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London to Muscat flights

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Departure Sat, 26 Sep Return Wed, 07 Oct
LON London
MCT Muscat
return from £359
Departure Tue, 13 Oct Return Wed, 21 Oct
LON London
MCT Muscat
return from £322
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 0.5 OMR
British Pound Sterling Omani Rial
1 OMR = 2.03 GBP
Last checked on 18 September 2020
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Muscat are 60% cheaper than in London.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Muscat is 67% cheaper than a meal in London.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi in Muscat costs roughly the same as in London.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 19% more expensive in Muscat than in London.

London airports
  • ( Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ( Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ( Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
  • ( London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
Muscat airports
  • ( Seeb (MCT)
    How far from city centre: 2 miles
K Distance: 3621 miles

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Useful information for the flight from London to Muscat

How long is the flight from London to Muscat?

The flight duration on a direct flight path from London to Muscat is seven hours and 10 minutes.

What are the most common stopovers?

It's not necessary to take a connecting flight from London to Muscat, but you can often find excellent deals with stopovers for cities such as Istanbul, Bahrain, and Frankfurt.

What documentation do I need to fly to Muscat from London?

You'll need at least six months of validity left on your passport from your date of entry into Oman. You'll also need to apply for an e-visa in advance, through the online Royal Oman Police portal.

Is there a time change from London to Muscat?

Muscat is four hours ahead of London.

Which airlines fly from London to Muscat

You'll have many options when it comes to airlines, with several direct providers and others offering connections through their home country airports. Here are just a few of the choices:

  • British Airways, the UK flag carrier.
  • Oman Air, Oman's national airline.
  • Emirates, Dubai-based airline famous for superb service.
  • Etihad, another excellent Middle Eastern airline.
  • Turkish Airlines, with connections through Istanbul.
  • Pegasus, a low-cost Turkish alternative.
  • Lufthansa, the German national carrier offering connections through Frankfurt.

How to find cheap flights from London to Muscat

Opodo is an online travel agency that makes it simple to find the best-value tickets for your holidays. Select your destination and travel dates, and you'll see the cheapest trips and alternative deals. You can filter by airline, airport, and dates to quickly find the best airfares. Opodo is a powerful resource for finding cheap city breaks to Muscat, along with domestic flights, and tickets to a huge range of worldwide destinations.

When are the best times to fly from London to Muscat

  • January is an excellent time to visit Muscat, with mid-20s°C temperatures by day, and balmy nights offering a delightful escape from the northern winter.
  • March is warmer, pushing into the 30s°C, and is excellent for heading to the nearby beaches.
  • November is similarly warm and also outside of the high season, so it can be one of the cheapest times to go.

Airports in London

The majority of flights to Muscat will depart from Heathrow, with many also leaving from Gatwick.

Useful information about Heathrow Airport

Heathrow is Europe's second-busiest airport, located 15 miles west of Central London.

How to get to the airport:

  • By Tube – around 45 minutes on the Piccadilly line.
  • By train – Heathrow Express will zip you to the airport from London Paddington in as little as 15 to 30 minutes.
  • By taxi – at least 30 or 40 minutes, possibly longer at peak times.
  • By coach – typically 35 minutes, departing from Victoria Coach Station.

Services: open round the clock and offering unlimited free Wi-Fi, so you can browse and stream to your heart's content before the flight. There's also a large selection of shops and eateries. You'll find baby changing facilities and outdoor smoking zones outside.

Useful information about Gatwick Airport

Gatwick is easily reached southward from Central London.

How to get to the airport:

  • By train – Gatwick Express, departing from London Victoria Station and taking around 30 minutes.
  • By taxi – about an hour, possibly more depending on the time of day, when departing from Central London.
  • By coach – around 90 minutes from Central London, departing from Victoria Coach Station.

Services: open 24/7 and with 90 minutes free Wi-Fi. There are also a wide number of retail and food outlets here, and baby changing and outdoor smoking areas.

Airports in Muscat

Muscat International Airport is Oman's major international hub.

Useful information about Muscat International Airport

Muscat International Airport is located about 8 miles west of Muscat's city centre.

How to get to the airport:

  • By taxi – about 15 to 20 minutes to the centre of Muscat.
  • By coach – the 1B service will take you to the centre of Muscat in around an hour. It departs every 30 minutes during the day.
  • By shuttle bus – a number of companies offer shuttle services directly to and from your accommodation with prior booking.

Services: Open 24/7. You can access free Wi-Fi when presenting your boarding pass to the information desks close to the duty-free area. There's a good selection of shops and restaurants. Smoking is available in the lounge opposite gates 1-10 in international departures, with a small fee to enter.

What to do and visit in Muscat

  • See the incredible Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque.
  • Admire the colourful architecture of the Al Alam Palace, the Sultan's ceremonial palace.
  • Learn more about the history and culture of Oman at the new National Museum.
  • Pick up authentic local goods and get into the spirit of haggling at the Mutrah Souq.

Frequent asked questions about flights from London to Muscat

How is COVID-19 affecting flights from London to Muscat?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Oman may apply when travelling from London. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
📊 How much, on average, are flights from London to Muscat?
The average price to go from London to Muscat is 213.03 GBP but ticket prices vary a lot, depending on the season and how far in advance you book.
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from London to Muscat at Opodo?
Our search engines have found flights from 322€ for the route London - Muscat. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Muscat expensive to visit compared to London?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Muscat costs an average of 3.01 GBP, the same as in London, while train tickets costs 64% less in Muscat: 1.00 GBP against 2.80 GBP in London. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 5.01 GBP in Muscat, 67% less than the 15.00 GBP in London. The price of the coffee is around 19% more expensive in Muscat, with an average of 3.54 GBP , while in London the coffee costs 2.98 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from London to Muscat?
According to real customer data from our website, the most popular months to book a trip from London to Muscat are December, January and October.
📅 When is the best time to travel from London to Muscat?
The best time of the year to go to Muscat when flying from London depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1 month to fly to  Muscat from London in terms of searches from our cutomer, followed by April and October. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period June, May and September are the months with less volume of searchs for the route London -  Muscat.
How long does the flight take to go from London to Muscat?
The total flight time between London and Muscat is of around 08:35 hours on average, considering an average distance of 6,492 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in oter cities in between).
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