The month of January is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Muscat from United States, with most prices found around $774. The month of November is another great option to travel to Muscat, with average flight prices from United States averaging around $778.
Most flyers found that booking tickets 58 days in advance of their planned departure date is the best time to get cheap flights to Muscat. During this timeframe, flight prices are around $921. However, flight prices might be lower outside of this timeframe. For example, people recently found flights to Muscat from United States for as low as $723 on momondo.
On average, the least expensive day to fly to Muscat from United States is on a Wednesday. momondo users have found tickets for Wednesday departures for as low as $807. However, this price may fluctuate depending on the airline, the season, and holidays. The most expensive day to fly to Muscat is Sunday, with ticket prices averaging around $999.
The cheapest time of day to fly to Muscat is in the evening when flights can be purchased for as low as $841. Flights to Muscat are more costly at noon, with an average ticket price of $1,182. Departure times at noon fall within the peak daily travel times, which is why tickets can be more expensive.
During the warmer months, hikers around the Muscat area find that parks like Al-Qurm Park are the best for taking long walks with their families and/or pets. Those looking for this type of experience are likely best suited to fly to Muscat in January.
Currently, Oman travel restrictions include travel to Muscat. Entry restrictions
Oman has extended the suspension of all commercial flights, except for humanitarian and repatriation flights. Oman has restricted the entry of all travelers except for Omani citizens and residents, who must have prior approval before returning to the country. Residents of Oman should contact their nearest Oman Embassy for advice. Alternatively, their sponsors can email the Omani Ministry of Foreign Affairs at email@example.com. Nationals of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates must enter with a passport are allowed to enter Oman. Travelers who have been in the past 14 days in Brazil, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Lebanon, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan or Tanzania are not allowed to enter until March 12. All permissions to return to Oman are subject to the Government of Oman’s approval. When checking in at the airport, residents returning to Oman must present either proof of their accommodation (such as a rental agreement) or have a letter from their sponsor confirming that they have accommodation.Entry requirements
Travelers must have a valid visa prior to travel. Visas cannot currently be issued on arrival. All travelers arriving into Oman must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued within 72 hours prior to arrival. All arriving travelers over the age of 15 from any country will be required to undergo another COVID-19 PCR test on arrival, must pre-book the PCR test through https://covid19.emushrif.om/traveler/travel, and pay OMR 25 for the test fee. Travelers must complete a "Traveler registration form" and must present before boarding. Travelers must download Tarassud+ phone app before arrival. All foreign nationals must have valid health insurance. On arrival in Oman travelers will have their temperature checked. Those who show symptoms of coronavirus may be sent to a testing center and/or a quarantine facility.Quarantine requirements
All travelers are subject to 7-day quarantine upon arrival. Compulsory institutional health isolation for all arrivals is mandatory and at their own expense. There is no longer an option to isolate in a private home setting, until further notice. Arriving travelers may be given a tracking bracelet to wear for the period of their self-isolation and a passenger locator form to complete, and may be asked to download Hmushrif app if they are staying for more than 7 days. There is a charge (also payable through the Tarassud+ application) of OMR 6 for the bracelet. Bracelets must be returned once you have completed your self-isolation. Travelers, regardless of the result of the PCR test taken at the airport, must continue to self-isolate until day 7 of self-isolation. On day 8 from their arrival they must undertake another PCR test. If the result is negative, they can have their tracking bracelet removed and end their self-isolation. Children under the age of 15 are exempt from the PCR test and Tarrasud+ bracelet requirements. Travelers arriving in Oman for a period shorter than 7 days are no longer exempt from the isolation requirements.If you are planning to travel to Muscat at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.