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

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Fly to Najaf, drive  •  8 h 38 min

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

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Fly to Baghdad, drive  •  10 h 29 min

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

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The distance between Mumbai and Karbala is 3242 km.

It takes approximately 8 h 38 min to get from Mumbai to Karbala, including transfers.

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

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Karbala is 2 h 30 min behind Mumbai. It is currently 4:38 AM in Mumbai and 2:08 AM in Karbala.

Iraqi Airways, Emirates, Flydubai and six other airlines offer flights from Mumbai Airport to Najaf Airport.

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There are six+ 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 5 min 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: 8 h 38 min

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 Najaf, then take the drive to Karbala. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Domestic Airport Junction, take the walk to Mumbai airport, fly to Baghdad, then take the drive to Karbala.

Airlines
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Mumbai to Najaf via Dubai
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Mumbai to Baghdad via Dubai
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Oman Air
Website
omanair.com
Flights from Mumbai to Najaf via Muscat
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Mumbai to Najaf via Manama
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Mumbai to Baghdad via Manama
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Air Arabia
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Mumbai to Najaf via Sharjah
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flights from Mumbai to Baghdad via Sharjah
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Mumbai to Najaf via Doha
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Mumbai to Baghdad via Doha
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Iraqi Airways
Website
iraqiairways.com.iq
Flights from Mumbai to Najaf
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Kuwait Airways
Website
kuwaitairways.com
Flights from Mumbai to Najaf via Kuwait
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Jazeera Airways
Website
jazeeraairways.com
Flights from Mumbai to Najaf via Kuwait
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Mumbai to Baghdad via Cairo
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,200
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Mumbai to Baghdad via Dubai
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100

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