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
Time: GMT +3.
Many hotels operate courtesy buses for their guests to and from
Many international and local car rental companies are
represented at the airport.
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
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
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.