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Introducing Doha

Doha, the capital of Qatar, offers an unforgettable holiday opportunity featuring luxurious accommodations, upscale shopping centers and beautiful beaches.

An important regional center in economic terms, Doha stands out with its modern urban planning. Offering exclusive restaurants, elite facilities and premium shopping centers, the city is a favorite holiday destination for visitors who prefer the luxury vacation concept.

Information for passengers traveling to Qatar for the FIFA World Cup 

All visitors entering Qatar as of November 1, 2022 must obtain a Hayya Card upon entry into the country and be prepared to present it as a card or as a digital card obtained through the mobile application. Visitors will not be permitted to enter the country without the Hayya Card if they do not obtain a card until December 23, 2022. To apply for a Hayya Card, you must have a ticket for the FIFA 2022 World Cup or be entered into the system by a Hayya Card holder. Each Hayya Card holder may define three individuals to the system. 

Although visitors traveling to Qatar as of December 2, 2022 are not required to have tickets for the World Cup, they must apply for a Hayya Card. Please click here to obtain a Hayya Card and access information regarding the Card. 

Health requirements for entry to Qatar 

- Guests visiting Qatar are not required to present a negative PCR test or rapid antigen test result. 

- Etheraz, Qatar's official contact tracing application, is valid at health center entrances in the country as of November 1, 2022, although it is not required for entry into the country. 

- You can access all the health requirements to be applied during this period via the link.

Doha is known for:

Wellness Entertainment and Shopping Seaside Desert

Quick information

Ar Rayyan (19 km)
Al Wakrah (20 km)
Umm Salal (40 km)
Qatari Rial (QAR)



GMT +3



Average Temperature

Getting from Hamad International Airport to the city center

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Hamad International Airport is 15 km from the city center. Public transportation operates to the city center; many points in the capital are served by Mowasalat-operated buses and metro lines. KARWA Smart Cards, which offer access to public buses and metro lines, are available at Hamad International Airport. Details and schedules of Doha public transport services can be found via the link.

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Distance from airport: 15 km


Airport taxis serve 24/7 at Hamad International Airport and the drive to the city center takes between 15 and 20 minutes via taxi. After landing at the airport, you can access taxis by following the "taxi signs" in the Arrivals Hall.

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