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Posted On: 13 February 2019 03:50 pm
Updated On: 19 October 2022 04:34 pm

What ride hailing apps can you use in Qatar

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Getting around Doha has become easier with the abundant public transportation options and ride-hailing services.

If you’re looking to travel the city in a secure, private car, here are some ride-hailing options that the ILoveQatar.net (ILQ) team has put together.

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Blacklane

Blacklane
Image credit: Blacklane

If you’re looking for a high-end car service, Blacklane offers chauffeur black car services. Drivers are professional, reliable, and dressed to impress. The vehicles used are modern, high-class, and luxurious. Prior scheduling is required. Rate starts at 66.73 USD.

Vehicle types:

  • Business Class (Mercedes-Benz E-Class or similar): Max passengers: 3
  • Electric Class (Jaguar I-PACE or similar): Max passengers: 3
  • Business Van/SUV (Mercedes-Benz V-Class or similar): Max passengers: 5

Service types:

  • One way (point to point)
  • By the hour

Note: Rates are in USD.

Details

  • Payment options: Credit Card & Paypal only
  • Website: www.blacklane.com
  • App download: iOS | Android

Careem

Careem Qatar
Image credit: Careem

Careem is a ride-hailing app that aims to make its customers’ lives easier. With fares starting from QR 7.5, users can easily reach their destinations.

Vehicle types:

  • Go (affordable choice): Max passengers: 4
  • Comfort (upgraded vehicle): Max passengers: 4
  • MAX (large vehicle): Max passengers: 6

Details

  • Scheduled rides: Available
  • Payment options: Credit card, debit card, Apple Pay, and cash
  • Website: www.careem.com
  • App download: iOS | Android

Karwa Taxi

Karwa Taxi
Image credit: Mowasalat

Karwa is managed and operated by Mowasalat, the government public transportation organization. They provide online bookings for Karwa Taxis, private cars, vans or the MetroExpress, which is a free rideshare service that connects users to the metro stations in Doha.

Vehicle types:

  • Karwa Taxi: Max passengers: 4
  • Economy: Max passengers: 4
  • Limousine: Max passengers: 4
  • Electric: Max passengers: 4
  • Van: Max passengers: 7
  • MetroExpress
  • Wheelchair accessible cars

Details

  • Scheduled rides: Available
  • Payment options: Credit card, debit card, and cash
  • Website: www.karwa.qa
  • App download: iOS | Android

Ryde

Ryde Qatar
Image credit: Ryde

Ryde is one of the most affordable ride-hailing apps, with fares starting as low as QR 6.89. If you're looking for a quick ride to your destination that isn't heavy on the wallet, try Ryde!

Vehicle types:

  • Ryde Eco (affordable choice): Max passengers: 4
  • Ryde (upgraded vehicle): Max passengers: 4
  • Ryde Big (large vehicle): Max passengers: 6

Details

  • Scheduled rides: Available
  • Payment options: Credit card, debit card, and cash
  • Website: www.rydeqatar.com
  • App download: iOS | Android

Uber

Uber
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Uber is an internationally known ride-hailing app that is popular among the people of Qatar. It's reliable, user-friendly, and affordable.

Vehicle types:

  • UberX (affordable choice): Max passengers: 3
  • Comfort (upgraded vehicle): Max passengers: 3
  • UberXL (large vehicle): Max passengers: 6

Service types:

  • One way (point to point)
  • Multiple destinations

    Details

    • Scheduled rides: Available
    • Payment options: Credit card, debit card, wallet, and cash
    • Website: www.uber.com
    • App download: iOS | Android

    Have you tried any of these ride-hailing apps before? How was your experience? Share with us in the comments! Do share this article - it keeps us going!