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Oman is located on the most southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula with a population of almost five million. The country is home to gorgeous beaches, a multicultural social life, and spectacular modern attractions. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit lovely Oman and buy your cheap flight ticket to Oman today!
Travelling to different cities in Oman after a flight between Oman Muscat International Airport and İstanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport will require different modes of transportation.
Although the challenging weather conditions limit the transportation options, it is possible to use various public transport methods to reach the airport.
Oman Muscat International Airport is located in Seeb, which is 32 km away from the Muscat city centre. The public transport options to/from the Oman Muscat International Airport are limited with buses and a free shuttle. In addition to buses and free airport shuttle, it is possible to take a taxi, rent a car or book a private transfer service to reach Muscat city centre.
Travelling in Oman is relatively limited since there is only one option: taking the bus. Public transport in Oman does not consist of trains, metro lines, or other types of transportation. Local people mostly use their private cars to travel in Muscat and to go to other cities in Oman. The tourists can also rent a car to visit other cities or use a taxi in Muscat.
Mwasalat is the primary transportation provider in Muscat, which offers city buses to travel around the city. There are 12 lines and 478 bus stops that cover the entire city of Muscat. The major lines in the city are as follows:
Bus line 1 follows Ruwi Bus Station - Al Mabilah Bus Station route, connected to Bus line 2, which goes between Ruwi Bus Station - Wadi Al Kabir. In addition to that, Bus line 4 and bus line 5 leaves from Ruwi to Muttrah - Muscat and Al Amerat, respectively. Bus line 6 operates on Al Khoud - Burj Al Sahwa route, while Bus line 7 operates on Al Mabilah Bus Station - Al Khoud - Burj Al Sahwa route. Bus line 8 also leaves from Burj Al Sahwa Station to Al Khuwayr. Bus line 9 follows the Al Athaiba Bus Station - Misfa Industrial Área route, while Bus line 10 has a more comprehensive route which follows Al Mabilah - Al Seeb Souq - Al Mawalih South - Burj Al Sahwa. Bus line 12 starts from Burj Al Sahwa to Hay Al Irfan and Al Khuwayr route. Bus line A1 is a helpful line to reach the Muscat International Airport from Al Mabilah Bus Station - Muscat Int'l Aiport route. Also, there is a short line: Bus AM1 for Al Mouj - Muscat City Center route.
There is no travel card for tourists in Oman. Tourists need to buy bus tickets to use the bus to travel between Oman Muscat International Airport and the city centre.
Travellers can use bus lines to travel between cities in Oman. Some of the most popular destinations to visit are Nizwa, Buraimi, Sur, Masirah Island, Khasab and Salalah. The major bus company in Oman is Mwasalat. The bus schedules might change depending on the season, so it is best to check the bus schedule from the official website. Also, there are city buses, intercity buses, and charter bus options to travel between cities in Oman.
Oman is a popular tourism destination that attracts more than three million international tourists in every year and offers a variety of accommodation options to its visitors ranging from luxury hotels to budget-friendly hotels, especially in its capital and most influential city Muscat.
If it is your first time in Muscat, you can prefer staying in hotels located around Souk Al Ghubrah Streets and Al Marafah. These hotels are located in the most central areas of the city.
We would love to help you organize your trip to Oman and you can book a hotel easily through our website.
Oman is an amazing country to explore with its modern landmarks, vibrant cultural atmosphere, and gorgeous coastline along the Gulf of Oman. There are many attractions in Oman that are sure to amaze its visitors. We listed some of the things you can do in Oman below and if you would like to know more about the country, you can check our detailed Oman Travel Guide.
If you would like to know more about Muscat and its attractions, you can check our comprehensive Muscat Travel Guide.
You can also rent a car with Pegasus privileges if you want to consider a more comfortable option for city transportation when you arrive in Oman for business or leisure.
We use Muscat International Airport for our flights in Oman.
Muscat International Airport
Muscat International Airport (MCT) is located 10 kilometers away from the city center. You can get to the city center with public bus, taxi, and rental car from the airport. Public buses are available on the ground floor outside the airport building with 30-minute intervals during the day. You can also use taxis available at the airport 24/7.
We listed some useful side notes about Oman for you right below. Things to Know Before Visiting Oman
Country Code: +968
Muscat International Airport Number: +968 24 351234
Tourism Ministry: +968 22088000
Emergency Number: 9999
Public Authority for Electricity and Water: 1442
To buy the cheapest flight ticket to Oman, you can book your flight ticket in advance, ideally two or three months prior to your flight. You can visit Oman during its off-season which is summer and enjoy our amazing seasonal flight ticket promotions. You can also follow our campaigns and sales regarding flights
Oman is an amazing country to explore with its striking modern landmarks that are accompanied by a vibrant cultural atmosphere. It is a joy to wander on the streets of Muscat and its gorgeous coastline.
Oman has a tropical desert climate that exhibits extreme temperatures during summer. Summers are very hot and dry; winters are warm with occasional heavy showers. Travelers usually choose to visit Oman during winter or early spring because the weather is pleasant and more welcoming.
Oman has only 1 time zone. The country follows the Greenwich Mean Time GMT +4.
Oman requires visa for most nationalities, but travelers can apply for the visa online which is relatively an easier application process.
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