Flights from Dublin to Muscat
Flight information Dublin to Muscat
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Average flight time, total distance 6256 kilometres
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This information is correct as of August 2016
Airlines that fly from Dublin to Muscat
Currently Qatar Airways, Etihad, Emirates and Swiss Air offer flights from Dublin to Muscat
Terminal Information – Departing
Dublin Airport is 5 miles from the city centre and can be reached easily by car and public transport. Local buses 16, 41, 102 and the Airport Express take approximately 30 minutes to reach Dublin and cost from £6* for a one way ticket. Taxis and car hire are also available from the terminals.
Inside Dublin Airport there are cash machines, currency exchange desks, free Wi-Fi internet, baby changing facilities, a children’s play area, two on-site hotels, car hire, car parking, an airport lounge, conference facilities and a range of shopping and eating places including an Irish pub, cafes and snack bars and a seafood bar; a duty free shopping area and places to buy travel items, books, newspapers, fashions and gifts.
Terminal Information – Arriving
Muscat Airport is located 16 miles west of central Muscat and can be reached by car, taxi or courtesy bus service which operates from most of the major hotels. There are public buses running along Sultan Qaboos Street just a short walk from the airport terminal, taking 20-25 minutes to reach the centre. Car hire is also available.
Inside Muscat Airport there are cash machines, currency exchange services, free Wi-Fi access, a good choice of cafés, fast food outlets and restaurants and duty-free shopping with a variety of goods including souvenirs, alcohol, perfumes and tobacco. There are baby changing facilities, showers, car parking and car hire.
You need your passport with you when you’re flying out with the UK. There are printers in the check-in area of Dublin Airport, so there is no need to panic if you forget to print your boarding pass. If you have a smartphone you can store your boarding card electronically on your phone. Security can scan the e-barcode so you don’t need to worry about paper at all.
We recommend leaving plenty of time at the airport, so try not to arrive any later than one hour before your flight is due to depart. Queues at security are longer at weekends and during school holidays, so it’s worth giving yourself extra time.
What to expect in Muscat
Muscat lies nestled along the stunning stretch of Arabian coastline filled with old-world beauty ancient historic district that is largely untouched. The old corniche is a beautiful stretch of seafront lined with 18th century buildings and a spectacular 17th century fort. The harbour is a hive of stalls and market sellers where you can by bread and salt and beautiful local goods. At night this is where locals come to meet and eat and admire the views. Bayt al-Baranda is where visitors will find the charming local museum while the National Museum, its larger sister, houses a magical collection of Omani jewels. The Grand Mosque and the Al Alam Palace are two architectural treasures worth visiting. Shoppers will be in their element in the Mutrah Souk where there is a dazzling array of colourful produce. Of course, any one visiting Muscat may be coming purely for the blissful beaches which stretch, white and sandy, along the coastline, perfect for relaxing and catching some of that endless sunshine.
Muscat is at its best between mid-October and mid-March when the weather is warm and sunny and the evenings cool. The rest of the year can be scorchingly hot with high humidity.
Muscat is a relatively inexpensive place to be with dinner for one costing from between £4-6*, while dinner for two in a mid-range restaurant will cost from £20*. A beer costs from £4-8* while a coffee is around £3-4*. Accommodation is more expensive with little in the way of budget hotels. Most are mid-range to luxury.
*Prices subject to change
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