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There are 2 ways to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Karbala by plane or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Baghdad, drive

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Baghdad (BGW)
  2. Drive from Baghdad to Karbala

1 alternative option

Fly to Najaf, drive

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Najaf (NJF)
  2. Drive from Najaf 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.

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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 Italy 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 1 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The distance between Rome Airport (FCO) and Karbala is 2973 km.

It takes approximately 6h 13m to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Karbala, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Rome Airport to Baghdad Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 10m and has one stopover.

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Karbala is 2h ahead of Rome Airport (FCO). It is currently 5:45 PM in Rome Airport (FCO) and 7:45 PM in Karbala.

Middle East Airlines, Wizz Air, Egyptair and four other airlines offer flights from Rome Airport to Baghdad Airport.

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Map of how to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Karbala.
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  • Distance: 2973 km
  • Duration: 6h 13m

What companies run services between Rome Airport (FCO), Italy and Karbala, Iraq?

There is no direct connection from Rome Airport (FCO) 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
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Baghdad via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Rome to Najaf via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Rome to Baghdad via Doha
Ave. Duration
8h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Rome to Najaf via Doha
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Rome to Baghdad via Amman
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Iraqi Airways
Website
iraqiairways.com.iq
Flights from Rome to Baghdad via Beirut
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $950
Flights from Rome to Baghdad via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Rome to Baghdad via Cairo
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Rome to Najaf via Dubai
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300

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