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At Qatar Airways we are proud to have won awards for our exceptional long-haul service, and believe that air-travel can aspire to the highest standards of luxury and service for all passengers. This is why when you book flights from Tehran to Doha with Qatar Airways you can expect a state-of-the-art entertainment system, delicious cuisine and an attentive cabin crew, who will do everything in their power to ensure your flight is comfortable and relaxing from start to finish.
Doha is one of the Middle East’s most vibrant cities – a modern metropolis that is always reaching for the sky. Its gleaming skyscrapers tell of a booming economy, based largely on oil and natural gas but also involved in diverse sectors such as tourism and construction. The beautiful capital of Qatar is famous for its hospitality and offers visitors a range of luxury experiences, from stunning hotels to exquisite, internationally inspired restaurants.
Tehran’s Imam Khomeini International Airport is a shining example of modernism combined with traditional values of service and courtesy. This busy air hub is located approximately 30km south of the capital, and is currently undergoing substantial re-development. Plans for a new airport hotel are underway, as well as an extension of the Tehran metro service to the main terminal. Passengers flying from Tehran with Qatar Airways will find the staff friendly and helpful, and the well-laid out terminal building easy to navigate
Parking and transportation
Transport to and from the airport is primarily provided by taxis and hire cars. Taxi journey time to the airport is around 90 minutes, depending on traffic. Shuttle buses link the airport to the nearest metro station and with Tehran’s domestic airport, Mehrabad International Airport. If you’re driving to the airport, follow the Tehran-Qom Freeway (Route 7), which links to the airport via a separate access road. Short-term parking is available next to the terminal building. Long-term car parks (2 and 3) are a little further out, but there is a regular free shuttle bus service running to the terminal.
Arriving in Tehran
Passengers flying from Tehran with Qatar Airways depart from Terminal 1 A and B zones. A comfortable lounge area is available for first class and business class travellers, which offers snacks and drinks as well as relaxation areas.
Facilities and amenities
Imam Khomeini International Airport has a good selection of facilities and amenities. Although there are no business facilities or meeting rooms available on-site, there are plenty of conference facilities in nearby hotels. Banks and currency exchange facilities are available (note that credit cards are not widely accepted in Iran) and free Wi-Fi is available in the Departure lounge. A selection of retail outlets sell locally-produced Iranian goods, and a duty free shop is also available (no alcohol). A popular restaurant offers a selection of traditional Persian dishes, coffee and light snacks.
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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