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Car Rental at Muscat Airport

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Muscat Airport, Muscat, Oman
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500+ Trusted Providers:

Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Economy
Nissan Micra or similar
Nissan Micra
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Dollar
$20.32 per day
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Compact
Nissan Sunny or similar
Nissan Sunny
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
$31.57 per day
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Mini
Suzuki Swift or similar
Suzuki Swift
  • 5
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
$40.25 per day
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Intermediate
Honda City or similar
Honda City
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
AST Car Rental & Tours
$54.02 per day
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Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Standard
Mazda 6 or similar
Mazda 6
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
$36.29 / per day
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Full-size
Toyota Camry or similar
Toyota Camry
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
$38.66 / per day
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Intermediate Elite
Toyota RAV4 or similar
Toyota RAV4
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
$80.51 / per day
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Premium
Toyota Prado or similar
Toyota Prado
  • 7x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
$81.14 / per day
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The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 02:02 on 2021-03-01. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Language
Arabic,
English,
Baluchi
Currency
OMR
Country code
968
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Rating
10.0
Muscat Airport Car Rental

Airport Car Rental

The capital and largest city of Oman, Muscat is both a noteworthy destination in its own right and a gateway to the best attractions that this mysterious country has to offer. With human habitation in it spanning more than three thousand years, Muscat is famous for its forts, palaces, mosques, and traditional markets.

Top international routes

  • Salalah
  • Dubai
  • Doha
  • Dhaka
  • Cairo
  • Kozhikode

Main airlines

Oman Air, SalamAir, Kish Air, Jet Airways, Air India, and Pakistan International Airlines

Terminals

The airport has two terminals, the Old and New Terminals, but as of May 2021, only the New Terminal has scheduled flights while the Old Terminal is under construction. It will reopen in the future to serve low-cost carriers.

Location

Muscat Airport is about 32 km (19.9 mi) west of Muscat, the capital of Oman. Highway 1 is the main road connecting the airport to the city, but you can also take 18th November Street, which runs parallel to Highway 1 and has views of the Gulf of Oman.

Most popular types of rental car

  • Large cars - from $51 per day
  • Medium cars - from $35 per day
  • Small cars - from $34 per day
  • SUVs - from $84 per day

Car rental desks

Most can be found in the arrivals hall.

Services and facilities

Modern and fairly large, Muscat Airport isn’t quite as large as its neighbors, Dubai and Abu Dhabi, but nonetheless has plenty of amenities. These include a number of shops and eateries, ATMs, a pharmacy, a children’s play area, a prayer room, paid lounges, an on-site hotel, and WiFi that is free to use for the first two hours.

Nearest gas station

There’s a Shell gas station that is a part of the airport complex and has the same address as the airport. Many other gas stations can be found on the way from the city and in Muscat.

Popular one-way rentals

  • Abu Dhabi (498 km / 309 miles)
  • Dubai (427 km / 265 miles)
  • Sharjah (411 km / 255 miles)
  • Salalah (1,017 km / 632 miles)

Airport info

Rating
6.3
  • Getting to the airport 6.3
  • Departure and check-in 6.1
  • Terminal facilities 5.7
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 4.9
  • Restaurants and car rental services 5.6
  • Lounge 5.3

Muscat Airport (MCT)

  • IATA: MCT
  • ICAO: OOMS
  • Name: Muscat Airport (MCT)
  • Size: Large Airport
  • Aircraft movements (per year): 114,258
  • Passengers (per year): 14,034,865
  • Distance from City: 19.9 miles / 32 km W of town
  • Working hours: 24 hours a day

Top Locations near Muscat Airport

  1. 864.0 km / 536.9 miles away

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When are car rental prices cheapest at Muscat Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Muscat Airport depends on the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best deal.
Average Rental Price at Muscat Airport
$68.98
January
$61.13
February
$55.62
March
$57.45
April
$55.47
May
$76.98
June
$46.41
July
$66.38
August
$54.51
September
$50.09
October
$71.79
November
$71.79
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Muscat Airport is July when prices for an Economy class start from $46.41. You can see that this is 24% cheaper than the yearly average and 40% cheaper than renting a car in June (when rental prices start at $76.98 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are average numbers. The exact cost of your rental will depend on your rental length and on how far in advance you book the car. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!

What’s the most popular rental length at Muscat Airport?

Travel length differs from one month to another: in June the average rental period is 9 days, while in March, the average rental period is only 7 days.
Average Rental Length
8
January
8
February
7
March
7
April
7
May
9
June
9
July
8
August
8
September
9
October
8
November
8
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at Muscat Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Muscat Airport in January, while the fewest number of travelers rent in June.
Popularity by Monthly Searches
148%
January
121%
February
87%
March
71%
April
62%
May
55%
June
72%
July
94%
August
94%
September
126%
October
125%
November
144%
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
SIXT Suzuki Vitara 4x4 5 1 SUVs
Europcar Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 5 2 SUVs
Europcar Nissan Sunny 4 2 Medium cars
Europcar Toyota RAV4 5 3 SUVs
Avis Chevrolet Aveo 4 1 Small cars
Europcar Toyota Corolla 5 2 Large cars
Europcar Toyota CAmry 5 2 Large cars
SIXT GMC Acadia 5 3 SUVs
Avis Peugeot 301 4 3 Medium cars
Avis VW Passat 4 2 Large cars

FAQ

Are EU driver’s licenses accepted in Oman?
Some rental companies in Oman require EU license holders to carry an International Driving Permit while others do not. Be sure to check the rental conditions of the company you would like to rent from to see if an IDP will be necessary or not.

Our Customers Reviews

Because we want to make sure each review listed here is left by a real customer, we don’t have an option to post a review here. Instead, we ask each and every customer to leave a review after they return their rental. This way, you know that all reviews are authentic, verified, and trustworthy.

United States of America (USA)
Nissan Micra
December 14, 2019
easier to get around with your own car

Top 6 Suppliers at Muscat Airport in 2021

Europcar
Excellent 8.8
+96895908348
SEEB INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
$29 - $100
Working hours
Mon:00:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-23:59
SIXT
SIXT
Excellent 8.7
+96824510224
Muscat International Airport
$36 - $171
Avis
Avis
Excellent 8.5
+96824510342
Muscat International Apt
Working hours
Mon:00:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-23:59
Budget
Budget
Excellent 8.5
+96824356251
Muscat International Airport Po Box 889
Working hours
Mon:00:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-23:59
Dollar
Dollar
Excellent 8.5
+96824356278
Airport, Muscat
$20 - $108
AST Car Rental & Tours
Excellent 8.5
+96897772314 / +96897772317 / +96897772318
Level 5, Departures, Mucat International Airport, Postal Code, 111
$48 - $140
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