The nearest big city is Muscat. The distance between Muscat and Ibri is 300 km. There are buses from Muscat’s Azaiba Bus Station to Buraimi which pass by Nizwa and Ibri. These buses run twice a day and return back to Muscat. More popular among tourists are the taxi services from Muscat.
Taxi services hired for a day or two should be able to get around the Oasis, though it is best to explore the area on foot as it is a small settlement.