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Flights to Baghdad in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inAugustHigh demand for flights, 9% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average price£457Average for round-trip flights in June 2021
Round-trip from£247From London to Baghdad Intl
One-way from£7One-way flight from London to Baghdad

COVID Restrictions

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Can I fly to Baghdad right now?

Yes, there are currently restrictions on flights to Baghdad along with the rest of Iraq. Before you book or search for flights, consider the following restrictions: Iraq has suspended all flights except red cross, humanitarian, Medevac, repatriation, emergency and military flights.. If you are looking to book a trip to Baghdad and are outside of the restricted areas, please take the proper precautions and stay informed about travelling during COVID-19.

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Cheapest prices for Baghdad flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Baghdad found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
£329
February
£360
March
£347
April
£396
May
£384
June
£392
July
£418
August
£447
September
£354
October
£374
November
£341
December
£378
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Baghdad is January. The most expensive month for flights is August. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to Baghdad?

Average Baghdad Intl flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
LON - BGW
Price
£329 - £553
BGW
Temperature
15 - 44 °C
BGW
Rainfall
0 - 30 mm
January is typically the best time to fly to Baghdad, but there are other times where great deals are available. July tends to be the warmest period in Baghdad so if you are looking for sun or warmer climates then look to fly around this time. December is the wettest if you need to factor this in to your plans.

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

Booking 38 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to Baghdad. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Baghdad?

The cheapest flights to Baghdad are usually found when departing on a Tuesday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Saturday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Baghdad?

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

How long is the flight to Baghdad?

Flights from the UK to Baghdad, Iraq range from about 5h-16h. If you’re flying out of London’s Heathrow or Gatwick Airports, you can expect your flight time to be on the shorter end of the spectrum, whereas if you’re departing from a city as far north as Edinburgh or Glasgow, your flight will likely be up to 16 hours. Your flight time will also depend on the number and length of any layovers, as well as the availability of flights.

Where can you get direct flights to Baghdad from?

There is one direct flight to Baghdad from London Heathrow airport each week, serviced by Iraqi Airlines. Unless you book that flight, you’ll end up with at least one stopover along your journey. Common layover cities when travelling from the UK to Baghdad include London (when flying out of other UK cities), Dubai, Istanbul, Amman, and Doha.

How do you get from Baghdad airport to the city centre?

If you’re flying to Baghdad from the UK, you’ll alight at Baghdad International Airport (BGW), which is about 16km west of Baghdad city centre. To reach the city centre from the airport, you have a couple of safe options. You can take a taxi from the airport to your destination in the city centre, just be sure to book ahead to ensure your safety. Your journey via taxi will last about 30 minutes and cost around £37, and you will likely have to pay in cash. Check to see if your hotel provides a shuttle service from the airport. Besides these two options, other modes of transport are considered too unsafe for foreign travellers.

What are some things to do in Baghdad?

Baghdad is a city filled with a rich history and distinct culture in spite of its conflicted past. There are plenty of things to do in this city to suit a variety of tastes, just always be sure to travel with a guide and in groups when in Baghdad to ensure your safety as a foreign traveller. Gain a better understanding of Iraqi ancient history and its Ottoman roots with a trip to The Iraq Museum, which is filled with artworks, artefacts, and more to dazzle the eye and mind alike. Zawraa Park is a family-friendly theme park, zoo, and gardens in one superb destination. At Al-Jawadain Holy Shrine, you’ll surely feel a sense of tranquility as you glimpse its gorgeous golden façade along with the locals.

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

Yes, UK citizens need both a valid passport and a visa to travel to Baghdad, Iraq. Your passport should also have at least six months of validity remaining before your entry into Iraq. Be sure to contact the Iraqi Embassy in London or Iraqi Consulate in Manchester for the proper forms and further information.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Baghdad?

Most people fly into Baghdad Intl (BGW) if they book a flight to Baghdad. Baghdad Intl is conveniently located just 9.0 mi from Baghdad’s city centre.

Cheap flights to Baghdad in June, July 2021

The best prices found for BGW flights for June, July
21 Jun - 27 Jun
£206pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
BGW
Baghdad Intl
BGW
Baghdad Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
21 Jun - 27 Jun
£209pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
BGW
Baghdad Intl
BGW
Baghdad Intl
Pegasus Airlines
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
10 Jun - 25 Jun
£221pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
BGW
Baghdad Intl
BGW
Baghdad Intl
Pegasus Airlines
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted

Baghdad 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Baghdad found for this year
21 Jun - 27 Jun
£206pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
BGW
Baghdad Intl
BGW
Baghdad Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
21 Jun - 27 Jun
£209pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
BGW
Baghdad Intl
BGW
Baghdad Intl
Pegasus Airlines
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
10 Jun - 25 Jun
£221pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
BGW
Baghdad Intl
BGW
Baghdad Intl
Pegasus Airlines
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted

Last minute flights to Baghdad

Late deals on return flights to Baghdad, departing today and this week
20 Jun - 27 Jun
£225pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
BGW
Baghdad Intl
BGW
Baghdad Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
20 Jun - 27 Jun
£228pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
BGW
Baghdad Intl
BGW
Baghdad Intl
Pegasus Airlines
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
20 Jun - 27 Jun
£240pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
BGW
Baghdad Intl
BGW
Baghdad Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted

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