On our flights from Doha to Cape Town with Qatar Airways we place the emphasis squarely on your comfort. We’ll serve you delicious cuisine, and ensure that you have the seating space you need to properly relax in and enjoy our range of award-winning services. You’ll be pampered throughout your flight and arrive in South Africa’s most beautiful city feeling completely refreshed.
The scenic capital of the vast Western Cape Province is the most southern city on the continent and has many historical and cultural attractions for visitors. The 17th century Castle of Good Hope and the famous Robben Island are just two of the city’s many delights, and when you feel like a break you can spend a pleasant afternoon in the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. Cape Town has something for everyone.
Doha to Cape Town route guide
• Flight distance: 4,614 miles (7,427 kilometres)
• Doha to Cape Town flight time: 9 hours and 50 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 second largest city in South Africa and capital of the Western Cape Province, Cape Town sits in an extraordinary location between the Cape of Good Hope and the dramatic Table Mountain. Vibrant, energetic and forward-focused, Cape Town is opening up to tourism and offers visitors a warm welcome.
Book a flight to Cape Town with Qatar Airways and arrive in style at this unique destination. A combination of ultra-modern facilities combined with breathtaking natural beauty and a population that relishes the chance to tell visitors all about their historic city, Cape Town is a destination that needs to be experienced at least once in a lifetime.
To experience the colour and vibrancy of this ‘Rainbow’ City, head for the Bo-Kaap District, with its brightly painted houses and fantastic views over the city. The District is also home to a museum charting the history of the area, as well as local spice shops, street food vendors and boutiques that give you a real flavour of Cape Town life.
The Castle of Good Hope in Buitenkant Street is South Africa’s oldest surviving building, dating back to the 17th century. It is home to a museum and art collection.
To experience South Africa’s beautiful flora, head to the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. This internationally renowned garden is a blaze of colour, representing some of the finest flowers and trees in South Africa, and also a key conservation site for some of the world’s rarest plants.
South Africa loves to celebrate the arts, and the city is home to a number of theatres that put on colourful displays of traditional and contemporary music and dance. One of the best is the Armchair Theatre on Lower Main Road.
Flights to Cape Town with Qatar Airways land at Cape Town 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 Cape Town please check the visa and passport requirements.
Currency: South African Rand (ZAR)
Voltage: 220 / 230 V 50 Hz
Plugs: Type M
Language: English / Zulu / Xhosa / Afrikaans
International dialing code: +27
More Information: Read our Cape Town Travel Guide
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