Airport Access

The Kingdom of Bahrain is easily accessible for international visitors placed within 6 hours to Europe, and 1 -2 hours to the neighbouring Gulf destinations of Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Oman, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar. The Bahrain International Airport is only 30 minutes from Exhibition World Bahrain.

The stunning new Bahrain International Airport has a capacity of 14 million passengers annually, allowing 130,000 air traffic movements per annum.

Bahrain International Airport

Gulf Air

Gulf Air has been on a continuous path of progression for over 70 years and covers over 58 worldwide destinations.

Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, commenced operations in 1950, becoming one of the first commercial airlines established in the Middle East to operate daily flights to cities in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Indian sub-continent, and the Far East from the hub located at the new Bahrain International Airport terminal building.

Renowned for their Arabian hospitality evidenced by signature family and business-friendly products, Gulf Air connects Bahrain to the world and, as such, is a key national infrastructure asset, serving as a powerful driver for the economy and supporting the Kingdom’s ongoing economic growth.

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Airlines Directly Operating at Bahrain International Airport

Visa Requirements

All nationalities are welcome in the Kingdom of Bahrain. 

The Island enjoys cordial relations with its neighbours and the world. Travel with ease and apply for visas online or acquire your visa on arrival (applicable countries), and experience the Kingdom’s hospitality from the minute you land at the Bahrain International Airport.

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Countries Eligible to Get Visa Online