Visit the beautiful Iranian city of Shiraz and arrive relaxed and refreshed courtesy of flights from Doha to Shiraz with Qatar Airways. Make the most of your journey on board one of our state-of-the-art aircraft, where you can enjoy your own entertainment centre, cuisine prepared by award winning chefs and an atmosphere of luxury and sophistication. Whether it’s a holiday or business trip, choose Qatar Airways and choose the very best in 5-star air travel.
Shiraz is one of the most beautiful cities in Iran, once heralded as the centre of Persian culture it is now of great historical interest. Many of its Zand-era buildings are still standing, such as the magnificent Vakil Mosque. Shiraz is sometimes referred to as the city of gardens due to its many green spaces, fruit trees and pleasant, temperate climate.
Doha to Shiraz route guide
• Flight distance: 305 miles (492 kilometres)
• Flight duration: 1 hour 15 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.
The capital city of Fars province and former capital of Iran, Shiraz is a veritable treasure trove of Persian culture, as well as the birthplace of the great Persian poets Hafiz and Saadi.
Shiraz is, quite simply, one of the cultural epicentres of the world, as well as being a powerhouse of innovation, industry and commerce. Shiraz is becoming a firm favourite with travellers looking for something a little more ‘off the beaten track’, as well as business entrepreneurs looking for investment opportunities.
Book a flight to Shiraz with Qatar Airways and you’ll discover a city with roots that stretch back over millennia, but that also has a forward-thinking attitude towards commercial and economic advancement.
The city is also filled with gardens and parks, making it an incredibly green destination with oases of tranquility to escape the noise and bustle of everyday city life.
Top of most people’s agendas is a visit to the Mausoleum of Hafez- the great master of Persian poetry and one of the most important literary figures of the 14th century.
Visitors to the tomb can still take the omens, or faals, by picking a page at random from a volume of Hafez.
Afif abad Gardens is one of the oldest gardens in Shiraz and home to a former royal mansion and an historical weapons museum.
Eram Garden is a genuinely beautiful network of gardens, as well as a highly decorated palace and a system of small artificial rivers that irrigate the gardens.
The Nasir al-Mulk Mosque was built during the Qājār era and is filled with coloured glass that turns the interior of the mosque into a dazzling kaleidoscope of colour throughout the day, and is full of traditional design elements such as the panj kāseh-i (five concaves).
The traditional Vakil Bazaar is a maze of beautiful courtyards, caravansarais, bath houses, and old shops.
This is regarded as the best place to buy the finest Persian rugs, spices, copper handicrafts and antiques.
Flights to Shiraz with Qatar Airways land at Shiraz 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 Shiraz please check the visa and passport requirements.
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