Public transport options inside Muscat are limited and most people choose to drive to their destinations or take the taxis.
The Bus service is limited to the white and orange minibuses that service limited number of routes with no fixed timings. If you find one, you can flag it down, board and expect to be dropped off to a point nearest to your destination.
Baiza taxis are the common mode of commute used by the public. The orange and white colored taxis can be flagged down anywhere and are usually without meters. Negotiate the price and then get in. These taxis may sometimes be shared between passengers travelling to the same destination.
It is possible to rent a car and drive it around yourself, as long as you have an international driver’s permit or are from a list of “approved countries” whose driving permit is acceptable in Oman.
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Muscat International Airport is the main gateway to Oman for visitors from all over the world. It is extremely well connected and a large number of carriers have direct flights to Muscat. Oman Air operates flights from Muscat to a number of destinations in Europe, Africa and Asia. Travelers from the US and Canada may need to change flights to reach Muscat.
The major airlines which operate to and from Muscat International Airport are Oman Air, Lufthansa, British airways, Air India, Gulf air and Emirates.The airport is 25 kilometers outside the city and taxis are the main mode of transport between the city and airport. The city also has regular bus services that operate daily buses to Dubai and Abu Dhabi in the UAE.
The city also has a regular bus service that operates daily buses to Dubai and Abu Dhabi in the UAE. Buses also connect Muscat with other cities in Oman. It is also possible to drive into Muscat from the UAE. The journey takes around 5 hours by road.
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To enter Oman, a passport valid for at least six months is required by citizens of all countries. However, nationals of Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates do not require a visa to visit Oman, they can use their National ID cards to enter the nation.
Additionally, any individual who has a visa or passage stamp of the Emirate of Dubai valid for no less than 21 days can also enter Oman visa-free. Same is the case for those who have a valid Qatar visa (for a...