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Fly Milan Malpensa to Baghdad, drive

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Baghdad (BGW)
  2. Drive from Baghdad to Karbala

Fly Milan Bergamo to Baghdad, drive

  1. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Baghdad (BGW)
  2. Drive from Baghdad to Karbala

Fly Milan Malpensa to Najaf, drive

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Najaf (NJF)
  2. Drive from Najaf to Karbala

Train to Bologna, fly to Baghdad, drive

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Baghdad (BGW)
  3. Drive from Baghdad to Karbala

Fly Milan Linate to Baghdad, drive

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Baghdad (BGW)
  2. Drive from Baghdad to Karbala

Fly Milan Linate to Najaf, drive

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) 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 24 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The distance between Milan and Karbala is 3296 km.

It takes approximately 11h 20m to get from Milan to Karbala, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Baghdad Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 10m and has one stopover.

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Karbala is 1h ahead of Milan. It is currently 6:36 PM in Milan and 7:36 PM in Karbala.

Egyptair, Emirates, Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Baghdad Airport.

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The best way to get from Milan to Milan Malpensa Airport is to train which takes 37 min and costs €11 - €16.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Karbala.
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  • Distance: 3296.5 km
  • Duration: 11h 20m

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Karbala, Iraq?

There is no direct connection from Milan to Karbala. However, you can take the train to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1, take the walk to Milan Malpensa airport, fly to Baghdad, then take the drive to Karbala. Alternatively, you can take the shuttle to Orio al Serio Airport, take the walk to Milan Bergamo airport, fly to Baghdad, then take the drive to Karbala.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Baghdad via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Baghdad via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Baghdad via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Najaf via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,500
Flights from Bologna to Baghdad via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Milan Linate to Baghdad via Rome, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
10h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Milan Linate to Baghdad via Brussels, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from Milan Linate to Baghdad via Paris CDG, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
11h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from Milan Linate to Baghdad via Sofia, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Milan Linate to Baghdad via Amsterdam Schiphol, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Milan Linate to Baghdad via Munich, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Milan Linate to Baghdad via Naples, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
13h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Milan Linate to Baghdad via Paris CDG, Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from Milan Linate to Baghdad via Catania, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Milan Linate to Najaf via Stuttgart, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,800
Flights from Milan Linate to Najaf via Sofia, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,700
Flights from Milan Linate to Najaf via Rome, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,700
Flights from Milan Linate to Najaf via Barcelona, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Milan Linate to Najaf via Paris CDG, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Milan Linate to Najaf via Malta, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Milan Linate to Najaf via Naples, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,700
Flights from Milan Linate to Najaf via Frankfurt, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Milan Linate to Najaf via London Heathrow, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Milan Linate to Najaf via Brussels, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Milan Linate to Najaf via Catania, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Milan Linate to Najaf via Stockholm, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Baghdad via Amman
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Flights from Bologna to Baghdad via Amman
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Milan Linate to Baghdad via Paris CDG, Amman
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,200
Flights from Milan Linate to Baghdad via Rome, Amman
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Milan Linate to Baghdad via Amsterdam Schiphol, Amman
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Flights from Milan Linate to Baghdad via Barcelona, Amman
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,100
Flights from Milan Linate to Baghdad via Munich, Amman
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,100
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Baghdad via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Bologna to Baghdad via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Milan Linate to Baghdad via Paris Orly, Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Milan Linate to Baghdad via Rome, Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Milan Linate to Baghdad via Munich, Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Iraqi Airways
Website
iraqiairways.com.iq
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Najaf via Dubai
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,200
Flights from Bologna to Baghdad via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Milan Linate to Baghdad via Frankfurt, Beirut
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Flights from Milan Linate to Najaf via Frankfurt, Erbil
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
Flights from Milan Linate to Najaf via London Heathrow, Kuwait
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,400
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Baghdad via Cairo
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Milan Linate to Baghdad via Rome, Cairo
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
Flights from Milan Linate to Baghdad via Brussels, Cairo
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,500
Flights from Milan Linate to Baghdad via Paris CDG, Cairo
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,500
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Baghdad via Doha
Ave. Duration
9h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,700
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Najaf via Doha
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,400
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Baghdad via Dubai
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Najaf via Dubai
Ave. Duration
16h 22m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,200
Mahan Air
Website
mahan.aero
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Najaf via Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Bologna to Baghdad via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$470 - $3,800
Middle East Airlines
Website
mea.com.lb
Flights from Milan Linate to Najaf via Frankfurt, Beirut
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
$21 - $29
Base Standard
$40 - $60
Base Premium
$50 - $75
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $60
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
$22 - $35
Smart Low Cost
$20 - $28
Smart Flex
$40 - $60
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
$16 - $23

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