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Bahrain is becoming one of the most terrific holiday destinations in the Middle East! The island country is often referred as the pearl of the Gulf with its splendid landscape that combines elements of orientalism with modernism. The country holds Formula 1 Grand Prix races every year and attracts thousands of visitors from different parts of the world. It is also listed among the top destinations to go for shopping. A modern capital city with tall buildings and brand-new shopping centers, Manama is waiting for you for an unforgettable experience! Kingdom of Bahrain is an increasingly appealing location that is being visited by thousands of tourists through frequently scheduled flights. Economic flight tickets are available all year round.

You can take a direct flight from Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW) or Trabzon Airport (TZX) to Bahrain International Airport (BAH) to explore the different attractions in Bahrain. You can also take connected flights from different cities in Europe or Türkiye to reach this fantastic country. The transportation system in Bahrain is relatively limited, but it is possible to reach different cities, towns, and villages with both public transport and private vehicles.

Transportation to/from Bahrain International Airport

The Bahrain International Airport only offers buses as a public transportation service between the airport and the city centre. The bus lines between the airport and the city centre are A1, A2, 10, and 11, which go to Isa Town Bus Station, University of Bahrain, Arad, and Muharraq Bus Station, respectively. If you would like to know more details about the routes, schedule, and prices for the Bahrain airport bus lines, you can click here. Other than the buses, the only option to travel to/from Bahrain International Airport is to take a taxi, rent a limousine or rent a car.

Public Transport

Public transport in Bahrain is relatively limited compared to the other cities around the world. However, there are different public transport investments in the country to extend the coverage of the transportation network. The primary and only public transportation option in Bahrain is the bus lines. The buses are equipped with AC for a comfortable journey since the temperatures in Bahrain can be high, especially during summer. The only public transportation for inner-city travel is the bus lines. Besides the buses, travellers can take a taxi to move around the city. Taxis are highly available in Bahrain and provide a safe journey within the cities.

Is there a travel card for tourists?

There is no special travel card for tourists in Bahrain. However, travellers can use a travel card called the GO Card, which is preferred by locals to take the buses around Bahrain. The GO Card can be purchased from different cities such as Manama, Muharraq, and Isa Town, and more information about this travel card in Bahrain can be found here. The travel card is a prepaid card in which the travellers load a balance to the card before using it on the buses. The taxis might accept credit cards in big cities, but it is best to keep some cash if you plan to use taxis in Bahrain.

Transportation Between Cities in Bahrain

The transportation between cities in Bahrain is somewhat limited, just like the inner-city transportation options. Travellers can take buses that travel between different cities in Bahrain. There are bus lines that operate between Manama, Jidhafs, Al-Muharrak, Hamad Town, as well as other cities and towns. Most of the time, the locals prefer private cars to travel between these cities since car travel is faster and more comfortable than public transport. In addition to private vehicles, car-sharing is also common in Bahrain, and this mode of transportation is also a safe option.

Where to Stay in Bahrain?

The capital city of Manama offers a handful of different accommodation options to visitors.

You can choose among a variety of selections ranging from the luxurious resorts, rental apartments or more budget-friendly hotels. Depending on your needs and preferences, you may stay close to the coastal area or the city center.

If you want to organize your trip with ease you can benefit from our assistance and book your hotel through Pegasus Airlines.


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Things to do in Bahrain

As an archipelago consisting of thirty tree islands, Bahrain offers to its visitors the opportunity to explore the Middle Eastern culture from various angles. There are many things to discover in this exotic country which welcomes foreigners with open doors. The expat community is also very vivid in the Kingdom of Bahrain, which adds up to the lively and multicultural atmosphere of the country.  

