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There are 4 ways to get from Zinjibār to Karbala by car or plane

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Drive to Aden, fly to Baghdad, drive  •  10h 4m

  1. Drive from Zinjibār to Aden
  2. Fly from Aden (ADE) to Baghdad (BGW) ADE - BGW
  3. Drive from Baghdad to Karbala

3 alternative options

Drive to Aden, fly to Najaf, drive  •  15h 12m

  1. Drive from Zinjibār to Aden
  2. Fly from Aden (ADE) to Najaf (NJF) ADE - NJF
  3. Drive from Najaf to Karbala

Drive to Djibouti, fly to Najaf, drive  •  4 days 3h

  1. Drive from Zinjibār to Djibouti
  2. Fly from Djibouti (JIB) to Najaf (NJF) JIB - NJF
  3. Drive from Najaf to Karbala

Drive to Djibouti, fly to Baghdad, drive  •  3 days 22h

  1. Drive from Zinjibār to Djibouti
  2. Fly from Djibouti (JIB) to Baghdad (BGW) JIB - BGW
  3. Drive from Baghdad to Karbala

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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 Yemen 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

It is approximately 2171 km to get from Zinjibār to Karbala.

It takes approximately 10h 4m to get from Zinjibār to Karbala, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Aden Airport to Baghdad Airport. The quickest flight takes 13h 35m and has one stopover.

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Iraqi Airways, Flydubai, Egyptair and two other airlines offer flights from Aden Airport to Baghdad Airport.

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Map of how to get from Zinjibār to Karbala.
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  • Distance: 2171.3 km
  • Duration: 10h 4m

What companies run services between Zinjibār, Yemen and Karbala, Iraq?

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

Airlines
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Aden to Najaf via Khartoum, Doha
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Flights from Aden to Najaf via Cairo, Doha
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Aden to Najaf via Jeddah, Doha
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $600
Flights from Djibouti to Najaf via Doha
Ave. Duration
25h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Djibouti to Baghdad via Doha
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,500
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Aden to Najaf via Cairo, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Djibouti to Najaf via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Flights from Djibouti to Najaf via Dubai, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,600
Flights from Djibouti to Baghdad via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Iraqi Airways
Website
iraqiairways.com.iq
Flights from Aden to Baghdad via Cairo
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Aden to Najaf via Cairo, Baghdad
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Aden to Najaf via Amman, Baghdad
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Djibouti to Najaf via Doha, Baghdad
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Aden to Baghdad via Amman
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Aden to Baghdad via Cairo, Amman
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Aden to Baghdad via Cairo
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Aden to Baghdad via Amman, Cairo
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Aden to Baghdad via Jeddah, Dubai
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,300
Middle East Airlines
Website
mea.com.lb
Flights from Aden to Najaf via Cairo, Beirut
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Caspian Airlines
Flights from Djibouti to Najaf via Doha, Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Iran Air
Website
iranair.com
Flights from Djibouti to Najaf via Doha, Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Mahan Air
Website
mahan.aero
Flights from Djibouti to Najaf via Doha, Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100

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