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Bahrain Airport

General information

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.

Airport Map

Nearby airports

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.

Airport Distance
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
8 km
20 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Bahrain Airport by public transport. Visit the Bahrain Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

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
8 km
20 min
BHD 8.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

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.

Airport parking

Bahrain Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Bahrain Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Bahrain Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Bahrain Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

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
  • Saudia
  • Cathay Pacific


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Bahrain Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain, Manama

Just a 2-minute walk from Bahrain International Airport, the Movenpick Hotel Bahrain overlooks the Arad Bay Lagoon on Muharraq Island.


Novotel Bahrain Al Dana Resort, Manama

Just a 5-minute drive from Bahrain International Airport, the Novotel Bahrain Al Dana Resort, a luxury 4-star beachside hotel in Manama, is an ideal mix of leisure breaks and business trips.


Meshal Hotel, Manama

Located in Manama, 3.4 km from Bahrain National Museum, Meshal Hotel provides accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, an outdoor swimming pool and a fitness centre.

Hotels in Manama

Looking for the best hotels in Manama? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay, Manama

Located in Manama, the Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay offers elegant accommodation with views of the Arabian Gulf. It features a white sandy beach and includes a fitness centre, 4 restaurants, 5 swimming experiences and free WiFi.


Ramada by Wyndham Manama City Centre, Manama

Located in the Al Seef district, with access to the best of Manama, Ramada by Wyndham Manama City Centre offers a rooftop pool, a fitness centre and a sauna. Guests can enjoy free WiFi throughout the property.


Fraser Suites Seef Bahrain, Manama

Directly connected to Seef Mall, Fraser Suites Seef features spacious apartments with free WiFi and stunning views of the city’s skyline. It offers an outdoor temperature controlled swimming pool, restaurant and free parking.

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!


Amman: Petra, Wadi Rum, and Dead Sea 2-Day Tour

Visit the ancient rock-carved city of Petra on a 2-day tour from Amman. Float in the mineral-rich water of the Dead Sea and discover the beauty of Wadi Rum by spending the night in a Bedouin camp.


From Tel Aviv: Petra 1-Day Guided Tour with Transfers

Discover Petra, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Depart from Tel Aviv in an air-conditioned coach. Cross the border with an experienced guide. Explore the history and culture of Petra on a guided tour.

Tour & transport

From Jerusalem: Petra Day Tour

Discover Petra, one of the New7Wonders of the World and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on a full-day trip from Jerusalem. Learn about the history and culture of this magical place with your professional guide, and enjoy included entrance.


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