There are 8 ways to get from Abu Dhabi to Muscat by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Abu Dhabi  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Abu Dhabi (AUH) to Muscat (MCT) AUH - MCT

$80 - $328

Cheapest option

Bus via Dubai  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Abu Dhabi, Central Bus Station to Ibn Battuta Metro Bus Stop E101
  2. Take the bus from Dubai to Muscat 201

$17 - $25

6 alternative options

Bus to Dubai, fly  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Abu Dhabi, Central Bus Station to Ibn Battuta Metro Bus Stop
  2. Fly from Dubai (DXB) to Muscat (MCT) DXB - MCT

$75 - $226

Bus, Metro to Sharjah, fly  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Abu Dhabi, Central Bus Station to Ibn Battuta Metro Bus Stop
  2. Take the Metro from Ibn Battuta Mall to Rashidiya
  3. Fly from Sharjah (SHJ) to Muscat (MCT) SHJ - MCT

$102 - $302

Bus  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Abu Dhabi to Al Maqam Tawam Hospital X90
  2. Take the bus from Al Buraymi to Muscat International Airport

$28 - $38

Bus via Dubai #2  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Al Samha to Al Jafiliya Landside Metro E100
  2. Take the bus from Dubai to Muscat 201

$17 - $25

Bus via Sharjah Al Jubail  •  10 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Abu Dhabi to Sharjah Al Jubail 117
  2. Take the bus from Dubai to Muscat 201

$20 - $29

Drive  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Abu Dhabi to Muscat 302.4 miles

$22 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Abu Dhabi to Muscat is to bus which costs AED 60 - AED 95 and takes 9 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Abu Dhabi to Muscat is to fly which costs AED 290 - AED 1300 and takes 3 h 37 min.

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The distance between Abu Dhabi and Muscat is 422 km. The road distance is 483.9 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 37 min to get from Abu Dhabi to Muscat, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Abu Dhabi station to Muscat. However, there are services departing from Abu Dhabi, Central Bus Station and arriving at Muscat via Al Samha, Al Jafiliya Bus Station and Dubai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 43 min.

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What companies run services between Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates and Muscat, Oman?

Oman Air and Etihad fly from Abu Dhabi to Muscat every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Abu Dhabi to Muscat via Al Maqam Tawam Hospital, Al Ain - American School South, Al Ain - Civil Defense Institute, Al Buraymi, and Muscat International Airport in around 7 h 57 min.

Airlines
Oman Air
Website
omanair.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Muscat
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Dubai to Muscat
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Dubai to Muscat
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Muscat
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Dubai to Muscat
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Air Arabia
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Sharjah to Muscat
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
SalamAir
Website
salamair.com
Flights from Dubai to Muscat
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dubai to Muscat
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Train operators
Bus operators
Dubai RTA Bus
Phone
9090800
Website
dubai-buses.com
Bus from Abu Dhabi, Central Bus Station to Ibn Battuta Metro Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
rta.ae
Bus from Al Samha to Al Jafiliya Landside Metro
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
rta.ae
Abu Dhabi Department of Transport
Website
dot.abudhabi.ae
Bus from Abu Dhabi to Al Maqam Tawam Hospital
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
dot.abudhabi.ae
Mwasalat
Phone
+0097142525909
Website
mwasalat.om
Bus from Al Buraymi to Muscat International Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ontcoman.com
Bus from Dubai to Muscat
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
mwasalat.om
Government of Sharjah
Phone
065017770
Email
info@sharjah.ae
Website
sharjah.ae
Bus from Abu Dhabi to Sharjah Al Jubail
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
sharjah.ae

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