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Discover the exotic splendour of one of the most ancient capitals in the world with Qatar Airways. Egypt is both a historical gem, as well as a modern, vibrant business centre.
Qatar Airways flights from Doha to Cairo take you into the heart of Egypt in less than four hours, providing a stylish, sophisticated and relaxed way to begin your exploration of the thriving capital city.
On-board Qatar Airways, all your needs are catered for – from award-winning, attentive crew, to comfortable seating, gourmet cuisine, and thousands of entertainment options. Fast boarding in our hub in Doha means you get to spend more time in the city. Arrive in the city of the Pharaohs and explore the ancient wonders of the Giza Pyramids or the modern marvel of Cairo’s booming commercial sector.
Doha to Cairo route guide:
• Flight distance: 1,278 miles or 2,056 kilometres
• Doha to Cairo flight duration: 2 hours and 55 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.
What can you say that hasn’t already been said about this extraordinary destination? Fly to Cairo with Qatar Airways and you will be stepping into one of the world’s largest open-air museums. Dominated by the Giza Pyramids in the distance, Cairo is a modern, thriving city that welcomes visitors from around the world.
In the heart of this ancient city you’ll discover souks, markets, museums and cultural attractions that make it one of the most diverse and fascinating destinations. Egypt is a historic and culturally-rich country, and a flight to Cairo with Qatar Airways will give you the chance to discover it for yourself. One trip is never enough.
Egypt is one big tourist attraction – and each location is unique. Once you’ve explored the markets and souks, then a visit to the famous Al-Azhar Mosque –the world’s oldest university – should be next on your itinerary.
If you want to get a great overview of the city then head to the Cairo Tower on Gezira Island. For a glimpse of the extraordinary history of this country the Egyptian Museum in Midan Al Tahrir (or Tahrir Square) has the best collection of Egyptian antiquities in the world, including those incredible jewels and treasures from King Tut’s tomb.
Once you’ve had your appetite for ancient Egypt wetted, head on to the Giza Pyramids and the Sphinx, Egypt’s main tourist attractions.
A trip to Cairo must include a visit to Abdeen Palace, home of King Farouk, and Khan El Khalily, the main souk in Cairo.
Flights to Cairo with Qatar Airways land at Cairo 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 Cairo please check the visa and passport requirements.
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