Oman Transport

Get in


The main airport of Oman is Muscat International Airport (MCT) in Muscat , which serves almost all international flights . There are also a small number of regional international flights to Salalah (SLL).

Flights are scheduled by numerous airlines, including Oman Air, Emirates, Gulf Air, Etihad, British Airways, Kuwait Airways, Saudi Arabian Airways, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Swiss International, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Air India, Air France, and Thai Airways International.


Form Dubai( UAE), there are regular bus services to Muscat, operated by the state-owned Oman National Transport Company (ONTC) as well as private operators. The ride usually takes 4-5 hours and is quite comfortable. Note that when passing the border to Oman, in many cases passengers must line up all of their luggage in a long line, which is subsequently scrutinized by a police dog sniffing for any forbidden substances. Usually there is a check by a police dog sniffing for any forbidden substances when passing the border to Oman.


Oman shares land borders with the Yemen, UAE, and Saudi Arabia. However only possible to enter the country overland from the UAE at present.

There are multiple border crossings from the United Arab Emirates into Oman some of which are listed below:

Hatta border at Wadi Hatta and AL-Wajajah From Dubai And Sharjah

Khatam Al Shikhla - UAE Border and Wadi Jizzi - Oman Border

From Al Ain and Abu Dhabi

Jebel Hafret leading to Ibri and Nizwa

Khatmat Milahah from Kalba

From Ras al Khaimah emirate to Bukha/Musadam

From Fujeirah emirate to Dibba/Musadam

Get around


Oman Air, the national carrier, offers flies between the two airports in the country, while Air has flights to Salalah and Muscat from the United Arab Emirates (UAE).


Buses run daily connecting the bigger cities within Oman (Muscat, Salalah, Sohar, Sur and Nizwa). There are daily bus services available from Muscat to Dubai and Abu Dhabi. All information are on the website of the Oman National Transport Company.


Taxi driver is a protected profession , thus all taxi drivers in Oman are Omani nationals. Call/telephone Taxi services are offered in Muscat. The orange-badged taxis are usually owner-operated, with negotiated fares before departure.


With reasonably inexpensive car rental and An extensive and ever-expanding network of modern roads, Driving is the easiest way of getting around the country.