Ras al Khaimah is the sixth most populous city of United Arab Emirates and is located in the northernmost part of the country. Ras al Khaimah attracts a growing number of international tourists every year thanks to its gorgeous beaches, natural beauties, and historical importance. Pegasus Airlines schedules frequent flights to Ras al Khaimah and it is possible to find cheap flight tickets to Ras al Khaimah throughout the year.
Pegasus Airlines offers amazing direct flight deals to Ras al Khaimah departing from İstanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport. It is also possible for you to enjoy Pegasus’ advanced flight network to find connecting flights to Ras al Khaimah through İstanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport departing from 67 different cities across the globe.
After a delightful time in Ras al Khaimah, you can enjoy Pegasus Airlines’ direct flight offer back to İstanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport or other 59 connecting flights to various destinations of the world through İstanbul.
About Ras Al Khaimah International Airport
Pegasus Airlines offers amazing flight deals to Ras al Khaimah arriving at the Ras Al Khaimah International Airport. Ras Al Khaimah International Airport is located 23 kilometers away from the city center.
Ras Al Khaimah International Airport (RKT) is the fifth busiest airport in UAE and has been operation since 1976. Ras Al Khaimah International Airport is a steadily growing airport in terms of passenger traffic with many commercial flights around the globe. In Ras Al Khaimah International Airport, you can enjoy a 24/7 open restaurant and facilities for banking, medical, religious, and special assistance services.
Transport from Ras Al Khaimah International Airport to City Center
You can get to the city center with taxis and car from Ras Al Khaimah International Airport.
There are many taxis that operate in the airport 24/7. The trip to Ras Al Khaimah city center approximately costs 40 AED.
It is also possible for you to transport different cities of the United Arab Emirates from the city. They are available from 7:30 (5:30 for Dubai) to 21:00 with 60-minute intervals departing to Umm Al Quwain (10 AED), Ajman (15 AED), Sharjah (25 AED), and Dubai (25 AED).
You can also enjoy the city with a rental car. Pegasus Airlines car rental service has great offers for you in here.
The city does not have an extensive public transport network and travelers use taxis to get around in the city. Taxis cost 1.53 AED per kilometer with an initial fee of 5.00 AED (2020).
Ras al Khaimah offers a variety of accommodation options to its visitors with many great hotels.
If it is your first time in Ras al Khaimah, it is recommended for you to stay in hotels that are located in “Sidroh” or “RAK City” districts since you will be walking distance away from some of its most popular attractions.
Pegasus Airlines would love to help you organize your trip to Ras al Khaimah and you can book a hotel easily.
Ras al Khaimah is a great city to eat with many local and international restaurants that are scattered around the city that serve delicious recipes from various world kitchens as well as authentic Arabian recipes. The city is especially famous for its delicious seafood recipes. In Ras al Khaimah, you should definitely try “Dosa”, “Machboos”, and “Samak Mashwi”.
If you would like to know more about the amazing Ras al Khaimah cuisine, you should have a look at our Ras al Khaimah Travel Guide.
We have listed some side notes about Ras al Khaimah for you right below.
The United Arab Emirates does not require a visa for most Schengen Area countries and for many other nationalities. You can click here to check if your country is eligible for visa-free entry to UAE.
In addition to what Ras al Khaimah has to offer, you can travel these closely located cities to keep on discovering.
- Sharjah (86 km)
- Dubai (112 km)
- Al-Ain (233 km)
- Abu Dhabi (249 km)
Ras al Khaimah has a desert climate with extremely hot summers with virtually no chance to rain. During winters, the weather is much more pleasant with forgiving temperatures and occasional rainfalls. It is recommended for you to visit Ras al Khaimah during winter or late autumn to enjoy the city in more welcoming weather conditions.
- Country Code: +971
- City Code: 7
- Ras Al Khaimah International Airport Number: +971 7 207 5200
- Ambulance: 998
- Police: 999
- Ras Al Khaimah International Airport Shuttle Service: 8001700
Places to see
Ras al Khaimah is a striking desert city with a lot to discover. The city is home to many unique natural and historical attractions such as Dhayah Fort, Jebel Jais, Hajar Mountains, and Jazirat Al Hamra. In the city, you can also enjoy its gorgeous sandy beaches that offer amazing sceneries of the Persian Gulf.
You can visit our comprehensive Ras al Khaimah Travel Guide to learn more about Ras al Khaimah and its must-see attractions.
- How to Find Cheap Ras al Khaimah Flight Ticket
There are a couple of things you can do to find the cheapest flight ticket to Ras al Khaimah. In order to find the cheapest flight ticket, it is always good to book your flight ticket in advance, ideally two or three months prior to your flight. You can also visit Ras al Khaimah during its off-season (summer and spring) and enjoy Pegasus Airlines’ amazing seasonal flight ticket promotions. In addition to these, flight tickets during weekdays are almost always cheaper than flight tickets that are scheduled on weekends.
- Why I should visit Ras al Khaimah?
Ras al Khaimah is an amazing city discover with its historical landmarks and remarkable natural attractions. The city has a more modest approach to capitalize on its wealth in comparison to other UAE cities such as Dubai or Abu Dhabi. This approach makes Ras al Khaimah a better city to have a relaxing and calm vacation, surrounded with nature to a greater extent.
- What is the ideal time to visit Ras al Khaimah?
Travelers generally choose to visit Ras al Khaimah during winter to avoid the excessive summer heat and enjoy the city in mild temperatures.
- How long should I stay in Ras al Khaimah?
Two to three days in Ras al Khaimah would be enough for you to discover and enjoy Ras al Khaimah thoroughly.
- Is there a “Travel Card” for tourists in Ras al Khaimah?
Ras al Khaimah does not offer a special travel card for tourists since most of the transportation is possible with taxis and private cars.
- Is Ras al Khaimah safe?
Ras al Khaimah is a safe city with very low petty and violent crime rates, but it is still recommended for you to be cautious in populated areas to avoid pickpocketing and purse snatchings.
- Is Ras al Khaimah expensive?
The United Arab Emirates is an expensive country with costly travel, accommodation and dining options while Ras al Khaimah stands as an exception in the country. Ras al Khaimah can be considered as an affordable city with its budget-friendly sightseeing and accommodation options in comparison to other UAE cities such as Dubai or Abu Dhabi.