Doha - Losail International Circuit

29.11.2024 - 01.12.2024
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29.11.2024 - 01.12.2024 | Doha - Losail International Circuit

Getting Around

Getting Around By Air:

Doha has Qatar’s only international airport and there are no internal flights.

Getting Around by Water: Rail Passes: Getting Around by Road:

Qatar itself is very easy to explore by car as it’s a tiny country. The drive from the Saudi border in the south to Madinat ash Shamal in the very north of the country is only 160km (100 miles), taking around 2 hours 30 minutes. Most roads lead to and from Doha; route 1 leads north to Madinat ash Shamal, the Dukhan Highway leads west to Dukhan and route 5 heads south to the Saudi border.


Because of the cheapness of petrol, almost everything in Qatar moves by road and there is an advanced road system which, nonetheless, is still undergoing extensive upgrades. New expressways are being built to link Doha with other areas, and there are new road works springing up all the time. This can make it a confusing place to drive. Driving in Qatar is something of a competitive sport; speed and unpredictability are the two main characteristics. Areas of sabka (salt flats) make leaving the road to access the coast a hazard in many parts of Qatar, even in a 4-wheel drive vehicle. It's best to stick to prior tracks.

Mowasalat ( runs a public bus service from Doha to all areas within Qatar.

There is a choice between the old orange and white cars or newer, slightly more expensive sea-blue taxis. Both have meters. Taxis can be hired on an hourly basis, but if that’s the case it's better to negotiate the fee in advance. Taxis are the main source of public transport within Doha.

An International Driving Permit is required, but a temporary licence can be obtained on presentation of a valid national licence. Your driving licence must be kept in the car at all times.

On motorways and dual carriageways out of the city the speed limit is 120kph (75mph). Within the city on smaller roads the speed limit ranges from 50kph (31mph) to 100kph (62mph).

There is no national breakdown service but private companies do operate. Try Arabian Automobile Association (tel: 4481 0500; if assistance is needed.

Available from local and international companies at the airport and hotels. The minimum age for driving in Qatar is 18, although some car hire companies may demand drivers are at least 21. Seat belts must be worn. Large on-the-spot fines are issued to anyone not wearing one or not carrying a driver's licence.

The chaotic traffic in Doha and throughout Qatar makes cycling inadvisable.

On motorways and dual carriageways out of the city the speed limit is 120kph (75mph). Within the city on smaller roads the speed limit ranges from 50kph (31mph) to 100kph (62mph).

Getting Around Towns and Cities:

Doha is Qatar’s main city, and traffic can be frenetic and heavy. Mowasalat ( runs a taxi and limousine service.

Journey Times: