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Houston to Muscat Flights
Houston's Intercontinental Airport, also known as the George Bush Intercontinental Airport, is located at 2800 North Terminal Road, just twenty-one miles north of downtown Houston. The William P. Hobby Airport, Houston's oldest commercial airport, is located at 7800 Airport Boulevard, just twelve miles south-east of downtown Houston. Seventeen domestic and international carriers service the Intercontinental Airport, while the Hobby airport is serviced by AirTrain, American, Delta, jetBlue, and Southwest. No matter which airport you depart from, be sure to visit ebookers, where you can make all of your travel arrangements quickly and easily.
Parking at Houston Airports
The Intercontinental Airport offers terminal parking at all of the terminals for a maximum rate of $17 per day. Valet parking is available for $25 per day and SurePark charges $20 per day, but it is a members-only lot. The most economical parking is Ecopark, which charges $6.47 per day plus tax. At Hobby airport, terminal parking is also $17 per day, and valet parking is $25, and the Ecopark option has two lots that charge $9.24 and $5.54 per day plus tax. Several companies offer off-site parking with free shuttle service to the airports, including The Parking Spot at 8707 Airport Boulevard and The Parking Spot 2 at 7601 Airport Boulevard.
Ground Transportation in Houston
SuperShuttle (713-523-8888) offers share-a-ride service to both Houston airports from downtown Houston for roughly $19 to the Hobby airport and $23 to the Intercontinental. Taxis are a popular means of airport transportation, and there are a variety of companies that provide taxi service in the Houston area. Expect to pay roughly $70 to $75 to get to either airport from downtown. Don't forget to take care of your transportation needs in your final destination. When you use ebookers to make your travel arrangements, you can compare prices on rental cars before you make a reservation.
Restaurants at Houston Airports
Both airports offer a variety of eateries where you can grab a snack or quick bite before boarding. At Intercontinental, you can choose from Auntie Anne's Pretzels, Camden Food Co., Einstein Bros. Bagels, or Starbucks. The Hobby airport is home to Dunkin Donuts, Euro Café, Peet's Coffee & Tea, and the Grab & Go kiosk in the central lobby. If you prefer to eat before you get to the airport, you'll find plenty of cafes and coffee shops near both Houston airports.
Arriving at Muscat International Airport
Oman's capital city, Muscat, is an amalgamation of three cities, which include the walled city of Muscat that houses the royal palaces, the fishing village of Matrah, and Ruwi, the commercial and diplomatic centre of the city. When arriving in Muscat, you'll land at the Muscat International Airport, located roughly twenty miles from the city. The airport is the main hub for Oman Air and is served by many domestic and international carriers. Planning your trip to Muscat is simple when you use ebookers to arrange your flight.
Transportation from Muscat International Airport
If you've arranged a car rental with ebookers ahead of time, you can pick it up at the counter in the arrivals concourse. Private taxis are available outside the arrivals hall at the main terminal, with fares ranging between three RO and thirteen RO, depending on your destination. Some hotels offer shuttle service from the airport, so you should check when making your reservation.
Weather in Muscat, Oman
Muscat has an arid climate punctuated by long, hot summers and warm winters. The rainy season between December and April brings up to ten inches of rainfall, making visits during those times humid. Summer temperatures range between 31°C and 40°C, while winter temperatures span between 17° and 23°C. No matter when you're arriving, you should pack cool, light clothing, since winter temperatures sometimes rise dramatically.
Major Attractions in Muscat, Oman
Muscat is a city with a rich past, making it the perfect location for travellers wishing to explore history. Many areas don't allow visitors, but are beautiful destinations to visit nonetheless. These include the Al Jalali Fort, the Al Mirani Fort, and Qasr Al Alam Royal Palace. The Bait az-Zubair Museum gives visitors insight into the traditional lifestyle of Oman, while the Oman Natural History Museum features native wildlife and beautiful botanical gardens. Whether you're visiting Muscat for business or pleasure, ebookers can help you find the best deals on flights, car rentals, and hotel accommodation.
Cheap flights from Houston to Muscat
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Airports in Houston TX, US
George Bush Airport (IAH)
Distance from City Center: 17.8 miles
Hobby Airport (HOU)
Distance from City Center: 13.1 miles