DISTANCES BETWEEN CITIES
Here are some important information that will help you plan your local travel within Iraq .
DISTANCES AND TRAVEL TIMES
Distances and Travel Times by road -
Najaf to Karbala - 75.9 kms (1 hour)
Karbala to Kadhmain - 119 kms (1 hour 53 minutes)
Kadhmain to Samarra - 120 kms (1 hour 33 minutes)
Samarra to Najaf - 302 kms (3 hours 47 minutes)
Kadhmain to Najaf - 192 kms (2 hours 23 minutes)
Baghdad to Erbil - 312 kms (3 hours 50 minutes)
Najaf to Basra - 371 kms (4 hours 15 minutes)
You can use this useful distance utility to find distances between any two cities in Iraq: http://www.distancefromto.net/cities/Iraq
Advisory: Given the security situation in some areas, it is advisable to undertake road travel during the daylight hours. Try to hire taxi or minivan from the hotel you are staying in or a reputable local company, to ensure that the driver is vetted and a trustworthy person.