Bahrain international travel guide

Bahrain

Bahrain is part of Asia with main city at Manama. It's usually 🌤️ 26.60 °C in Bahrain with a rainfall of 🌧 9.77 mm. Internet speed in Bahrain is on average 4.4 Mbps. In Bahrain you drive on the right side. Its Developing country with a population of 1M people. The main currency is Bahraini Dinar. The languages spoken are Arabic. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing   🌤️ ~26.60 °C   🌧 ~9.77 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 1M people

Advice

🛡️ Travel safety

Do not travel

Bahrain has imposed additional restrictions to reduce the spread of COVID-19. This includes the temporary closure of sporting facilities, suspending indoor dining and reducing the number of people at private events to 30. Flight options to Australia are unpredictable and may stop without notice. We continue to advise: Do not travel to Bahrain due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

issued date: February 11, 2021

General

🔌 Sockets

Bahrain uses 230V, 50Hz with socket and plug Type G.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Arabic

Money

💱 Currencies Used

Bahrain uses the Bahraini dinar (symbol: .?.?), code BHD.Banknotes come in denominations of 20, 10, 5 and 1 dinars and 500 filss. Dinar is subdivided into 1000 filss. Coins come in denominations of 500, 100, 50, 25, 10 and 5 filss.

Calling

📡 Internet

Internet speed in Bahrain is on average 4.4 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Bahrain is moderate. It's relatively easy to find one when needed.

📱 Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 7.08 BHD, which includes 8 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Batelco, Viva or Zain. Bahrain uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Bahrain upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

📞 Calling

To call Bahrain, dial +, then 973 (the country code for Bahrain), then the area code and the local number.

Driving

🛣️ Road rules

In Bahrain you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 100 km/h (62 mph) on motorways, 100 km/h (62 mph) on expressways, 60 km/h (37 mph) in all built-up areas and 80 km/h (49 mph) on undivided highways.

🆘 Emergency

Police

113

Ambulance

115

Fire department

114

Last updated: April 4, 2021

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