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There are 6 ways to get from Kulsary to Karbala by train, plane or car

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Train to Aktau, fly to Baghdad, drive

  1. Take the train from Kulsari to Mangystau
  2. Fly from Aktau (SCO) to Baghdad (BGW)
  3. Drive from Baghdad to Karbala

Train, train to Atyrau, fly to Baghdad, drive

  1. Take the train from Kulsari to Makat
  2. Take the train from Makat to Atyrau
  3. Fly from Atyrau (GUW) to Baghdad (BGW)
  4. Drive from Baghdad to Karbala

Train to Aktau, fly to Najaf, drive

  1. Take the train from Kulsari to Mangystau
  2. Fly from Aktau (SCO) to Najaf (NJF)
  3. Drive from Najaf to Karbala

Train, train to Aktyubinsk, fly to Najaf, drive

  1. Take the train from Kulsari to Kandagach
  2. Take the train from Kandagach to Aktobe(KAZ)
  3. Fly from Aktyubinsk (AKX) to Najaf (NJF)
  4. Drive from Najaf to Karbala

Train, train to Atyrau, fly to Najaf, drive

  1. Take the train from Kulsari to Makat
  2. Take the train from Makat to Atyrau
  3. Fly from Atyrau (GUW) to Najaf (NJF)
  4. Drive from Najaf to Karbala

Train, train to Aktyubinsk, fly to Baghdad, drive

  1. Take the train from Kulsari to Kandagach
  2. Take the train from Kandagach to Aktobe(KAZ)
  3. Fly from Aktyubinsk (AKX) to Baghdad (BGW)
  4. 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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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

Some lockdown measures have been lifted in Kazakhstan, starting April 27.

Last updated: November 25 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The distance between Kulsary and Karbala is 1805 km.

It takes approximately 26h 12m to get from Kulsary to Karbala, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Aktau Airport to Baghdad Airport. The quickest flight takes 15h 30m and has one stopover.

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Karbala is 2h behind Kulsary. It is currently 5:47 PM in Kulsary and 3:47 PM in Karbala.

Royal Jordanian, Flydubai, Aeroflot Russian Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Aktau Airport to Baghdad Airport.

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Map of how to get from Kulsary to Karbala.
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  • Distance: 1805.1 km
  • Duration: 26h 12m

What companies run services between Kulsary, Kazakhstan and Karbala, Iraq?

There is no direct connection from Kulsary to Karbala. However, you can take the train to Mangystau, take the taxi to Aktau airport, fly to Baghdad, then take the drive to Karbala. Alternatively, you can take the train to Makat, take the train to Atyrau, take the taxi to Atyrau airport, fly to Baghdad, then take the drive to Karbala.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Aktau to Baghdad via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Flights from Aktau to Baghdad via Moscow Vnukovo, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Flights from Atyrau to Baghdad via Amsterdam Schiphol, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
19h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from Atyrau to Baghdad via Aktau, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Aktyubinsk to Najaf via Almaty, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from Aktyubinsk to Najaf via Nur-Sultan, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
22h 40m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Flights from Atyrau to Najaf via Nur-Sultan, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
23h 10m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,000
Flights from Atyrau to Najaf via Amsterdam Schiphol, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
25h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Aktyubinsk to Baghdad via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Flights from Aktyubinsk to Baghdad via Almaty, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Iraqi Airways
Website
iraqiairways.com.iq
Flights from Aktau to Baghdad via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Aktau to Baghdad via Istanbul, Antalya
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Aktau to Baghdad via Istanbul, Basra
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Aktau to Baghdad via Moscow Sheremetyevo, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$440 - $950
Flights from Atyrau to Baghdad via Amsterdam Schiphol, Amman
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Flights from Atyrau to Baghdad via Nur-Sultan, Antalya
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from Aktau to Najaf via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Aktyubinsk to Najaf via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Flights from Aktyubinsk to Najaf via Istanbul, Baghdad
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Aktyubinsk to Najaf via Nur-Sultan, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $950
Flights from Aktyubinsk to Baghdad via Almaty, Dubai
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,300
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Aktau to Baghdad via Erevan, Dubai
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Atyrau to Baghdad via Almaty, Dubai
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,300
Flights from Atyrau to Baghdad via Nur-Sultan, Dubai
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,300
Flights from Aktau to Najaf via Almaty, Dubai
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Flights from Aktau to Najaf via Nur-Sultan, Dubai
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
Flights from Aktyubinsk to Najaf via Almaty, Dubai
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from Aktyubinsk to Najaf via Nur-Sultan, Dubai
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from Aktyubinsk to Najaf via Istanbul, Dubai
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,300
Flights from Atyrau to Najaf via Almaty, Dubai
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Flights from Atyrau to Najaf via Nur-Sultan, Dubai
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Flights from Aktyubinsk to Baghdad via Istanbul, Dubai
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,700
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Aktau to Baghdad via Erevan, Dubai
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Aktau to Najaf via Almaty, Dubai
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Flights from Aktau to Najaf via Nur-Sultan, Dubai
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
Flights from Aktyubinsk to Najaf via Almaty, Dubai
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from Aktyubinsk to Najaf via Nur-Sultan, Dubai
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from Aktyubinsk to Najaf via Istanbul, Dubai
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,300
Flights from Atyrau to Najaf via Almaty, Dubai
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Flights from Atyrau to Najaf via Nur-Sultan, Dubai
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Aktau to Baghdad via Istanbul, Amman
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Aktyubinsk to Baghdad via Istanbul, Amman
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,200
Air Arabia
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Atyrau to Baghdad via Almaty, Sharjah
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,000
Flights from Aktyubinsk to Baghdad via Almaty, Sharjah
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,000
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Atyrau to Baghdad via Amsterdam Schiphol, Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
19h 50m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from Aktyubinsk to Baghdad via Tbilisi, Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Atyrau to Baghdad via Almaty, Doha
Ave. Duration
22h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,500
Flights from Aktau to Najaf via Istanbul, Doha
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Caspian Airlines
Flights from Aktyubinsk to Najaf via Istanbul, Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,000
Train operators
Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ)
Website
railways.kz
Train from Kulsari to Mangystau
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $24
Schedules at
bilet.railways.kz
Book at
bilet.railways.kz
Second Class (coupe)
$16 - $24
First Class (Lux)
$25 - $40
Third Class (Platzkart or Seating class)
$9 - $14
Train from Kulsari to Makat
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
bilet.railways.kz
Book at
bilet.railways.kz
Second Class (coupe)
$1 - $3
First Class (Lux)
$3 - $5
Third Class (Platzkart or Seating class)
$1 - $2
Train from Kulsari to Kandagach
Ave. Duration
9h 22m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Schedules at
bilet.railways.kz
Book at
bilet.railways.kz
Second Class (coupe)
$9 - $15
First Class (Lux)
$15 - $24
Third Class (Platzkart or Seating class)
$5 - $9
Train from Kandagach to Aktobe(KAZ)
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
bilet.railways.kz
Book at
bilet.railways.kz
Second Class (coupe)
$1 - $3
First Class (Lux)
$3 - $5
Third Class (Platzkart or Seating class)
$1 - $2
Russian Railways (РЖД)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Makat to Atyrau
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Uzbek Railways
Website
railway.uz
Train from Kandagach to Aktobe
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
https://e-ticket.railway.uz/ru/schedule
Book at
https://e-ticket.railway.uz/en/

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