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Flights to Iraq in 2022

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, 14% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average price£558Average for round-trip flights in July 2022
Round-trip from£307From London to Iraq
One-way from£8One-way flight from London to Iraq

Cheap flights to Iraq in July, August 2022

The best prices found for EBL flights for July, August
17 Aug - 26 Sep
£362pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Austrian Airlines
 
1 STOP
EBL
Erbil Intl
EBL
Erbil Intl
Austrian Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
17 Aug - 26 Sep
£364pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Austrian Airlines
 
1 STOP
EBL
Erbil Intl
EBL
Erbil Intl
Austrian Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
17 Aug - 16 Sep
£365pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Austrian Airlines
 
1 STOP
EBL
Erbil Intl
EBL
Erbil Intl
Austrian Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Iraq 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Iraq found for this year
13 Sep - 12 Oct
£307pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
EBL
Erbil Intl
EBL
Erbil Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
13 Sep - 12 Oct
£337pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
EBL
Erbil Intl
EBL
Erbil Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
10 Sep - 10 Oct
£350pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
EBL
Erbil Intl
EBL
Erbil Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted

Last minute flights to Iraq

Late deals on return flights to Iraq, departing today and this week
13 Jul - 4 Oct
£519pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
BGW
Baghdad Intl
BGW
Baghdad Intl
Pegasus Airlines
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
13 Jul - 4 Oct
£526pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
BGW
Baghdad Intl
BGW
Baghdad Intl
Pegasus Airlines
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
13 Jul - 24 Sep
£532pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
BGW
Baghdad Intl
BGW
Baghdad Intl
Pegasus Airlines
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted

COVID Restrictions

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Can I fly to Iraq from United Kingdom right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from United Kingdom to Iraq

Most visitors from United Kingdom need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Iraq.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from United Kingdom must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Iraq.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from United Kingdom are not required to quarantine after entering Iraq.

Can I fly back to United Kingdom from Iraq?

Returning to United Kingdom from Iraq

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Iraq are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering United Kingdom.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Iraq are not required to quarantine after entering United Kingdom.

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What is the cheapest month to fly to Iraq?

The cheapest ticket to Iraq found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
£401
February
£411
March
£454
April
£483
May
£479
June
£479
July
£598
August
£522
September
£478
October
£478
November
£439
December
£410
Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Iraq. Flying to Iraq in July will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Iraq?

Average Erbil Intl flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month.
LON - EBL
Price
£401 - £683
EBL
Temperature
6 - 35 °C
EBL
Rainfall
0 - 78 mm

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

The best time to book flights to Iraq is 43 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Iraq?

The cheapest flights to Iraq are usually found when departing on a Friday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Wednesday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Iraq?

Iraq flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the morning. Booking a flight in the afternoon will likely mean higher prices.

Where are the most popular flight destinations in Iraq?

Erbil is the most popular flight destination in Iraq. Other popular destinations include Sulaymaniyah, Baghdad, Najaf and Basra.

How long is the flight to Iraq from the UK?

The flight time from the UK to Iraq is 5h 35m direct, but that figure can vary based on many things. For instance, your airport of departure, the number of stopovers, and even the airline you choose will affect flight time. The most popular launch point for flights to Iraq is London Heathrow Airport, which is the largest and busiest in the UK. Other airports include London Gatwick, Edinburgh Airport, Birmingham Airport, and Manchester Airport. In Iraq, the most common destination is Baghdad, but other cities have airports, including Najaf, Basra, Erbil, and numerous others. Note that a single stop can extend your flight time to 10h or longer.

Which cities offer direct flights to Iraq from the UK?

There are no cities that offer direct flights to Iraq from the UK. All flights require at least one stopover along the way. However, this may actually work to your benefit, as flights with stopovers are usually more affordable than direct flights anyway. A flight with two stopovers may be more affordable than a flight with one, as well. Some of the airlines serving flights to Iraq from the UK include Qatar Airways, British Airways, and Turkish Airlines. Some of the more common stopovers include Istanbul and Qatar.

What is the best way to get around Iraq?

The best way to get around in Iraq is by car. You can rent a car at most major airports and in most major cities within the nation. Air travel is also one of the better options, and you will find routes serviced between Baghdad, Basra, Sulaymaniyah, and Erbil. Taxis can also be rented and can take you to destinations within the city, but can also go between towns. However, you should negotiate the fare before starting the trip. Note that there is just one railway and it runs between Baghdad and Basra only.

What are some things to do in Iraq?

While many parts of Iraq remain unsafe for Western travelers, some areas can be visited and explored. During a stay here, it may be worth visiting Imam Hussain’s Shrine, Erbil Citadel, the Al-Jawadain Holy Shrine, Baghdadi Museum, the Great Mosque of Kufa, the city of Babylon, and the Ziggurat of Ur to name just a few attractions.

Do I need a passport to fly to Iraq?

Yes, British citizens must have a valid passport in order to enter Iraq. In addition, your passport must be good for at least six months after your date of entry. Note that you must also have a visa to enter the country, which will cost between £30 and £70 depending on the duration of your stay. Single-entry visas are good for up to three months from the date of issue. A multiple-entry visa gives you entrance for between six months and one year. Note that the UK government strongly urges travelers to avoid Iraq as it remains a dangerous place for Westerners.

How popular are flights to Iraq this year?

This year has seen a 123% increase in flight searches for Iraq.

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