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Getting to Stadiums

Play it right when travelling to and from the stadiums. Hayya!

Enjoying a game at any of our six spectacular stadiums, without the pressure of extra time, kicks off here. We recommend:

  • Use your Hay'ya Card to access free bus, metro and tram on matchday
  • Be aware of temporary road changes that may not feature in your sat nav
  • Allow extra journey time
  • Travel light
  • Aim to arrive well before kick-off
  • Take your time after the match

The Hay'ya card entitles matchday ticket holders to unlimited free travel on Metro (Standard class), Metro shuttle, Stadium Express buses and public buses from 29 November to 19 December 2021.

To make your travel seamless, remember to have the Hay'ya Card ready and Ehteraz app open on approach to Metro station turnstiles and when boarding buses.

Stadium travel updates will be added to this page closer to the tournament, so please check back. Let’s go!

Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium
Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium

Download Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium Access Map (PDF)

 

The stadium is located along the Dukhan Highway, 20km west of central Doha and is next door to the Mall of Qatar (location map).

 

Doha Metro – the nearest Metro station is Al Riffa (Green line), a short walk from the stadium (10 minutes). The Metro will run additional services throughout the Tournament, 6am to 3am (Saturday to Thursday) and 9am to 3am (Friday) to cover the last matches of the day. The last Metro to depart Al Riffa Metro station will be at 2:15am. Fans changing between the Red and Green line to get to/ from the stadium can do so at Al Bidda station. Please note access to the Metro via the Mall of Qatar will be closed for at least 1 hour after the final whistle.


Taxi drop-off/ pick up – Karwa, Uber and Careem drop-off/ pick up facilities are located adjacent to the Mall of Qatar's main entrance, to the east of the Stadium.

 

Car Parking (General admission fans)Five car parks are located near the stadium. To access:

  • From the west of the stadium (Al Seej/ Bani Hajer) undertake a U-turn at the roundabout on Rawdat Al Ghafa Street to use car parks adjacent to the Mall of Qatar (10 minute walk to the stadium)
  • From the north of the stadium (Al Themad/ Rawdat Egdaim) use the southbound lane of Rawdat Al Ghafa Street to access the car park to the north east of the stadium (20-25 minute walk)
  • From the east of the stadium (Bu Sidra/ Al Mearad) use the service road off the northbound lane of the Orbital Road (10 minute walk)

Please follow signs to the general admission parking areas on the approach to the stadium.

  • Parking areas open: 3 hours before kick-off
  • Parking areas close: 1.5 hours after the match

 

Accessible Parking - Stadium accessible parking permit holders should proceed to the dedicated accessible parking area to the north east of the stadium.

Fans not holding an accessible parking permit will be able to access accessible parking in all General Admission car parks. Simply inform a car park attendant on arrival.

 

Stadium Express buses - Stadium express buses operate between dedicated Stadium Express bus zones in Central Doha and the stadium.

  • Before each match: 4 hours before kick-off
  • After each match: 1.5 hours after the match
  • Journey time: 45 minutes
Al Bayt Stadium
Al Bayt Stadium

Download Al Bayt Stadium Access Map (PDF)

 

The stadium is located adjacent to Al Khor Coastal Road, 50km north of central Doha and 5km south of Al Khor (location map)

 

Doha Metro  The nearest station is Lusail (Red line) where shuttle services to/ from the stadium will be in operation. The Metro will run additional services throughout the Tournament, 6am to 3am (Saturday to Thursday) and 9am to 3am (Friday) to cover the last matches of the day. The last Metro to depart Lusail Metro station will be at 2am.

Metro shuttle operations between Lusail Metro station and Al Bayt Stadium:

  • Before each match: 5 hours* before kick-off
  • After each match: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Journey time: 30 minutes

*For the Opening Ceremony on 30 November 2021, Metro shuttle operations will start 5 hours before kick-off.


Taxi drop-off/ pick up  Karwa, Uber and Careem drop–off/ pick up facilities are located to the east of the stadium.
 

Car Parking (General admission fans) Four car parks are located near the stadium. To access:

  • From the south (Lusail/ Umm Qarn of the stadium use the car park to the east of the stadium and Al Khor Coastal Road (20 minute walk to the stadium)
  • From the north (Al Khor), west and south west of the stadium (Umm Suwaijajh), use the following car parks:
  1. Park and Ride: to the west of the stadium, access via Al Khor Airstrip Road (25 minutes bus and walk)
  2. Park and Walk: to the south of the stadium, access via Al Khor Airstrip Road (30 minute walk)
  3. Park and Walk: to the north of the stadium, access via Al Oqda (15 minutes walk)

Please follow signs to the general admission parking areas on the approach to the stadium.

