Many visitors choose for convenience to travel to Salalah by road either by driving or taking the bus. A purpose built highway of over 1000 kilometers links Salalah with the north of the Sultanate of Oman and UAE border. The journey from Muscat by road takes 12 hours and along the main route from Nizwa to Salalah there are budget accommodations for travelers on long journeys across the Sultanate. In addition, to further extend the reach of Salalah construction has begun on road connections between Salalah and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Oman Air provides up to three daily flights from Muscat to Salalah and up to five weekly direct flights from Dubai. During the Khareef Season there are flights from a number of Gulf region centers some of which are non- stop and others involve a short transit stop in Muscat. The new terminal at Salalah Airport has created aims of an expansion of capacity to 1 million passengers annually by 2014. The airport has been designed with the future in mind and there is capacity to develop the airport further to cater to up to 6 million passengers.