Travel To Doha-Qatar



Please, access this website and check whether you need a visa to travel to the State of Qatar: .

If you are not eligible for visa-free entry into the State of Qatar, please send an email to

Upon request and further to the registration for the IIAS-SEAPP Doha Conference 2023, a VISA invitation letter can be issued by the conference organizers .

Travel and arrivals to Doha, Qatar

By Air

To the Hamad International Airport (HIA)

Metro – Passengers arriving at Hamad International Airport can take the Red line directly into central Doha from Hamad Intl Airport T1 Metro Station. The Metro station for Doha institute is Qatar University Red line. (approx. 35 min)

Check with Qatar Rail before you travel. Additional information, including hours of operation, ticket prices, and details on how to pay for travel, is available on the Qatar Rail website or app, available for iOS and Android.

Public buses – Several Karwa buses services Hamad International Airport. Smart cards are available from vending machines at the airport and bus drivers upon boarding. We recommend using the free shuttle bus services provided if your accommodation provides this service.

Taxi, Uber, Careem

Arrivals can access metered Karwa taxis 24/7. Upon exiting the arrivals hall, head left and follow the signs.

You can pay by cash, bank card, or mobile payment.

Karwa taxis have accommodations for people with disabilities and/ or limited mobility.

For more information, visit the Mowasalat website or speak to a Karwa airport representative upon arrival.

Uber and Careem provide on-demand services to/ from the airport through their apps, which are available for iOS and Android.

Rent a car – there are many car rental agents available on arrival; however, due to high demand, road closures, and diversions, it is recommended that you use public transport for all travel within central Doha.


Conference venue

Doha Institute for Graduate Studies

Al Tarfa Street, Zone 70, Qatar



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What to do in Qatar

Visitors are spoiled for choice, with a range of attractions from museums and galleries, markets, sports, desert safaris by the spectacular Inland Sea, or the UNESCO-listed Al Zubarah Fort.

Access the website Visit Qatar for more information: