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Make your journey to the vibrant capital of Qatar truly special and choose luxury flights from Thiruvananthapuram to Doha with Qatar Airways. Arrive in one of the fastest-growing cities in the Middle East relaxed and ready to explore everything it has to offer. Our award-winning services, attentive cabin crew, and modern state-of-the-art aircraft get you there in comfort and style, from the moment you check in to the moment you land.
Doha, one of the most exciting and energetic cities in the Middle East – is rich with opportunity and adventure. Its towering metropolis contrasts with fascinating local culture and tradition. Already one of the financial powerhouses of the region, Doha is popular with both tourists and business travellers, is home to many international businesses, and is a huge draw to global investors. Whether it’s business or pleasure, at Qatar Airways we do everything we can to make your journey to our home destination special.
Trivandrum International Airport serves Thiruvananthapuram, the capital of Kerala, and is one of India’s busiest airports. This friendly, efficient departure point is passenger-focused, and the staff spare no effort in making the start of your journey as pleasant as possible.
Passengers flying from Trivandrum with Qatar Airways will find the quiet efficiency and dedication to personal service an absolute pleasure, and the quality of amenities and facilities at the airport are also very good.
Transportation and parking
As it is located just over two miles from the centre of Thiruvananthapuram, it is relatively easy to get to and from the airport. Kerala State Road Transportation bus #14 runs frequently between the city bus terminal at East Fort (near the Padmanabhaswamy Temple) and the airport, taking around 30 minutes depending on traffic.
Tickets are very cheap, but the buses tend to be very crowded and unsuitable if you’re carrying bulky luggage. A better alternative is to hire a taxi or rickshaw. Journey time is approximately 20 minutes, again depending on traffic. There are approximately 1000 car parking spaces, 700 of which are at the international terminal. Spaces fill up quickly.
Arriving at Trivandrum
Passengers flying from Trivandum with Qatar Airways depart from the International Terminal 2. The newly constructed Terminal 3 is directly opposite the main International Terminal 2, so it is important to check which terminal your flight will depart from before you arrive.
However, links are good and gates clearly marked. Allow extra time for security and customs checks, as security at the airport is tight.
Facilities and amenities
Internet access is available throughout the terminal, and although there are no additional conferencing services on offer, the International terminal does have a business lounge.
Various retail outlets offer everything from Duty Free to mobile phones, electrical goods, accessories and gifts, and a food court provides a selection of vendors selling snacks, drinks and more substantial cuisine.
Bank branches and ATM machines are located throughout the terminal. Mother and baby rooms and a medical centre are also located in the terminal, and disabled passengers are well looked after with assistance offered where required.
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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