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Manama Travel Guide

Manama Airports

Bahrain International Airport (BAH)


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


GMT +3.


Transfer City: 

Many hotels operate courtesy buses for their guests to and from the airport.

Car Rental: 

Many international and local car rental companies are represented at the 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 BD4 to the city, a 15 minute drive.

Airport 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.

Car 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: 

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