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There are 5 ways to get from Muscat to Al Ain by bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  4h 11m

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

$25 - $32

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Drive  •  4h 20m

  1. Drive from Muscat to Al Ain 204.8 miles

$15 - $23

Fly to Dubai, shuttle  •  4h 6m

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

$71 - $219

Fly to Abu Dhabi, shuttle  •  5h 23m

  1. Fly from Muscat (MCT) to Abu Dhabi (AUH) MCT - AUH
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Abu Dhabi Airport to Al Ain

$82 - $330

Fly to Sharjah, shuttle  •  5h 14m

  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 4h 20m.

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

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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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The best way to get from Muscat to Al Ain without a car is to bus which takes 4h 11m and costs $24 - $35.

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

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The quickest flight from Muscat Airport to Dubai Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Muscat to Al Ain is 328 km. It takes approximately 4h 20m to drive from Muscat to Al Ain.

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Swiss, SalamAir, Emirates and two other airlines offer flights from Muscat Airport to Dubai Airport.

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There are 29+ hotels available in Al Ain. Prices start at $42 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Muscat to Muscat Airport is to taxi which takes 11m and costs $15 - $19.

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Map of how to get from Muscat to Al Ain.
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  • Distance: 173.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 11m

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 4h.

Airlines
Oman Air
Website
omanair.com
Flights from Muscat to Dubai
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Muscat to Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Muscat to Dubai
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Muscat to Dubai
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Muscat to Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Air Arabia
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Muscat to Sharjah
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
SalamAir
Website
salamair.com
Flights from Muscat to Dubai
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $230
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Muscat to Dubai
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Bus operators
Mwasalat
Phone
+0097142525909
Website
mwasalat.om
Bus from Muscat International Airport to Al Buraymi
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
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Emirates Courtesy Shuttle
Website
emirates.com
Shuttle from Dubai Airport to Al Ain
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
emirates.com
Etihad Courtesy Shuttle
Phone
+97126177700
Website
etihad.com
Shuttle from Abu Dhabi Airport to Al Ain
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
etihad.com

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