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There are 3 ways to get from Lucknow to Karbala by plane, car or train

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Fly Lucknow to Baghdad, drive

  1. Fly from Lucknow (LKO) to Baghdad (BGW)
  2. Drive from Baghdad to Karbala

Fly Lucknow to Najaf, drive

  1. Fly from Lucknow (LKO) to Najaf (NJF)
  2. Drive from Najaf to Karbala

Train to Rae Bareli, fly to Baghdad, drive

  1. Take the train from Lucknow to Rae Bareli Jn
  2. Fly from Rae Bareli (BEK) 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.

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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

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: October 18 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The distance between Lucknow and Karbala is 3602 km.

It takes approximately 12h 7m to get from Lucknow to Karbala, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Lucknow Airport to Baghdad Airport. The quickest flight takes 12h 15m and has one stopover.

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Karbala is 2h 30m behind Lucknow. It is currently 1:49 PM in Lucknow and 11:19 AM in Karbala.

Air India Express, Emirates, Air India Limited and four other airlines offer flights from Lucknow Airport to Baghdad Airport.

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The best way to get from Lucknow to Lucknow Airport is to subway which takes 15 min and costs ₹30.

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Map of how to get from Lucknow to Karbala.
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  • Distance: 3602 km
  • Duration: 12h 7m

What companies run services between Lucknow, India and Karbala, Iraq?

There is no direct connection from Lucknow to Karbala. However, you can take the subway to Transport Nagar, take the walk to Lucknow airport, fly to Baghdad, then take the drive to Karbala. Alternatively, you can take the subway to Transport Nagar, take the walk to Lucknow airport, fly to Najaf, then take the drive to Karbala.

Airlines
Iraqi Airways
Website
iraqiairways.com.iq
Flights from Lucknow to Baghdad via Delhi
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Lucknow to Baghdad via Muscat, Dubai
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,800
Flights from Lucknow to Baghdad via Dubai, Najaf
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,100
Flights from Lucknow to Najaf via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
Flights from Lucknow to Najaf via Dubai
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,500
Flights from Lucknow to Najaf via Delhi, Kuwait
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Rae Bareli to Baghdad via Mumbai, Najaf
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Rae Bareli to Baghdad via Delhi
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Rae Bareli to Baghdad via Bengaluru, Delhi
Ave. Duration
22h
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Lucknow to Baghdad via Dubai
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from Lucknow to Najaf via Dubai
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,300
Flights from Rae Bareli to Baghdad via Delhi, Dubai
Ave. Duration
22h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Rae Bareli to Baghdad via Mumbai, Dubai
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Rae Bareli to Baghdad via Bengaluru, Dubai
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Lucknow to Baghdad via Dubai
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,100
Flights from Lucknow to Najaf via Dubai
Ave. Duration
9h 7m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Lucknow to Baghdad via Delhi, Doha
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,900
Flights from Rae Bareli to Baghdad via Delhi, Doha
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Lucknow to Rae Bareli Jn
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $9
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
$1 - $2
Third AC (3A)
$5 - $7
Second AC (2A)
$6 - $9

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