The cheapest times to fly from SHJ to EBL are

  • January 8th to March 18th
  • May 28th to June 24th
  • July 30th to August 26th (except the week of August 6th)
  • September 17th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 15th, November 19th, and November 26th)

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 SHJ to EBL is early August. Prices can be as high as $939 for Thursday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $374 for Wednesday flights around early August.


When to Fly to Erbil

Flying from Sharjah (SHJ) to Erbil (EBL) will usually cost between $433 to $711 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early August with an average ticket price of $518. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $702. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $184 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $569 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SHJ to EBL flight.

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

SHJ to EBL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SHJ to EBL flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Sharjah. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.35, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays 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 $547 (43%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $470. Return trip prices are from the EBL to SHJ 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 SHJ to EBL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 49 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking SHJ to EBL

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 SHJ to EBL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Istanbul (SHJ > SAW > EBL)

  • Price for both tickets: $510
  • Average savings: $59 (10.29%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Arabia, Austrian, Cham Wings, EgyptAir, Lufthansa, MEA, Pegasus, Saudia, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Erbil International Airport to Sharjah International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1018 miles or 1638 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SHJ to EBL flight is about 2 hour 49 minutes.

How many flights go between Sharjah and Erbil?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from SHJ to EBL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SHJ
Origination airport name Sharjah International Airport
City Sharjah
Country the United Arab Emirates
Latitude 25.3
Longitude 55.5

Return Airport

Destination code EBL
Destination airport name Erbil International Airport
City Erbil
Country Iraq
Latitude 36.2
Longitude 43.9


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