The stadium takes its name from ‘bayt al sha’ar’ – which were tents historically used by nomadic peoples in Qatar and the Gulf region.
Covering an area larger than 30 football pitches, Al Bayt Park boasts vast green spaces with play areas and exercise stations, along with tracks for running, cycling, horse riding and camel riding.
Al Bayt Stadium will host the opening match of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, along with numerous other games, including one semi-final.
The Al Bayt in Qatar is one of the 8 stadiums chosen to host the FIFA World Cup. The following games will take place here: 5 x Group Stage Matches (incl. Opening Match) 1 x Round of 16 Game 1 x Quarter-Final 1 x Semi-Final Tickets for all the games in the Al Bayt stadium will be in high demand.
Al Bayt Stadium
Al Bayt Stadium Host of the Opening Match of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.
- Capacity: 60,000
- Al Bayt Stadium Address: MF2Q+W4G, Al Khor, Qatar, 35km north of central Doha (Direction)
How to get to Al Bayt Stadium
Fans are able to access the venue by using the Metro, Stadium Express Buses, Taxi, Uber, Careemi. A shuttle bus service (Service Number S950) will run to/ from Lusail QNB Metro Station (Red line). Ras Bu Abboud Station (Gold Line) is located 800m away from the stadium. Use the Hayya to Qatar 2022 app to find pick-up/ drop-off locations.
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Al Bayt Stadium Seating Map for FIFA World Cup 2022
Al Bayt Stadium Match Schedule 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar
|S. No.||Matches||Match Type||Day & Timing||Match Timing|
|1||1st Match||Group Match||Monday, 21st November 2022||13:00|
|2||12th Match||Group Match||Wednesday, 23rd November 2022||22:00|
|3||20th Match||Group Match||Friday, 25th November 2022||22:00|
|4||28th Match||Group Match||Sunday, 27th November 2022||22:00|
|5||36th Match||Group Match||Tuesday, 29th November 2022||22:00|
|6||44th Match||Group Match||Thursday, 1st December 2022||22:00|
|7||51st Match||Round of 16||Saturday, 4th December 2022||22:00|
|8||59th Match||Quarter’s Finals||Saturday, 10th December 2022||22:00|
|9||62nd Match||Semi-Finals||Wednesday, 14th December 2022||22:00|
Eat, Drink, Sleep and Hotel near Al Bayt Stadium
There are a few simple fast food places on the Al Bayt stadium complex. If you do wish to stay close to the stadium, there are a few hotels in Al Khor and a few more planned, though none directly near the stadium. Click here to view hotels in Al Khor and here to explore options in Doha.
Frequently Asked Questions about Al Bayt Stadium, Qatar
Can you drink alcohol in Al Bayt Stadium, Qatar?
No, Alcohol will not be sold to fans at the World Cup’s eight stadiums in Qatar after FIFA changed its policy two days before the start of the tournament.
Is metro available to Al Bayt Stadium?
Yes, The stadium is accessible by metro. The stadium is accessible by car or taxi.
Where is Al Bayt Stadium located?
The stadium is located about 35 km away of Doha.