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There are 5 ways to get from Tianjin to Karbala by train, plane or car

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Train to Beijing Capital, fly to Najaf, drive

  1. Take the train from Tianjin Station to Beijing South
  2. Fly from Beijing Capital (PEK) to Najaf (NJF)
  3. Drive from Najaf to Karbala

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Train to Beijing Capital, fly to Baghdad, drive

  1. Take the train from Tianjin Station to Beijing South
  2. Fly from Beijing Capital (PEK) to Baghdad (BGW)
  3. Drive from Baghdad to Karbala

Fly Tianjin Binhai to Najaf, drive

  1. Fly from Tianjin Binhai (TSN) to Najaf (NJF)
  2. Drive from Najaf to Karbala

Train, train to Beijing Daxing, fly to Najaf, drive

  1. Take the train from Tianjin Station to Beijing South
  2. Take the train from Caoqiao to Beijing Daxing International Airport
  3. Fly from Beijing Daxing (PKX) to Najaf (NJF)
  4. Drive from Najaf to Karbala

Fly Tianjin Binhai to Baghdad, drive

  1. Fly from Tianjin Binhai (TSN) to Baghdad (BGW)
  2. Drive from Baghdad to Karbala

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

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

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

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

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for China

Last updated: September 20 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The distance between Tianjin and Karbala is 6452 km.

It takes approximately 18h 28m to get from Tianjin to Karbala, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Beijing Capital Airport to Najaf Airport. The quickest flight takes 16h and has one stopover.

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Karbala is 5h behind Tianjin. It is currently 11:22 AM in Tianjin and 6:22 AM in Karbala.

Etihad, Caspian Airlines, Gulf Air Bahrain and four other airlines offer flights from Beijing Capital Airport to Najaf Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Karbala. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tianjin to Tianjin Binhai Airport is to line 2 subway which takes 31 min and costs ¥2 - ¥9.

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Map of how to get from Tianjin to Karbala.
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  • Distance: 6451.8 km
  • Duration: 18h 28m

What companies run services between Tianjin, China and Karbala, Iraq?

There is no direct connection from Tianjin to Karbala. However, you can take the train to Beijing South, take the walk to Beijing South station, take the line 4 subway to Xuanwumen Station, take the line 2 subway to Dongzhimen Station, take the walk to Dongzhimen, take the subway to Beijing Capital Airport T2, take the walk to Beijing Capital airport, fly to Najaf, then take the drive to Karbala. Alternatively, you can take the train to Beijing South, take the walk to Beijing South station, take the line 4 subway to Xuanwumen Station, take the line 2 subway to Dongzhimen Station, take the walk to Dongzhimen, take the subway to Beijing Capital Airport T2, take the walk to Beijing Capital airport, fly to Baghdad, then take the drive to Karbala.

Airlines
Mahan Air
Website
mahan.aero
Flights from Beijing Capital to Najaf via Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $2,000
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Najaf via Shanghai Pudong, Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
23h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Najaf via Dalian, Beijing Capital, Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
24h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,900
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Najaf via Guangzhou Baiyun, Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
28h 15m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Najaf via Qingdao, Beijing Capital, Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
27h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,900
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Najaf via Beijing Capital, Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
30h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from Beijing Daxing to Najaf via Shanghai Pudong, Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
21h 56m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$750 - $3,000
Flights from Beijing Daxing to Najaf via Dalian, Beijing Capital, Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
22h 35m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,700
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to Najaf via Doha
Ave. Duration
24h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,800
Flights from Beijing Capital to Baghdad via Doha
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Najaf via Chongqing, Doha
Ave. Duration
28h 15m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,400
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Najaf via Chengdu, Doha
Ave. Duration
29h 50m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,400
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Baghdad via Hangzhou Xiaoshan, Doha
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Baghdad via Chongqing, Doha
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,700
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Baghdad via Chengdu, Doha
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,700
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Baghdad via Incheon, Doha
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Baghdad via Shanghai Pudong, Doha
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to Najaf via Dubai
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,800
Flights from Beijing Capital to Baghdad via Dubai
Ave. Duration
16h 17m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Najaf via Incheon, Dubai
Ave. Duration
25h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,800
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Najaf via Shanghai Pudong, Dubai
Ave. Duration
25h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,700
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Najaf via Guangzhou Baiyun, Dubai
Ave. Duration
27h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,800
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Baghdad via Shanghai Pudong, Dubai
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Baghdad via Guangzhou Baiyun, Dubai
Ave. Duration
21h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Caspian Airlines
Flights from Beijing Capital to Najaf via Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $2,000
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Najaf via Shanghai Pudong, Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
19h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Najaf via Shenzhen, Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to Najaf via Abu Dhabi, Manama
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,200
Flights from Beijing Daxing to Najaf via Abu Dhabi, Manama
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,700
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to Baghdad via Cairo
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to Najaf via Dubai
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,800
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Beijing Daxing to Najaf via Abu Dhabi, Dammam, Manama
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,700
Train operators
China Railways C-Class
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Tianjin Station to Beijing South
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Trip.com
China Railways G-Class
Train from Tianjin station to Beijing South
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$10 - $14
1st Class Seat
$16 - $20
Business Class Seat
$40 - $50
Beijing Airport Express
Website
bjsubway.com
Train from Caoqiao to Beijing Daxing International Airport
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
bdia.com.cn

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