Passenger guide - Doha airport ( DOH ) 

 

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. Flight information: Tel +974 4462 6531. 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.

 
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Bus - There are regular services from Mowasalat (Tel +974 4458 8974 / 8650) that depart from outside the terminal, to the right. Line 747 runs every 20 minutes between 4:05 am and 11:45 pm to Souq Waqif and Al Ghanim Station, with stops at Nabina, Ramez Shopping, Al Rawnaq, Al Meeara, Zurara Bin Amr and Grand Hamad. Bus 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. Route 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 11:00 pm. 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.

 

Car rental counters are found opposite the Arrivals area. Abdullah Abdulghani (Tel +974 4010 3021), Al Mana (Tel +974 4010 8841), Al Muftah (Tel +974 4010 8882), Al Sulaiman (Tel +974 4010 8843), Avis (Tel +974 4010 8887), Budget (Tel +974 4010 8880), Country Rent A Car (Tel +974 4010 8852), Dollar (Tel +974 4010 8846), Europcar (Tel +974 4010 8888), Hertz - Al Mana (Tel +974 4010 8886), Jabrco (Tel +974 4010 8845), Msheireb Auto Leasing (Tel +974 4010 8858), Mustafawi (Tel +974 4010 8883), National (Tel +974 4010 8853), NBK Automobiles (Tel +974 4010 8854), Oasis (Tel +974 4010 8855), Pangulf (Tel +974 4010 8849), Payless (Tel +974 4010 8879), Prestige (Tel +974 4010 8878), Rent-It (Tel +974 4010 8881), Select Transportation Solutions (Tel +974 4010 8859), Sixt (Tel +974 4010 8884), Strong Rent A Car (Tel +974 4010 8861), Thrifty (Tel +974 4010 8877).

 

The airport has currency exchange bureaus, ATMs, VIP lounges, public telephones, internet kiosks and free Wi-Fi access. Conference facilities at the major hotels in the city centre.

Food and Drinks- Several local and international restaurants, coffee shops and fast food outlets are available, some of them open 24 hours a day.
Shopping- There is a large area with duty-free articles inside the terminal, as well as stores selling cosmetics, perfumes, books, newspapers and magazines, souvenirs, toys, electronics, fashion and accessories, sweets, jewellery, liquor, tobacco, music, sportswear.
Baggage- Trolleys for free and porters in the luggage reclaim area. In case of missing baggage, contact the offices of the corresponding airlines or the nearest information desk.
Other Services- Smoking areas, prayer rooms, children's playgrounds, baby care rooms, medical centers, spa, pharmacy.

 

There are different options inside the grounds. Rates

East & West Short-Term Car Parks - Located on either side of the terminal. They are covered spaces connected to the main building through walkways. The first 30 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.

 

The Airport Hotel (Tel +974 4010 8100) is situated next to the passenger terminal. There is a wide variety of accommodations in the city centre, and many of them have desks on the ground floor of the enclosure. Doha Marriott Hotel (Tel +974 4429 8888), Century Hotel Doha (Tel +974 4445 5111), Oryx Rotana (Tel +974 4402 3333), Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara (Tel +974 4040 5050), L'Etoile Hotel (Tel +974 4041 4444), Oasis Hotel (Tel +974 4429 7777), Sharq Village & Spa (Tel +974 4425 6666), Al Liwan Suites (Tel +974 4424 2888), Corp Executive Hotel (Tel +974 4402 7000).

 
 
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Latest updates: April, 19, 2017