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Welcome to Doha International Airport

The airport is three miles (5km) from Doha.

Information & Facts

Airport Taxis

Orange and white metered taxis are available outside the airport, charging about QR50 to the city centre.

Car Parking

There are short and long-term parking bays available outside the departures and arrivals halls.

Car Rental

Avis, Thrifty, Budget, Sixt, Europcar and Hertz car rental companies have desks in the arrivals hall.

City Transfers

A limousine service is available from the airport with rates from QR30 to QR75 for anywhere in Doha. Most of the larger city hotels provide a courtesy shuttle service for guests to and from the airport. Taxis to the city centre cost QR5 and bus routes 49 and 94 run via the airport, a bus to the city centre costs QR2. Rental cars are available at the kiosks as you exit customs.


Tel: +974 4462 2999.

Departure Tax

Facilities at the airport include ATMs, bureaux de change, a 24-hour post office, wireless Internet access, restaurants, snack bars, male and female mosques and a duty-free shop. The airport also has a premium terminal for business and first-class passengers. The Qatar Airways Oryx Lounge is available to business and first-class passengers. Economy-class passengers can access these facilities at a charge of QR140. The Oryx Lounge includes a business centre, meeting rooms, internet access, wi-fi accessibility, shower facilities, cloak room, nursery room and food and beverage shops.

Arabic is the official language, but English is widely used.

The official currency is the Qatari Riyal (QAR), which divides into 100 dirhams. The Riyal exchange rate is pegged to the US Dollar at QR 3.65. Money and travellers cheques can be exchanged at banks, the airport and exchange dealers. To avoid additional charges it is best to take travellers cheques in US Dollars or Pounds Sterling. The main bank branches are on Grand Hamad Street in Doha. Banks are open Saturday to Thursday 8am to 1pm and some are open into the evening. ATMs are available on the main streets of the cities and towns, at banks and in shopping malls and most shops, hotels and restaurants accept international credit cards.

Terminal Transfers

There is only one regular passenger terminal at the Doha International Airport, however there is a Premium Class Terminal first and business class passengers. The Premium Class Terminal is a short walk away from the main terminal building.

Local time is GMT +3.
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