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Flights to Iraq in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 22% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average price$1,484Average for round-trip flights in October 2021
Round-trip from$1,757From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Iraq
One-way from$13One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) to Iraq

Cheap flights to Iraq in October, November 2021

The best prices found for BGW flights for October, November
1 Nov - 30 Nov
$1,807pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Emirates
 
1 STOP
BGW
Baghdad Intl
BGW
Baghdad Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
14 Nov - 5 Feb
$1,916pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
BGW
Baghdad Intl
BGW
Baghdad Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
1 Nov - 30 Nov
$1,928pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
BGW
Baghdad Intl
BGW
Baghdad Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Iraq 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Iraq found for this year
8 Dec - 11 Jan
$1,803pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
NJF
Najaf Al Najaf Intl
NJF
Najaf Al Najaf Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
1 Nov - 30 Nov
$1,807pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Emirates
 
1 STOP
BGW
Baghdad Intl
BGW
Baghdad Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
14 Nov - 5 Feb
$1,916pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
BGW
Baghdad Intl
BGW
Baghdad Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Last minute flights to Iraq

Late deals on return flights to Iraq, departing today and this week
1 Nov - 30 Nov
$1,807pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Emirates
 
1 STOP
BGW
Baghdad Intl
BGW
Baghdad Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
1 Nov - 30 Nov
$1,928pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
BGW
Baghdad Intl
BGW
Baghdad Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
1 Nov - 30 Nov
$2,051pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
BGW
Baghdad Intl
BGW
Baghdad Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Cheapest prices for Iraq flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Iraq found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
$1,253
February
$1,120
March
$1,147
April
$1,432
May
$1,401
June
$1,409
July
$1,864
August
$1,504
September
$1,572
October
$1,221
November
$1,243
December
$1,709

When is the best time to fly to Iraq?

Average Baghdad Intl flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
SYD - BGW
Price
$1,111 - $2,201
BGW
Temperature
15 - 44 °C
BGW
Precipitation
0 - 30 mm
The best time to fly to Iraq is during August, but great deals can be found at other times. July sees the temperatures in Iraq peak to their warmest. December tends, on average, to see the most amount of rainfall.

When is the best time to book a flight to Iraq?

To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Iraq, you should look to book at least 61 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Iraq?

At the moment, Thursday is the most economical day to take a flight to Iraq. Monday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Iraq?

Flights in the evening are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Iraq. Flights at midday are usually the most expensive.

Where are the most popular flight destinations in Iraq?

The most popular flight destination in Iraq, according to our users, is Erbil, followed by Baghdad, Najaf, Basra and Sulaymaniyah.

How long is the flight to Iraq?

Depending on the airline you choose, the fastest one-stop flight from Sydney Airport to Baghdad International Airport takes around 18h 30m, while the shortest flight time from Sydney Airport to Erbil International Airport is roughly 21h 40m. The shortest one-stop flight time from Melbourne Airport to Baghdad, Iraq is roughly 19h 40m, while flights from Melbourne to Erbil International take approximately 21h 25m. Some flights can take as long as 47h, depending on the airline, number of stops, and stopover duration.

Which cities offer direct flights to Iraq?

Unfortunately, direct flights from Australia to Iraq are currently not serviced by any airline. However, Emirates Airlines offers one-stop flight deals to Iraq from Sydney, Perth and Melbourne via Dubai. Alternatively, Qatar Airways offers one-stop flights from Sydney, Perth, and Melbourne with stopovers at Doha Hamad International. If you’re flying to Erbil International, you’ll find one-stop flights at Sydney Airport, Melbourne Airport, and Perth Airport serviced by Qatar Airways and Emirates Airlines.

What is the best way to travel around Iraq?

Air travel provides a quick and easy way of traveling around Iraq, especially for long-distance trips between cities. The country has domestic flights linking most of the major cities, including Erbil, Basra, and Baghdad. Iraq also has a rail route that connects Basra to Baghdad. The train runs once daily. For shuttles within cities, taxis are a popular pick.

What are some things to do in Iraq?

Iraq offers several tourist attractions, such as the 9th century Great Mosque of Samarra, Lalish Temple in Al-Shikhan, the Citadel of Erbil, and the Iraq Museum in Baghdad. If you’re visiting Erbil, Sami Abdulrahman Park provides a nice destination for taking walks, jogging or going on a picnic. It also features a pond, restaurant, and playgrounds for kids. Depending on your destination, other things to do in Iraq might include nature excursions, river trips, and cave tours. In addition, the country hosts several festivals during the year, including the Iraqi short film festival (which is held between August and September) and the Assyrian New Year, which occurs annually, on the 1st of April.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Iraq?

You’ll need a visa issued in advance to fly to Iraq. You’ll also need a passport that’s valid for at least six months from the date of the issued visa. If you plan to visit Iraqi Kurdistan, you can obtain a visa on arrival at Erbil International Airport or Sulaymaniyah International Airport. However, this visa is only valid for the region and not valid for travel to other areas in the country. Single entry visas are valid for up to three months while multi-entry visas are valid for up to a year.

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