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With the ready availability of flights from Cairo to Doha with Qatar Airways, business and leisure travellers can reach Qatar’s futuristic capital in style and comfort. Our in-flight services are award-winning and you’ll have plenty of space to stretch out and unwind in the generous seating arrangements, enjoy delicious in-flight meals and be waited on by an attentive and very friendly cabin crew.
Once a tiny pearl fishing village, the capital of Qatar has become a real pearl of the Middle East; a futuristic city with a diverse population and numerous great attractions. New buildings reach towards the clear blue sky, and the ever-changing skyline is one of the wonders of the region. Cultural centres such as the Museum of Islamic Arts and the Arab Museum of Modern art are amongst the delights that await visitors here.
In an ancient country best known for its towering monuments, Cairo International Airport is an ultra-modern development that makes the most of 21st Century technology to provide passengers with a smooth, hassle-free experience.
The spacious terminals, plentiful facilities and amenities and a friendly staff more than willing to help make flying from Cairo with Qatar Airways a real pleasure. The airport is approximately 15km from the city and is easily accessible by taxi, car or public transport.
Transportation and parking
Numerous limousine services operate to and from the airport, providing comfortable, air-conditioned transport that’s available for pre-booking.
There are four types of ‘limousine’ service: Category A are luxury limousines, Category B are Micro Buses for up to seven passengers, Category C are midsized cars and new Category D are London Taxis. Ordinary taxis are available too – it is best to look for the newer white taxis rather than the older black and white operators.
There are a total of 3,612 parking spaces available, distributed around the airport. Qatar Airways passengers should head for the Departure Hall 1 parking area (930 spaces), the long-term car park (775 spaces) or the VIP parking area (400 spaces).
Arriving at Cairo International Airport
Passengers flying from Cairo with Qatar Airways depart from Terminal 1 Hall 1. There are three lounges – the English, the Italian and the American lounge, as well as a VIP lounge.
Facilities and amenities
There is a wide range of facilities available throughout the airport and in particular in Terminal 1. Here you’ll find a selection of duty-free outlets as well as high-end exclusive shops selling perfume, jewellery, fine leather goods (something that Egypt is renowned for) and travel accessories.
There are a number of cafés and restaurants on site, including several exclusive restaurants in the lounge areas. Other facilities include banking, prayer rooms for devotions, mother and baby areas and health facilities.
Book a flight to Doha with Qatar Airways and you’ll be flying into the home of our airline, and the home of international travel.
This remarkable city is also developing at an incredible pace, becoming one of the fastest-growing cities in the Gulf region.
Home to the Educational City, museums, cultural attractions and much more, Doha is a surprising destination that is full of interesting sights and activities.
Dominated by its crescent-shaped bay, Doha was originally a collection of fishing and pearl-diving villages. Today, its skyline rivals that of any international destination worldwide. A flight to Doha with Qatar Airways gives you a chance to discover this fascinating city for yourself.
Doha has a wonderful selection of museums, including the Msheireb Enrichment Centre. This is a barge docked at the Doha Corniche, close to one of the city's oldest landmarks, the Sheraton Hotel. It holds exhibits that chart the country’s historic background as well as its continuing plans for the future.
The Mathaf Arab Museum of Modern Art has recently opened and is home to a collection of modern art from across the Arab world.
The Al Koot Fort was built in 1880, and is a popular photographic stop for tourists visiting Souq Waqif – a charming traditional market and the social heart of the city. The Clock Tower is next to the Grand Mosque, and because of its hilltop position it offers panoramic views of Doha and the Corniche.
Doha Heritage Village is located along the Corniche in Al Rumeilia Park, and is based on a traditional Qatari village.
Flights to Doha with Qatar Airways land at Doha International Airport. Visa restrictions for entry into the country will depend on your country of origin, length of stay and whether your trip is for business or pleasure.
Before you fly to Doha please check the visa and passport requirements.
Explore Discover Qatar’s stopover packages offered by Qatar Airways Holidays. Book hotels, desert safaris, city and architectural tours including visits to Katara Cultural Village, Souq Waqif and The Pearl.