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24.08.2017

Transportation in Oman (Muscat and Salalah)

Seaports and airports

Muscat

Salalah

  • Sea Port of Salalah is located at a distance of about 15 kilometers from the city center. Location: 16.948724, 54.007551
  • The airport is located near the city. Location: 17.037873, 54.106915 The details you can visit the website: omanairports.co.om
  • The lack of public transport makes it difficult for independent travel to this city.
Transportation of Oman
Sea port of Salalah

Taxi features in Oman

Due to the almost complete absence of competition from public transport, the prices for tourists by taxi incalculable, and may be any, as elsewhere in the East, it all depends on the skill and desire to bargain. Despite this, though in some places in order to prevent the complete lawlessness in the pricing of taxi drivers,  they put a table with official rates.

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Taxi prices from Port Salalah

Alternatively, you may be lucky to catch a private driver. The cost of a van for 8-12 people for 2 hour trip to the city 20 USD per person.

An example of the cost of parking in Muscat

The const of parking 0,13 USD = 0.05 OMR for a half an hour from 8 am to 13.00 and from 16.00 to 21.00 Rest of the time, as well as Friday and public holidays - free.

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Parking fares in Muscat

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