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Metro express tour guide of Qatar

metro express

What is metro-express?

The Metro-express is similar to Doha Metro’s Uber service, except it’s free (currently on free trial) and only works in determined areas. Contrary to Metro link, the metro-express is an on-demand ride-sharing service.

The traveller will be able to ride on a fleet of Mercedes Vito vans straight from one of the selected Metro Stations.

How many travellers can use metro-express at the same time?

Due to the pandemic, only 3 people are allowed earlier the metro express offer 7 seat to the travellers. No commuter allowed in the driver seat, separated from the commuters through a plastic barrier.

Who is eligible to use metro-express?

Anyone who is a registered Metro user heading to the delegated metro station or those who have completed their Metro journey is allowed to use this service.

How to book the metro-express?

You can book the metro-express through a designated mobile app. You’ll be asked to register your name, mobile number, and email address. To book, you have to enter your pick-up location and drop location. You will able to choose how many commuters will be booking the ride. You will also be to see how many minutes you need to wait for your ride.

From which stations can I use the metro-express?

The metro-express is accessible in particular service zones. At presently, these are the selected Metro station from where you can book the service to and from, according to Qatar Rail:

  • DECC
  • West Bay QIC
  • Al Qassar
  • Katara
  • Legtaifiya
  • Qatar University

Which places can I visit through metro-express?

As stated by Qatar Rail’s website, there are few areas provided by the metro-express through the metro stations stated above.

DECC & West Bay QIC Stations

  • Onaiza 63 & 65
  • Al Dafna 60 & 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 Station

  • Al Gassar 61 & Onazia 66
  • St. Regis
  • Intercontinental Doha
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Various Embassies

Katara Station

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

Legtaifiya Station

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

Qatar University Station

  • West Bay Lagoon
  • Doha Golf Club.

With the help of the app, you will be able to see the authorized locations wherein you can use the metro-express service.

Operating hours of metro-express?

  • Saturday to Wednesday from 05:45 AM – 11:00 PM
  • Thursday from 05:45 AM to 11:59 PM
  • Friday from 2:00 PM to 11:59 PM
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