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

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Travel, fly to Baghdad, drive  •  9h 45m

  1. Travel from Red Sea to Jeddah
  2. Fly from Jeddah (JED) to Baghdad (BGW) JED - BGW
  3. Drive from Baghdad to Karbala

1 alternative option

Travel, fly to Najaf, drive  •  9h 19m

  1. Travel from Red Sea to Jeddah
  2. Fly from Jeddah (JED) to Najaf (NJF) JED - NJF
  3. Drive from Najaf to Karbala

Questions & Answers

The distance between Red Sea and Karbala is 1477 km.

It takes approximately 9h 45m to get from Red Sea to Karbala, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Jeddah Airport to Baghdad Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 50m and has one stopover.

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Saudia, Jazeera Airways, Iraqi Airways and four other airlines offer flights from Jeddah Airport to Baghdad Airport.

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Map of how to get from Red Sea to Karbala.
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  • Distance: 1477.2 km
  • Duration: 9h 45m

What companies run services between Red Sea and Karbala, Iraq?

There is no direct connection from Red Sea to Karbala. However, you can take the travel to Jeddah airport, fly to Baghdad, then take the drive to Karbala. Alternatively, you can take the travel to Jeddah airport, fly to Najaf, then take the drive to Karbala.

Airlines
Iraqi Airways
Website
iraqiairways.com.iq
Flights from Jeddah to Baghdad via Kuwait
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$320 - $500
Flights from Jeddah to Najaf via Kuwait
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,000
Flights from Jeddah to Najaf via Dubai
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,500
Flights from Jeddah to Najaf via Beirut
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,300
Flights from Jeddah to Najaf via Riyadh, Kuwait
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,200
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Jeddah to Baghdad via Amman
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Jeddah to Baghdad via Doha
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Flights from Jeddah to Najaf via Dammam, Doha
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,300
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Jeddah to Baghdad via Dubai
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Jeddah to Najaf via Dubai
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,400
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Jeddah to Baghdad via Cairo
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $950
Middle East Airlines
Website
mea.com.lb
Flights from Jeddah to Najaf via Beirut
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,300

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