Ras Al Khaimah travel guide

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You're Going to Love Ras Al Khaimah

With a population of 115 949, Ras Al Khaimah is the largest city in Ras al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates by the number of inhabitants. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country.

When to visit Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah in August
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Ras Al Khaimah in August
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Ras Al Khaimah


When flying to Ras Al Khaimah, you’ll arrive at Ras Al Khaimah (RKT), which is located 21 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Ras Al Khaimah from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 17h 10m.


Another option to get to Ras Al Khaimah is to pick up a car hire from Dubai, which is about 98 km from Ras Al Khaimah. You’ll find branches of Europcar and Alamo, among others, in Dubai.

Airports near Ras Al Khaimah

Airlines serving Ras Al Khaimah

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
Good (2,064 reviews)
Air France
Good (836 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,264 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,198 reviews)
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Air Canada
Good (4,017 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (730 reviews)
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Cathay Pacific
Good (320 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (287 reviews)
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Korean Air
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Where to stay in Ras Al Khaimah

Average rates range from around $122 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $440 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Ras Al Khaimah

Most booked hotels in Ras Al Khaimah

The Cove Rotana Resort
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Beach Resort
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan Island
Good (7.6, Good reviews)
Rixos Bab Al Bahr
Good (7.6, Good reviews)
DoubleTree by Hilton Ras Al Khaimah
Good (7.5, Good reviews)
Marjan Island Resort & Spa - Managed By Accor
Good (7.4, Good reviews)

Hiring a car in Ras Al Khaimah

Expect to pay $1.52 per litre in Ras Al Khaimah (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $18.13 and $24.17. The most frequently booked car type in Ras Al Khaimah is Compact (Mitsubishi Mirage G4 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Toyota Yaris or similar) is, on average, 25% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Car hire agencies in Ras Al Khaimah


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