Bahrain destination information

All you need to know before visiting Bahrain

Bahrain summary

Bahrain is a small country with around 1M Bahraini. Official language is Arabic. Bahrain uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is UTC+03:00. Currency used in Bahrain is Bahraini Dinar (BHD).

🎫 Border Rank #️⃣ 176
🗺️ Passport Rank #️⃣ 138

ATMs in Bahrain are . Internet speed in Bahrain is on average 4.4 Mbps. In Bahrain you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick).

🏙️ Muharraq
🗣️ Arabic
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 1M ☀️ ~27 °C 🌧 ~5 mm 👍 Developing 🚩 1k km2 (0k mi²)
🎫 Visa Exemption
🗺️ Passport Strength
🏥 Health regulation
🛃 Customs rules
🏛️ Embassies


Socket 🔌

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

Languages 🗣️

  • Arabic


Currency 💱

1 BHD = 2.65 USD

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.

ATM 🏧🏦

Tipping 💁🏽

Card 💳


Mobile Phone 📱

Bahrain uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800.

Roaming 🌐

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.

Emergency Calls 🚨

Police :


Ambulance :


Fire department :


Calling ☎️


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


international: + 973 1234567
calling local: 1234567

Internet connection

Internet Speed 💯

Internet speed in Bahrain is on average 4.4 Mbps.

Wifi 📡

WiFi coverage in Bahrain is moderate. It's relatively easy to find one when needed.

SIM Card #️⃣

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.


Rules 🚗

In Bahrain you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick).

Limits 🚦

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.


Temperature 🌡️

Rainfall ☔

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