Cheapest Tourist Destinations from Doha, Qatar [based on flight prices]

As expats living in Qatar, we are always on the lookout for where to spend our next vacation. So if you’re researching where you are going to spend your next vacation leave, school vacation, or Eid holidays, then you are in luck!

Check out the list of the cheapest destinations that you can travel to based on flight prices. These are the countries with direct flights from Doha, with flight prices in descending order (from less than 1,500 QAR RT).

The cost of flights is usually one of the biggest factors we consider in travel planning. Often, we search for the cheapest tickets (and wait for seat sales and promos) and more often than not resort to budget airlines or low-cost carriers just to cut costs. But premium airlines are also worth a look even if you’re on a budget especially if you book your flights ahead.


How to look for affordable flights from Doha, Qatar

Skyscanner

Thanks to online tools like Skyscanner, you can choose Everywhere as your destination and Cheapest Month on the flight dates, so you can find out which are the cheapest flights from Doha.

However, this only applies if you’re flexible on your travel dates and destination.

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Don’t forget to always search using incognito

Google Flights

You can also head to the “Explore” tab inside Google Flights and instead of typing for a specific destination, choose “Anywhere“. You can also choose the Flexible dates option in the date field and choose the month you want to travel.


***Disclaimer: Flight prices might change. These are just suggestions according to Skyscanner results. While I might update this frequently, best to always search directly through the airline website to check updated flight prices. 

Last updated:APRIL 2024; Flight month for below countries: MAY 2024

NOTICE: Please check travel requirements before you go as things can change quickly.

Holiday Destinations from Doha, Qatar

[Not arranged in any order]
  • India
  • Saudi Arabia
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Kuwait
  • Egypt
  • Turkiye
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • United Kingdom

Search for flights in Skyscanner below.


INDIA

The Taj Mahal may be the most famous attraction in the country but there’s more to India than that. Explore its other iconic monuments like Jaipur’s Hawa Mahal, Delhi’s Qutub Minar, and more.

Partake in the famous Indian dishes and discover new dishes that will tickle your gastronomic delight. There’s something for everyone in this country where most of the expat population in Qatar hails from.


SAUDI ARABIA

A popular destination for Qatar residents because of Umrah and Hajj, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia offers other destinations that can be explored.

Check out Saudi’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site, AlUla, or the flourishing modern city of Riyadh. You can also discover one of the biggest oases in the world at Al Ahsa or stroll along the souqs of Jeddah.


UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

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While Abu Dhabi is the capital of the United Arab Emirates, Dubai is the most famous destination in the UAE and the GCC. The Museum of the Future is the hottest new destination in the emirate but the Burj Khalifa is still a strong tourist favorite.


KUWAIT

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Like Qatar, Kuwait is another country in the Arabian Gulf with a high population of expats. It’s not a popular tourist destination like the others on the list but don’t be so quick to scratch it out of your travel plans. You can visit the Kuwait Towers and Grand Mosque, shop at Avenues Mall or Souq Al-Mubarakiya, scuba dive on Kobar Island, swim on Al Kout beach, or go on a desert safari.


EGYPT

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The Nile, pyramids, mummies, The Red Sea, and more. Egypt is a history lover’s dream but it also has lots to offer for fans of beaches and water sports. The Blue Hole in Dahab is on a lot of divers’ bucket lists.


TURKIYE (TURKEY)

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Türkiye (Turkey) is one of those countries where East meets West, a country that is located both in Europe and Asia at the same time. Visit Istanbul and experience going from one continent to the other just by taking a cruise along the Bosphorus Strait. Popular tourist attractions in Istanbul also include Hagia Sophia, Grand Bazaar, and Topkapi Palace. You can also do a walking food tour in Istanbul.


ITALY

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  • Capital: Rome
  • Flight duration: 6 hours 5 minutes (nonstop)
  • Flights: Qatar Airways; Pegasus (1 stop); Gulf Air (1 stop); Etihad (1 stop) [check for Doha to Rome flights here]
  • Click here for tourist visa information: Italian Embassy in Doha; VFS Global

Known as the Eternal City and the City of Seven Hills, Rome offers a captivating blend of ancient history, remarkable architecture, and mouthwatering cuisine. Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage, marvel at the awe-inspiring art and sculptures, and indulge in authentic Italian gelato.


SPAIN

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Spain offers a rich cultural heritage, stunning architecture, delicious cuisine, beautiful beaches, vibrant nightlife, and a diverse range of landscapes, from the sunny Mediterranean coast to the rugged beauty of the Pyrenees. Whether you’re interested in history, art, food, or outdoor activities, Spain has something to offer for every traveler.


UNITED KINGDOM

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London, UK is a global hub of culture, history, and innovation, offering world-class museums, iconic landmarks such as the Tower of London and Buckingham Palace, diverse culinary experiences, and a vibrant arts and entertainment scene.


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Darlene is currently on the road again and traveling full-time after being an expat/overseas Filipino worker in Qatar. She's rediscovering what it means to travel solo and in her 30s while working on her blogs.