How to Travel from Oman to Iran in 2022

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How to Travel from Oman to Iran

LegendaryIran How to Travel from Oman to Iran

Iran is an ideal destination for Omani residents because it is in the neighborhood of Oman, and on the other hand, Omani people do not need to obtain an Iran visa to travel to Iran.

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In addition to Omani citizens, travelers visiting Oman can take advantage of this opportunity and have a short trip to Iran for a few days and enjoy a combined Iran-Oman tour. Besides, despite its proximity to Oman, Iran is a totally different destination, whether in culture, history, or nature. So by traveling to Iran, you will face a completely different world from what you see in Oman.

In this blog, we present how to travel from Oman to Iran cities, how these destinations are, and the best time to visit them.

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We have also presented the flight schedule from Muscat and Sohar to the important cities of Iran. So, if you have any questions or would like to travel to Iran from Oman, do not hesitate to contact us.

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Moreover, due to the low value of the Iranian currency compared to the other currencies, everything in Iran is significantly cheaper than nearby tourist destinations such as UAE, Oman, Turkey, etc. Accordingly, all services such as accommodation, transportation, sea recreation, food, etc., are available to tourists at a very reasonable price in Iran.

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Cheap Flights from Oman to Iran

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International airlines such as Qatar Airways, Fly Dubai, Emirates Airline, etc., have many indirect flights from Muscat to the international airports of Iran cities such as Tehran, Shiraz, Isfahan, Tabriz, Mashhad, etc. But in this article, we want to introduce the cheapest flights from Muscat to Iran. In this regard, we present the direct flights to Iran, which are more affordable and faster than indirect flights. 

Currently (Feb 2022), there are direct flights from Muscat to Tehran, Shiraz, Kish Island, Qeshm Island, and Chabahar Port. Also, there are some direct flights from Sohar in Oman to Shiraz in Iran.

Note that some flights are available depending on demand.

Interestingly, three Iran destinations, i.e., Kish Island, Qeshm Island, and Chabahar Port, are free trade zones, and all nationalities can visit them visa-free.

How to Travel from Muscat to Tehran

LegendaryIranHow to Travel from Muscat to Tehran

Tehran, the capital of Iran, is the most populous and enormous city of Iran. This city is the symbol of modern life, where movement never stops. Also, this 7,000-year-old city, along with modernity, shows Iran’s rich history and culture.

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Also, along with being a must-see destination, you can travel to all parts of Iran by plane, train, and bus from Tehran.

Moreover, the best time to visit Tehran is from late March till late May. Notably, during Nowruz Holiday (March 21st till April 2nd), Tehran weather is delightful, and as most Tehran inhabitants go on a trip, its usual traffic chaos is replaced by calm. Accordingly, you will have the opportunity to visit numerous Tehran attractions without rush and hassle-free. Besides, during the last days of April, the International Book Fair is held in Tehran.

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Flight from Muscat to Tehran

Numerous airlines such as Oman Air, Fly Dubai, Emirates, Qatar Airways, etc., have indirect flights from Muscat to Tehran almost every day. But the cheapest flight from Muscat to Tehran is direct flights with Qeshm Air, Taban Air, and Oman Air. Also, the Muscat-Tehran flight rate starts at about 120 USD. The flight schedule is as follows:

Day From/ To Airline and Flight Time
Mondays Muscat/Tehran Qeshm Air at 23:59
Mondays Tehran/Muscat Qeshm Air at 8:45
Fridays Muscat/Tehran Oman Air at 14:10; Qeshm Air at 23:59
Fridays Tehran/Muscat Qeshm Air at 8:45, Oman Air at 17:30
  • Please note that the flight schedule is subject to change depending on the airline policies.

How to Travel from Sohar and Muscat to Shiraz

LegendaryIranHow to Travel from Sohar and Muscat to Shiraz

Shiraz is the city of love, poetry, and literature; Where you can take a trip in the corridors of history through the glory of ancient Iran to the unique architectures of the Zandieh and Qajar eras. Or you can enjoy wandering in its streets for hours, meet the cheerful locals, and have a delicious cup of Faloodeh Shirazi.

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Also, Shiraz is the principal city of southern Iran and located on Iran classic route; hence provides all types of transportation, including flight, train, and bus, to other parts of Iran.

Our recommended Iran tour package for Omani citizens:

  • Fly to Tehran.
  • Drive to Kashan, Isfahan, Yazd, and Finally Shiraz.
  • Fly from Shiraz to Oman.

For more information about Iran tour plans, do not hesitate to contact us.

Furthermore, the best time to visit Shiraz is from early April to mid-May.

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Besides, May 5th is the “Day of Shiraz, “when ceremonies and festivals are held in the Shiraz tourist attractions. The most important of these ceremonies are the “Old Shiraz Photos Exhibition” and “Hand-Woven Persian Carpets Exhibition” in Karim Khan Zand Citadel and the “Calligraphy of Hafez’s Poems Exhibition,” “Miniature Exhibition” and the calligraphy program (for foreign tourists) in Hafezieh.

