There are currently restrictions on flights to Basra along with the rest of Iraq. Before you book or search for flights, consider the following restrictions: Entry restrictions
National airports are open with full service, however flights to/from Turkey are no longer operating as of October 3.
Individuals traveling to Iraq are required to carry out a COVID-19 test 48 hours prior to the flight and should be prepared to present results at passport control.
Face coverings are mandatory on flights and in airports. Thermal temperature screening is in place at airport entrances and for arrival passengers.
Travelers arriving at Erbil International Airport must have a negative COVID-19 test result that is less than 48 hours old. Travelers without a COVID-19 result will be tested at their cost. Arriving travelers must sign a pledge to quarantine for 48 hours at their destination until they receive results.
All travelers arriving from abroad will be requested to quarantine for 14 days and may be requested to provide proof of reservation in a hotel for the duration of the quarantine period.
All other info
As the situation is changing rapidly, all travelers entering the Kurdistan region, regardless of previous travel, should be aware they could be subject to screening and restrictions upon arrival at the direction of the regional health department, including being quarantined at a facility and for a duration mandated by the regional health department.
If you are looking to book a trip to Basra and are outside of the restricted areas, please take the proper precautions and stay informed about traveling during COVID-19.
Hide COVID Travel Restrictions for Basra
Cheapest Prices for Basra flights by month
At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Basra is currently September; with June being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.
When is the best time to fly to Basra?
LAS - BSR
$575 - $2,151
62.6 - 109.4 °F
0 - 2.13 inches
The best time to fly to Basra is during September, but great deals can be found at other times. June tends to be the warmest period in Basra so if you are looking for sun or warmer climates then look to fly around this time. September is the wettest if you need to factor this in to your plans.