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A Guide for Public Transportation for FIFA 2022 in Qatar

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Metro

  • The metro system has three lines (Gold, Green and Red) covering 37 stations
  • Trains run every 3 minutes and staff are available at every station to assist you during your journey
  • Use your Hayya Card and enjoy free travel from 10 November 2022 to 23 December 2022
  • Non-ticketholders can buy a travel card at stations and then save time by topping up online or on the Qatar Rail app (iOS and Android)
  • Change lines at Al Bidda (Red and Green) stations and Msheireb (Red, Green and Gold)
  • All stations have elevators and all train carriages provide space for wheelchair users and pushchairs, as well as guide dog allowances. Check the Qatar Rail website before you travel
  • Free metrolink buses run useful routes within 2 – 5km of stations
  • Some stations will have dedicated car parks to reduce traffic during tournament time
  • Fans can enjoy longer running services during the tournament from 11 November 2022 to 20 December 2022
Tournament-time operating hours:
  • Saturday to Thursday: 6 AM – 3 AM
  • Friday: 9 AM – 3 AM

Metro Services

Metrolink

Free buses serve fixed routes within 2 – 5km of metro stations and useful locations. Find out more about the metrolink routes and bus frequency on the Qatar Rail website.

Fans can enjoy longer running services from 11November 2022 to 20 December 2022.

Tournament-time operating hours:

Saturday to Thursday: 6 AM – 3 AM

Friday: 9 AM – 3 AM

Metro Park & Ride

Metro Park & Ride

Parking in central Doha will be limited during tournament time. You can park your vehicle at one of the below metro stations and then take the metro into the city.

Metro Station Metro Line
Qatar University Red
Umm Ghuwailina Red
Al Messila Green
Al Qassar Red
Al Wakra Red

Some stations will experience a high volume of traffic during the tournament, therefore parking will be restricted. Please consider this when planning your journey to the following station:

Metro Station Metro Line
Lusail Red

Tram

Tram

There are three tram systems:

  • Lusail Tram connects to the metro via Legtaifiya Station (Red Line). The Lusail Tram will run extended services throughout the tournament from 17 November to 20 December:
    • Saturday to Thursday: 6 AM – 3 AM
    • Friday: 9 AM – 3 AM
  • Education City Tram operates as a Park & Ride for matches hosted by Education City Stadium
  • Msheireb Tram connects Msheireb Metro Station to landmark locations within Msheireb Downtown Doha

Public Buses

Public Buses
  • Karwa buses operate an extensive network across the central and greater Doha area
  • Use your Hayya Card and enjoy free travel from 10 November 2022 to 23 December 2022
  • Non-ticketholders can buy a smart card from vending machines at Doha Bus Station, Hamad International Airport, some supermarkets or bus drivers upon boarding
  • Keep track of timetables, routes and your smart card balance on the Karwa Bus app (iOS and Android)
  • Timetables and routes are also available on the Mowasalat website
  • Buses provide ramps and space for wheelchair users and pushchairs, as well as guide dog allowances

Visit Mowasalat for more information.

Note: if you are travelling to a match, please be aware that Karwa public bus services do not provide direct services to/ from stadiums. For matchday bus transport, please refer to information on Stadium Express Services.

Taxi, Uber, Careem

Taxi, Uber, Careem

Easily recognised by their turquoise-coloured vehicles, Karwa taxis are metered and operate 24/7

  • You can pay by cash, bank card or mobile payment
  • Karwa taxis can be ordered or pre-booked via the Hayya to Qatar 2022 app, the Karwa Taxi app (available on iOS and Android), by phoning (+974) 800 8294 toll-free or hailed from the street
  • Karwa taxis can accommodate people with disabilities and/ or limited mobility. To book, call Mowasalat directly on (+974) 4458 8888, providing as much advance notice as possible

For more information, visit the Mowasalat website.

Uber and Careem are trusted on-demand service providers. Book using their apps, which are available for iOS and Android.

Note: At stadiums and other key sites, you may be requested to head to dedicated drop-off and pick-up areas.

Essential Information

Qatar Rail

This handy mobile app for Qatar’s state-of-the art automated rail network has all the info you need to get around Doha when you use the metro or tram.

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Karwa Bus

Karwa Bus is one of a few transport apps in the world that provides you live bus tracking along with a host of other services.

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Transportation websites
Mowasalat

Mowasalat (Karwa) provides a frequent, reliable bus service throughout Doha and to all major communities in Qatar

Website

Qatar Rail

Get all the info you need to use Qatar’s state-of-the art automated rail network, running mostly underground and across the city of Doha.

Website

Karwa Taxis

Find out more about Karwa Taxis and how to book a ride on this convenient, safe and government owned metered service that provides a range of services in and around Doha.

Website

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