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General Information

The official language of Bahrain is Arabic.

The national currency of Bahrain is Bahraini dinar (BHD).

1 BHD equals  .
equals  BHD.

Location

Bahrain

The distance from to Bahrain is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

According to the U.S. Department of State, it should be safe to travel to Bahrain. Exercise normal precautions in Bahrain. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

The criminality index of Bahrain is 29. A higher number means more criminality.

Dial 999 to call the police in Bahrain.

LGBT

Bahrain has a score of -6 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Bahrain ranks #137 worldwide.

While the law does not criminalize consensual same-sex sexual activity between people over 21, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender activities are not accepted socially.

Travel Vaccinations

All travelers to Bahrain should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

Moreover, the following travel vaccines/medicines are recommended because there is a risk of these diseases in Bahrain:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Typhoid

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabies
  • Yellow Fever
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Bahrain to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Bahrain differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Bahrain, the standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type G
Weather

The temperature difference between Bahrain and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

Possible light rain on Sunday.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Fri November 08 76–85°F  /  24–30°C 69% 4%
Sat November 09 77–86°F  /  25–30°C 70% 11%
Sun November 10 75–84°F  /  24–29°C 74% 47%
Mon November 11 74–83°F  /  23–29°C 69% 9%
Tue November 12 74–82°F  /  23–28°C 62% 4%
Wed November 13 74–81°F  /  23–27°C 54% 1%
Thu November 14 74–82°F  /  23–28°C 47% 4%
Fri November 15 73–81°F  /  23–27°C 46% 1%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 05:53 am and sets at 04:53 pm. This equates to 11.0 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Bahrain, it is in . When the sun sets in Bahrain, it is in .

Taxi

The average base fare for a taxi in Bahrain is 2.00 BHD. Every kilometer costs an additional 0.00 BHD. Every hour of waiting time costs 2.00 BHD.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Bahrain.

The minimum driving age is 18.

Right-hand traffic, keep to the right side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 2.71 BHD.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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