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Reach the picturesque city of Muscat after a journey that leaves you relaxed and refreshed, courtesy of flights from London Heathrow to Muscat with Qatar Airways; it will be our pleasure to serve you award-winning delicious cuisine onboard our state-of-the-art aircraft. Our friendly, attentive cabin crew will take care of every detail for you, ensuring your journey is smooth and relaxed from the moment you check in to the moment you land.
Charmingly picturesque, the fascinating capital of Oman offers its visitors everything from traditional mosques to luxury hotels. A city located in a stunning natural landscape, many visit Muscat to experience the dramatic and beautiful desert, while others are there to do business in what is a rapidly developing Middle Eastern city. Whatever the reason for your visit, when you fly with Qatar Airways you can expect the very best in luxury travel.
One of the busiest airports in the world, London Heathrow is at the very epicentre of the international air transport network. Investment has been poured into its development, and in 2014 the newly constructed Terminal 5 was voted World's Best Airport Terminal in the Skytrax Annual World Airport Awards.
Handling more than 73 million passengers a year, London Heathrow is a remarkable feat of logistical organisation. Fly from London Heathrow with Qatar Airways to a wide range of destinations all over the world.
Transportation and parking
London Heathrow is served by the London Underground ‘tube’ service, making it easy to reach in just half an hour, from the very centre of London. For passengers with Qatar Airways flying from Terminal 4, the terminal has its own dedicated tube station.
There are also hundreds of buses every day from the capital, and coach services transporting passengers from all over the city to the airport. Parking is at a premium, and although there are both short and long-term options, it is best to book parking in advance. A valet service is available. Note that there is a 2.6-metre height restriction on Terminal 4’s forecourt.
Arriving at London Heathrow
Flights from London Heathrow with Qatar Airways leave from Terminal 4, which is located at the south end of the southern runway, and is connected to Terminals 1, 2 and 3 by the Heathrow Cargo Tunnel.
Qatar Airways flights from London Heathrow make use of the very latest A380 airbuses in their service to Doha, as well as a luxury Business Class-only service using a modern A319 for one of its six daily flights to Doha. Passenger boarding gates are situated close to the check-in and security halls.
Amenities and facilities
Because of its international importance, London Heathrow offers a vast array of facilities and amenities, from baby care and children’s crèches, to shoeshine services, banking, Wi-Fi access and prayer rooms.
A broad selection of luxury retail outlets stock the very best in accessories, watches, jewellery and fashion, while a number of outstanding restaurants, eateries and snack bars serve everything from full meals to light bites.
Muscat, Oman’s capital, is actually a fusion of three individual towns. Muscat itself is the "walled city", and the site of the royal palaces, while Matrah (Matruh), which was originally a fishing village and is now the location of the remarkable Matrah Souq. The third part of this complex location is Ruwi, the commercial and diplomatic centre of the city.
Book a flight to Muscat with Qatar Airways and you’ll discover a remarkable city that offers both tourists and business visitors a warm welcome. A blend of traditional values and a modern, forward-thinking city makes this an eclectic destination full of intrigue and mystery.
Al Jalali Fort and Al Mirani fort in Qasr Al Alam Street are magnificent, imposing structures that are well worth a photo opportunity. The forts were built as prisons in 1580 and are now museums. These two citadels stand guard over Qasr Al Alam Royal Palace, which although not open to the public is still worth seeing from the outside.
The Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque is the third-largest mosque in the world, and a truly special place of contemplation and devotion. It’s also home to some spectacular artefacts, including a dazzling Swarovski crystal chandelier, and the second largest hand made Persian carpet in the world.
Muscat has plenty of open spaces too, and one in particular is popular with visitors. The Qurum National Park is also known as the Rose Gardens, and has spectacular displays of fragrant blooms all year round, as well as a man-made waterfall and lake.
A journey of 100km will bring you to Wadi Shab, a journey that is well worth making to see this natural wonder. Emerald green pools and dramatic caves make this an unexpected and beautiful excursion from the hustle and bustle of Muscat city.
Flights to Muscat with Qatar Airways land at Muscat International Airport, the largest airport in Oman. Visa restrictions for entry into the country will depend on your country of origin, length of stay and whether your trip is for business or pleasure. Before you fly to Muscat please check the visa and passport requirements.
Explore Discover Qatar’s stopover packages offered by Qatar Airways Holidays. Book hotels, desert safaris, city and architectural tours including visits to Katara Cultural Village, Souq Waqif and The Pearl.