Flights from Muscat to Shiraz

Many airlines such as Oman Air, Fly Dubai, Emirates, Qatar Airways, Turkish Airline, etc., have indirect flights from Muscat to Shiraz. But the cheapest flights from Muscat to Shiraz are direct flights with Qeshm Air, Taban Air, Salam Air, and Oman Air. Also, the Muscat-Shiraz flight rate starts at about 110 USD. The flight schedule is as follows:

Day From/ To Airline and Flight Time
Mondays Muscat/Shiraz Salam Air at 10:15; Taban at 13:00; Qeshm Air at 12:45
Mondays Shiraz/Muscat Taban at 8:00; Salam Air at 16:00; Qeshm Air at 20:30
Wednesdays Muscat/Shiraz Taban at 13:00; Salam Air at 18:15
Wednesdays Shiraz/Muscat Taban at 08:00 or 9:30; Salam Air at 20:00
Fridays Muscat/Shiraz Qeshm Air at 12:45; Oman Air at 14; Salam Air at 18:15; Taban at 20:00
Fridays Shiraz/Muscat Taban at 8:00; Oman Air at 16:30; Salam Air at 20:00; Qeshm Air at 20:30
Sundays Muscat/Shiraz Taban at 13:00; Salam Air at 18:15 and 18:55
Sundays Shiraz/Muscat Taban at 8:00; Salam Air at 20:00 or 20:40
  • Please note that the flight schedule is subject to change depending on the airline policies.

Flights from Sohar to Shiraz

There are some direct flights from Sohar to Shiraz operated by Qeshm Air, Taban Air, and Salam Air. Also, the Sohar-Shiraz flight rate starts at about 110 USD. The flight schedule is as follows:

Day From/ To Airline and Flight Time
Mondays Sohar/Shiraz Salam Air at 14:25
Mondays Shiraz/Sohar Salam Air at 12:00 and 12:45
Tuesdays Sohar/Shiraz Qeshm Air at 11:40
Tuesdays Shiraz/Sohar Qeshm Air at 8:40
Fridays Sohar/Shiraz Taban at 14:00
Fridays Shiraz/Sohar Taban at 11:30
Saturdays Sohar/Shiraz Qeshm Air at 11:40
Saturdays Shiraz/Sohar Qeshm Air at 8:40

*Please note that the flight schedule is subject to change depending on the airline policies.

How to Travel from Muscat to Kish and Qeshm Islands

LegendaryIranHow to Travel from Muscat to Kish and Qeshm Islands

Qeshm and Kish islands are among the closest Iran destinations to Oman. Along with the Omanis who can visit Iran visa-free, other nationals can travel to these islands without obtaining an Iran visa.

Currently, the only way to travel from Oman to the Iran Islands is by plane. Of course, there used to be sea routes that are not currently active. 

The best time to visit these two islands is during the autumn and winter when the weather is mild. Actually, during these seasons, the weather in most parts of Iran is cold, but in the Persian Gulf coasts and Islands is charming.

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The best time to visit Kish and Qeshm islands is from early October till early April. However, they are very crowded during Persian New Year (Nowruz) from March 21st till April 2nd).

How is Visiting Kish and Qeshm Islands

Kish and Qeshm Islands, along with other small islands such as Hormoz, Naz, and Hengam, are located in the Persian Gulf. They are spectacular natural, cultural, historical, and food tourism destinations in southern Iran. Interestingly, since these islands are supposed free-trade zones, international tourists can visit them without getting an Iran visa.

Kish Island, known as the Persian Gulf Gem, is a beautiful island with white beaches surrounded by crystal clear blue water.

You can find lovely beaches, waterfront recreation sites, luxury resorts, modern shopping malls, and historical sites on this island.

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Qeshm, known as the island of seven wonders, is the largest island in the Persian Gulf, where you can visit the UNESCO Geopark, full of unique natural features. 

The abundance of natural and historical attractions, pristine and traditional resorts, water resorts, and wonderful small islands have attracted tourists to Qeshm Island.

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Flights from Muscat to Kish Island

Currently (Feb 2022), Kish Air operates direct Muscat to Kish flights. Also, the Muscat-Kish flight rate starts at about 110 USD. The flight schedule is as follows:

Day Origin Destination Time
Tuesdays Kish Airport Muscat Airport 09:00
Tuesdays Muscat Airport Kish Airport 11:30
Saturdays Kish Airport Muscat Airport 10:30
Saturdays Muscat Airport Kish Airport 17:00

Flights from Muscat to Qeshm Island

Qeshm Air operates direct Muscat to Qeshm flights. The schedule of these flights is as follows:

Day Origin Destination Time
Mondays Qeshm Airport Muscat Airport 15:10
Mondays Muscat Airport Qeshm Airport 18:05
Saturdays Qeshm Airport Muscat Airport 15:10
Saturdays Muscat Airport Qeshm Airport 18:05
  • These flights are suspended until further notice.

How to Travel from Muscat to Chabahar Port

LegendaryIranHow to Travel from Muscat to Chabahar Port

The Chabahar Port is located in the southwest of Sistan and Baluchestan province, on the coast of the Oman Sea and the Indian Ocean. Chabahar is one of Iran’s most important free trade zones that all nationalities can travel to without obtaining an Iran visa.

This port is one of the richest Iran destinations, which offers a variety of attractions such as unique beaches, lush forests and gardens, various food, colorful handicrafts, and historical and cultural attractions.

Chabahar’s climate is always temperate, and it has slight temperature changes during the year. In other words, Chabahar has the mildest climate in the south of Iran.

However, the best time to visit Chabahar is from November to early March. 

Flights from Muscat to Chabahar Port

Currently (Feb 2022), Kish Air operates direct flights from Muscat to Chabahar Port. Also, the Muscat-Chabahar flight rate starts at about 160 USD. The flight schedule is as follows:

Day From/ To Airline and Flight Time
Saturdays Muscat/Chabahar Port Kish Air at 13:00
Saturdays Chabahar Port/Muscat Kish Air at 14:30
  • Please note that the flight schedule is subject to change depending on the airline policies.

Finally, please leave your comments if you have any other information or questions about traveling to Iran from Oman.

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