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List of Public Transportations Options in Qatar

Public Transport in Qatar

Qatar has many options for its citizens and ex-pats to travel around the city. With the help of Qatar National Vision 2030 and the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, the public transportation system in Qatar has enhanced over the years. In this article, we are going to discuss what kind of public transport is available in Qatar. Let’s check the list without wasting any further due.

By Bus – Karwa Buses

The Karwa Bus is a public air-conditioned bus that links Doha and prominent places around the country. The buses are run by the government-owned Mowasalat, the prominent transport service provider in Qatar. 

At present, there are more than 50 routes available with the first bus starting at 4 AM to last at 11 PM. Maximum routes start from Doha Bus Station, according to Mowasalat. For your kind information maximum buses also have space to incorporate wheelchairs. Mowasalat urges travelers to obtain the “KARWA Smart Card,” which is a cashless/ticketless card.

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By Metro Train / Tram

At present, only the Red, Green, and Gold of the Doha Metro are running. An essential component of the Qatar Rail network, the Doha Metro links various suburbs of the capital and the nearby municipalities. Doha metro travels both ways underground and above ground. Msheireb station connects all the three lines Red, Green, and Gold. Doha metro also takes care of their travels by providing free access to Wi-fi for 30 minutes per day inside the metro.


  • Saturday-Wednesday- 6 AM to 11 PM
  • Thursday- 6 AM to 11:59 PM
  • Friday- 2 PM to 11:59 PM

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Lusail Tram

On the Lusail Tram network, 25 stations are made. The first phase of the Lusail Tram includes the operation of part of the Orange Line with the following 6 stations.

  1. Legataifiya- connects Lusail Tram to the Doha Metro
  2. Marina
  3. Marina Promenade
  4. Yacht Club
  5. Esplanade
  6. Energy City South

Msheireb Tram

You can take the free Msheireb Tram to visit Msheireb Downtown Doha. These trams cars are electrical, air-conditioned, and also have special light-filtering glass panels. Following is the list of stops:

  1. Sahat Al Nakheel Station (yet not working)
  2. Wadi Msheireb Station
  3. Galleria Station
  4. Msheireb Prayer Ground Station (yet not working)
  5. Heritage Quarter Station
  6. Al Baraha Station
  7. Sahat Al-Masjib Station
  8. Al Kahraba Street Station
  9. Al Mariah Street Station (yet not working)

Education City Tram

In 2019 Qatar Foundation (QF) founded its electrical tram system that goes around QF’s ‘Academic Loop.’ It has 24 stations, and it promotes car-less, park-and-ride links between schools, universities, centers, and other facilities at QF.

Read More | Complete Guide to visit the places near Doha metro stations

By Taxi, Limousine, and Ride-hailing Services

Karwa Taxi

Karwa Taxi is easily noticeable due to its turquoise green color with the Karwa logo. The color of their rooftops is the only thing that makes them differ from each other. They have five colors and automatic tamper-proof meters inside the taxi.

Ride-hailing apps

When it comes to ride-hailing services in Qatar, Uber and Careem are the dominant players. For Uber, you can book UberX, Comfort, and UberXL, while for Careem, you have CareemGO, Comfort, Max, and Cruiser.


The Mowasalat’s opulence caravan of limousines incorporates Impala, Passat, Audi, and Mercedes Vitto. A limousine can be booked by calling 800-LIMO (5466) or 800-TAXI (8294). You can also book the Limousine by the Karwa Taxi app. With the help of the Mowasalat website, you can also hire/rent a limousine.

By E-scooters

Qatar has seen an increase in the use of e-scooters. There are several new companies and start-ups in the area that provide these types of rides.

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