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The beauty of flights from Cape Town to Doha with Qatar Airways is that you’re comfortable and looked after by our friendly crew all the way to Qatar’s vibrant and energetic capital. Plenty of legroom, combined with exquisite cuisine at mealtimes and a selection of award-winning services to enjoy, makes all the difference to your in-flight experience, so you’ll arrive at your destination feeling thoroughly refreshed.
Doha is a fast-developing and quintessentially modern city, with an ever-shifting skyline as new architectural wonders are constructed, creating a vibrant and energetic destination. An aspiring hub for the entire Gulf region, the city is packed with attractions such as the exquisite Arab Museum of Modern Art, and visitors can shop in boutiques as well as the traditional Souq Waqif.
This internationally important air transport hub is the heart of South Africa’s network and connects to other destinations around the world.
Just 12 miles from the city centre, it also provides direct connections to other African destinations, and has put a great deal of effort into maximising efficiency and providing visitors with a uniquely African passenger experience.
Passengers flying from Cape Town with Qatar Airways will find a fast, friendly and efficient service that ensures the start of their journey is one to remember for all the right reasons.
Transportation and parking
My Citi Bus connects from the Civic Centre on Herzog Boulevard to the airport and takes approximately 30 minutes. If you are carrying a lot of luggage then a taxi may be a more comfortable option. Touch-Down Taxis is the authorised airport taxi service.
It is not advised to hail a cab on the roadside, and it is strongly advised that passengers only use authorised services. There are two ‘Parkade’ areas providing a total of just under 5,800 spaces for short and long-term parking. Covered spaces are also available, and lock-up garages are also available but do need to be booked in advance.
Arriving in Cape Town
Passengers flying from Cape Town with Qatar Airways depart from the International Departures area of the main Terminal building. Once through the security checks, International passengers head to the north of the terminal for outbound flights.
Allow at least two hours before your flight is due to depart to check in and clear security. Executive lounges are available for First Class and Business Class travellers.
Facilities and amenities
The airport is used extensively by business travellers, and to cater to their needs has its own purpose-built business centre in the Southern office block close to the domestic terminal. Fully equipped offices with secretarial support are also available for short and long-term hire.
The airport is fully accessible for disabled passengers. Wi-Fi access is available for a fee, and there are plenty of retail outlets selling a broad selection of locally-made goods, high-end luxury goods and accessories. Food and drink vendors are plentiful, offering light refreshments as well as more substantial restaurant meals.
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.
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