Access Roads

From Muscat:

Take the Sultan Qaboos Highway travelling west from Muscat city centre, with the sea on the right hand side. Muscat International Airport is on the right hand side of the Highway and is well sign posted. Take the sign posted exit and follow the slip road up to a flyover. Stay in the right hand lane and continue to follow signage.

From Seeb:

Take the Sultan Qaboos Highway travelling east towards Muscat city centre, with the sea on the left hand side. Muscat International Airport is on the left hand side of the highway and is well sign posted. Following the signs, take the slip road up to a flyover and turn left, crossing over the Sultan Qaboos Highway. Stay in the left hand lane and turn left to enter Muscat International Airport.

From other parts of Oman:

If arriving from or departing to other parts of Oman, Burj Al Sahwa roundabout, to the west of Muscat International Airport connects the capital city to routes across the rest of the country.

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Pick Up and Drop Off

Muscat Airport has a dedicated passenger pick-up and drop-off area in front of both the departures and arrivals halls. For security reasons, and to prevent congestion, vehicles are permitted to wait for up to three minutes for pick-up and drop-off outside the terminals and must not be left unattended at any time – unattended vehicles may be towed.

Where can I drop off passengers?

Vehicles are permitted to wait outside the Departures terminal building for a maximum of three minutes. If more time is needed, drivers are advised to park in the short stay parking area.

To ensure a smooth transfer to the check-in area, trolleys are available in front of the departures area in order to assist with moving luggage.

Please note that for security reasons, and to ease congestion in the terminal building, only passengers with valid travel documents are permitted to enter the departures hall.

For departing First and Business class passengers travelling with Oman Air, a dedicated drop off area, adjacent to Oman Air’s First and Business Class check-in lounge is available.

Where can I pick up passengers?

Vehicles are permitted to wait outside the Arrivals Hall for a maximum of three minutes. If more time is needed, drivers are advised to park in the short stay area.

To ensure ease of pick-up and timeliness, we advise family and friends coming to pick up passengers to check flight arrival times and information via the Muscat International Airport website or app before departing for the airport.

Car Parking

Muscat Airport has provision for both short and long-stay parking for travelers and for family and friends picking up or dropping off loved ones. All car parks are located just a short walk from the main terminal building.

Parking tickets can be paid for, in Omani Riyals only, at automated ticket machines situated in each car park. Car parking attendants are available on-site 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in case any assistance is required.

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Parking Fares

Short Stay Parking
Time Total charges (In OMR)
0-30 min 0.500
30 min-1 Hrs 2.000
1-2 Hrs 3.000
2-3 Hrs 4.000
3-4 Hrs 5.000
4-5 Hrs 6.000
5-6 Hrs 7.000
6-9 Hrs 10.000
9-12 Hrs 15.000
12-24 Hrs 24.000
More than 24 Hrs Additional RO 20.000 Every Day
Long Stay Parking
Day Total charges
one 7.000
Two 13.000
Three 20.000
After the 3rd day each additional day RO 5 to be added


Airport taxis are available through Mwasalat taxi office in the public Arrivals concourse. Outside of the airport, taxis are available from all main hotels or can be flagged down on the road. Taxis are currently not required to have meters so it is recommended to agree on the fare with the driver first before commencing your journey.

Arriving in Oman

In the spirit of Omani hospitality, Muscat International Airport warmly welcomes you.

Once in International Arrivals hall, you can:

  • Obtain a visa (if required)
  • Exchange money
  • Clear immigration through the immigration desks or E-gates.
    • Clear Customs and declare any valuables.
  • Enjoy last minute shopping at the Duty Free shop.
    • Collect your luggage from the baggage hall
  • Ask for help from a porter
  • Learn about Oman from the Ministry of Tourism Information Desk. Staff are available during peak periods to answer any queries you may have.

If you are transiting through Muscat International Airport, follow the signs to continue your journey.

Car Rental

Upon arrival in Oman, car rental is an easily accessible option to really take advantage of your stay in the country. Renting a car is easy at Muscat international airport, with a number of friendly and reliable car rental companies operating out of Muscat International Airport. All offices are open 24 hours a day and are located in the arrivals public concourse.

Company Airport Contact Airport Email Web site Off airport contact details (00968)
Europcar +968 245421369 [email protected] +968 22004455/9

+068 94111928

Herz +968 24625219 [email protected]  
Thrifty +968 24521189 [email protected]  
National Renaissance + 968 24356279 [email protected] +(968) 99886754 Mobile
Budget +968 24510816/17 [email protected] [email protected]
Avia + [email protected]   99334615
Enter Prises + 968 24356279 [email protected] +(968) 99886754 Mobile
Sixt Rent a car + [email protected]   95187373


Dollar   [email protected]   91113811

Shuttle Bus Services

Many hotels and tour companies operate courtesy buses to and from the airport for their guests.

Arriving passengers are met in the public Arrivals concourse, after collecting baggage and clearing customs.

Please pre-arrange courtesy buses directly with your hotel or tour operator prior to travelling.