You can be in Saudi Arabia’s second largest city when you take advantage of regular flights from Doha to Jeddah with Qatar Airways. Fly to this vibrant and cosmopolitan city in style, with an attentive and friendly crew catering to all your needs and enjoying some of the finest in-flight cuisine available on any airline. Our seats are spacious and comfortable, and our award-winning service will leave you feeling pampered and completely refreshed.
Jeddah’s centuries as a trading centre and port are reflected in its cosmopolitan atmosphere. It is a city renowned for its shopping districts, cafes and restaurants, and the waterfront area, Jeddah Corniche, is the biggest in the whole region, packed with resorts, plush hotels and sandy beaches, so there’s always plenty to do here on a business or leisure trip.
Doha to Jeddah route guide
• Flight distance: 823 miles (1,325 kilometres)
• Doha to Jeddah flight time: 2 hours and 35 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.
One of Saudi Arabia’s main commercial centres, Jeddah has also been a trading post for centuries, making it a key location in the Middle East. Today it welcomes visitors from around the world with an eclectic mix of ancient and modern, traditional and contemporary. As well as being a major tourist resort, it’s also the main entrance point for pilgrims making the Hajj to Mecca and Medina.
Book a flight to Jeddah with Qatar Airways and you’ll discover a cosmopolitan city that’s full of life and interest. From exclusive shopping malls and boutiques to ancient mosques filled with stunning traditional Islamic design, Jeddah is a vibrant and fascinating location.
Still marked by the gates that once defended it from raiders, Jeddah’s number one tourist location has to be al-Balad, or the Old Town. Here you’ll find traditional Jeddah life in a warren of alleyways, streets and squares, where souqs sell spices and jewellery, and a few remaining examples of coral houses still exist.
The Corniche offers spectacular views of the Red Sea and for anyone who wants to take part in diving or snorkelling trips, this is the place to head to hire equipment, boats or join organised groups heading out daily. The Corniche is also home to the tallest fountain in the world, the King Fahd Fountain.
There are plenty of museums in Jeddah, including the Jeddah Regional Museum of Archaeology and Ethnography, and the Nasseef House, which gives first-time visitors an excellent introduction to the culture and history of Saudi Arabia.
Flights to Jeddah with Qatar Airways land at King Abdulaziz 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 Jeddah please check the visa and passport requirements.
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