There are 6 ways to get from Muscat to Al Ain by bus, car, plane or shuttle

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

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Bus  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Muscat International Airport to Al Buraymi

$25 - $32

5 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Muscat to Al Ain 204.8 miles

$15 - $23

Fly to Dubai  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Muscat (MCT) to Dubai (DXB) MCT - DXB

$71 - $219

Fly to Sohar, drive  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Muscat (MCT) to Sohar (OHS) MCT - OHS
  2. Drive from Sohar to Al Ain

$100 - $466

Fly to Abu Dhabi, line 940 bus  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Muscat (MCT) to Abu Dhabi (AUH) MCT - AUH
  2. Take the line 940 bus from Al Ain - Dubai Islamic Bank to Al Ain - ADCB West

$82 - $330

Fly to Sharjah, shuttle  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Muscat (MCT) to Sharjah (SHJ) MCT - SHJ
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Dubai Airport to Al Ain

$99 - $297

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The cheapest way to get from Muscat to Al Ain is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 4 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Muscat to Al Ain is to fly which costs $70 - $220 and takes 4 h 6 min.

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The distance between Muscat and Al Ain is 277 km. The road distance is 327.7 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from Muscat to Al Ain, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Muscat, Oman and Al Ain, United Arab Emirates?

Mwasalat operates a bus from Muscat to Al Ain twice daily. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 4 h. Alternatively, SalamAir, Flydubai and three other airlines fly from Muscat to Al Ain hourly.

Airlines
Oman Air
Website
omanair.com
Flights from Muscat to Dubai
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Muscat to Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Muscat to Dubai
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Muscat to Dubai
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Muscat to Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
SalamAir
Website
salamair.com
Flights from Muscat to Dubai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $230
Flights from Muscat to Sohar via Salalah
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Air Arabia
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Muscat to Sharjah
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Muscat to Dubai
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Muscat to Sohar via Doha
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Bus operators
Mwasalat
Phone
+0097142525909
Website
mwasalat.om
Bus from Muscat International Airport to Al Buraymi
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ontcoman.com
Dubai RTA Bus
Phone
9090800
Website
dubai-buses.com
Bus from Al Ain - Dubai Islamic Bank to Al Ain - ADCB West
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
dot.abudhabi.ae
Emirates Courtesy Shuttle
Website
emirates.com
Shuttle from Dubai Airport to Al Ain
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
emirates.com

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