The cheapest times to fly from EBL to CMH are

  • October 8th to December 2nd
  • December 24th to April 22nd (except the weeks of January 1st, March 12th, and April 2nd)

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 EBL to CMH is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $2609 for Friday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $1267 for Saturday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Columbus

Flying from Erbil (EBL) to Columbus, OH (CMH) will usually cost between $1267 to $2240 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $1310. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $2274. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $964 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1864 can be considered a good price for a round-trip EBL to CMH flight.

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

EBL to CMH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the EBL to CMH flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Erbil. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CMH, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into EBL. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Columbus, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Erbil. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $309 (16%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1666. Return trip prices are from the CMH to EBL 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 EBL 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 6 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from EBL to CMH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport (CLE) in Cleveland, OH

  • 112 miles (180 km) away from CMH
  • Usually 2.20% less expensive than CMH
  • 2-layover flights available

See EBL to CLE flights


Flight Hacking EBL 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 EBL to CMH — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1076
  • Average savings: $789 (42.3%)

See EBL to SAW flights

Hack #2: Istanbul (EBL > SAW > CMH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1122
  • Average savings: $742 (39.81%)

See EBL to IST flights

Hack #3: Ankara (EBL > ESB > CMH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1213
  • Average savings: $651 (34.92%)

See EBL to ESB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Austrian, Delta, Lufthansa, Royal Jordanian, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6180 miles or 9946 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop EBL to CMH flight is about 12 hour 6 minutes.

How many flights go between Erbil and Columbus, OH?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from EBL to CMH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeEBL
Origination airport nameErbil International Airport

Return Airport

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


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