Getting to Stadiums
Getting to Stadiums

Getting to Stadiums

Want to ensure a well-timed run when travelling to our eight spectacular stadiums, FIFA Fan Festival™ and the many attractions and events taking place across the country?

Making the most of the FIFA World Cup™ atmosphere, without the pressure of extra time, starts right here!

Every FIFA World Cup 2022™ stadium is well connected to public transport, ensuring fans enjoy a great travel experience to matches, the FIFA Fan Festival™ and their accommodation.

As well as the tournament, Qatar will host a celebration of arts and culture. You will be able to find more details about attractions and events at Qatar2022.qa and the Hayya to Qatar 2022 app closer to the tournament.

Matchday transportation

Ticketholders can use their Hayya Card and Hayya to Qatar 2022 app for free travel on public transport. This includes the metro, tram, public buses and tournament bus services.  

Your Hayya to Qatar 2022 app, available for iOS and Android, is your journey planner during the tournament. Discover how easily accessible the stadiums, FIFA Fan Festival™ and other events are for fans.

Accessible travel


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

Karwa taxis accommodate 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. 

The metro and public buses have elevators, space for wheelchair users and guide dog allowances. Check with Qatar Rail and Mowasalat 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.

Accessible 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.

Car parking

Car parks open 4 hours before match kick-off and close 1.5 hours after the final whistle.

General spectators: ample parking is available at each stadium.

Use the Hayya to Qatar 2022 app for navigation and follow road signs. 

Each car park has an identification zone number.

Remember the zone number so you can find your vehicle.

Hospitality spectators: use the Hayya to Qatar 2022 app for navigation to the stadium and follow road signs showing the hospitality parking sign. 

Accessible 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.

Taxi, Uber, Careem

A dedicated drop-off and pick-up area will be available close to each stadium.

Remember, when leaving the stadium, you may experience slight queues for this service, so please factor this into your journey.

Pick-up/ drop-off areas open 4 hours before match kick-off and closes 1.5 hours after the final whistle.

  • 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 have accommodations for people with disabilities and/ or limited mobility. To book, call Mowasalat directly on (+974) 4458 8888, providing as much advance notice as possible
  • Careem and Uber are trusted on-demand service providers. Book using their apps, which are available for iOS and Android

For more information, visit the Mowasalat website.

Travel Tips

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.

  • Please plan ahead and set off early
  • Allow enough time to travel from public transport hubs or car parks to stadiums
  • Allow enough time for security checks and queues
  • Stadium gates open 3 hours before kick-off
  • Stadium car parks open 4 hours before kick-off
  • Tournament bus services start 4 hours before match kick-off and end 1.5 hours after the final whistle
  • Tournament bus service operations will be reduced 1 hour before match kick-off
  • You can change between the Red and Green lines at Al Bidda Metro Station
  • You can change between the Red, Green and Gold lines at Msheireb Metro Station

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

Getting to the stadiums
Lusail Stadium
Lusail Stadium

Located approximately 20km north 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 11 November-23 December 2022.

Metro

Lusail QNB Metro Station (Red line) is a 15-minute walk from the stadium.

Stadium Express Buses

This service will operate from dedicated Stadium Express Bus Hubs and bring fans 25 minutes’ walk from the stadium. Buses start running 4 hours before match kick-off and cease operations 1.5 hours after the final whistle.

Departure Bus Hub

Service Number

Barwa Madinatna

S991

Souq Waqif – North

S992

FIFA Fan Festival™

S993

West Bay 

S994

Barwa Barahat

S995

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 S904) is available to transfer fans on Tuesday 22 November:

  • From Lusail Stadium, Match 8 (1 PM kick-off)
  • To Stadium 974, Match 7 (7 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 will be available close 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.

 

Stadium 974
Stadium 974

Adjacent to the Ras Abu Abboud Expressway. Located 10km east 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 11 November-23 December 2022.

Metro

Ras Bu Abboud Metro Station (Gold line) is a 20-minute walk from the stadium.

Stadium Express Buses

This service will operate from dedicated Stadium Express Bus Hubs and bring fans 6 minutes’ walk from the stadium. Buses start running 4 hours before match kick-off.

Departure Bus Hub

Service Number

Barwa Madinatna

S971

Souq Waqif – North

S972

FIFA Fan Festival™

S973

West Bay 

S974

Barwa Barahat

S975

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

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 will be a 22-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.

 

Al Bayt Stadium
Al Bayt Stadium

Adjacent to Al Khor Coastal Road, 35km north of central Doha and 5km south of Al Khor (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 11 November-23 December 2022.

Metro

A shuttle bus service (Service Number S950) will run to/ from Lusail Metro Station (Red line). Allow 25 minutes for the 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 11 minutes’ walk from the stadium. Buses start running 4 hours before match kick-off.

