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Home Flights Iraq Cheap flights to Sulaymaniyah, Iraq

Cheap flights to Sulaymaniyah, Iraq

Round-trip from $941 From New York to Sulaymānīyah
One-way from $796 One-way flight from New York to Sulaymānīyah
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.

Are there currently restrictions on travel to Sulaymaniyah related to COVID-19?

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: Entry restrictions

National airports are open with full service, however flights to/from Turkey are no longer operating as of October 3.

Entry requirements

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.

Quarantine requirements

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.

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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 Sulaymaniyah and are outside of the restricted areas, please take the proper precautions and stay informed about traveling during COVID-19.

Cheapest Prices for Sulaymaniyah flights by month

January
$670
February
$766
March
$1,175
April
$719
May
$1,209
June
$1,245
July
$1,329
August
$1,187
September
$1,224
October
$1,261
November
$1,214
December
$1,371
At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Sulaymaniyah is currently January; with December 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 Sulaymaniyah?

Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
NYC - ISU
Price
$670 - $1,896
January is typically the best time to fly to Sulaymaniyah, but there are other times where great deals are available.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Sulaymaniyah?

Monday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Sulaymaniyah. Flying on Friday will result in higher flight prices.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Sulaymaniyah?

To get the best value, try booking a flight in the afternoon when visiting Sulaymaniyah. Generally the prices will increase for flights at noon as these tend to have higher demand.

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 city’s greatest attractions is the chance to immerse yourself 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 health 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 also 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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Best Time to Fly to Sulaymaniyah

Sulaymaniyah is known for being relatively cool (by Iraqi standards). Expect summer temperatures to be pretty high between June and August, when sightseeing may be gruelling, but the rest of the year is pleasant and ideal for experiencing the best of Kurdish culture. Try April for the chance to attend the city’s unique Film Festival, or February and March for bargain accommodations.

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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, downtown 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.

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