Cars & rentals

Hire a car and explore Qatar

At Hamad International Airport (HIA) we offer you a unique mix of car rental service providers who offer car leasing on models from regular sedans to high end luxury cars. You can choose from a range of car rental brands, vehicle models, packages and extras offered by our esteemed car rental partners.

Documents Required

  • The driver must hold either an International driving licence or a license issued from a GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) country.
  • A credit card with a minimum of 3 months validity is required at the time of booking, although most bookings can be settled in cash when returning your car. Payment terms are in Qatari Riyals. 
  • Photocopy of the entry stamp into Qatar on your passport shall also be taken.

If you have booked your vehicle in advance, please re-confirm the documents required with the firm of your choice before you travel.

Booking Your Car

Pre-bookings/Online bookings

Passengers holding a car rental booking before their arrival simply need to approach their selected firm’s counter to collect their vehicle.  Car rental counters are located across the Arrivals Hall of the Passenger Terminal Building.

To get more information about booking a car before your arrival into Doha, please call the car rental company of your choice or visit their website to book online. 

You can view a list of car rental firms available at Hamad International Airport here

Walk-in bookings

In case you wish to make a booking after your arrival in Doha, simply approach the car rental counters located across the Arrivals Hall of the Passenger Terminal Building. Representatives of international & local car rental firms will be ready to assist you with your requirements. In case you require assistance in finding the car rental counters, please approach an information desk for directions.

Collecting Your Car

Before collecting your rental car from the Airport, the car rental firm’s representative will complete the rental agreement paperwork and inspect your vehicle of choice with you at the car park, located adjacent to the rent-a-car counters. Once you are satisfied with your vehicle selection, you can finalise your rental documentation and collect your vehicle. To exit the car park, and the Airport premises, simply follow the “Exit” or “Airport Exit” signs until you are on the main road.

Returning Your Car

If you choose to return your vehicle at the Airport, please notify your car rental firm in advance and follow their directions on where to park in the Short Term Car Park. Please follow the instructions provided by the firm’s representative and ensure that you arrive at the Airport well in advance to complete all the rental agreement closing formalities prior to your departure time. 


To/From the Airport