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Cheap Flights to Iraq
|Popular in||December||High demand for flights, 7% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||October||Best time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop|
|Average price||C$ 1598||Average for round-trip flights in June 2020|
|Round-trip from||C$ 1143||From Toronto to Erbil|
|One-way from||C$ 701||One-way flight from Toronto to Erbil|
Cheapest prices for Iraq flights by month
When is the best time to fly to Iraq?
Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
YTO - EBL
C$ 1196 - C$ 1958
6 - 35 °C
0 - 78 mm
When is the best time to book a flight to Iraq?
The price you pay for your flight to Iraq may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 38 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase in the final two weeks or so before your departure date.
Which day is cheapest to fly to Iraq?
The cheapest day to fly to Iraq is usually Monday. At the moment, Friday is the most expensive.
What time of day is cheapest to fly?
To get the best value, try booking a flight in the morning when visiting Iraq. Generally the prices will increase for flights at noon as these tend to have higher demand.
How long is the flight to Iraq from Canada?
The duration of flights from Canada to Iraq will vary significantly depending on stops and departure and arrival cities. The shortest flight is to Erbil from Toronto, offering 13h 15m duration. There are some flights up to 17h 15m in duration and flight time may be affected by stopovers and their length, and those seeking Iraq flight deals need to look beyond flight times to find the perfect trip.
What cities offer direct flights to Iraq from Canada?
Currently, there are no cities offering direct service to Iraq, partially due to many travel restrictions in the region. Toronto, Vancouver, and Montreal offer one-stop connections, while multi-stop connecting flights are available from Calgary and Sault Ste. Marie. Flights are provided by Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways, American Airlines, Emirates, and Egypt Air. Popular arrival cities include Erbil and Baghdad, with flights also available into other cities throughout Iraq.
What is the best way to travel around Iraq?
Travel in Iraq can be dangerous due to the risk of random attacks, carjacking, and robbery. It is recommended anyone traveling by car do so in convoys of at least four vehicles for safety. Road closures are often common and it is not unusual to find IEDs or mines on some roads, and congestion is an issue. Therefore, it is not the best choice for travel. Car hire is available in Baghdad and at the airport to get you to your destination. Tourists should always travel with experienced locals for safety, and taxis are a common choice. Metered taxis will always double charge passengers, so fares should be negotiated ahead of time. There is one rail route from Basra to Baghdad, but overall transportation is poor.
What are some things to do in Iraq?
Iraq has a lot more to offer in the way of tourism than most people realize. This country is part of an ancient region that dates back to as early as the 21st century BC. The ancient city of Ur is full of history and excavations, and there is plenty of beautiful architecture to explore in Karbala, which is also the spiritual home to the Shi’la Muslims. The Al-Kadhimiya Mosque in Baghdad is also a popular tourist spot. The National Museum has reopened and offers a variety of artifacts showcasing ancient Babylon. there are also a number of bazaars in Baghdad where you can haggle on local wares and cuisine, and the Kurdish Mountains offer a relaxing getaway during any month of the year, as skiing is also available.
Do I need a passport to fly to Iraq from Canada?
When you are flying to Iraq from Canada as a Canadian citizen, you will need a passport to enter the country. All passports are required to be valid for a period of at least six months from the date that you enter Iraq. Canadian travellers must also have a visa to visit the country for any reason. Those staying longer than 10 days will need to register with the Minister of Interior office and those staying longer than 90 days will need to apply for a residence permit.