Arriving in Muscat

Book your flights to Muscat with Etihad Airways and prepare to see both the ancient and modern come together in this wondrous destination. Muscat offers a wealth of experiences from riding magnificent Arabian horses to enjoying a balmy sunset at Qurum Beach.

Plan Your Muscat Holiday

Travel to Muscat and discover everything you hope for; fine weather, wonderful cuisine, modern facilities, history and culture. The landscape is both mountainous and oceanic, allowing every taste to be catered for. Modern shopping malls co-exist with traditional markets and older regions of Muscat are walled and gated as if time has stood still.

As Muscat has so much to offer, in such a unique geographic area, it continues to be a timeless destination. We advise that you book your tickets to Muscat well in advance if you wish to visit in the popular springtime, when various international events are held in pleasant temperatures. To find cheap hotels in Muscat seek accommodation outside of the Muscat district and consider booking outside of January to later February. Later in the year flight deals to Muscat can also be better as the temperatures increase.

Flying from Kazakhstan

You can book flights from Kazakhstan to many locations around the world with Etihad Airways. Take advantage of the comfortable seats and enjoy the flight to your final destination.

Major Airports in Kazakhstan

Near Almaty, flights are available from Almaty International Airport (ALA). The airport was originally built in 1935, for all small civil and military flying ships. Today the airport is referred to as Alma-Ata Airport. It has one passenger terminal, which was completed in 2004.

You can take an international flight from Aktau Airport (SCO) in Aktau. The airport is now referred to as Shevchenko-Central and has one terminal which was reconstructed in 2009.

Airport Transportation in Kazakhstan

The best method of transportation is to take a taxi to Almaty Airport, which is about 15 km from Almaty city. At present there is no train to Almaty Airport available.

Travellers have the option to take a taxi, limo, train or bus to Shevchenko-Central Airport. The airport is 23km north of the city centre.

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Interested in Muscat? Consider Medina

Book your flights to Medina with Etihad Airways and prepare to visit a destination which is globally renowned and steeped in historical religious significance. Beautiful mosques and archaeology await.

Plan Your Medina Holiday

There are limitations on who can travel to Medina, given its status as a world pilgrimage site and the highly organised checks which ensure mosques and other sites are properly used and protected. However, the area is steeped in tradition and resonates with meaning, making it a very special place to visit.

Medina has an arid and hot climate with warm, settled winds. Despite the heat, Medina is famed for its plantations of palms and dates and has a thriving success producing these plants. Medina also has a tasty range of eating houses and international cuisine. To find cheap hotels in Medina, ensure you book early and be wary of peak travel times at Ramadan and Hajj. If you would like to experience the delights of Medina during these significant times, reserve your tickets to Medina months in advance. For flight deals to Medina, check our Deals section for excellent value and flexibility.

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