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There are 2 ways to get from Mumbai to Karbala by plane or car

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Fly to Baghdad, drive  •  8h 49m

  1. Fly from Mumbai (BOM) to Baghdad (BGW) BOM - BGW
  2. Drive from Baghdad to Karbala

1 alternative option

Fly to Najaf, drive  •  10h 53m

  1. Fly from Mumbai (BOM) to Najaf (NJF) BOM - NJF
  2. Drive from Najaf to Karbala

Questions & Answers

The distance between Mumbai and Karbala is 3242 km.

It takes approximately 8h 49m to get from Mumbai to Karbala, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Mumbai Airport to Baghdad Airport is the direct flight which takes 5h.

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Karbala is 2h 30m behind Mumbai. It is currently 9:37 AM in Mumbai and 7:07 AM in Karbala.

Iraqi Airways, Flydubai, Gulf Air Bahrain and three other airlines offer flights from Mumbai Airport to Baghdad Airport.

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There are five+ hotels available in Karbala. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Mumbai to Mumbai Airport is to bus which takes 5m and costs ₹8 - ₹10.

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Map of how to get from Mumbai to Karbala.
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  • Distance: 2026.5 miles
  • Duration: 8h 49m

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

There is no direct connection from Mumbai to Karbala. However, you can take the bus to Domestic Airport Junction, take the walk to Mumbai airport, fly to Baghdad, then take the drive to Karbala. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Domestic Airport Junction, take the walk to Mumbai airport, fly to Najaf, then take the drive to Karbala.

Airlines
Iraqi Airways
Website
iraqiairways.com.iq
Flights from Mumbai to Baghdad
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Mumbai to Najaf via Baghdad
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Mumbai to Baghdad via Dubai
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Mumbai to Najaf via Dubai
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Air Arabia
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Mumbai to Baghdad via Sharjah
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Mumbai to Najaf via Sharjah
Ave. Duration
9h 32m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Mumbai to Baghdad via Dubai
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Mumbai to Najaf via Dubai Al Maktoum Intl
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Mumbai to Baghdad via Manama
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Mumbai to Najaf via Manama
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Mumbai to Baghdad via Doha
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Mumbai to Najaf via Doha
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Jazeera Airways
Website
jazeeraairways.com
Flights from Mumbai to Najaf via Kuwait
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Kuwait Airways
Website
kuwaitairways.com
Flights from Mumbai to Najaf via Kuwait
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $750

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