FIFA Arab Cup™ Tapestry
FIFA Arab Cup™ Tapestry

Hints & Tips

To make sure you have an amazing time during the tournament, please check out our tips for travelling to the stadiums and other events and activities in Qatar.  

To make sure you have an amazing time during the tournament, please check out our tips for travelling to the stadiums and other events and activities in Qatar.

Kids outside football stadium in Qatar
Football fans outside stadium in Qatar

Arrive early and allow extra time for your journey
Aim to arrive no later than one and a half hours before kick-off because road and public transport will be busy before each match.

The stadium, parking, taxi areas and dedicated tournament  buses will be available from three hours before kick-off.  

Take your time after the match
Spend some time in the stadium or local area before heading home because roads and public transport will be busy after each match.

Parking, taxi areas and dedicated tournament buses will be available until two hours after the final whistle. The Doha Metro will run later after evening matches. 

Travel light
There are limited storage facilities at each stadium. There are also restrictions on what is allowed inside. Please see the list of prohibited items. 

Special parking arrangements and road restrictions will be in place around each stadium 
Parking is available near each stadium. Please remember to park in designated areas only, as action may be taken against vehicles parked illegally. 

Fan ID
This mandatory smart card device will be used as means of identification for entry into Qatar and the stadiums for ticketholders. You are encouraged to carry this with you at all times throughout the tournament.

Free travel
Ticketholders are entitled to free travel from 6 AM on matchdays by using their Fan ID card on the Doha Metro and bus services.

Mobile app
The FIFA Arab Cup 2021™ app will feature a variety of services, including information on how to get to tournament venues and travel updates.