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

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Fly to Baghdad, drive  •  10h 4m

  1. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Baghdad (BGW) DEL - BGW
  2. Drive from Baghdad to Karbala

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Fly to Najaf, drive  •  11h 7m

  1. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Najaf (NJF) DEL - NJF
  2. Drive from Najaf to Karbala

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Iraq

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Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Iraq. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Iraq.

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Some international borders began to reopen in Iraq from July 16.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Iraq

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

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Iraq

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

Last updated: October 17 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The distance between New Delhi and Karbala is 3194 km.

It takes approximately 10h 4m to get from New Delhi to Karbala, including transfers.

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

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Karbala is 2h 30m behind New Delhi. It is currently 1:27 AM in New Delhi and 10:57 PM in Karbala.

Iraqi Airways, Flydubai, Air Arabia and two other airlines offer flights from Delhi Airport to Baghdad Airport.

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The best way to get from New Delhi to Delhi Airport is to bus which takes 1h 14m and costs ₹5 - ₹25.

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Map of how to get from New Delhi to Karbala.
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  • Distance: 3194.4 km
  • Duration: 10h 4m

What companies run services between New Delhi, India and Karbala, Iraq?

There is no direct connection from New Delhi to Karbala. However, you can take the bus to IGI Airport Terminal 2, take the walk to Delhi airport, fly to Baghdad, then take the drive to Karbala. Alternatively, you can take the bus to IGI Airport Terminal 2, take the walk to Delhi airport, fly to Najaf, then take the drive to Karbala.

Airlines
Iraqi Airways
Website
iraqiairways.com.iq
Flights from Delhi to Baghdad
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Delhi to Najaf via Kuwait
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Delhi to Najaf via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Delhi to Baghdad via Dubai
Ave. Duration
8h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Delhi to Najaf via Dubai
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,700
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Delhi to Baghdad via Doha
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,800
Air Arabia
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Delhi to Baghdad via Sharjah
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,000
Mahan Air
Website
mahan.aero
Flights from Delhi to Najaf via Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Caspian Airlines
Flights from Delhi to Najaf via Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Delhi to Najaf via Dubai
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,700

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