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Duration 1h 16m
Distance 102.3 km
Average price $65
Nearby airports 5 found

Closest airports to Karbala

The nearest airport to Karbala is Najaf (NJF). However, there are better options for getting to Karbala. You can drive from Baghdad (BGW) to Karbala in around 1h 33m.

Recommended airport

Baghdad (BGW)

  1. Baghdad (BGW)
  2. Karbala
1h 33m
$4 - $7
Other nearby airports

Najaf (NJF)

  1. Najaf (NJF)
  2. Karbala
1h 16m
$3 - $6

Erbil (EBL)

  1. Erbil (EBL)
  2. Karbala
6h 24m
$21 - $35

Sulaymaniyah (ISU)

  1. Sulaymaniyah (ISU)
  2. Karbala
6h 31m
$20 - $29

Arar (RAE)

  1. Arar
  2. Sakakah
  3. Tabuk
  4. Amman Abdali Terminal
  5. Baghdad
  6. Karbala

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling to Karbala, Iraq? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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The nearest airport to Karbala is Baghdad (BGW) Airport which is 75 km away. Other nearby airports include Najaf (NJF) (78.2 km).

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It takes 1h 33m to get from Karbala to Baghdad (BGW) Airport.

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We recommend flying to Baghdad (BGW) Airport, which is 75 km away from Karbala. The drive from Baghdad (BGW) to Karbala takes 1h 33m.

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