 ways to get from Kolkata Airport (CCU) to Karbala by plane, car or train

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Fly to Najaf, drive  •  11h 56m

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Najaf (NJF) CCU - NJF
  2. Drive from Najaf to Karbala

4 alternative options

Fly to Baghdad, drive  •  10h 13m

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Baghdad (BGW) CCU - BGW
  2. Drive from Baghdad to Karbala

Fly to Sulaymaniyah, drive  •  16h 51m

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Sulaymaniyah (ISU) CCU - ISU
  2. Drive from Sulaymaniyah to Karbala

Fly to Erbil, drive  •  17h 44m

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Erbil (EBL) CCU - EBL
  2. Drive from Erbil to Karbala

Fly to Basra, train, drive  •  23h 40m

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Basra (BSR) CCU - BSR
  2. Take the train from Basra to Baghdad
  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.

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

Last updated: December 1 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The distance between Kolkata Airport (CCU) and Karbala is 4480 km.

It takes approximately 11h 56m to get from Kolkata Airport (CCU) to Karbala, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kolkata Airport to Najaf Airport. The quickest flight takes 15h 50m and has one stopover.

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Karbala is 2h 30m behind Kolkata Airport (CCU). It is currently 11:53 AM in Kolkata Airport (CCU) and 9:23 AM in Karbala.

Spicejet, IndiGo Airlines, Caspian Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Kolkata Airport to Najaf Airport.

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Map of how to get from Kolkata Airport (CCU) to Karbala.
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  • Distance: 4479.8 km
  • Duration: 11h 56m

What companies run services between Kolkata Airport (CCU), India and Karbala, Iraq?

There is no direct connection from Kolkata Airport (CCU) to Karbala. However, you can fly to Najaf then take the drive to Karbala. Alternatively, you can fly to Baghdad then take the drive to Karbala.

Airlines
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Kolkata to Najaf via Doha
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Flights from Kolkata to Najaf via Mumbai, Doha
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Kolkata to Najaf via Dhaka, Doha
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Flights from Kolkata to Baghdad via Jaipur, Doha
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,200
Flights from Kolkata to Sulaymaniyah via Jaipur, Doha
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $950
Flights from Kolkata to Sulaymaniyah via Mumbai, Doha
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,300
Flights from Kolkata to Erbil via Doha
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Kolkata to Erbil via Jaipur, Doha
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $800
Flights from Kolkata to Erbil via Mumbai, Doha
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $800
Flights from Kolkata to Basra via Doha
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Kolkata to Najaf via Hyderabad, Dubai
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Kolkata to Baghdad via Dubai
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Flights from Kolkata to Baghdad via Madras, Dubai
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Flights from Kolkata to Sulaymaniyah via Dubai
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $950
Flights from Kolkata to Erbil via Dubai
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
Flights from Kolkata to Basra via Dubai
Ave. Duration
10h 13m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Iraqi Airways
Website
iraqiairways.com.iq
Flights from Kolkata to Baghdad via Dubai
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Kolkata to Baghdad via Delhi
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Kolkata to Baghdad via Gauhati, Delhi
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Kolkata to Sulaymaniyah via Dubai, Baghdad
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,500
Flights from Kolkata to Sulaymaniyah via Chandigarh, Dubai
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $950
Flights from Kolkata to Erbil via Dubai, Baghdad
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from Kolkata to Erbil via Dubai
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Kolkata to Najaf via Dubai
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
Flights from Kolkata to Najaf via Delhi, Dubai
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,200
Flights from Kolkata to Sulaymaniyah via Dubai
Ave. Duration
14h 32m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
Flights from Kolkata to Basra via Dubai
Ave. Duration
12h 57m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Mahan Air
Website
mahan.aero
Flights from Kolkata to Sulaymaniyah via Delhi, Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Kolkata to Erbil via Delhi, Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Caspian Airlines
Flights from Kolkata to Najaf via Dubai, Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
Train operators
Iraqi Republic Railways
Website
scr.gov.iq
Train from Basra to Baghdad
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $28
Schedules at
scr.gov.iq
Sleeper berth
$28
Seat
$7

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