Are you joining the FIFA World Cup 2022? In case you have a break for a couple of days between two football matches and would like to visit a new place, Iran would be the best destination to travel! Here is all you need to know about how to travel to Iran from Qatar 2022.

Iran Extension World Cup Packages 

From visiting magnificent monuments to trekking the amazing mountain and desert landscapes, there’s plenty to keep you occupied on your Iran getaway. Holiday packages to Iran takes all the hassle out of planning and organizing your trip, so you’re free to enjoy all the best Iran has to offer. Our holiday packages include interesting guided tours with hotels that are hand-picked to match your needs; from luxury to budget accommodation.

Take the opportunity to visit Iran, enjoy its sights, unique landscape and try the delicious Persian Cuisine




Doha, ready to host the event 

Certainly, Qatar is one of the countries that has obviously made many efforts to develop the tourism industry in the recent years. With a simple comparison between the shape and image of the city of Doha, Qatar, compared to its atmosphere in the years before 2008, it can be seen that the authorities of this country are trying to improve tourism by providing the basic foundations and also making many changes in the urban context. It has been transformed into an ideal destination as much as possible and in accordance with global standards; Therefore, for several years, this country has reached a place to host important sports events such as the World Cup and many political meetings.


Soccer Ball with Doha background, FIFA World Cup 2022 Qatar


The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 will be played from 21 November to 18 December 2022 in Doha, Qatar. It will be the 22nd edition of the competition, and the first played in the Arab world.
The draw for the World Cup group phase took place in Doha, Qatar, on April 1 2022 to set the stage for the tournament.
Qatar will be hosting the most popular sporting event across the globe in 2022: The FIFA World Cup. As a result of such a large-scale event, it is no surprise that Qatar could potentially reap numerous benefits that spread far beyond the realm of the sporting industry.


Doha host of FIFA 2022


The construction of infrastructure for the purpose of hosting and accommodating visitors will bring many positive economic benefits to the country. Qatar has predicted that hosting the FIFA World Cup will create more than 1.5 million new jobs in key sectors like construction, real estate, and hospitality. The tourism industry is also expected to benefit from the event. Officials predict over one million visitors for the World Cup, generating approximately QAR 66bn by 2025 for the Qatari economy. The increase in tourists in 2022 is not only guaranteed to boost Qatar’s economy short term, but long term effects of increasing their international profile as a tourist destination will provide lasting economic benefits.

Since the country of Qatar is among the developing countries that have recently made significant progress in the development of transportation systems, only one of its cities has an airport, and that is Doha, Qatar. Hamad International Airport is one of the most important airports in this city and can only be used to travel to Doha from other countries with Qatar Airways. This airport is one of the most equipped and luxurious airports ever built in Asian countries.


Flags of Iran and Qatar with blue sky background


Visit Iran During World Cup 2022

Iran Safar Travel Agency offers this service for those interested in the history of Iran and the culture of Iran, which has made it possible to use the luxury services of the Iran Extension Tour during the World Cup 2022 in Qatar, even before and after it. Therefore, you can use these facilities in this historical period and experience a unique 3-day, 4-day and one-week stay in Iran. Depending on your travel means, whether by air or by sea, Iran’s extension tour will start in the three cities of Shiraz, Tehran, Bushehr or Kish Island.

Passengers of the Iran Extension Tour in the World Cup 2022 will land in one of the cities of Shiraz or Tehran on a Qatar Airways or Iran Air flight as desired, or can also arrive in Kish island by sea. You will enjoy services such as tours, Accommodation, transfer, guide, transportation ,travel insurance and a dream stay in hotels and residences in Iran.


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Flights to Iran from Duha

Since the common border between Qatar and Iran is by sea, you have two ways to travel to Iran from Qatar; the first and easiest of which is by Air. Most of the tourists prefer to travel by air, and fortunately, the Qatar airways and Iran Air are available for most of the time, and its duration is only two hours for the Doha-Tehran route, one hour for Doha – Shiraz and lass than an hour for Duha – Kish.


Shuttle flights Doha – Kish – Doha

The Deputy of Aviation and International Affairs of Iran, announced the establishment of shuttle flights from Kish to Doha during the  World Cup Qatar 2022.
Hassan Khoshkho also announced preparation of Iran’s aviation industry to participate in the Qatar World Cup event along with other organizations.
He added: According to the agreement made between Iran and Qatar, the necessary facilities for the transfer of passengers have been provided and planning has been done and according to the quota allocated to Iran, there is no limitation on the transfer of passengers.



Travel to Iran from Qatar by ship

However, some people also prefer to travel to Iran through cruise routes from Bushehr city and Kish Island. Although traveling by ship takes more time and takes about 20 hours, traveling on the waters while sitting on a cruise ship with facilities can be an interesting and exciting experience of traveling to Iran from Qatar.

Currently, 3000 seats are the capacity of passenger vessels that can transfer passengers between the ports of Iran and Qatar and other countries.
Bushehr is located 160 kilometers away from Qatar, and the Qatar World Cup 2022 is a good opportunity for Bushehr to host tourists traveling to Iran to enjoy the Natural attractions of Iran , to get familiar to history of Iran and also the culture of Iran.

According to the agreement between Iran and Qatar, all amenities, including hotels and tourist accommodations, as well as marine facilities in Kish Island and other coastal provinces, including Bushehr and Khuzestan, are to be provided to passengers during the Qatar World Cup 2022, and all the capacities of the passenger sea line should be used.



Tourist visa for Iran during FIFA 2020

To travel to Iran, you need to obtain a visa for this country, however, you should keep in mind that Iran provides free visas for people who travel to Qatar to watch the FIFA World Cup 2022 and the conditions for obtaining a visa has been eased; you can get a free of charge e-visa of Iran very quickly by contacting us and presenting tickets for the World Cup 2022.

According to the latest regulations, nationals of countries whose football teams have qualified for the World Cup 2022 in Qatar, can apply for a free VOA visa for one, two or multiple entries, with a validity period of 2 months and a stay duration of 20 days.

Also, citizens of all countries whose visas are subject to the conditions of tourist visas, if they present a ticket from Doha, they can get a free single-entry, double-entry or multiple-entry visa with a validity period of two months by registering an application and sending us a photo of the ticket.

According to this guideline:

Citizens of India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Somalia, Bangladesh, Jordan, Sri Lanka and Colombia are excluded from this facility, and their visa issuance will be subject to tourist visa conditions.
Citizens of the United States, England, and Canada are also excluded from this facility, and the process of obtaining visas for citizens of these countries will be through a previous application and necessary checks.