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Car Hire Kuwait Airport  Guide

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Hiring a car from Kuwait International Airport in Kuwait? Here's what you can expect and considerations for choosing the best type of car:

Kuwait International Airport is located approximately 16 kilometers (about 10 miles) south of Kuwait City, the capital of Kuwait. The distance from the airport to the city center is relatively short, and it typically takes around 15 to 20 minutes to travel between the airport and downtown Kuwait City, depending on traffic conditions.

Here are the approximate distances from Kuwait Airport to some other key places in Kuwait:

  1. Salmiya: Salmiya is a popular commercial and residential area located about 25 kilometers (approximately 15.5 miles) east of Kuwait Airport. The drive takes approximately 25 to 30 minutes.

  2. Hawalli: Hawalli is another prominent district in Kuwait, situated to the east of Salmiya. The distance from the airport to Hawalli is similar to that of Salmiya, taking about 25 to 30 minutes by car.

  3. Fahaheel: Fahaheel is a city located to the south of Kuwait City. The distance from the airport to Fahaheel is approximately 23 kilometers (about 14 miles), and the drive usually takes around 20 to 25 minutes.

Please note that these are approximate distances and travel times can vary depending on traffic conditions and the specific locations within these areas. Kuwait has a relatively small land area, and major destinations are easily accessible from the airport by car.

 Road Infrastructure: Kuwait has a well-developed road network with modern highways and well-maintained urban roads. The major routes from the airport to the city center and other areas are generally in good condition.

 Road Signs: Road signs are typically in Arabic, but many major roads also have signs in English, especially in areas frequented by tourists. It's helpful to have a GPS or navigation app to assist with directions.

 Traffic Conditions: Traffic in Kuwait can be busy, especially during peak hours in the city. Be prepared for congestion, and exercise caution while driving.

 Clean Air Zones: Kuwait has implemented clean air zones in certain areas, which may restrict the entry of vehicles that do not meet specific emission standards. Ensure that your rental car complies with these standards to avoid any issues.

 Best Type of Car: The best type of car depends on your specific needs and preferences. Consider the following factors:

  • Size: Compact or mid-size cars are often suitable for city driving. Larger vehicles may provide more comfort for longer journeys.
  • Fuel Efficiency: Fuel prices in Kuwait are relatively low, but choosing a fuel-efficient car can save you money.
  • Climate: Kuwait experiences hot desert weather, so having a car with air conditioning is essential for comfort.

Licensing: Make sure you have the necessary documents to drive in Kuwait. International driving permits are typically required for visitors.

In summary, driving to and from Kuwait Airport is a viable option for getting around the country. The best type of car depends on your needs and preferences, but a compact or mid-size car with good air conditioning is often a practical choice. Be mindful of traffic conditions and parking availability in urban areas. While driving in Kuwait, always adhere to local traffic rules and regulations to ensure a safe and hassle-free experience.


Current Rental Rates in Kuwait Airport

Kia Cerato

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 30.41 EUR/day
Kia Cerato

7 Days rental at 212.88 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Hyundai Accent

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 35.94 EUR/day
Hyundai Accent

7 Days rental at 251.64 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Chevrolet Cruze

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 35.99 EUR/day
Chevrolet Cruze

7 Days rental at 251.97 EUR from 22/04/2024

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Key Highlights for Car Hire at Kuwait Airport: Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • The airport is actually found in Farwaniyah in Kuwait
  • Is a major hub for Jazeera and Kuwait Airways and also the headquarters for the Kuwait Air Force
  • Benefited from a major expansion project between 1999 and 2001
  • Has 2 runways, both of around 3,500m in length, one is asphalt and one is concrete

 

Kuwait Airport - Popular Destinations

Best car rental companies in Kuwait Airport

5.7
No.2: SIXT,
based on 37 reviews
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52
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54
14 min (average wait time)
5.7
No.1: SIXT,
based on 37 reviews
61
58
52
58
54
14 min (average wait time)

Kuwait Airport car hire information

  • 5.8/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    SIXT Franchise
  • € 212.87
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 30.41
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 5
    Most Popular Type:
    Standard
  • 2
    Most popular model:
    Kia Sportage
  • 16
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day in Kuwait Airport

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