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Flights to Iraq in 2024

Find the latest flights to Iraq in 2024, with up-to-date prices and availability. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 632,432 searches and data was last updated on 11 April 2024.

Popular in

June

Cheapest in

October

Average price

$2,454

Return from

$1,831

One-way from

$947
High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average for return flights in April 2024
From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Baghdad Intl
One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) to Iraq

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Average price of flights to Iraq by month

Plan your trip to Iraq by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight to Iraq is currently $0 while a return flight costs $0. Price data was last updated on 7 April 2024.

Currently, February is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Iraq (average of $1,449). Flying to Iraq in June will prove the most costly (average of $1,939). There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

January

$2,333

February

$2,220

March

$2,261

April

$2,292

May

$2,427

June

$2,971

July

$2,785

August

$2,843

September

$2,448

October

$2,295

November

$2,275

December

$2,837

Temperature and rainfall in Iraq by month

Plan your trip to Iraq by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

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Temperature

8 - 34 °C

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Iraq, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, July is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 34.0 C. Travellers hoping to avoid the cold should look outside of January, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 8.0 C).

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

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight to Iraq. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Iraq, you should look to book at least 71 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.
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Reviews of airlines servicing Iraq

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Iraq. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Iraq. Reviews last updated 11 April 2024.
Read through reviews of airlines servicing Iraq, such as Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways and Emirates. You can also see how each airline compares in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.1
Very Good
4,097 reviews

Crew

8.3

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

8.3

Food

7.9

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

The cabin crew were as always friendly and helpful. Couldn't ask for more. Although the flight in business was under occupied there were a couple of things not available!

8.1
Very Good
4,097 reviews
8.1
Very Good
4,097 reviews

Crew

8.3

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

8.3

Food

7.9

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

The cabin crew were as always friendly and helpful. Couldn't ask for more. Although the flight in business was under occupied there were a couple of things not available!

7.7
Good
4,513 reviews
8.1
Very Good
4,097 reviews

Crew

8.3

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

8.3

Food

7.9

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

The cabin crew were as always friendly and helpful. Couldn't ask for more. Although the flight in business was under occupied there were a couple of things not available!

7.5
Good
3,684 reviews
8.1
Very Good
4,097 reviews

Crew

8.3

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

8.3

Food

7.9

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

The cabin crew were as always friendly and helpful. Couldn't ask for more. Although the flight in business was under occupied there were a couple of things not available!

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.

Related info for your journey

  • 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.

  • Can I find cheaper flights to Iraq if I am willing to have stopovers?

    Yes, flights with stopovers are often cheaper than direct flights. Keep an eye out for flight deals to Iraq on Cheapflights that require 1 or 2 stops for potential cost savings.

  • What is the best airline to fly to Iraq?

    Based on reviews from Cheapflights users, Royal Jordanian is rated the highest out of the airlines that fly to Iraq.

  • What is the cheapest airport to fly to in Iraq?

    Baghdad Intl Airport is currently the cheapest airport to fly to in Iraq. One-way flights to Baghdad Intl Airport typically cost $116, while return flights cost around $291.

  • How much is a return flight to Iraq?

    A return flight to Iraq will typically cost around $508, however they can be found for as little as $508.

  • Where does the fastest flight to Iraq depart from?

    For those looking to save time traveling to Iraq, Sydney offers the quickest one-way flight (19 hours 5 minutes).

  • Does Erbil Intl Airport have car hire?

    Yes. Those touching down at Erbil Intl Airport can take advantage of the car hire services offered upon their arrival.

  • Are there hotels close to Erbil Intl Airport?

    Yes. Erbil Intl Airport has hotels nearby for those requiring accommodations. Niagara Hotel Erbil is the closest property to Erbil Intl Airport (1.6 km away from Erbil Intl Airport).

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