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There are 6 ways to get from Turpan to Karbala by plane, car, bus or train

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

Recommended option

Fly Turpan to Najaf, drive

  1. Fly from Turpan (TLQ) to Najaf (NJF)
  2. Drive from Najaf to Karbala

5 alternative options

Fly Turpan to Baghdad, drive

  1. Fly from Turpan (TLQ) to Baghdad (BGW)
  2. Drive from Baghdad to Karbala

Bus to Urumqi, fly to Najaf, drive

  1. Take the bus from Turfan to Urumchi South
  2. Fly from Urumqi (URC) to Najaf (NJF)
  3. Drive from Najaf to Karbala

Bus to Urumqi, fly to Baghdad, drive

  1. Take the bus from Turfan to Urumchi South
  2. Fly from Urumqi (URC) to Baghdad (BGW)
  3. Drive from Baghdad to Karbala

Train to Korla, fly to Najaf, drive

  1. Take the train from Turpan North Station to Korla
  2. Fly from Korla (KRL) to Najaf (NJF)
  3. Drive from Najaf to Karbala

Train to Korla, fly to Baghdad, drive

  1. Take the train from Turpan North Station to Korla
  2. Fly from Korla (KRL) 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 China are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Last updated: October 24 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The distance between Turpan and Karbala is 4078 km.

It takes approximately 23h 7m to get from Turpan to Karbala, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Turpan Airport to Najaf Airport. The quickest flight takes 27h 35m and has three stopovers.

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Karbala is 3h behind Turpan. It is currently 10:55 PM in Turpan and 7:55 PM in Karbala.

Hainan, China West Air, China Southern Airlines and six other airlines offer flights from Turpan Airport to Najaf Airport.

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The best way to get from Turpan to Turpan Airport is to taxi which takes 15 min and costs ¥30 - ¥40.

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Map of how to get from Turpan to Karbala.
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  • Distance: 4078.1 km
  • Duration: 23h 7m

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

There is no direct connection from Turpan to Karbala. However, you can take the taxi to Turpan airport, fly to Najaf, then take the drive to Karbala. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Turpan airport, fly to Baghdad, then take the drive to Karbala.

Airlines
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Turpan to Najaf via Korla, Chongqing, Doha
Ave. Duration
33h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,500
Flights from Turpan to Najaf via Changsha, Chongqing, Doha
Ave. Duration
35h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,600
Flights from Turpan to Baghdad via Korla, Chongqing, Doha
Ave. Duration
22h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Turpan to Baghdad via Changsha, Chongqing, Doha
Ave. Duration
24h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Urumqi to Najaf via Chengdu, Doha
Ave. Duration
28h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,500
Flights from Urumqi to Baghdad via Chengdu, Doha
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,700
Flights from Urumqi to Baghdad via Beijing Capital, Doha
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Urumqi to Baghdad via Chongqing, Doha
Ave. Duration
19h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,700
Flights from Korla to Najaf via Chengdu, Doha
Ave. Duration
29h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,500
Flights from Korla to Najaf via Beijing Capital, Doha
Ave. Duration
30h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,600
Flights from Korla to Najaf via Chongqing, Doha
Ave. Duration
31h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,500
Flights from Korla to Baghdad via Chengdu, Doha
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,700
Flights from Korla to Baghdad via Beijing Capital, Doha
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Korla to Baghdad via Chongqing, Doha
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,700
Flights from Korla to Baghdad via Lanzhou, Chengdu, Doha
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,700
Iraqi Airways
Website
iraqiairways.com.iq
Flights from Turpan to Baghdad via Changsha, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
28h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,700
Flights from Turpan to Baghdad via Lanzhou, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
32h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Flights from Urumqi to Baghdad via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
24h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,700
Flights from Urumqi to Baghdad via Guangzhou Baiyun, Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,700
Flights from Urumqi to Baghdad via Beijing Capital, Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
Flights from Korla to Baghdad via Beijing Capital, Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Urumqi to Najaf via Beijing Capital, Dubai
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,900
Flights from Urumqi to Najaf via Guangzhou Baiyun, Dubai
Ave. Duration
21h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $3,100
Flights from Urumqi to Najaf via Shanghai Pudong, Dubai
Ave. Duration
21h 40m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,300
Flights from Urumqi to Baghdad via Guangzhou Baiyun, Dubai
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,200
Flights from Korla to Najaf via Beijing Capital, Dubai
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,000
Flights from Korla to Baghdad via Beijing Capital, Dubai
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,100
Caspian Airlines
Flights from Turpan to Najaf via Korla, Beijing Capital, Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
21h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Turpan to Najaf via Changsha, Beijing Capital, Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
23h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,500
Flights from Turpan to Najaf via Lanzhou, Beijing Capital, Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
27h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Urumqi to Najaf via Beijing Capital, Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Korla to Najaf via Beijing Capital, Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Mahan Air
Website
mahan.aero
Flights from Urumqi to Najaf via Beijing Capital, Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
22h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Urumqi to Najaf via Shanghai Pudong, Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,500
Flights from Urumqi to Najaf via Guangzhou Baiyun, Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
28h 45m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,400
Flights from Korla to Najaf via Beijing Capital, Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
21h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Korla to Najaf via Lanzhou, Beijing Capital, Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
26h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Urumqi to Najaf via Guangzhou Baiyun, Dubai
Ave. Duration
21h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $3,100
Train operators
China Railways T-Class
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Turpan North Station to Korla
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $24
Website
Trip.com
Hard/Soft Seat
$9 - $13
Hard Sleeper
$19 - $24
Soft Sleeper
$30 - $40
Bus operators
Mipang
Website
qiche.mipang.com
Bus from Turfan to Urumchi South
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
qiche.mipang.com

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