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Bahrain International Airport

Bahrain International Airport (BAH)

Location

The airport is about four miles (6km) north of the capital, Manama, on Muharraq Island, 15 minutes from the city centre.

Getting to the city

Many hotels operate courtesy buses for their guests to and from the airport. There is a bus service to the Muharraq bus terminal approximately once per hour and costs around BHD 0.2

Time

GMT +3.

Contacts

Tel: +973 1733 9339.

Car rental

Budget, Europcar, Hanco, Hertz, Oscar, National, Avis, Gulf, Sixt, Al Obaisi, and other companies operate from Bahrain Airport.

Airport Taxis

There are taxis outside the terminal, but they tend to overcharge foreigners. It is better to phone for a metered taxi service, which should cost around BHD4 to the city, and is a 15-minute drive.

Facilities

Facilities include banks and bureau de change, restaurants, cafes and bars, gift shops, a post office, communications centre, tourist information and a prayer room. The Bahrain Duty Free shopping complex is internationally acclaimed. Disabled facilities are good; those with special needs should contact their airline in advance.

Parking

Short and long-term parking facilities are available in front of the terminal. The cashier counters are available at the exits and they are open 24 hours. No credit cards are allowed, only cash payment. A free shuttle bus service operates between the terminal and the long-term car parks.

Departure Tax

None.

Website

www.bahrainairport.com

Internet

Free wifi is available throughout the terminal.


Bahrain International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.