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About Flights to Basra

Summary info about Basra flight prices, duration and airlines

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Best Round-Trip Price


Fastest flight time

15h 35m

Operated By

4 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Basra from United States in the last 72 hours is $429 (New York John F Kennedy Intl to Basra).
The best round-trip flight price to Basra from United States in the last 72 hours is $938 (Chicago O'Hare Intl to Basra).
The fastest flight to Basra from United States takes 15h 35m (New York John F Kennedy Intl to Basra).
There are 4 airlines operating flights to Basra, including Turkish Airlines, Royal Jordanian and Qatar Airways.

Basra flights insights and trends

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What is the cheapest month to fly to Basra?

If you don’t want to visit Basra in March, then you should wait until February to fly from United States, when ticket prices are also cheap, with an average price of $847.

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What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Basra?

The cheapest day to depart on your flight to Basra is on a Tuesday when prices can be found for as low as $897. This is often the case because there is less demand to fly during this day of the week. If your travel schedule is flexible, try to avoid departing on a Monday because tickets tend to average around $1,086. These prices are subject to change though, so be sure to set up a Price Alert for flights to Basra.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Basra?

Most flyers found that booking tickets 51 days in advance of their planned departure date is the best time to get cheap flights to Basra. During this timeframe, flight prices are around $1,034. However, in the past 72 hours, people saw flights from United States for as low as $968.

Frequently asked questions about flying to Basra

A trip from the United States to Basrah International Airport, Basrah may seem like it would take a long time. The truth is, when you search for Basrah flight deals, you’ll see that several options make the journey relatively short given the distance traveled. A trip from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) takes a little more than one day. The same holds true for trips from O' Hare International Airport in Chicago (ORD), and the trip from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is just a few hours longer.

While there are currently no nonstop flights to Basrah, there are several options from the United States to get you to this location in a relatively short amount of time. Emirates Airlines offers a one-layover service from both John F. Kennedy International Airport and Chicago O' Hare International Airport. Qatar Airways offers a one-layover service from Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW). Emirates Airlines also offers a one-layover service from Los Angeles International Airport.

Basra flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to Basra found recently by users on momondo
Royal Jordanian
Mar 6
ORD2:00 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
26h 05m
1 stop
BSR4:05 pmBasra
Mar 22
BSR3:00 amBasra
16h 45m
1 stop
ORD7:45 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
Jan 27
JFK8:25 amNew York John F Kennedy Intl
33h 55m
1 stop
BSR6:20 pmBasra
Feb 3
BSR3:10 amBasra
18h 15m
1 stop
JFK9:25 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Royal Jordanian
Jan 2
ORD9:00 amChicago O'Hare Intl
31h 05m
1 stop
BSR4:05 pmBasra
Mar 8
BSR2:00 amBasra
16h 45m
1 stop
ORD6:45 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
Jan 26
JFK8:20 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
24h 45m
1 stop
BSR9:05 pmBasra
Feb 3
BSR6:05 amBasra
29h 55m
1 stop
JFK12:00 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
Feb 27
ORD6:40 amChicago O'Hare Intl
34h 40m
1 stop
BSR5:20 pmBasra
Apr 17
BSR4:10 amBasra
17h 40m
1 stop
ORD9:50 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
Apr 25
ORD5:40 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
25h 40m
1 stop
BSR7:20 pmBasra
May 14
BSR4:10 amBasra
33h 45m
1 stop
ORD1:55 pmChicago O'Hare Intl

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Basra

If you're looking for one-way flights from United States to Basra, view some of our deals below provided by Emirates, Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines
Multiple Airlines
Jan 25
JFK12:45 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
41h 40m
3 stops
BSR6:25 amBasra
Multiple Airlines
Jan 24
JFK7:30 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
46h 50m
3 stops
BSR6:20 pmBasra
Qatar Airways
Jan 24
JFK8:20 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
24h 45m
1 stop
BSR9:05 pmBasra

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Which airlines fly to Basra?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Basra

Which airlines fly to Basra?

Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines, Royal Jordanian and Emirates are the most popular airlines that fly from United States to Basra on a routine basis, according to our data. You should be able to find flights to Basra with these airlines and other airlines flying from United States.

Turkish Airlines Flights to Basra

There are 4 Turkish Airlines flights to Basra in a normal week. The most common departure point is Istanbul and the best Turkish Airlines ticket price seen on momondo is $711 (last 72 hours, from Boston Logan Intl, to Basra). Turkish Airlines has a score of 8.0 from 158 user reviews on momondo.

Qatar Airways Flights to Basra

Qatar Airways (7.9/10, 335 reviews) is also a popular choice for flights to Basra, with deals from as low as $884 from Boston Logan Intl, round-trip. With 5 Qatar Airways flights to Basra on average each week, prices can vary significantly by origin and availability.

Airports near Basra

Below you will find all the airports in Basra along with the distance from the city center

How do you get to the city center from Basrah airport?

There are not a multitude of transportation options to get you from the airport to the city center of Basrah. Generally speaking, a good option for quick and reliable transportation will be a taxi. Basrah Airport offers one taxi company that provides service from the airport to the city center. The pickup location is marked outside of the Arrivals Terminal at the airport. While rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft do not operate at this airport, the rideshare company Ola does offer service at this airport. You can set your pickup point when booking your trip through the app.

Visa requirements for visiting Basra

For those wishing to travel from the United States to Basrah, Iraq, a passport that is valid for at least six months after your date of departure from Iraq is a requirement. The passport must contain at least one blank page for a visa stamp. You must have your visa before traveling. You can obtain a visa from the Iraqi Embassy offices located in the United States.

Best things to do and see in Basra

If you want to get a unique look at the city of Basrah, a trip to Sinbad Island might be just the ticket. This is a small island in the middle of the Shatt al-Arab River that runs to the northeast of the city. Most of the city of Basrah abuts the shores of this river. As the name implies, the Basrah Family Park is a great spot for kids of all ages. There are parks and video games for kids to enjoy plus a wide selection of food and beverage options to sample. A visit to the Basrah Cultural Museum is a one-of-a-kind experience. The building is a former palace of Saddam Hussein. The museum houses an extensive collection of artwork and artifacts from the region that span several centuries.

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