Education City Stadium: Seating Map, Parking and How To Go

Education City Stadium is one of eight stadiums, which was built, renovated, or reconstructed for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™. Education City Stadium, with a capacity of 44,667 hosted eight matches during the FIFA World Cup, including six group-stage matches along with a pre-quarter game and one quarter-final.

Here is everything you need to know about Education City Stadium, including its location, seating map, and how to get to the stadium using the Doha Metro, Stadium Express Bus, Car, or Taxi.

Education City Stadium Location and How To Reach

Education City Stadium is located in Qatar Foundation’s Education City in Al Rayyan, 7km northwest of central Doha (location map).

You can reach Education City Stadium either by Metro, car or taxi. Here are the details about each option:

Reaching Education City Stadium By Metro

The closest Doha Metro Station is the Education City Metro Station (Green Line). The station is a minimum of a 15-minute walk from the stadium. Here is everything about Doha Metro.

Reaching Education City Stadium By Car

Residents and locals are encouraged to drive to the stadiums to free up public transport for visitors.

Parking Facilities

  • Parking space is located close to the stadium.
  • These car parks will open 4 hours before kick-off and close 1.5 hours after the final whistle.
  • Accessible parking options will be available.

Fans are advised to arrive early because car parks will fill up fast.

Spectator Parking LotMinimum walking time to the stadium
ATram + 20-minute walk
B15-minute shuttle bus (Service Number S938) + 15-minute walk
C15-minute shuttle bus (Service Number S939) + 10-minute walk
D30-minute walk
Education City Stadium Roads and Parking Map

Traffic diversions to Education City Stadium start 6 hours before match kick-off and end 3 hours after the final whistle.

Reaching Education City Stadium By Taxi, Uber, Careem

  • Drop-off and pick-up areas are located next to Education City Metro Station, a minimum of a 20-minute walk to the stadium.

Education City Stadium Seating Map

Here is a layout map of Education City Stadium:

Education City Stadium Seating Map

Education City Stadium World Cup Matches

22 NovemberGroup D: Denmark v Tunisia 1600 local time
24 NovemberGroup H: Uruguay v Korea Republic1600 local time
26 NovemberGroup C: Poland v Saudi Arabia1600 local time
28 NovemberGroup H: Korea Republic v Ghana1600 local time
30 NovemberGroup D: Tunisia v France1800 local time
2 DecemberGroup H: Korea Republic v Portugal1800 local time
6 DecemberRound of 16: 1F v 2E1800 local time
9 DecemberQuarter-final: W53 v W541800 local time

About Education City Stadium

The ultra-modern design of Education City Stadium blends seamlessly with traditional Islamic architecture. Triangles form diamond-like geometric patterns on the stadium’s facade, which change color as the sun moves across the sky.  

An impressive light show illuminates the façade at night – giving fans a memorable surprise. 

Fans, players, and officials will benefit from state-of-the-art cooling technology at Education City Stadium.

Education City Stadium Doha Qatar

The construction of the stadium was completed in June 2020, making it the third World Cup stadium to be completed.

Education City Stadium Legacy and Sustainability 

According to the FIFA website, the stadium’s modular upper tier will be removed after the tournament. The seats will be donated to a country that lacks sporting infrastructure. 

There will be a retail area, conference center, health and wellness facility, and two schools. A sporting hub will be created for the local community, including students and faculty.

The stadium is the first Qatar 2022 tournament venue to achieve a five-star design and build rating from the Global Sustainability Assessment System (GSAS).

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References: Qatar 2022

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