Transferring to your connecting flight is easy and simple at Hamad International Airport. Upon exiting your aircraft please go directly to our Transfer halls located at concourses A, B, C and D.
Just follow the signs, ask at an information desk or use our airport map to find your way.
Please visit one of our transfer desks if you need any assistance with your onward flight, including boarding passes, re-scheduling flights and general queries (map).
If you have an extended stopover and would like to exit the airport to visit Qatar before boarding your onward flight, our transfer desks can assist you. To avoid any disappointment or delays please confirm visas & immigration requirements before you commence your journey.
Your hand-baggage will be security screened for prohibited items before you can enter the passenger terminal. Please visit our Security & Customs page for more information. Dedicated lanes are available for First Class and Business Class passengers.
If your onward flight is departing in less than 45 minutes after your arrival at Hamad International Airport, then we can speed you through transfer formalities to help you reach your boarding gate on time. Please alert our ground staff as soon as you exit your aircraft and walk onto the aerobridge, or as you board the passenger bus.
All Al Maha customers, special assistance travellers and unaccompanied minors receive priority processing during transfers at Hamad International Airport. They are also met at the aircraft or aerobridge on arrival.
Our transfer desks are there to help you (map). If you’ve missed your connection our transfer desks will assist you with re-booking a later flight. They can also help with re-printing your boarding pass, upgrading your travel class and re-scheduling flights.
The Airport Hotel offers four-star hospitality for stays as short as five hours. You can also unwind with a massage and facial, dive in for a refreshing swim, or hit the gym for a quick workout at the wellness centre.
If you are flying with Qatar Airways, and have between 5 and 12 hours in transit, you are welcome to enjoy a complimentary tour of Doha. Enjoy a guided introduction to the City, feel its vibe as you drive past the iconic attractions and cultural monuments. Doha City Tour introduces to the most prominent highlights of the city; Katara, The Pearl, Museum of Islamic Art and Souq Waqif, starting from just 40 QAR. More information
Passengers on other airlines are also able to visit the city, please ask about the options at any of our Information Desks.
Smoking rooms, prayer rooms and phone/laptop charging stations are located across the passenger terminal.
Complimentary wireless internet is available throughout the passenger terminal. You can also get online at internet kiosks and desks that offer Mac computers for browsing.
Choose from more than 30 restaurants and cafes. Explore a wide variety of global cuisine.
You may be entitled to complimentary lounge access depending on your ticket or privilege club membership, or you can pay for lounge access. You can also relax in one of our quiet rooms that offer recliners and soft lighting.
Experience an innovative and immersive visual experience. Art is an integral part of HIA, having been designed to house permanent and temporary exhibitions.
There are five activity nodes within the passenger terminal designed for children of all ages. They create a distinctive and friendly feel by offering play areas, televisions, internet points, retail stores and food and beverage options, all catered for the enjoyment and relaxation of families. Additionally, there are parents’ rooms that allow you to attend to your infant in privacy and comfort and family toilets to make it easier to look after your child’s needs.
Qatar Duty-Free, our award-winning shopping emporium, has more than 70 retail outlets and 30 cafes and restaurants spread over 40,000 square metres of combined retail, food and beverage facilities. It offers unprecedented selection of designer labels, electronics, gourmet foods and much more. Express stores are also available if you are in a hurry.