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Oman Getting Around - Internal Travel
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Oman Air (WY) runs domestic flights to Salalah and Khasab from Seeb airport, it takes approximately 90 minutes to fly to Salalah.


The traffic drives on the right in Oman. Principal routes run from east to west, connecting Muscat to Sohor, also from north to south.


Heavy penalties are in action for drinking and driving. It is also prohibited to drive on the beaches.


The state owned Oman National Transport Company has been developing a network of services in Muscat and north Oman using modern vehicles. There is competition from taxis and pick up trucks which are converted for passenger service.


Prices are high and fares are advised to be agreed in advance. Shared taxis are also accessible.

Car hire

Car hire is available from Avis and Budget which have offices at hotels throughout Oman.


A local licence must be acquired from the police by presenting a national driving licence or International Driving Permit. Police passes may be necessary if travelling via the United Arab Emirates.