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Bahrain International Airport, opened in 1932, is the most important in the country. It operates with the main destinations in the Middle East, Europe, Asia and some African Arab countries.
Official Website: bahrainairport.com
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 8.5 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +973 8000 7777 / 8011 4444. Information desks on level 2 of the Arrivals area and on level 1 of the Departures area.
The airport is situated 7 km (4 miles) northeast from Manama.See Map
There are car rental counters in the Arrivals Hall, on the ground floor of the terminal. They operate 24 hours a day.
Al Kobaisi (Tel +973 1732 1263)
Allied (Tel +973 1732 1251)
Avis (Tel +973 1732 1239)
Budget (Tel +973 1732 1268)
Elite (Tel +973 1731 1883)
Enterprises (Tel +973 1732 9333)
Europcar (Tel +973 1732 1249)
Gulf (Tel +973 1732 1301)
Hanco (Tel +973 1732 1297)
Hertz (Tel +973 1732 1358)
Idrive (Tel +973 1732 9399)
Montreal Motors (Tel +973 1733 9197)
Oscar (Tel +973 1732 1313)
Sixt (Tel +973 1732 9338)
Trans Auto Rental (Tel +973 1723 0815)
Udrive (Tel +973 1732 1208)
Bus - Services from Bahrain Bus (Tel +973 6631 1111) available outside the Arrivals area. A1 - Muharraq, Salmaniya, Isa; A2 - Manama, centre, University of Bahrain; 10/11 - Muharraq, Hidd Park, Salmaniya, Manama; 12 - Dragon City, Amwaj Islands, Muharraq, Manama. Further information
Taxi - Ranks are located outside the Arrivals level. Extra charges are generally applied for travelling at night (10:00 pm to 6:00 am) and on the weekends. Official operators inside the enclosure include Speedy Motors (Tel +973 1768 2999) and Arabian Taxi (Tel +973 1746 1746). The trip to downtown Manama takes around 10-20 minutes, depending on traffic.
Inside the grounds there are different parking options. In front of the terminal there are passenger pick-up and drop-off zones, where the first 15 minutes are free. Payment can be made at cashiers located at the exit from each lot. More information: Tel +973 3602 2075. Rates
A - Premium car park next to the main building.
D, Overflow - Lots for long stays with regular, courtesy shuttle services.
Adapted restrooms, elevators and ramps are available. Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should inform their airline or travel agency about their particular needs in advance. More information: Tel +973 1732 1444.
Latest updates: June 11, 2019