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Flights from Kolkata to Doha with Qatar Airways are not just about ensuring you reach the vibrant capital of Qatar ready for business or pleasure. They are about getting you there in style after a journey that attains the highest standards of luxury, from the comfort and space onboard our state-of-the-art aircraft, the choice of flawless 5-star services, and the attentiveness and professionalism of our cabin crew.
The gleaming metropolis of Doha, where visitors will encounter a range of luxury experiences, is not just a famous business centre but also a city steeped in culture and tradition. Alongside the shining high-rises visitors will discover delicious cuisine, traditional souqs and typical Qatari hospitality. Whether you are there on business or for pleasure, when you fly Qatar Airways you will arrive in Doha relaxed and revitalised.
Kolkata Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport serves the city of Kolkata (formerly known as Calcutta) and is the largest in eastern India. This modern airport is named after Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, a prominent leader of the Indian independence movement.
Today, it is one of the busiest in India, but has placed the emphasis on delivering a high quality passenger experience for both inbound and outbound travellers.
This constant desire to improve their service has led to the airport winning the accolade of Best Improved Airport in the Pacific region from the Airport Council International in both 2014 and 2015.
Transportation and parking
The old train service is currently being replaced by a new Metro system, but transport to and from the airport is still very good.
The overground track connects the airport's Biman Bandar station to the centre via Dum Dum Junction and Majerhat Station, but be advised that it only runs up until 6:30 in the evening. The expanding Metro system runs up until 10pm.
Shuttle buses to the airport are plentiful and are air conditioned, making them a pleasant alternative. There are also plenty of taxis available, although it’s best to go for the pre-paid Yellow Taxis to ensure you are being charged the correct fare for your journey.
Currently, car parking is very limited (approximately 250 spaces) although this is due to improve once the airport refurbishment has been completed.
Arriving at Kolkata
Passengers flying from Kolkata Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport with Qatar Airways depart from the International Concourse.
It is advisable to allow at least two hours before your flight is due to depart to clear check-in and customs.
Facilities and amenities
There are three lounges at the airport, but no conference or business facilities on site. Wi-Fi access is available across the public areas, with the first 30 minutes free. There are also a number of Internet cafés in the airport.
Food vendors offer a good choice of light refreshments, the ubiquitous tea (chai) and other drinks, as well as both local Indian and international cuisine.
A range of retail outlets sell good quality local goods for those last-minute gift ideas, as well as high-end perfumes, leather goods and accessories.
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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