|Airport of arrival:||Bahrain International Airport|
|Flight time from Istanbul to Bahrain:||8 hours 35 minutes|
Bahrain is one of the prominent countries of the Golf region and attracts a growing number of tourists every year thanks to its unique historical and cultural attractions. Pegasus Airlines schedules frequent flights to Bahrain and it is possible to find cheap flight tickets to Bahrain throughout the year.
Pegasus Airlines offers amazing direct flight deals to Bahrain departing from İstanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport. It is also possible for you to enjoy Pegasus’ advanced flight network to find connecting flights to Bahrain through İstanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport departing from different cities across the globe. After a delightful time in Bahrain, you can enjoy Pegasus Airlines’ direct flight offer back to İstanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport or other connecting flights to various destinations of the world through İstanbul.
About the Airport
Pegasus Airlines has amazing flight deals to Bahrain arriving at Bahrain International Airport. The airport is located 10 kilometers away from Manama city center.
Bahrain International Airport
Bahrain International Airport (BAH) has been in use since 1932 and is one of the longest-standing airports of the Gulf region. Bahrain International Airport is also one of the busiest airports in its region with a capacity of more than 14 million passengers. Bahrain International Airport offers a variety of shops, top-notch restaurants, and great nearby accommodation options to travelers.
Transportation from Bahrain International Airport to City Center
You can get to various parts of Bahrain with public bus, taxi and car.
Public buses are available to main cities of the country including Manama and Muharraq with affordable fees. Line A1, 10, 11 and 12 connects Bahrain International Airport to Manama and Muharraq city centers while following different routes. The trip costs 300 fils in cash but it costs 250 fils with a rechargeable “GO Card” that you can obtain from the airport. Public buses leave for every 20 minutes.
You can click here to check their timetables and routes. The site is available in English. There are also many taxis available in Bahrain International Airport 24/7. The trip to Manama city center from the airport approximately costs 7 BHD during the day. Taxis apply night fares from 10.00 pm to 06.00 am.
You can also enjoy Bahrain with a rental car. Pegasus Airlines car rental service has great offers for you in here.
Bahrain does not have an underground railway transport system, but its public bus network is extensive, frequent and convenient. You can click here to check timetables, routes and fares. The site is available in English.
You can also use taxis to get around in Bahrain. They cost 0.50 BHD per kilometer with an initial fee of 2 BHD.
Bahrain offers a wide range of accommodation options to its visitors while most of them being four or five star hotels. If it is your first time in Bahrain, it is recommended for you to stay in Manama since you will be staying in the heart of the country and you can engage with the everyday life of locals. Hotels in Manama also close to Bahrain International Airport.
Pegasus Airlines would love to help you organize your trip to Bahrain and you can book a hotel easily through Pegasus Airlines website.
Bahrain is an amazing country for culinary enthusiastic visitors since its cuisine delivers a great mixture of traditional Arabic recipes with age-old Bahraini approaches. In Bahrain, you should give a chance to local recipes such as “Mahyawa” “Maglooba”, “Qouzi”, and “Biryani”.
If you would like to know more about delicious Bahrain cuisine, you should have a look at our Bahrain Cuisine Guide.
We have listed some side notes about Bahrain for you right below.
Bahrain has an e-Visa system that enables visitors from 116 nationalities to get their entry permit online. You can click here to know more about the visa process for Bahrain.
In addition to what Bahrain has to offer, you can travel these closely located cities to keep on discovering.
- Dammam (90 km)
- Al Hofuf (208 km)
- Buqayq (150 km)
- Al Jubail (174 km)
Bahrain has a desert climate that is extremely hot in summers and relatively mild in winters since the country is located on an island with enough wind to keep temperatures cool during winter. October to April is the best period of time to visit Bahrain because the weather is pleasant and more welcoming. Average precipitation in a year is ten days so you should not worry about any unexpected rainfalls, especially during summer. What you should be cautious about in Bahrain is major temperature shifts between day and night.
- Country Code: +973
- Bahrain International Airport Number: +973 8000 7777
- Emergency Number: 112
Places to see
Bahrain is a special Middle Eastern country with its multicultural social life and its distinct historical heritage. The country offers the most beautiful sceneries of the Arabian Gulf with much thanks to its unique location.
Bahrain Fort was built by the Portuguese in the 16th century and is the evident piece of the country’s rich history. The fort is on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Al Fateh Grand Mosque in Manama is a striking example of modern Arabian architecture and is a popular destination among travelers.
You can visit our comprehensive Bahrain Travel Guide to learn more about Bahrain and its must-see attractions.
There are a couple of things you can do to find the cheapest flight ticket to Bahrain. First, it is always good to book your flight ticket in advance, ideally two or three months prior to your journey. Secondly, you can visit Bahrain during the off-season (spring and summer) and enjoy Pegasus Airlines’ amazing seasonal promotions. In addition to these, flight tickets during weekdays are almost always cheaper than the ones scheduled on weekends.
Bahrain is an amazing multicultural city that you will love discovering. The country is made of 33 islands that are reachable so that you can enjoy the spectacular sceneries of the Arabian Golf.
The most popular season in Bahrain is late autumn and winter since travelers usually try to avoid excessive heat.
Three to four days in Bahrain would be enough for you to discover and enjoy Bahrain thoroughly.
In order to use the public transport system in Bahrain, you need to get a “GO Card” that is available in ticket offices, vending machines and kiosks. Although there are no special travel cards for tourists in the country, it would be much more convenient for you to buy a “weekly pass GO Card” if you are planning to stay for more than five days.
Although Bahrain is a fairly safe country with very low violent crime rates, it is important to keep an eye for pickpocketing and snatching in crowded areas.
Bahrain can be considered as a budget-friendly destination and is relatively cheaper than its neighboring countries such as Kuwait or UAE.