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Flights to Sulaymaniyah 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 inSeptemberBest time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average price£444Average for round-trip flights in June 2021
Round-trip from£456From London to Sulaymaniyah Int.
One-way from£7One-way flight from London to Sulaymaniyah

COVID Restrictions

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Can I fly to Sulaymaniyah right now?

Yes, there are currently restrictions on flights to Sulaymaniyah 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 Sulaymaniyah 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 Sulaymaniyah flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Sulaymaniyah found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
£465
February
£459
March
£433
April
£452
May
£434
June
£429
July
£452
August
£451
September
£434
October
£435
November
£445
December
£476
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Sulaymaniyah is June. The most expensive month for flights is December. 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 Sulaymaniyah?

Average Sulaymaniyah Int. flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
LON - ISU
Price
£429 - £635

Sulaymaniyah is known for being relatively cool, however this is by Iraqi standards and some visitors may find it more on the hot side.

Although the winter months are mild, there is an increase in rainfall which can put a slight dampener on holiday activities. February and March are a good time to visit and look for accommodation bargains. Visitors should expect summer temperatures to be pretty high between June and August, usually peaking at around 39 degrees Celsius. During this time sightseeing may be gruelling, so planning a flight to Sulaymaniyah during the months of September and November may be more pleasant and ideal for experiencing the best of Kurdish culture. The months of May and October welcome slightly cooler temperatures, generally staying under 30 degrees Celsius, although they can be a little wet. September is a dry month with temperatures in the region of 20 to 35 degrees Celsius. Keep in mind that it may be harder to find a cheap flight to Sulaymaniyah during the months which experience the best weather.

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

Booking 57 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to Sulaymaniyah. 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 Sulaymaniyah?

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

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Sulaymaniyah?

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

City overview

Located in Iraq’s Kurdish region, Sulaymaniyah is known for its mild climate, friendly locals and delicious food – not to mention its wealth of historic sights.

One of the main attractions to take a flight to Sulaymaniyah is the chance to immerse oneself safely in a completely unique and hospitable culture. Drink tea with locals in atmospheric local tea shops, relax in the city’s many leafy parks and haggle with merchants in the bustling bazaar.

Another huge attraction is Kurdish food. It may be little known in western countries, but Kurdish cuisine represents a gorgeous fusion of meat, spices and healthy vegetables. Try delicacies like Yavrax (vine leaves stuffed with minced meat) or Kurdish kebabs with yoghurt garnish.

Sulaymaniyah is also a fine destination for history fans. Visit the Mosque of Slemani, where you can find a fascinating museum dedicated to the modern era of Iraqi history, and you will also have the opportunity to wander around a ruined prison. There is also a beautiful and haunting memorial to Kurdish victims of the Iraqi army, which is not to be missed.

Outside the city, visitors will find unspoilt hiking country where you can stumble upon ancient Zoroastrian temples, the stunning waterfalls of Gali Ali Bag or the caves at Chemi Rezan, which contained some of the earliest evidence of human culture. See thousand-year old arched bridges, swim in hill-top lakes and visit towns built into mountainsides like Amedi.

Sulaymaniyah is also a great jumping off place for day trips to the Kurdish capital, Erbil with its extraordinary Citadel, museums and vibrant markets. But the city itself is welcoming enough to suit all travellers. Safe, friendly, in beautiful surroundings – Sulaymaniyah is a little known jewel that is ready to welcome tourists from across the world.

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Getting around Sulaymaniyah

Taxis are the most popular way to navigate the city of Sulaymaniyah, and renting a car will not generally be possible. However, the city centre is easy to walk around, and there will be cycle-powered cabs on offer as well. For travel to cities like Erbil, buses are the best option, although tours can be arranged with minibus owners as well.

Getting from the Airport to the City

Although there are no regularly scheduled buses between the airport and the city centre, taxis will usually be ready to meet arriving flights to Sulaymaniyah International Airport (ISU). If not, then locals recommend asking drivers if you can share their cabs and cars – and most will be only too happy to help you find your accommodation.

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What airport do you fly into for flights to Sulaymaniyah?

For a flight to Sulaymaniyah, you will be flying into Sulaymaniyah Int.. Sulaymaniyah Int. (ISU) is just 6.5 mi from the centre of the city.

Cheap flights to Sulaymaniyah in June, July 2021

The best prices found for ISU flights for June, July
17 Jun - 13 Jul
£444pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ISU
Sulaymaniyah Int.
ISU
Sulaymaniyah Int.
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
30 Jun - 13 Jul
£444pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ISU
Sulaymaniyah Int.
ISU
Sulaymaniyah Int.
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
30 Jun - 14 Jul
£466pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
ISU
Sulaymaniyah Int.
ISU
Sulaymaniyah Int.
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Sulaymaniyah 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sulaymaniyah found for this year
1 Sep - 14 Sep
£412pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ISU
Sulaymaniyah Int.
ISU
Sulaymaniyah Int.
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
12 Aug - 6 Sep
£439pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ISU
Sulaymaniyah Int.
ISU
Sulaymaniyah Int.
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
17 Jun - 13 Jul
£444pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ISU
Sulaymaniyah Int.
ISU
Sulaymaniyah Int.
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Last minute flights to Sulaymaniyah

Late deals on return flights to Sulaymaniyah, departing today and this week
20 Jun - 15 Jul
£444pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ISU
Sulaymaniyah Int.
ISU
Sulaymaniyah Int.
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
20 Jun - 17 Jul
£444pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ISU
Sulaymaniyah Int.
ISU
Sulaymaniyah Int.
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
24 Jun - 10 Dec
£475pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
ISU
Sulaymaniyah Int.
ISU
Sulaymaniyah Int.
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted

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