Set off from our modern hub in Doha and reach the beautiful Indian city of Amritsar relaxed and refreshed when you book flights from Doha to Amritsar with Qatar Airways. We don’t just offer no-fuss travel - we want our passengers to enjoy true luxury experiences, the best in-flight entertainment and delicious cuisine so that when you arrive in your destination you are ready to explore or commence business.
Amritsar is one of the most beautiful cities in India, famous as the heartland of the Sikh religion. This amazing destination is home to fascinating temples and cultural and historical landmarks. It’s most famous attraction is the stunning Golden Temple, an amazing complex that looks beautiful during the day and at night. Enjoy your journey to Amritsar when you travel luxury long-haul with Qatar Airways.
Doha to Amritsar route guide
• Flight distance: 1481 miles (2385 kilometres)
• Flight duration: 3 hours 25 minutes
From the luxury departure lounge to the oasis-styled exterior complete with gently swaying palm trees, Doha’s brand new Hamad International Airport is the very epitome of modern elegance.
Hamad International Airport one of the few Middle Eastern hubs to connect with all six continents, putting it at the very heart of the international transport system.
Transportation and Parking
Short-term parking is available at two sides on either side of the terminal, with the Eastern car park more convenient for Qatar Airways passengers.
The bus pavilion is located to the right just outside the entrance to the passenger terminal, and provides regular services into the business and residential centres of Doha.
Chauffeur- driven limousines are available on request, and car rental facilities are also on offer.
Arriving at Hamad International Airport
If you are flying from Doha in First or Business Class with Qatar Airways, the most convenient access to the airport is through Entry Gate 1. Economy class passengers will find it easiest to enter the departure hall through Entry Gates 2 and 3.
Travel from Doha with Qatar Airways and enjoy our dedicated lounges, such as our Oryx Lounge, or Gold or Silver Lounges for frequent travelers. Our premium travelers lounge, Al Mourjan, includes its own duty-free shops, private rest areas and showers.
Facilities and amenities
Free Wireless internet access is freely available too throughout the passenger terminal, along many other facilities, such as prayer rooms, children’s play areas, and hotel desks.
The airport offers a wide selection of facilities, including exclusive retail outlets and an international menu of cuisine from Asian and Arabic through to Italian and American.
A spiritual and cultural centre, Amritsar is a beautiful mix of glittering temples, languid lagoons and a rich, vibrant city full of bustling markets and a thriving commercial centre. Fly to Amritsar with Qatar Airways and you’ll discover a destination that’s well worth a visit. The best time of the year to visit is during the months of October and March, when the climate is particularly pleasant.
The people of Amritsar are incredibly friendly, and you’ll receive a warm welcome wherever you go. However, it is important to remember that Amritsar is an important pilgrimage destination for millions of Sikhs, so when you visit the Golden Temple you will need to show the appropriate respect with regards to dress and behaviour.
The Golden Temple is without doubt the very heart of the city, and its gleaming walls and ornate architecture are truly breathtaking in the sunlight. What is also noticeable is that pilgrims are genuinely excited to be here, and are happy to tell interested visitors all about the temple and its history.
A five-minute walk from the throngs at the Golden Temple will bring you to the serene tranquility of the Jallianwala Bagh garden. In the Ram Bagh Park you’ll find the Summer Palace of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, a stunning complex that now houses a museum charting the history and culture of the region.
The Mata Temple is a labyrinthine cave temple that is unique for its combination of natural underground wonders coupled with extraordinary paintings, sculptures and murals.
If you want to get a taste of traditional village life in the Punjab then village tours are available for visitors. Food tours that take you on a culinary tour of the city are also a great way to experience the real personality of this remarkable destination.
Flights to Amritsar with Qatar Airways land at Sri Guru Ram Das Jee International Airport, 11km from the city centre. 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 Amritsar please check the visa and passport requirements.
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