Parking areas opens: 3 hours* before kick-off

Parking areas close: 1.5 hours after the match

*For the Opening Ceremony on 30 November 2021, parking areas will be open 4 hours before match kick-off.

 

Accessible parking - Stadium accessible parking permit holders should proceed to the dedicated accessible parking area to the east of the stadium.

Fans not holding an accessible parking permit will be able to access accessible parking in all General Admission car parks. Simply inform a car park attendant on arrival.

 

Stadium Express buses: Stadium Express buses operate between dedicated Stadium Express bus zones in Central Doha and the stadium:

  • Before each match: 4 hours* before kick-off
  • After each match: 1.5 hours after the match
  • Journey time: 55 minutes

*For the Opening Ceremony on 30 November 2021 Stadium Express buses will operate 5 hours before kick-off.

 

 

Al Janoub Stadium
Al Janoub Stadium

Download Al Janoub Stadium Access Map (PDF)

 

The stadium is located 25km south of central Doha (location map).

 

Doha Metro – the nearest station is Al Wakra (Red line), where Metro shuttle services to/ from the stadium will be in operation.

The Metro will run additional services throughout the Tournament, 6am to 3am (Saturday to Thursday) and 9am to 3am (Friday) to cover the last matches of the day.

The last Metro to depart Al Janoub Metro station will be at 2am.

Fans changing between the Red and Green line to get to/ from the stadium can do so at Al Bidda station.

Metro shuttle operations between Al Wakra station and Al Janoub Stadium:

  • Before each match: 4 hours before kick-off
  • After each match: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Journey time: 15 minutes


Taxi drop-off/ pick up  Karwa, Uber and Careem drop–off/ pick up facilities are located to the north east of the stadium.

 

Car Parking (General admission fans): Five car parks are located near the stadium. To access:

  • From the east of the stadium use the Al Mamariya Intersection of the Doha Express Highway or Reken Street to access parking areas to the east of the stadium (10-15 minute walk)

Please follow signs to the general admission parking areas on the approach to the stadium.

  • Parking areas open: 3 hours before kick-off
  • Parking areas close: 1.5 hours after the match

 

Accessible Parking: Stadium accessible parking permit holders should proceed to the dedicated accessible parking area to the north of the stadium.

Fans not holding an accessible parking permit will be able to access accessible parking in all General Admission car parks. Simply inform a car park attendant on arrival.

 

Stadium Express buses: Stadium Express buses operate between dedicated Stadium Express bus zones in Central Doha and the stadium.

  • Before each match: 4 hours before kick-off
  • After each match: 1.5 hours after the match
  • Journey time: 45 minutes
Al Thumama Stadium
Al Thumama Stadium

Download Al Thumama Stadium Access Map (PDF)

 

The stadium is located adjacent to the east of the Doha Express Highway, approximately 12km south of central Doha (location map).

 

Doha Metro – the nearest Metro station is Free Zone (Red line) where shuttle services to/ from the stadium will be in operation. 

The Metro will run additional services throughout the Tournament, 6am to 3am (Saturday to Thursday) and 9am to 3am (Friday) to cover the last matches of the day.

The last Metro to depart Free Zone Metro station will be at 2am.

Fans changing between the Red and Green line to get to/ from the stadium can do so at Al Bidda station.

Metro shuttle operations between Free Zone Metro station and Al Thumama Stadium.

  • Before each match: 4 hours before kick-off
  • After each match: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Journey time: 15 minutes


Taxi drop-off/ pick up – Karwa, Uber and Careem drop-off/ pick up facilities are located on Al Madeena Street, to the each of the stadium.

Car Parking (General admission fans): Two car parks are located to the south west of the stadium (20-30 minute walk to the stadium, depending on the car park location). To access:

  • From the north of the stadium (Fereej Al Ali/ Al Maamoura) use the service road on the southbound land of the Doha Expressway
  • From the each and south of the stadium (Al Thumama/ Al Wakra) use the service road on the westbound lane of Sabah Al Ahmed Corridor
  • From the west and south west of the stadium (Mesaimeer) access parking via an entry point on the northbound lane of the Industrial Area Road

Please follow signs to the general admission parking areas on the approach to the stadium.

  • Parking areas open: 3 hours before kick-off
  • Parking areas close: 1.5 hours after the match

 

Accessible parking: Stadium accessible parking permit holders should proceed to the dedicated accessible parking area to the west of the stadium.

