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Unlock a more accessible Qatar

The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ is an inclusive tournament, and we want all fans to be able to explore and enjoy Qatar without limits. 

Qatar’s transport network has been improved to recognise the unique demands of the FIFA World Cup™, which have ensured a range of services and greater connectivity for people with disabilities. 

Taxi

Karwa has provided a new fleet of wheelchair accessible taxis to expand the volume and availability of travel options for passengers with disabilities and/ or limited mobility.  

Book on the iOS or Android app or on +974 800 8294 (toll-free).  

These taxis have a dedicated drop-off point close to stadium entrances.  

Metro 

There are 37 stations on the Doha Metro and all stations are fully wheelchair accessible, providing barrier free entry to all fans. 

Qatar Rail’s accessibility features include: 

  • Level access boarding 
  • Dedicated seating for people with limited mobility 
  • Spaces for wheelchair users 
  • Family areas 
  • Tactile paving inside the stations for visually impaired people
  • Guide dog allowances 

Check with Qatar Rail before you travel. 

Tournament bus services 

Dedicated Stadium Express or shuttle buses, with accessibility features, operate on matchdays. Inform a staff member of your requirements at your tournament bus hubs.

Public bus

Mowasalat has introduced: 

  • A fleet of low-floor buses 
  • Ramped access for wheelchair users 
  • One wheelchair space per bus 
  • Improved accessibility at bus stops has also been improved to aid the boarding process

Please inform a member of staff of your requirements at tournament bus hubs. Check with Mowasalat before you travel.  

Parking

Arrivals by car will be provided an accessibility Vehicle Access Parking Pass (VAPP). Eligibility documentation and licence plate (if known) must be provided at the time of booking. Your VAPP must be displayed in the front window to ensure you are directed to the correct parking area.  

Please refer to your ticketing emails and FIFA’s FAQ for more information.  

Other providers 

Accessible Qatar details accessibility information for different types of disability, covering a wide range of locations and facilities.  

Ooredoo Qatar has partnered with Wheel the World to offer accessible tourist experiences to differently abled visitors. 

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For updates on getting around Qatar, follow @roadto2022go on Twitter.