Bahrain is an island nation in the Persian Gulf, located between Dammam (Saudi Arabia) and Qatar. Bahrain Airport is Bahrain’s only international airport and home to national carrier Gulf Air. The capital Manama is accessible by bus, taxi and rental car, in the future the airport will have a metro connection (Bahrain light rail network) with the city.
Where is Bahrain Airport situated?
Bahrain Airport is located in the northeastern point of the country, just northeast of the capital Manama. Khobar in neighbouring Saudi Arabia is accessible by road via the King Fahd Causeway.
How many terminals does Bahrain Airport have?
The airport has two terminals, an old terminal and a new terminal. The very modern new terminal opened in 2020 is four times larger than the old terminal. New Terminal is used for the majority of the flights at Bahrain Airport.
A good alternative for flying to or from Bahrain Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Bahrain.
|Dammam King Fahd Airport (Saudi Arabia)||85km|
|Doha Hamad International Airport (Qatar)||150km|
The distance from Bahrain Airport to the centre of Manama is 8 kilometres. By car, it takes 20 minutes to get to the centre of Manama.
From BAH Airport to Manama City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Bahrain Airport by public transport. Visit the Bahrain Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Bahrain Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Manama is about BHD 8.-. Book your taxi at Bahrain Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From BAH Airport to Manama City centre by Taxi
At Bahrain Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Bahrain Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Bahrain Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- Gulf Air
- Air India
- Pegasus Airlines
- Cathay Pacific
Hotels near the airport
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Hotels in Manama
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Things to do
It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Bahrain Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!
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