Kuwait City travel guide

Kuwait City Tourism | Kuwait City Guide

You're Going to Love Kuwait City

With a population of 60,064, Kuwait City is the largest city in Al Kuwayt, Kuwait by the number of inhabitants. It is the most popular tourist destination in the country. We recommend you stay at least 3 days in order to fully appreciate everything Kuwait City has to offer.

Where to Eat in Kuwait City

If you’re looking for affordable options, Elements (Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait At Burj Alshaya) and Al Ahmadi (Farwaniya 103 St) are great picks.

When to visit Kuwait City

Kuwait City in January
Estimated hotel price
$333
1 night at 3-star hotel
Kuwait City in January
Estimated hotel price
$333
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Kuwait City

Plane

When flying to Kuwait City, you’ll arrive at Kuwait City (KWI), which is located 16 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Kuwait City from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 41h 35m.

Plane

When flying to Kuwait City, you’ll arrive at Kuwait City (KWI), which is located 16 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Kuwait City from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 41h 35m.

Airports near Kuwait City

Airlines serving Kuwait City

Lufthansa
Good (4,692 reviews)
KLM
Good (848 reviews)
SWISS
Good (944 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,554 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,298 reviews)
Air France
Good (981 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,594 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,963 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,122 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,454 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,891 reviews)
LOT
Good (685 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (829 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (406 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (721 reviews)
Egypt Air
Good (196 reviews)
Air Europa
Good (332 reviews)
Pegasus Airlines
Good (397 reviews)
Air India
Okay (2,239 reviews)
Royal Air Maroc
Good (306 reviews)
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Where to stay in Kuwait City

From 5-star hotels such as the Radisson Blu Hotel, Kuwait to great affordable options like the Saray Prime Suites, Kuwait City offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around $166 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $401 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Kuwait City

Most booked hotels in Kuwait City

ibis Sharq
3 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
$98+
Oasis Hotel
3 stars
Good (7.5, Good reviews)
$97+

Hiring a car in Kuwait City

Expect to pay $0.56 per litre in Kuwait City (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $6.69 and $8.92. Compact (Class Compact Car or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Kuwait City, while also 58% cheaper than other types, on average.

Expect to pay $0.56 per litre in Kuwait City (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $6.69 and $8.92. Compact (Class Compact Car or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Kuwait City, while also 58% cheaper than other types, on average.

Car hire agencies in Kuwait City

Sixt

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