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Fly in style from Bahrain to Colombo with Qatar Airways. Our attentive cabin crew ensure that as soon as you check in you feel welcomed, comfortable and looked after. With fast check-in, award-winning in-flight service and spacious on board cabins, your journey will be stress-free and relaxed.
Colombo is the commercial centre of Sri Lanka – a country with one of the fastest growing economies in the world.
This island has an extraordinarily varied history, and while its ultra-modern business sector is busy attracting high-tech companies and innovative organisations, its appeal to tourists looking for an exotic and unspoilt destination is as strong as ever. Qatar Airways makes sure your adventure to Sri Lanka starts in comfort.
Bahrain Airport is undergoing a massive expansion, with two new terminals due to open soon. A host of carriers, including Qatar Airways, are already making Bahrain one of their focal departure hubs.
Bahrain Airport’s elegant and peaceful Dilmun Lounge and a host of services designed to make your trip more convenient and relaxing have made Bahrain one of the favourite departure points for passengers flying from the Middle East.
Transportation and parking
Passengers arriving at the airport by car may be dropped off with their luggage at the front of the terminal at the departures level. Car parks are located directly opposite the terminals for fast access to both check-in and arrivals.
A fleet of taxis are on stand-by to transport you to and from major centres, such as Muharraq, Manama, Saar and Riffa, while luxury limousines can also be hired.
All major rental car agencies are represented at the airport, and rental car desks are located in the public arrivals concourse on the ground floor of the terminal.
Arriving at Bahrain International Airport
Airline check-in desks are located directly in front of the escalators and lifts on Level 1.
Check-in for Business and First Class passengers is located to the left of the main foyer, while VIP travellers will be directed to the exclusive VIP Gate.
Facilities and amenities
Throughout the terminal you’ll find an excellent selection of amenities and facilities. A large duty-free area is positioned directly behind the check-in counters, while the exclusive Gulf Air lounge and Irish lounge are situated on Level 2.
Book a flight to Colombo with Qatar Airways and you’ll discover a cultural melting-pot that is vibrant, and full of character and interesting sights. Colombo is Sri Lanka’s largest city, and manages to retain its traditional cultural identity whilst still being one of the Asia-Pacific region’s fastest-growing economies.
From temples to museums, a selection of galleries that showcase local artists and wonderfully vibrant markets, Colombo is a feast for the senses. A flight to Colombo with Qatar Airways introduces you to this remarkable location.
Filled with museums, cultural icons, distinctive architecture and beautiful open spaces, Colombo is a live representation of Sri Lanka’s rich history and culture that stems from multiple influxes of different ethnic groups and colonial influences.
You can discover more about the various cultures that have influenced the country at the National Museum of Colombo and the Dutch Period Museum.
Other must-see attractions in the city include the Buddhist temples of Kelaniya Rajamaha Viharaya, Gangaramaya and Seema Malaka -- the latter of which is famed for its incredibly tranquil lakeside location.
Traditional Sri Lankan entertainment incorporates intricate shadow puppetry, and one of the more eccentric attractions is the Traditional Puppet Art Museum, where you’ll see delicately crafted puppets and dioramas made by local artists.
Flights to Colombo with Qatar Airways land at Bandaranaike International Airport. Visa restrictions for entry into the country will depend on your country of origin, length of stay and whether your trip is for business or pleasure.
Before you fly to Colombo please check the visa and passport requirements.
Currency: Sri Lankan Rupee (LRK)
Voltage: 230 Volts
Plugs: Type D
Language: Sinhala / Tamil / English
International dialing code: +94
More Information: Read our Colombo Travel Guide
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