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. Consider staying at least one whole day in Kuwait City to see all of its attractions.

Where to Eat in Kuwait City

If you’re looking for affordable options, Sintoho (Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait At Burj Alshaya) and Jawaher Ramadan Tent - Four Seasons Hotel at Burj Alshaya (Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait at Burj Alshaya Al Soor Street) are great picks.

When to visit Kuwait City

Kuwait City in August
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Kuwait City in August
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Kuwait City


When flying to Kuwait City, you’ll arrive at Kuwait City (KWI), which is located 10 miles from the city centre. The shortest flight to Kuwait City from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 38h 25m.

Airports near Kuwait City

Airlines serving Kuwait City

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
Good (1,736 reviews)
Air France
Good (638 reviews)
United Airlines
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Qatar Airways
Good (1,704 reviews)
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Air Canada
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Etihad Airways
Good (445 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (223 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (319 reviews)
Air Europa
Good (221 reviews)
Pegasus Airlines
Good (307 reviews)
Egypt Air
Good (166 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 $168 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $415 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Kuwait City

Most booked hotels in Kuwait City

Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait At Burj Alshaya
Excellent (9.1, Excellent reviews)
ibis Sharq
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
City Tower Hotel
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
Carlton Tower Hotel Kuwait
Good (7, Good reviews)

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 $6.72 and $8.96. The most frequently booked car type in Kuwait City is Compact (Hyundai Accent or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Chevrolet Spark or similar) is, on average, 61% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Car hire agencies in Kuwait City


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