The cheapest times to fly from STL to BSR are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 9th to May 6th (except the week of April 16th)
  • August 20th to December 9th (except the weeks of August 27th and October 15th)

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 STL to BSR is early October. Prices can be as high as $3741 for Thursday flights during late July, or as low as $1249 for Tuesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Basrah

Flying from St. Louis, MO (STL) to Basra (BSR) will usually cost between $1283 to $2271 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $1303. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $2526. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1223 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1520 can be considered a good price for a round-trip STL to BSR flight.

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

STL to BSR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the STL to BSR flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from St. Louis. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $228 (13%) 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 $1588. Return trip prices are from the BSR to STL 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 STL to BSR can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 28 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking STL to BSR

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 STL to BSR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (STL > JFK > BSR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1290
  • Average savings: $230 (15.1%)

See STL to JFK flights

Hack #2: Chicago, IL (STL > ORD > BSR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1381
  • Average savings: $139 (9.11%)

See STL to ORD flights

Hack #3: Houston, TX (STL > IAH > BSR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1485
  • Average savings: $35 (2.27%)

See STL to IAH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, Lufthansa, Royal Jordanian, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Basrah International Airport to St Louis Lambert International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6939 miles or 11167 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop STL to BSR flight is about 13 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between St. Louis, MO and Basra?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from STL to BSR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSTL
Origination airport nameSt Louis Lambert International Airport
CitySt. Louis, MO
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeBSR
Destination airport nameBasrah International Airport


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