  • Visit Bahrain National Museum: Bahrain National Museum was opened in 1988 and continues to be one of the most significant cultural sites of the country. It displays the history of Bahrain through a rich collection as the largest public museum. Considered among the top touristic highlights of the country, Bahrain National Museum is located in the capital city of Manama.
  • Do Shopping at Moda Mall: One of the most popular shopping places of the country, Moda Mall consists of a number of exclusive brands at the iconic building of Bahrain World Trade Center. There are many high-end stores and well-known restaurants for fine dining options.
  • Go to Royal Camel Farm: Another famous destination among tourists is the Royal Camel Farm which is situated within a short ride from Manama. Admissions to Royal Camel Farm is free of charge and it can be visited any day from 8 am to 5pm. You can even schedule a camel ride upon payment of a small fee in advance.
  • See Al-Fateh Mosque (Great Mosque): Al-Fateh Mosque is listed among the biggest mosques in the world. It is located in Manama as the largest mosque of the country and hosts the National Library of Bahrain as. Al-Fateh Mosque is open to visitors from 9 am to 4 pm, except Fridays.
  • La Fontaine Centre for Contemporary Art: La Fontaine Centre for Contemporary Art is a century-old architectural masterpiece located at the old quarter of Manama and awaits to be discovered. Currently, it consists of a number of art galleries as well as an exclusive restaurant and spa. It is open from 9 am until 11 pm every day, except Mondays.
  • Visit Bahrain Fort (Qal'at al-Bahrain): Included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Bahrain Fort is a must-see place in the western part of Manama. The site is known to be the capital of the Dilmun Empire where ancient artifacts of the period are displayed in the adjacent museum.

You can also do water sports or venture on pearl hunting and desert riding if you are fond of adventure. Make sure to have a look at our Bahrain Travel Guide in order to reach more information about all the amazing places to visit.

Below you can find some practical information that will help you organize your trip.

Things to Know Before Visiting Bahrain

Even though Bahrain is a considerably liberal Muslim country, visitors shall keep in mind to comply with the local customs and traditions of the society such as dressing modestly, especially for women. Photography for touristic purposes is not forbidden but it’s advised to ask for prior permission in most public places.

Essential Numbers

You can find below some key contact numbers that might be of use throughout your stay in  Bahrain.

Country code: +973

Bahrain area code: +973 8000 7777

Bahrain International Airport: +973

National Emergency Call Center: 999

Airports in Bahrain

Pegasus Airlines provides direct flights from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport to Bahrain International Airprort:

Bahrain International Airport

Bahrain International Airport is located at Muharraq, which is the third largest city in the country. The history of the airport dates back to 1927. Bahrain International Airport’s total passenger capacity is considered to be about 10 million per year. It is very well connected to the capital city of Manama through various bus lines as well as taxis. Bahrain Public Transport Company provides service on a wide network whose details can be found online. The airport has all the facilities to make your journey more comfortable.

Car Rental in Bahrain

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FAQ

How to get cheap tickets for Bahrain?

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Why should I visit Bahrain?

Bahrain is very well connected and it welcomes visitors from all around the world. The yearlong mild climate makes it a perfect vacation point for those who are seeking to spend quality time at some of the world’s most marvelous beaches. There are also numerous great indoor activities to do.

When is the ideal period to visit Bahrain?

Bahrain enjoys warm climate throughout the year, where June and July are the hottest months with soaring temperatures. The best time to visit Bahrain can be considered as from October until April for more pleasant weather conditions.

Is it safe to visit Bahrain?

Bahrain is considered as a safe travel destination for visitors. The crime level is very low in the country. However, it is advised to be cautious in any circumstances.

Which countries are requested a visa in order to visit Bahrain?

According to the visa policy of Bahrain, visitors must obtain an entry visa in order to travel to the country. However, there are a number of countries whose citizens are either exempted from visa requirements or can take it upon arrival. Citizens of the Gulf Cooperation Council countries (Kuwait,Oman, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates) except for Qatar can travel to the Kingdom of Bahrain without getting a visa. On the other hand, Turkish citizens can obtain entry permit upon arrival at the airport. Please check all the rules and requirements for further details.

What is the official language of Bahrain?

Arabic is most commonly used in Bahrain. However, many people speak also English due to the high number of tourists and expat communities.

What is the time zone of Bahrain?

Bahrain is located in the time zone of GMT/UTC +3.

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