The cheapest times to fly from BSR to CMH are

  • October 15th to December 9th
  • December 24th to April 1st (except the week of January 1st)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from BSR to CMH is early November. Prices can be as high as $2095 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $1214 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Columbus

Flying from Basra (BSR) to Columbus, OH (CMH) will usually cost between $1216 to $2025 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $1218. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2055. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $837 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1583 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BSR to CMH flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the BSR to CMH route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

BSR to CMH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BSR to CMH flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Basrah. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CMH, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into BSR. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $320 (16%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1527. Return trip prices are from the CMH to BSR flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from BSR to CMH can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 54 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking BSR to CMH

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from BSR to CMH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Istanbul (BSR > IST > CMH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1225
  • Average savings: $359 (22.65%)

See BSR to BOS flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (BSR > BOS > CMH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1335
  • Average savings: $249 (15.7%)

See BSR to IST flights

Hack #3: Chicago, IL (BSR > ORD > CMH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1364
  • Average savings: $219 (13.83%)

See BSR to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from BSR to CMH? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, Lufthansa, Royal Jordanian, SAS, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John Glenn Columbus International Airport to Basrah International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6623 miles or 10659 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from BSR to CMH?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BSR to CMH flight is about 12 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between Basra and Columbus, OH?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 6 available flights from BSR to CMH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeBSR
Origination airport nameBasrah International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeCMH
Destination airport nameJohn Glenn Columbus International Airport
CityColumbus, OH
Countrythe United States


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