Fans not holding an accessible parking permit will be able to access accessible parking in all General Admission car parks. Simply inform a car park attendant on arrival.

Stadium Express buses: Stadium Express buses operate between dedicated Stadium Express bus zones in Central Doha and the stadium.

  • Before each match: 4 hours before kick-off
  • After each match: 1.5 hours after the match
  • Journey time: 30 minutes

 


Education City Stadium
Education City Stadium

Download Education City Stadium Access Map (PDF)

 

The stadium is located 10km west of central Doha (location map).

 

Doha Metro – the nearest station is Education City (Green line), a short walk from the stadium (10 minutes).

The Metro will run additional services throughout the Tournament, 6am to 3am (Saturday to Thursday) and 9am to 3am (Friday) to cover the last matches of the day.

The last Metro to depart Education City Metro station will be at 2:15am.

Fans changing between the Red and Green line to get to/ from the stadium can do so at Al Bidda station.


Taxi drop-off/ pick-up – Karwa, Uber and Careem drop-off/ pick-up facilities located to the norh of the stadium.

Car Parking (General admissions fans): Four car parks are located near the stadium. To access:

  • From the each of the stadium (Al Luqta/ Lebday) access two car parks along the southbound lane of Huwar Street. From one car park, please park and take the Education City Tram to the stadium (6 minute journey) and from the other car park, please take a Park and Ride bus (15 minute journey)
  • From the north of the stadium (Al Gharrafat Al Rayyan/ Al Gharrafa) use the service road off the westbound lane of Al Luqta Street to access the car parks to the north of the stadium (30 minute walk to the stadium)
  • From the south (New Al Rayyan), east (Bani Hajer/ Al Seej) and west of the stadium (Muraikh/ Ferrej Al Amir) use the car park on Al Rayyan Al Jadeed Street (15 minute Park and Ride)

Please follow signs to the general admission parking areas on the approach to the stadium.

  • Parking areas open: 3 hours before kick-off
  • Parking areas close: 1.5 hours after the match

 

Accessible Parking: Stadium accessible parking permit holders should proceed to the dedicated accessible parking area to the north of the stadium.

Fans not holding an accessible parking permit will be able to access accessible parking in all General Admission car parks. Simply inform a car park attendant on arrival.

 

Stadium Express buses: Stadium Express buses operate between dedicated Stadium Express bus zones in Central Doha and the stadium.

  • Before each match: 4 hours before kick-off
  • After each match: 1.5 hours after the matach
  • Journey time: 30 minutes

 


Stadium 974
Stadium 974

Download Stadium 974 Access Map (PDF)

 

The stadium is located adjacent to the Ras Abu Abboud Expressway. It is the closest stadium to the central Doha area, located approximately 2km to the south (location map).

 

Doha Metro – the nearest Metro station is Ras Bu Abboud (Gold line), a short walk from the stadium (10 minutes).

The Metro will run additional services throughout the Tournament, 6am to 3am (Saturday to Thursday) and 9am to 3am (Friday) to cover the last matches of the day.

The last Metro to depart Ras Bu Abboud Metrio station will be at 2:15am.

Fans changing between the Red, Green and Gold line to get to/ from the stadium can do so at Msheireb station.

Taxi drop-off/ pick up – Karwa, Uber and Careem drop-off/ pick up facilities are to the south east of the stadium.

 

Car Parking: Two car parks are located near the stadium. To access:

  • From the south of the stadium (Umm Ghuwailina) use the service road off the eastbound lane of Ras Abu Abboud Expressway and via Al Areesh Street to access the car parks south of the stadium (30 minute walk to the stadium)
  • From the south west of the stadium (Umm Ghuwailina/ Najma) use the Park and Ride bus service adjacent to the  Umm Ghuwailina Intersection (25 minute bus and walk)

One Park and Ride car park is located at the car park adjacent to the Free Zone Metro station, located to the south of the stadium at the Air Force Interchange. Please allow 15 minutes for this journey (including bus and walk). Please follow signs to the general admission parking areas on the approach to the stadium.

  • Parking area opens: 3 hours before kick-off
  • Parking areas close: 1.5 hours after the match

 

Accessible Parking: Stadium accessible parking permit holders should proceed to the dedicated accessible parking area to the north of the stadium.

Fans not holding an accessible parking permit will be able to access accessible parking in all General Admission car parks. Simply inform a car park attendant on arrival.

 

Stadium Express buses: Stadium Express buses operate between dedicated Stadium Express bus zones in Central Doha and the stadium.

  • Before each match: 4 hours before kick-off
  • After each match: 1.5 hours after the match
  • Journey time: 30 minutes