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 7 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, Jawaher Ramadan Tent - Four Seasons Hotel at Burj Alshaya (Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait at Burj Alshaya Al Soor Street) and Sintoho (Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait At Burj Alshaya) are great picks.

When to visit Kuwait City

Kuwait City in October
Estimated hotel price
£82
1 night at 3-star hotel
Kuwait City in October
Estimated hotel price
£82
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 10 miles from the city centre. Airlines that fly from the United Kingdom to Kuwait City include American Airlines, British Airways and Etihad Airways. The shortest flight to Kuwait City from the United Kingdom departs from London and takes around 11h 30m.

Plane

When flying to Kuwait City, you’ll arrive at Kuwait City (KWI), which is located 10 miles from the city centre. Airlines that fly from the United Kingdom to Kuwait City include American Airlines, British Airways and Etihad Airways. The shortest flight to Kuwait City from the United Kingdom departs from London and takes around 11h 30m.

Airports near Kuwait City

Airlines serving Kuwait City

Lufthansa
Good (4,714 reviews)
KLM
Good (832 reviews)
SWISS
Good (963 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,684 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,232 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,612 reviews)
Air France
Good (985 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,109 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,976 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,403 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,078 reviews)
LOT
Good (687 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (839 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (413 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (747 reviews)
Egypt Air
Good (189 reviews)
Air Europa
Good (337 reviews)
Pegasus Airlines
Good (398 reviews)
Air India
Okay (2,199 reviews)
Royal Air Maroc
Good (307 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 £78 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to £191 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Kuwait City

Most booked hotels in Kuwait City

Marina Hotel Kuwait
5 stars
Excellent (8.9, Excellent reviews)
£185+
Grand Majestic Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
£88+
The Regency Hotel Kuwait
5 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
£177+
Millennium Hotel & Convention Centre Kuwait
4 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
£95+
ibis Sharq
3 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
£46+
Ramada Encore by Wyndham Kuwait Downtown
4 stars
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
£39+

Hiring a car in Kuwait City

Hiring a car in Kuwait City costs £25 per day, on average, or £174 if you want to hire it for 7 days.

It’s generally cheaper to hire your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 14% cheaper than airport locations in Kuwait City.

Expect to pay £0.27 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 £3.21 and £4.28. Economy (Honda City or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Kuwait City, while also 34% cheaper than other types, on average.

Hiring a car in Kuwait City costs £25 per day, on average, or £174 if you want to hire it for 7 days.

It’s generally cheaper to hire your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 14% cheaper than airport locations in Kuwait City.

Expect to pay £0.27 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 £3.21 and £4.28. Economy (Honda City or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Kuwait City, while also 34% cheaper than other types, on average.