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There are 4 ways to get from Paris to Karbala by plane, car or train

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Fly Paris CDG to Baghdad, drive

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Baghdad (BGW)
  2. Drive from Baghdad to Karbala

3 alternative options

Fly Paris CDG to Najaf, drive

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Najaf (NJF)
  2. Drive from Najaf to Karbala

Fly Paris Orly to Baghdad, drive

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Baghdad (BGW)
  2. Drive from Baghdad to Karbala

Train to Brussels, fly to Baghdad, drive

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Baghdad (BGW)
  3. Drive from Baghdad to Karbala

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Iraq

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Iraq. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Iraq.

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .
For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Iraq.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

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

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

Questions & Answers

The distance between Paris and Karbala is 3884 km.

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

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There is no direct flight from Paris CDG Airport to Baghdad Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h and has one stopover.

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Karbala is 2h ahead of Paris. It is currently 3:05 PM in Paris and 5:05 PM in Karbala.

Royal Jordanian, Qatar Airways, Egyptair and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Baghdad Airport.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs €5 - €9.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Karbala.
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  • Distance: 3883.9 km
  • Duration: 11h 11m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Karbala, Iraq?

There is no direct connection from Paris to Karbala. However, you can take the train to Aeroport Charles De Gaulle 2 Tgv, take the walk to Paris CDG airport, fly to Baghdad, then take the drive to Karbala. Alternatively, you can take the train to Aeroport Charles De Gaulle 2 Tgv, take the walk to Paris CDG airport, fly to Najaf, then take the drive to Karbala.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Baghdad via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
Flights from Paris CDG to Baghdad via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
Flights from Paris CDG to Najaf via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
12h 51m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Flights from Paris Orly to Baghdad via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Flights from Brussels to Baghdad via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $420
Flights from Brussels to Baghdad via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $420
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Baghdad via Doha
Ave. Duration
10h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from Paris CDG to Najaf via Doha
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,200
Flights from Brussels to Baghdad via Doha
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,900
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Baghdad via Cairo
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Flights from Brussels to Baghdad via Cairo
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Baghdad via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
9h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Baghdad via Amman
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Middle East Airlines
Website
mea.com.lb
Flights from Paris CDG to Najaf via Beirut
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Iran Air
Website
iranair.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Najaf via Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Najaf via Dubai
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,400
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Brussels to Baghdad via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,800
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $180
Website
Thalys
Standard
$85 - $120
Comfort
$100 - $140
Premium
$130 - $180

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