Turkish Airlines offers three direct flights in average on a daily basis from Istanbul to Doha. Flights from Istanbul Airport (IST) or Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW) to Doha Hamad International Airport (DOH) take nearly four to four and a half hours, the number of which remains quite the same all year round.
Located in the northwestern Turkey and extending over two different continents, Istanbul is a delightful destination drawing interest by its history of thousands of years. Standing out both by its historical heritage and its generous nature, the charming metropolis can be visited at all seasons thanks to its favorable climate. Istanbul truly becomes enjoyable once the city’s modern opportunities are combined by its historical fabric making you feel at an open museum. Offering any kind of activities by its wide range of alternatives, Istanbul ranks among the pioneer cities countrywide in many aspects.
There are two airports serving in Istanbul: Istanbul Airport (IST) and Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW). Both airports serve as a point of departure for Turkish Airlines flights from Istanbul to Doha.
Istanbul straddles two continents and is home to the new Istanbul Airport (IST), on the European continent, approximately 35 km from Istanbul’s city center. The are many transportation alternatives available for you to reach the airport from the city center with ease.
Those that are looking for affordable public transportation, you can reach the airport from many spots in the city with the IETT bus services and Havaist. If you want to reach the airport in half an hour, taxi services cost around 100-110 TL. For more detailed information on how to reach the airport, check our transport information page.
There are a couple of different options for getting to Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW). Passengers planning to use the public transport may get on the municipal buses serving from the Anatolian and European sides. The bus numbered SG-2 from Taksim and E-3 from 4th Levent transport passengers from the European side to Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW). On the other hand, passengers in the Anatolian side may use the buses numbered E-11 or SG-1 both setting off from Kadıköy.
Those interested in taking the subway may reach Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW) by making a transfer. It is possible to change to the municipal bus numbered KM22 at Kartal Subway station to get to the airport. Furthermore, airport shuttles also serve to the airport from Taksim, Kadıköy and Yenisahra, or you may also use the cabs available 7/24 all over the city.
The capital of Qatar, Doha is a destination with extremely high standards. The city is under the spotlight as one of the most popular holiday destinations in the Middle East by its glorious presence and enthralling charm. Promising a pleasant experience to all its guests with a desert on one side, and the pretty Persian Gulf on the other, Doha offers any kind of opportunity for its visitors by its profile illuminated by the giant skyscrapers, verdant parks, artificial islands, luxury restaurants and shopping malls.
The Museum of Islamic Arts with a spectacular architecture exhibits the most valuable works of the Islamic world, whereas the Old Market district is the favorite of many tourists by its authentic atmosphere where handmade traditional goods are sold. Imam Mohammed Bin Abdulvahap Mosque, getting credit especially for its architecture is a noteworthy icon in the city. Moreover, having a safari tour at Sealine Desert also is a popular activity in this fascinating capital. Corniche district regarded as one of the most vibrant spots with its modern and high-rise buildings, together with The Pearl district comprising of artificial islands should definitely be seen during your visit to Doha.
Passengers booking a flight to Doha with Turkish Airlines land at Doha Hamad International Airport (DOH), which is only 6 kilometers from the city center.
Doha Hamad International Airport (DOH) is very close to the city center. Accordingly, the most preferred means of transport for getting to the center is the cabs. You may therefore take a cab and reach the center within only 10 minutes.
It is also possible to use the buses setting off on the way out the airport for reaching the city center.