Hamad International Airport, opened on April 30, 2014, is the only airstation in Qatar and replaced the old Doha International Airport. It operates with international flights throughout the five continents.
Official Website: dohahamadairport.com
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 37.3 million passengers went through it in 2016.
Tel: +974 4010 6666. Information desks near the entrances to the Arrivals and Departures levels and next to the walkways connecting the car parks with the terminal.
The airport is located 5 km (3.5 miles) to the east of the urban area of Doha.See Map
Car rental counters are found opposite the Arrivals area and operate around the clock.
Avis (Tel +974 4010 8887)
Budget (Tel +974 4432 5500)
Country Rent A Car (Tel +974 4010 8852)
Dollar (Tel +974 4466 6622)
Europcar (Tel +974 4010 8888)
Hertz (Tel +974 4010 8886)
National (Tel +974 5040 0624)
Oasis (Tel +974 4413 0011)
Pangulf (Tel +974 3000 8449)
Payless (Tel +974 4443 3822)
Prestige (Tel +974 3336 7278)
Sixt (Tel +974 4010 8884)
Strong Rent A Car (Tel +974 4010 8861 / 5012 3189)
Thrifty (Tel +974 4462 1180)
Bus - There are regular services from Mowasalat (Tel +974 4436 8974 / 8650) that depart from outside the terminal, to the right. Line 747 - runs every 20 minutes between 4:42 am and 11:42 pm to Souq Waqif and Al Ghanim Station, with stops at Nabina, Ramez Shopping, Al Rawnaq, Al Meeara, Zurara Bin Amr and Grand Hamad; 109 - travels to Al Ghanim, Barwa Village, Al Wakra and Mesaieed from 4:04 am to 11:04 pm, with a frequency of 30 min.; other stops include Sana, Rus Abu Aboud, Al Sharq Villages, Al Razi, Al Janoub, Amwaj and Umm Said; 777 - heads for West Bay and Corniche via Al Bidda, Ooredoo Tower, Al Rumailah Park, Al Aqsa and Souq Waqif; it operates every 20 min. from 5:00 am to 0:00 am; 737 - it operates from 4:00 am to 0:00 am with a frequency of 20 min. and runs to Karwa City stations; 727 - every 60 min. from 4:00 am to 11:50 pm to Al Khor. Payment is made with a Karwa Smartcard, which can be purchased at the desk located next to baggage belts 5 and 6. Journey time to the city centre is 20-25 minutes. More information
Taxi - Airport cabs are operated by Mowasalat (Tel +974 800 8294 / 4458 8888) and are metered. You can choose between sedans and vans. The taxi pavillion is found just outside the terminal, to the left of the Arrivals Hall. The trip to downtown Doha takes 20 minutes or less. Drivers only accept cash payment in local currency and fares are higher between 9:00 pm and 5:00 am.
There are different options inside the grounds. Valet parking services in front of gate 1 (Tel +974 3372 2601). Rates
East & West Short-Term Car Parks - Located on either side of the terminal, with car wash service. They are covered spaces connected to the main building through walkways. The first 10 minutes are free.
Long-Term Car Park - Covered lot at the southern end of the terminal, with courtesy shuttles every 15-20 minutes.
Disabled passengers have priority while boarding or descending from the aircraft. Your airline can provide a personal helper to assist with check-in, passport control, security checks, baggage claim and customs procedures. There are reserved parking spaces, lifts, escalators, ramps, moving walkways and relief areas for service animals, as well as accessible counters and washrooms and a special lounge with comfortable seating. Complimentary wheelchairs can be requested at the information desks. Unaccompanied minors will be escorted through the different procedures by designated personnel and can use an exclusive waiting lounge.
Latest updates: May 19, 2019