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 5 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 January
Estimated hotel price
C$ 277
1 night at 3-star hotel
Kuwait City in January
Estimated hotel price
C$ 277
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 Canada departs from Toronto and takes around 16h 45m.

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 Canada departs from Toronto and takes around 16h 45m.

Airports near Kuwait City

Airlines serving Kuwait City

Lufthansa
Good (4,666 reviews)
KLM
Good (849 reviews)
SWISS
Good (940 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,541 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,307 reviews)
Air France
Good (983 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,584 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,962 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,120 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,467 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,863 reviews)
LOT
Good (685 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (833 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (401 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (716 reviews)
Egypt Air
Good (197 reviews)
Air Europa
Good (332 reviews)
Pegasus Airlines
Good (397 reviews)
Air India
Okay (2,248 reviews)
Royal Air Maroc
Good (311 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 C$ 139 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 334 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 (8.8, Excellent reviews)
C$ 324+
The Regency Hotel Kuwait
5 stars
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
C$ 377+
Millennium Hotel & Convention Centre Kuwait
4 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
C$ 165+
ibis Sharq
3 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
C$ 84+
ibis Kuwait Salmiya
3 stars
Good (7.6, Good reviews)
C$ 93+
Oasis Hotel
3 stars
Good (7.5, Good reviews)
C$ 80+

Renting a car in Kuwait City

Renting a car in Kuwait City costs C$ 79 per day, on average, or C$ 393 if you want to rent it for 5 days.

Expect to pay C$ 0.47 per litre in Kuwait City (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 5.56 and C$ 7.42. The most frequently booked car type in Kuwait City is Standard (Class Convertible or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact rental cars (Hyundai Creta or similar) are, on average, 59% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

Renting a car in Kuwait City costs C$ 79 per day, on average, or C$ 393 if you want to rent it for 5 days.

Expect to pay C$ 0.47 per litre in Kuwait City (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 5.56 and C$ 7.42. The most frequently booked car type in Kuwait City is Standard (Class Convertible or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact rental cars (Hyundai Creta or similar) are, on average, 59% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.