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Visit the Emirate of Sharjah and arrive relaxed and refreshed, courtesy of luxury flights from Doha to Sharjah with Qatar Airways. Let our award-winning cabin crew welcome you on board one of our state-of-the-art aircraft, and sit back and enjoy the latest in-flight entertainment, delicious freshly prepared cuisine and an atmosphere of refined sophistication. Don’t just arrive at your destination; arrive in style when you fly with Qatar Airways.
The third largest city in the United Arab Emirates, Sharjah enjoys its position as a fascinating tourist destination and important business and commercial hub. Home to many museums and other cultural institutions, Sharjah specialises in Islamic tourism – and welcomes all its guests with open arms. At Qatar Airways we would love to carry you to this fascinating destination, whether you are travelling for business or pleasure.
Doha to Sharjah route guide
• Flight distance: 241 miles (388 kilometres)
• Flight duration: 1 hour
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.
Sharjah is the third largest of the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates, and a prosperous, rapidly expanding economy that’s focused on finance and commerce. It’s also fiercely independent with a more relaxed and laid-back feel, as well as a distinctly ‘low level’ skyline that has far fewer skyscrapers than its neighbours. Surrounded by spectacular mountains, it’s also a geographically beautiful country with a wide range of environments for travellers to explore.
Book a flight to Sharjah with Qatar Airways and you’ll find a unique and distinctive country with its own personality and character. A big ex-pat community gives it a more cosmopolitan feel when compared to the other Emirates, and Sharjah is a popular destination for business travellers.
A good way of learning more about the culture of Sharjah is to pay a visit to the Heritage Area, near the Corniche between Burj Avenue & Al-Maraija Road. Historic buildings have been reconstructed using traditional materials to give it an authentic feel. The most interesting sites are Al Hisn Fort, Literature Square with the House of Poetry, the Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization, the Sharjah Heritage Museum and the Souq al-Arsa. This is a great way to pack in a lot of attractions into a single visit.
The Al Hisn Fort, on Al-Hosn Avenue, dominates the Heritage Area, and has been beautifully restored and preserved, with its own museum and exhibits. The Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization is a unique and genuinely stunning museum that is home to some of the rarest, handwritten Qur'ans in the world, as well as letters from the Prophet Mohammed to other leaders and various artefacts from Mecca, making it an inspirational as well as a fascinating place to visit.
Sharjah is known for its art, and the best place to see some of the finest examples is the Arts Area (opposite the Heritage Area) and home to the Sharjah Art Museum. If you want to travel a little out of the city then the Sharjah Desert Park is just 28km from the centre and home to the Natural History Museum, the Arabian Wildlife Centre and the Children’s Farm.
Flights to Sharjah with Qatar Airways land at Sharjah 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 Sharjah please check the visa and passport requirements.
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