Getting to the Stadiums


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Find out how you can travel to Qatar’s eight spectacular FIFA World Cup 2022™ stadiums – by road and using public transport

Al Thumama Stadium

Al Thumama Stadium

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Adjacent to the east of the Doha Express Highway, 12km south of central Doha (location map).‬‬‬‬ 
 
During tournament time, your Hayya to Qatar 2022 app is your journey planner. Your app will provide you with real-time travel updates, schedules and transport hub locations. It is also your gateway to free travel on public transport from 10 November to 23 December 2022. 

Metro 

A shuttle bus service (Service Number S980) will run to/ from Free Zone Metro Station (Red line). Allow 15 minutes for this bus journey. The bus service starts 4 hours before kick-off and ends 1.5 hours after the final whistle. 

Stadium Express Buses  

This service will operate from dedicated Stadium Express Bus Hubs and bring fans 26 minutes’ walk from the stadium. Buses start running 4 hours before match kick-off. 

Departure Bus Hub Service Number 
Barwa Madinatna S981
Souq Waqif  S982 
FIFA Fan Festival™ S983
West Bay  S984
Barwa Barahat S985

Use the Hayya to Qatar 2022 app to find bus hub locations. 

Stadium-to-Stadium Express Bus 

For ticketholders with same-day match tickets during the tournament group stage, a free Stadium-to-Stadium Express Bus service is available. It provides direct travel between stadiums without the need to head into central Doha.  

The Stadium-to-Stadium Express Bus (Service Number S902) is available to transfer fans on:

Monday 21 November 

  • From Al Thumama Stadium, Match 2 (1 PM kick-off) 
  • To Al Bayt Stadium, Match 4 (10 PM kick-off) 

Friday 25 November 

  • From Al Thumama Stadium, Match 18 (4 PM kick-off) 
  • To Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium, Match 20 (10 PM kick-off) 

Sunday 27 November 

  • From Al Thumama Stadium, Match 26 (4 PM kick-off) 
  • To Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium, Match 28 (10 PM kick-off) 

Use the Hayya to Qatar 2022 app to find bus hub locations and book your seats. Places are limited so you must reserve your spot at least two weeks before matchday. 

Car Parking  

Parking space is located close to the stadium. Accessible parking options will be available.  

Taxi, Uber, Careem

Drop-off and pick-up areas are a 20-minute walk to the stadium. These areas will open 4 hours before match kick-off and close 1.5 hours after the final whistle. 

Use the Hayya to Qatar 2022 app to find pick-up/ drop-off locations. 

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Essential Information

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Mobile apps

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Qatar Rail

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Karwa Bus

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Transportation websites

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Mowasalat

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

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Qatar Rail

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Karwa Taxis

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Hayya to Qatar 2022 app

Your digital gateway to the ultimate fan experience and journey planner app at the FIFA World Cup 2022™

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