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Fly to Baghdad, drive

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

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

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Questions & Answers

It is approximately 3242 km to get from Mumbai to Karbala.

It takes approximately 11h 8m to get from Mumbai to Karbala, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Mumbai Airport to Baghdad Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 45m and has one stopover.

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Karbala is 2h 30m behind Mumbai. It is currently 4:14 AM in Mumbai and 1:44 AM in Karbala.

Flydubai, GoAir, Iraqi Airways and four other airlines offer flights from Mumbai Airport to Baghdad Airport.

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

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Map of how to get from Mumbai to Karbala.
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  • Distance: 3242.4 km
  • Duration: 11h 8m

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

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

Airlines
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Mumbai to Baghdad via Dubai
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Flights from Mumbai to Najaf via Dubai
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,400
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Mumbai to Baghdad via Doha
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,800
Flights from Mumbai to Najaf via Doha
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Mumbai to Najaf via Manama
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Flights from Mumbai to Najaf via Dubai, Manama
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Mumbai to Najaf via Dubai
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,400
Air Arabia
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Mumbai to Baghdad via Sharjah
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Mumbai to Baghdad via Cairo
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Iraqi Airways
Website
iraqiairways.com.iq
Flights from Mumbai to Baghdad via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Mumbai to Najaf via Abu Dhabi, Manama
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600

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