Travel to Qatar
Flying to Qatar
Qatar Airways (www.qatarairways.com) is the national airline, linking Qatar to over 160 international destinations. Other airlines that fly to Qatar include Air India, Asiana, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Ethiopian Airlines, Japan Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Turkish Airlines, among others.
The major airport is: Doha Hamad International Airport.
Doha Hamad International AirportCode
The airport is located around 9km (5.6 miles) southeast of central Doha.Telephone
+974 4010 6666Address
Doha Hamad International Airport
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From London - 6 hours 45 minutes; New York - 12 hours 20 minutes, Sydney - 15 hours 10 minutes, Singapore - 7 hours 40 minutes.
Travelling to Qatar by Rail
At present, there are no passenger rail services to Qatar from Saudi Arabia, the only country which Qatar shares its land borders.
Driving to Qatar
Qatar shares land borders with Saudi Arabia which may be shut from time to time due to conflicts. Even when the borders are opened, only residents of Qatar, Saudi Arabia and UAE, along with permit holders, can cross the borders.
Getting to Qatar by boat
Doha and Ras Laffan are the main ports. The water traffic is mostly commercial.
Some cruise lines like MSC Cruises (www.msccruises.com) include Doha on their Middle Eastern itineraries.