Each station has its specific timings for the first and last train. If you want to ensure that you will be on time for the train and your destination, scroll down to see the Doha Metro train and Metrolink bus schedules below.
Trains run approximately every 5 minutes.
The last recommended interchange at Msheireb station is at 11:25 pm (Sun-Wed) and 12:25 am (Thu - Fri)
Note: Station doors will close at 11:59 pm from Saturday to Wednesday and at 1 am on Thursday & Friday.
The travel time from Lusail QNB station to Al Wakra station is at least 37 minutes, while Lusail to Hamad International Airport is at least 36 minutes.
Hamad International Airport to Al Wakra takes at least 13 minutes, and vice-versa.
From Msheireb station, it takes at least 15 minutes to get to Al Wakra while at least 14 minutes to get to Hamad International Airport.
The travel time from Al Aziziyah to Ras Bu Abboud takes at least 20 minutes. Msheireb to Al Aziziyah takes at least 13 minutes, while it takes at least 7 minutes to reach Ras Bu Abboud.
The travel time from Al Riffa to Al Mansoura takes at least 26 minutes and vice versa. Msheireb to Al Mansoura is only 3 minutes, while it takes at least 23 minutes to reach Al Riffa Mall of Qatar.
Doha Metro carriages and prices
There are three carriages on each Doha Metro:
Standard carriage - QR 2, designated for all commuters.
Family - QR 2, designated for families, ladies, pregnant women, and persons with disabilities.
Gold Club - QR 10, located at the front of the train with enhanced seating areas.
World Cup: From 10 November - 23 December 2022, ticketholders can use their digital Hayya Card and the Hayya to Qatar 2022 app, available for iOS and Android, for free travel on the metro.
Doha Metro Card options
Standard Doha Metro Card- You can purchase this for QR 10 with the amount consumable for Standard and Family carriages.
Gold Pass- The Gold Pass is QR 30 and will allow Gold Club access and unlimited journeys for the day it was purchased.
World Cup: The Doha Metro & Lusail Tram announced on 6 November 2022 that from 11 November to 22 December 2022, all carriages will be Standard Class in order to increase train capacity during the World Cup period.
You may purchase or top up the Doha Metro cards at the information booths or electronic machines at every Doha Metro Station.
The Metrolink is a feeder bus network that provides first and last-mile connectivity to Doha Metro customers so they can travel within a 2 - 5 kilometer radius of the Doha Metro stations FREE of charge.
The operating hours for the metrolink are:
Saturday - Wednesday: 6 am - 11 pm
Thursday: 6 am - 11:59 pm
Friday: 2 pm - 11:59 pm
As of February 2022, the current Metrolink routes and the schedule for the last bus. Metrolink runs every 12 minutes except during non-peak hours at Free Zone Station. Maps are available at Metro station entrances, the Qatar Rail website, and the Qatar Rail App. You can also download the Karwa Bus App to track the buses in real-time.
The frequency of metrolink buses per stop is approximately 12 minutes.
M115 to Najma and Fereej Bin Derhem - 11:02 pm / 12:02 am
Al Messila station
M207 to Al Messila, Al Messila Resort, English Modern School, Lulu Messila - 10:58 pm / 11:58 pm
M208 to Madinat Khalifa South - 10:58 pm / 11:58 pm
M209 to New Al Hitmi and Fereej Bin Omran - 10:58 pm / 11:58 pm
Hamad Hospital station
M210 to Al Sadd (38) Area - 11:10 pm / 12:10 am
M143 to Al Jazeera Media Network, Al Ahli Hospital, Hamad Medical City and Civil Defence - 11:02 pm / 12:02 am
Al Shaqab station
M205 to Al Gharrafa - 11:02 pm / 12:02 am
Education City station
M202 to Gharrafat Al Rayyan (West) and Al Gharrafa Sports Club - 11 pm / 12 am
M203 to Al Gharrafa West - 11 pm / 12 am
The metroexpress is a free ride-sharing feeder service available for registered Metro passengers and can only be used in conjunction with a metro journey to connect specific service zones around the Doha Metro stations.
The metroexpress service uses a fleet of branded Mercedes Vito vans to seat seven passengers in each vehicle. It can also be requested on-demand, and customers can book a ride through the Karwa Taxi app.
Onaiza 63 and 65, Al Dafna 60 and 61, Al Jazi Gardens, Ministry of Transport and Communications, Sheraton Park, Corniche, Ashghal, Qatar Financial Center, New Onaiza Park, The Lebanese School, Qatar International School, Lycée Bonaparte, Indian Embassy
Al Gassar 61 and Onazia 66, The St. Regis Doha, Intercontinental Doha, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Various Embassies (British, Turkish etc.)
Al Gassar 66 and Legtaifiya, West Bay Lagoon, Doha Golf Club, The International School of Choueifat, Newton International School, Katara Cultural Village
West Bay Lagoon, Doha Golf Club, Lusail Marina District, The Pearl - Qatar, Lagoona Mall, The Ritz-Carlton Doha, Mondrian Doha, Grand Hyatt
West Bay Lagoon, Doha Golf Club
Al Waab Street, Sports City Street, Salwa Road, Al Sidr Street
Al Waab Street, Rasheeda Street, Al Samriya Street, Bu Errayen Street
Lusail Marina Tram stations
Lusail Expressway, Lusail Corniche, Lusail Marina, Lusail Marina Food Arena, Qatar Charity Headquarters, Wadi Al Gaeya street, Fox Hills
You can contact the Qatar Rail/Doha Metro customer service by calling 105 or contacting them through the following social media for real-time updates:
Originally written by Darlene Madrid, updated by Cassandra Pallagud
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