Departure Bus Hub

Service Number

Barwa Madinatna

S951

Souq Waqif – North

S952

FIFA Fan Festival™

S953

West Bay 

S954

Barwa Barahat

S955

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 S905) is available to transfer fans on Wednesday 23 November:

  • From Al Bayt Stadium, Match 12 (1 PM kick-off)
  • To Al Thumama Stadium, Match 10 (7 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 will be an 18-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.

 

Khalifa International Stadium
Khalifa International Stadium

Located approximately 5km west 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 11 November-23 December 2022.

Metro

Sports City Metro Station (Gold line) is a 5-minute walk from the stadium.

Stadium Express Buses

This service will operate from dedicated Stadium Express Bus Hubs and bring fans 23 minutes’ walk from the stadium. Buses start running 4 hours before match kick-off.

Departure Bus Hub

Service Number

Barwa Madinatna

S941

Souq Waqif – North

S942

FIFA Fan Festival™

S943

West Bay 

S944

Barwa Barahat

S945

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 S901) is available to transfer fans on:

Monday 21 November

  • From Khalifa International Stadium, Match 3 (4 PM kick-off)
  • To Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium, Match 4 (10 PM kick-off)

Wednesday 23 November

  • From Khalifa International Stadium, Match 11 (4 PM kick-off)
  • To Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium, Match 9 (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 will be a 15-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.

 

Education City Stadium
Education City Stadium

Located 7km north-west 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 11 November-23 December 2022.

Education City Metro Station (Green line) is a 5-minute walk from the stadium.

Stadium Express Buses

This service will operate from dedicated Stadium Express Bus Hubs and bring fans 16 minutes’ walk from the stadium. Buses start running 4 hours before match kick-off.

Departure Bus Hub

Service Number

Barwa Madinatna

S931

Souq Waqif – North

S932

FIFA Fan Festival™

S933

West Bay 

S934

Barwa Barahat

S935

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 S903) is available to transfer fans on:

Tuesday 22 November

  • From Education City Stadium, Match 6 (4 PM kick-off)
  • To Al Janoub Stadium, Match 5 (10 PM kick-off)

Thursday 24 November

  • From Education City Stadium, Match 14 (4 PM kick-off)
  • To Lusail Stadium, Match 16 (10 PM kick-off)

Saturday 26 November

  • From Education City Stadium, Match 22 (4 PM kick-off)
  • To Lusail Stadium, Match 24 (10 PM kick-off)

Monday 28 November

  • From Education City Stadium, Match 30 (4 PM kick-off)
  • To Lusail Stadium, Match 32 (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 will be a 10-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.

 

Al Janoub Stadium
Al Janoub Stadium

Located 22km 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 11 November-23 December 2022.

Metro

A shuttle bus service (Service Number S920) will run to/ from Al Wakra 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 6 minutes’ walk from the stadium. Buses start running 4 hours before match kick-off.

Departure Bus Hub

Service Number

Barwa Madinatna

S921

Souq Waqif – North

S922

FIFA Fan Festival™

S923

West Bay 

S924

Barwa Barahat

S925

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 S906) is available to transfer fans on:

Thursday 24 November

  • From Al Janoub Stadium, Match 13 (1 PM kick-off)
  • To Stadium 974, Match 15 (7 PM kick-off)

Saturday 26 November

  • From Al Janoub Stadium, Match 21 (1 PM kick-off)
  • To Stadium 974, Match 23 (7 PM kick-off)

Monday 28 November

  • From Al Janoub Stadium, Match 29 (1 PM kick-off)
  • To Stadium 974, Match 31 (7 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 will be an 8-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.

 

Al Thumama Stadium
Al Thumama Stadium

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 11 November-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 – North

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 will be 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.

 

Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium
Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium

Alongside the Dukhan Highway, 20km west of central Doha and next to the Mall of Qatar (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 11 November-23 December 2022.

Metro

Al Riffa-Mall of Qatar Metro Station (Green line) is a 5-minute walk from the stadium.

Stadium Express Buses

This service will operate from dedicated Stadium Express Bus Hubs and bring fans 12 minutes’ walk from the stadium. Buses start running 4 hours before match kick-off.

Departure Bus Hub

Service Number

Barwa Madinatna

S961

Souq Waqif – North

S962

FIFA Fan Festival™

S963

West Bay 

S964

Barwa Barahat

S965

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 S908) is available to transfer fans on:

Friday 25 November

  • From Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium, Match 17 (1 PM kick-off)
  • To Khalifa International Stadium, Match 19 (7 PM kick-off)

Sunday 27 November

  • From Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium, Match 25 (1 PM kick-off)
  • To Khalifa International Stadium, Match 27 (7 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 will be available at Mall of Qatar. 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.