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There are 2 ways to get from Muscat Airport (MCT) to Karbala by plane or car

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Fly to Baghdad, drive

  1. Fly from Muscat (MCT) to Baghdad (BGW)
  2. Drive from Baghdad to Karbala

Fly to Najaf, drive

  1. Fly from Muscat (MCT) to Najaf (NJF)
  2. Drive from Najaf to Karbala

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Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Iraq from July 23.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Iraq

International flights leaving Oman are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

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Last updated: December 5 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The distance between Muscat Airport (MCT) and Karbala is 1719 km.

It takes approximately 6h 58m to get from Muscat Airport (MCT) to Karbala, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Muscat Airport to Baghdad Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 50m and has one stopover.

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Karbala is 1h behind Muscat Airport (MCT). It is currently 7:50 PM in Muscat Airport (MCT) and 6:50 PM in Karbala.

Royal Jordanian, SalamAir, Fly Baghdad and four other airlines offer flights from Muscat Airport to Baghdad Airport.

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Map of how to get from Muscat Airport (MCT) to Karbala.
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  • Distance: 1719.2 km
  • Duration: 6h 58m

What companies run services between Muscat Airport (MCT), Oman and Karbala, Iraq?

There is no direct connection from Muscat Airport (MCT) to Karbala. However, you can fly to Baghdad then take the drive to Karbala. Alternatively, you can fly to Najaf then take the drive to Karbala.

Airlines
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Muscat to Baghdad via Dubai
Ave. Duration
7h 21m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Muscat to Najaf via Dubai
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Muscat to Baghdad via Doha
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Muscat to Najaf via Doha
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Muscat to Najaf via Dammam, Doha
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Muscat to Baghdad via Dubai
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Muscat to Najaf via Dubai
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Fly Baghdad
Website
flybaghdad.net
Flights from Muscat to Baghdad via Dubai
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Muscat to Najaf via Medina
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Muscat to Baghdad via Amman
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200

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