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Posted On: 22 December 2019 04:24 pm
Updated On: 9 January 2023 03:55 pm

Doha Metro: train timings, stations, Metrolink bus schedule, metroexpress routes

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Going around Qatar is easier thanks to the three Doha Metro lines - Red, Gold, and Green.

The ILoveQatar.net (ILQ) team has put together a guide detailing train timings, stations, maps, Metrolink bus schedule, metroexpress routes.

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Doha Metro network

    doha metro train network
    Image credit: Qatar Rail

    Red Line

    The Red Line has 18 stations and extends 40 kilometers from North to South of Doha.
    • Lusail
    • Qatar University
    • Legtaifiya
    • Katara
    • Al Qassar
    • DECC
    • West Bay
    • Corniche
    • Al Bidda (Interchange stations)
    • Msheireb (Interchange stations)
    • Al Doha Al Jadeda
    • Umm Ghuwailina
    • Al Matar Al Qadeem
    • Oqba Ibn Nafie
    • Hamad International Airport
    • Free Zone
    • Ras Bu Fontas
    • Al Wakra

    Gold Line

    The Gold Line has 11 stations operating and extending 14 kilometers from East to West.
    • Ras Bu Abboud
    • National Museum
    • Souq Waqif
    • Msheireb (Interchange stations)
    • Bin Mahmoud
    • Al Sadd
    • Joaan
    • Al Sudan
    • Al Waab
    • Sport City
    • Al Aziziyah

    Green Line

    The Green Line has 11 stations operating and extends 22 kilometers from East to West.
    • Al Doha Al Jadeda
    • Msheireb (Interchange stations)
    • Al Bidda (Interchange stations)
    • The White Palace
    • Hamad Hospital
    • Al Messila
    • Al Rayyan Al Qadeem
    • Al Shaqab
    • Qatar National Library
    • Education City
    • Al Riffa

      Doha Metro train schedules

      As of 20 December 2022, the Doha Metro schedule is as follows:

      • Sunday to Wednesday: 5:30 am to 11:59 pm
      • Thursday: 5:30 am to 1 am
      • Friday: 2 pm to 1 am
      • Saturday: 6 am to 11:59 pm

      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.

      Click here to see the updated first and last train timings.

      Travel times of Doha Metro Lines (approximate)

      Red Line

      • 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.

      Gold Line

      • 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.

      Green Line

      • 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.

      Additionally, Doha Metro cards may now be purchased at select leading retail stores in Doha.

      metrolink

      Here are the Doha Metro train and Metrolink bus timings so you won't get left behind
      Image credit: Shutterstock

      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.

      Click here to see the Metrolink route maps.

      metrolink routes & last bus timing

      Here are the Doha Metro train and Metrolink bus timings so you won't get left behind
      Image credit: Shutterstock

      The following are the Metrolink routes and the last bus timings:

      Time format: Sat-Wed/Thu-Fri

      Red Line Metrolink

      Lusail QNB station

      • M145 to Doha Festival City - 11:10 pm / 12:10 am
      • M146 to Al Kheesa - 11:08 pm / 12:08 am

      Qatar University station

      • M147 to Lusail Marina - 11:05 pm / 12:05 am

      Legtaifiya station

      • M109 to Viva Bahriya - 11:04 pm / 12:04 am
      • M110 to Porto Arabia and PerlitaGardens - 11 pm / 12 am
      • M152 to Abraj Quartier - 11:04 pm / 12:04 am

      DECC station

      • M105 to Al Dafna - 11:02 pm / 12:02 am

      West Bay Qatar Energy station

      • M106 to Onaiza 65 - 10:54 pm / 11:54 pm
      • M107 to Lejlaibat - 10:50 pm / 11:50 pm

      Al Bidda station

      • M108 to Msheireb 13 Area - 11:04 pm / 12:04 am

      Msheireb station

      • M111 to Fereej Abdel Aziz - 11:06 pm / 12:06 am

      Al Doha Al Jadeeda station

      • M112 to Al Doha Al Jadeeda - 10:52 pm / 11:52 pm
      • M113 to Old Al Ghanim - 10:58 pm / 11:58 pm
      • M114 to Umm Ghuwailina - 10:55 pm / 11:55 pm
      • M115 to Najma and Fereej Bin Derhem - 11:53 pm / 11:53 pm

      Umm Ghuwailina station

      • M116 to Umm Ghuwailina - 10:57 pm / 11:57 pm
      • M117 to Najma, Al Mansoura - 10:58 pm / 11:58 pm
      • M118 to Al Mansoura and Najma - 10:57 pm / 11:57 pm
      • M139 to Al Hilal and Nuaija - 10:54 pm / 11:54 pm

      Al Matar Qadeem

      • M120 to Al Hilal (South) and Nuaija - 10:55 pm / 11:55 pm
      • M121 to Old Airport Area via Q-Charity - 11 pm / 12 am
      • M122 to Old Airport Area via Health Center - 11:03 pm / 12:03 am

