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Karwa Smart Card for Using Public Bus Services

  • Last Updated 11 Jan, 2021
  • Service Type : Information Service
  • Service Provider : Mowasalat
  • Service Classification : G2C
  • Topic : Transportation
Intended Audience
Visitor: Student, Tourist, Business Owner
Citizen: Parent, Business Owner, Employee
Resident: Parent, Employee


Public transport smart cards are needed to ride Karwa public bus.Buy and top-up Karwa smart card at ticket vending machines at Hamad International Airport, Doha main bus station, The Pearl Qatar, Qatar Mall, and partner merchants around the city.

Three types of Karwa smart card:

  • Classic Card: Costs 30 QR and it’s a rechargeable card. The customer receives the card price (10 QR) as a balance when the total value of transactions in the card reaches 300 QR.
  • Limited Card, 24hr: Costs 10 QR and its good for two journeys within 24-hrs of purchase.
  • Unlimited Card, 24hr: Costs 20 QR and its good for unlimited journeys within 24-hrs of purchase.

Additional Information

  • You should tap in Karwa Smart Card on boarding and tap out when leaving.  

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