The city

Getting around Doha.

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Can I book accommodation with Web Summit Qatar?

We have partnered with bnetwork to bring you exclusive hotel offers for your stay in Doha. Individual or group stays around the event dates can be booked through our partner bnetwork hotel page.

How do I get to Web Summit Qatar?

By metro: The Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC) metro station is roughly 500 metres from the event venue. If you’re coming from Hamad International Airport, you can take the red line directly from the airport to the DECC in just 23.5 minutes (nine stops).

Trains on the metro line depart every five minutes. The network is open from Saturday to Wednesday between 6am and 11pm, Thursdays from 6am to midnight, and Fridays from 2pm to midnight. For up to date information, visit the Doha Metro website or download the Qatar Rail app.

By bus: Doha’s bus network is a convenient transport option that connects Hamad International Airport to various destinations across the city, including the DECC.

Take the 777 bus route from Hamad International Airport to Movenpick Hotel, which is roughly 900 metres from the event venue (DECC). The bus operates from 5am to 11pm (AST), and leaves every 20 minutes.

By taxi:  Taxis and rideshare apps such as Uber are readily available in Doha and offer a convenient way to navigate the city. Please search for the designated taxi ranks across the city while attending Web Summit Qatar venues, and note that traffic diversions may be in place.

How do I get to and from the airport?

There are a wide range of transport options available to and from Hamad International Airport. Please visit the airport website for full details.

Please note: Rideshare app Uber is not authorised to pick up passengers from Hamad International Airport, and is only permitted to drop passengers off at the airport.

How do I get to and from Night Summit?

Courtesy shuttle buses will run from the DECC to official Night Summit locations each evening. Shuttle services will begin at 5.30pm and run frequently until 1am. At the DECC, shuttle services will pick up and drop off at the same designated location – DECC Metro Station, Omar Al Mukhtar St.

At Night Summit venues, there will be a designated pick-up and drop-off point at each venue, from which shuttle services will depart and arrive. Please consult the Night Summit map in the mobile app, look for directional signage, or ask our Night Summit staff for directions.

Are there transport discounts for Web Summit Qatar attendees?

Yes. Fly to Qatar on Qatar Airways with an exclusive 15 percent discount for Web Summit Qatar attendees.

This discount is available on return, one-way economy, business or first class flights for attendees who book their flights directly through the Qatar Airways website, by using the promo code.

Please note: The offer is only valid until February 29.

A limited number of complimentary metro tickets will be distributed to Web Summit Qatar attendees at registration. The metro passes are valid for four days from the first use across all metro lines and routes in Doha.

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