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Travel to Bahrain

Flying to Bahrain

The national airline serving Bahrain is Gulf Air (www.gulfair.com), which operates direct flights from the UK. British Airways (www.ba.com) also has a direct connection from London.

The major airport is: Bahrain International Airport.

Airport Guides

Bahrain International Airport

Code

BAH

Location

Bahrain International Airport is located 7km (4.3 miles) northeast of the capital city Manama on the island of Muharraq.

Telephone

+973 8000 7777

Address
Rd 2404

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Flight times

From London - 6 hours 35 minutes; New York - 15 hours (including stopover).

Departure tax

None.

Travelling to Bahrain by Rail

Driving to Bahrain

A car drive to Dhahran (Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia) takes approximately 1 hour from Bahrain using the King Fahd Causeway. A toll fee is payable by drivers leaving Bahrain. Normal Saudi Arabian visa regulations apply.

Getting to Bahrain by boat

Main ports: Khalifa Bin Salman Port is now being used as the main port. Sitra Wharf another port is frequently used. Mina Manama is now being used as a military service port.