      Oqba Ibn Nafie station

      • M123 to Old Airport and Nuaija - 11:06 pm / 12:03 am
      • M124 to Old Airport - 11:01 pm / 12:01 am
      • M125 to Al Thumama (East) - 11:03 pm / 12:03 am

      Free Zone station

      • M140 to Barwa City and Religious Complex - 11:05 pm / 12:05 am
        • Peak Frequency: every 12 minutes during 6 am - 8 am (Sat-Thurs), 12 pm -7 pm (Sun-Thurs), 2 pm - 9 pm (Fri-Sat)
        • Off-Peak Frequency: every 20 minutes

      Ras Bu Fontas station

      • M126 to Barwa Village - 11:06 pm / 12:06 am

      Al Wakra station

      • M127 to Souq Al Wakra - 11:06 pm / 12:06 am
      • M128 to Wakra South - 11:10 pm / 12:10 am
      • M130 to Ezdan 4-7 - 11:05 pm / 12:05 am
      • M131 to Ezdan 3 and 8-11 - 11:08 pm / 12:08 am
      • M132 to Al Janoub Stadium and Al Wukair South - 11:12 pm / 12:12 am
      • M133 to Ezdan Mall, Al Wakra Hospital, Ezdan 18, 21-24 - 11:06 pm / 12:06 am
        • Peak Frequency: every 15 minutes (6 am - 8 am & 2 pm- 9 pm)
        • Off-Peak Frequency: every 20 minutes
      • M134 to Al Wakra South and Wakra Hospital - 11:06 pm / 12:06 am

      Gold Line Metrolink

      Al Saad station

      • M210 to Al Sadd (38) Area - 11:10 pm / 12:10 am
      • M302 to Fereej Bin Mahmoud - 11 pm / 12 am

      Bin Mahmoud station

      • M302 to Fereej Bin Mahmoud - 11 pm / 12 am

      Al Aziziyah station

      • M313 to Muaither - 11:09 pm / 12:09 am
      • M312 to Al Aziziyah and Fereej Al Murra Areas - 10:56 pm / 11:56 pm

      Al Sudan station

      • M306 to Fereej Al Sudan 55 - 11:06 pm / 12:06 am

      Joann station

      • M314 to Al Nasr, Al Mirqab Al Jadeed - 11:06 pm / 12:06 am

      Ras Bu Abboud

      • 316 to Qatar Duty Free Warehouse, Aircraft Maintenance Hangars, Cargo Terminal, Staff Canteen, Airport Passport Department, QROC, QACC, FMF - 11:05 pm / 12:05 am

      Green Line Metrolink

      Al Mansoura station

      • 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

      metroexpress timings

      ere are the Doha Metro train and Metrolink bus timings so you won't get left behind
      Image credit: Doha Metro and Lusail Tram

      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.

      Download the Karwa Taxi app: Google Play | App Store

      The metroexpress currently serves six Metro stations on the Red Line, two on the Gold Line, and six on the Lusail Tram stations.

      The metroexpress operates during the following times:

      • Saturday - Wednesday: 5:45 am - 11 pm
      • Thursday: 5:45 am - 11:59 pm
      • Friday: 2 pm - 11:59 pm

      Stations servicing metroexpress:

      • West Bay (Red Line)
      • DECC (Red Line)
      • Al Qassar (Red Line)
      • Katara (Red Line)
      • Legtaifiya (Red Line)
      • Qatar University (Red Line)
      • Sports City (Gold Line)
      • Al Waab (Gold Line)
      • Marina (Lusail Tram)
      • Marina Promenade (Lusail Tram)
      • Yacht Clube (Lusail Tram)
      • Esplande (Lusail Tram)
      • Lusail Central (Lusail Tram)
      • Energy City South (Lusail Tram)

        Related: metroexpress guide: how to book and where you can go

        West Bay Qatar Energy station & DECC station

        • 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 Qassar

        • Al Gassar 61 and Onazia 66, The St. Regis Doha, Intercontinental Doha, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Various Embassies (British, Turkish etc.)

        Katara

        • Al Gassar 66 and Legtaifiya, West Bay Lagoon, Doha Golf Club, The International School of Choueifat, Newton International School, Katara Cultural Village

        Legtaifiya

        • West Bay Lagoon, Doha Golf Club, Lusail Marina District, The Pearl - Qatar, Lagoona Mall, The Ritz-Carlton Doha, Mondrian Doha, Grand Hyatt

        Qatar University

        • West Bay Lagoon, Doha Golf Club

        Sports City

        • Al Waab Street, Sports City Street, Salwa Road, Al Sidr Street

        Al Waab

        • 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

          Contact details:

          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:

          • Instagram: @qrc_official/ @metrotram_qa
          • Facebook: @qrc.official / @metrotram.qa
          • Twitter: @QatarRail / @metrotram_qa

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          Source: Qatar Rail

          Originally written by Darlene Madrid, updated by Cassandra Pallagud

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