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Fly from Abu Dhabi to Bahrain with Etihad Airways

Book direct flights from Abu Dhabi to Bahrain to touch down at Bahrain International Airport (BAH) on the island of Muharraq. You’ll emerge in a coastal nation comprised of many islands, where the ocean and the desert create a picture-perfect contrast.

Muharraq neighbours Manama, Bahrain’s capital city – so you’ll be able to reach the action in no time. Dive for fabled Bahraini pearls or step into elegance at the many malls and souks.

AUH to BAH: flight facts

Flight time 1hr 15mins

Our fastest direct flight from Abu Dhabi to Bahrain takes around one and half hours.

Flight distance 282 miles

A non-stop flight from Abu Dhabi (AUH) to Bahrain International Airport (BAH) covers a distance of 282 miles (454 kilometres).

Your flight from Abu Dhabi to Bahrain

Your flight from Abu Dhabi to Bahrain departs from Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH), heading north-west over the sparkling Arabian Gulf.

Your flight will then come in to land at Bahrain International Airport (BAH), the gateway to the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Sit back and relax as you sculpt an itinerary: there are breathtaking mosques to admire, Arabian horses to ride and historic forts to explore.

*Aircraft, cabins and services may vary by route and flight. You can check this when you search for your flight. This page was last updated Sept 2019.

Flying from Abu Dhabi to Bahrain: FAQs

How do I get from Bahrain International Airport to the capital, Manama?

Bahrain International Airport (BAH) is located on Muharraq Island, just over 4 miles from bustling Manama city.

It’s a 15-minute drive into Manama – book an airport transfer with Etihad and your driver will meet you in arrivals when you land. Alternatively, grab a taxi or use the local bus service.

What food is Bahrain known for?

Bahrain is a nation comprised of 30 islands, so seafood is always on the menu – fish is typically served with rice.

Dishes to look out for include machboos, a peppery meal of fish or meat with rice, and muhammar – sweet rice served with dates. Arabian food like falafel, shawarma and pitta bread is also readily available in Bahrain.

Top tips for Abu Dhabi to Bahrain

al fateh grand mosque manama bahrain

Visit Al-Fateh Grand Mosque

Just four miles away from Bahrain International Airport, you’ll find the impressive capital, Manama, which is home to some of the country’s key sights.

The Al-Fateh Grand Mosque is to Bahrain what the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is to the UAE – the largest mosque of its kind in the Kingdom. It also boasts the world’s largest fibreglass dome.

bahrain international circuit

Take to the track

Like Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina Circuit, the Bahrain International Circuit hosts a Formula 1™ race every year.

When there’s no race taking place, visitors can head into the Sakhir Desert to see the circuit. Book a tour ahead of time, and then pull on your racing overalls to spin around the track.

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