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Oh, I basically did this in July, from mid-afternoon until late evening when my flight out happened. Assuming you don't want to just grab a cab and go down to the waterfront (it's nice and there are cafes and the market), the airport doesn't have much. At all. Landside You have a choice of two Costa Coffees, and a small restaurant place with some Indian-...


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If you are flying via Oman Air directly to Delhi from Dubai via Muscat; then you will have plenty of time to comfortably make the transit. This is because: There are no transit formalities at Muscat. From the way you have described it, both your flights are on Oman Air, so your bags will be checked through to Delhi. You do not need to claim them again ...


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You will not be able to collect your bags, as there is no airside baggage claim in Oman. At some airports (like Dubai), there is a (premium - ie, paid) service for transit passengers that allows staff to collect bags and re-check them in for the next flight - but this depends entirely on the airlines involved as some do not allow this. At Muscat ...


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Picking up and rechecking luggage will require going through Immigration to enter and leave Oman, so... Yes, you will need a double-entry transit visa. Since you need to pick up and check in luggage, this is not just a transfer. As a rule, no: since your flights are separate, neither Turkish nor Air India is obliged to help you. Two potential solutions: ...


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2 hours should be enough. Muscat isn't far from Dubai so the plane should be on time. As you are using the same airline and only transiting via Muscat, your luggages should hopefully follow you without the requirement to recheck them in at Muscat.


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To get from Dubai to Muscat, you have any number of choices: Flights (there are more than 16 flights a day between Dubai and Muscat). You can drive there by car (you'll need special insurance to cross the border, and if renting, you'll need extra coverage); it takes between 5:30 and 6 hours. The Oman National Transport Company runs a bus service as well; ...



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