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On boarding one of our regular flights from Doha to Ankara with Qatar Airways you’ll enter a world of luxury air travel that’s focused on you. We take the view that flights should be comfortable and pleasurable, and to that end offer an award-winning service throughout your journey to Turkey’s capital. An attentive crew will look after all your needs, and delicious in-flight cuisine is just one of our popular services.
Ankara is located in the middle of Turkey, on the vast Anatolian Plateau, and is second only to Istanbul in size. It’s a great modern city and has a large population of government workers and university students, so there are plenty of fine dining and shopping opportunities. There are numerous landmarks and historic buildings to visit as well, such as the impressive Museum of Anatolian Civilisations and the Ataturk Mausoleum.
Doha to Ankara route guide
• Flight distance: 1,478 miles (2,379 kilometres)
• Doha to Ankara flight time: 4 hours and 10 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.
Explore the thriving, colourful metropolis that has ancient roots and modern ambitions of Turkey’s capital - Ankara.
This cornucopia of sights, sounds and smells is a delightful experience, and has been drawing travellers from all around the world for centuries.
Book a flight to Ankara with Qatar Airways and you’ll discover a city built on trade and commerce, but with plenty of entertainment, culture and cafés to keep you entertained.
If you are travelling for business you will find Ankara is a vibrant and forward-looking capital with a strong emphasis on finance and technology.
Making Turkey one of the powerhouses in Eastern Europe and the gateway country between the north of the continent and the emerging eastern markets. Fly to Ankara with Qatar Airways and find out more about this modern city built on ancient foundations.
It is easy to see as much as possible even on a short city break as most of Ankara’s attractions are centred on Ulus. Within a few minutes’ walking distance of Ulus you’ll find Ankara Castle, Cengelhan - Rahmi Koc Museum and the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations.
A slightly longer stroll will bring you to the Ethnographic Museum, the State Art and Sculpture Museum, Haci Bayram Mosque, Salt Ulus, Augustus Temple and the beautifully preserved Roman Baths.
Visit the Atakule Tower in Çankaya. However, the big landmark in the city is the relatively modern Anıtkabir, in the Anittepe quarter of the city. This is the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of the Republic of Turkey.
Immerse yourself in one of the most interesting parts of the city - Hamamönü, which is filled with beautifully restored Ottoman buildings, narrow streets, old houses and attractions, as well as four of the city’s historic mosques; Haci Mussa, Tacettin Sultan, Karacabey, and Sarikadi.
Flights to Ankara with Qatar Airways land at Ankara Esenboğa 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 Ankara please check the visa and passport requirements.
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