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

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Fly Tokyo Haneda to Najaf, drive  •  22h 14m

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Najaf (NJF) HND - NJF
  2. Drive from Najaf to Karbala

3 alternative options

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Baghdad, drive  •  19h 41m

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Baghdad (BGW) HND - BGW
  2. Drive from Baghdad to Karbala

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Najaf, drive  •  24h 7m

  1. Take the train from Tokyo station to Narita Airport Terminal 2·3 Station
  2. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Najaf (NJF) NRT - NJF
  3. Drive from Najaf to Karbala

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Baghdad, drive  •  21h 34m

  1. Take the train from Tokyo station to Narita Airport Terminal 2·3 Station
  2. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Baghdad (BGW) NRT - 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.

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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 Japan 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 7 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The distance between Tokyo and Karbala is 8425 km.

It takes approximately 22h 14m to get from Tokyo to Karbala, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Najaf Airport. The quickest flight takes 20h 55m and has one stopover.

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Karbala is 6h behind Tokyo. It is currently 4:16 AM in Tokyo and 10:16 PM in Karbala.

Flydubai, Mahan Air, Turkish Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Najaf Airport.

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Map of how to get from Tokyo to Karbala.
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  • Distance: 8424.5 km
  • Duration: 22h 14m

What companies run services between Tokyo, Japan and Karbala, Iraq?

There is no direct connection from Tokyo to Karbala. However, you can take the train to Hamamatsucho, take the walk to Hamamatsucho, take the Monorail to Haneda Airport Terminal 1, take the walk to Tokyo Haneda airport, fly to Najaf, then take the drive to Karbala. Alternatively, you can take the train to Hamamatsucho, take the walk to Hamamatsucho, take the Monorail to Haneda Airport Terminal 1, take the walk to Tokyo Haneda airport, fly to Baghdad, then take the drive to Karbala.

Airlines
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Najaf via Dubai
Ave. Duration
20h 55m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,100
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Baghdad via Dubai
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,900
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Najaf via Dubai
Ave. Duration
22h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Baghdad via Dubai
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,500
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Najaf via Doha
Ave. Duration
27h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,100
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Baghdad via Doha
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,900
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Najaf via Doha
Ave. Duration
29h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Baghdad via Doha
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,500
Mahan Air
Website
mahan.aero
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Najaf via Dubai, Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,200
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Najaf via Dubai, Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Najaf via Beijing Capital, Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
24h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
Iraqi Airways
Website
iraqiairways.com.iq
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Najaf via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
22h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,100
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Najaf via Dubai, Erbil
Ave. Duration
21h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,200
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Najaf via Dubai, Erbil
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,900
Air Arabia
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Najaf via Doha, Sharjah
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,100
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Najaf via Doha, Sharjah
Ave. Duration
21h 55m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Kuwait Airways
Website
kuwaitairways.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Najaf via Doha, Kuwait
Ave. Duration
22h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,100
Fly Baghdad
Website
flybaghdad.net
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Najaf via Dubai, Baghdad
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Baghdad via Cairo
Ave. Duration
19h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,500
Train operators
Narita Express (N'EX)
Website
jreast.co.jp
Train from Tokyo station to Narita Airport Terminal 2·3 Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
https://www.jreast.co.jp/e/nex/
Book at
https://www.jreast.co.jp/multi/en/pass/nex.html
Reserved Seat
$25 - $29
Green Seat (First Class)
$37 - $41

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