Peak season in Bahrain falls between November and February. This is when the weather is cooler and less humid, allowing tourists to get out and see more. You’ll be able to find some flight deals during this time, particularly at the start and end of the season when the cheapest flights to Bahrain are available. December and January are the most expensive months to travel, though you will still be able to find some cheap flights to Bahrain during this time.
Between June and September, the weather is almost unbearably hot in Bahrain making it difficult to get out and about and see everything on offer. In March there are several cheap flights to Bahrain when the weather starts to get cooler. Tourists might want to avoid travelling during Ramadan as many public restrictions are imposed.
Flights to Bahrain from London – 6 hours 30 minutes
Flights to Bahrain from Manchester – 9 hours 30 minutes (1 stop)
Flights to Bahrain from Glasgow – 9 hours 15 minutes (1 stop)
Gulf Air, British Airways, and Emirates are the major airlines that run the cheapest flights to Bahrain. With a number of routes there are stops in either London or Dubai along the way. There are a handful of flights throughout the week, giving you plenty of choice on flight deals within your budget.
Bahrain International Airport is the country’s major airport that services cheap flights to Bahrain from the UK. It’s located about 7km away from Manama, the capital of Bahrain, and takes about 15 minutes if you’re driving.
Bahrain International Airport is located 7km from the capital city of Manama and is the major hub where cheap flights to Bahrain land. It’s easy to get into the capital city from the airport with a number of public and private transport options.
Bus Services: There is a regular bus service that travels between Manama city centre and Bahrain International Airport. The journey time is around 1 hour 30 minutes and picks passengers up from directly outside the terminal.
Taxis: There are plenty of taxis waiting outside the terminal. Journey time to the centre of Manama is short at about 30 minutes depending on your final destination. Taxis will also take you to other major hotspots in Bahrain. Prices and journey times depend on where you’re going and the time of the day.
Hints and tips connected to navigating between terminals
Bahrain International Airport only has one terminal, making it easy for passengers to navigate. Cheap flights to Bahrain land and depart from the same terminal so there’s no need to get any extra transport once you’ve landed or arrived at the airport.
(prices quoted are from London)