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There are 4 ways to get from Abu Dhabi to Bahrain by plane, bus or car

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Fly from Abu Dhabi  •  3h 32m

  1. Fly from Abu Dhabi (AUH) to Manama (BAH) AUH - BAH

$91 - $431

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Bus to Dubai, fly  •  5h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Abu Dhabi, Central Bus Station to Ibn Battuta Metro Bus Stop
  2. Fly from Dubai (DXB) to Manama (BAH) DXB - BAH

$66 - $99

2 alternative options

Bus to Dubai Al Maktoum Intl, fly  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Abu Dhabi, Central Bus Station to Ibn Battuta Metro Bus Stop
  2. Fly from Dubai Al Maktoum Intl (DWC) to Manama (BAH) DWC - BAH

$162 - $298

Drive  •  9h 54m

  1. Drive from Abu Dhabi to Al Muharraq 518.2 miles

$35 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Abu Dhabi to Bahrain is to drive which costs AED 140 - AED 210 and takes 9h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Abu Dhabi to Bahrain is to fly which costs AED 330 - AED 1600 and takes 3h 32m.

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The distance between Abu Dhabi and Bahrain is 428 km. The road distance is 829.1 km.

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It takes approximately 3h 32m to get from Abu Dhabi to Bahrain, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Abu Dhabi Airport to Manama Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Bahrain is 1h behind Abu Dhabi. It is currently 1:11 PM in Abu Dhabi and 12:11 PM in Bahrain.

Yes, the driving distance between Abu Dhabi to Bahrain is 829 km. It takes approximately 9h 54m to drive from Abu Dhabi to Bahrain.

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Etihad and Gulf Air Bahrain offer flights from Abu Dhabi Airport to Manama Airport.

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There are 224+ hotels available in Bahrain. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Abu Dhabi to Abu Dhabi Airport is to bus which takes 22m and costs AED 2 - AED 5.

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Map of how to get from Abu Dhabi to Bahrain.
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  • Distance: 267.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 32m

What companies run services between Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates and Bahrain?

Etihad and Gulf Air Bahrain fly from Abu Dhabi to Al Muharraq every 4 hours.

Airlines
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Manama
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Dubai to Manama
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $300
Flights from Dubai Al Maktoum Intl to Manama
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Dubai to Manama
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $300
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Dubai to Manama
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Flights from Dubai Al Maktoum Intl to Manama
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $240
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Manama
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Dubai to Manama
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Bus operators
Dubai RTA Bus
Phone
9090800
Website
dubai-buses.com
Bus from Abu Dhabi, Central Bus Station to Ibn Battuta Metro Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
rta.ae

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