Kuwait Airports

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Kuwait International Airport (KWI)

Location: The airport is situated 12.5 miles (20km) from Kuwait City.
Time: GMT +3.
Contacts: Tel: +965 2431 9829
Getting to the city: Taxis and buses are available to take passengers to Kuwait City. Taxis are reasonably priced, but it is important to travel with reputable companies. There are three bus lines operating between 4.30am and 11.45pm, and can often be crowded. The trip to the city centre takes around 30 minutes.
Car rental: A car rental desk is located in Arrivals and includes companies like Avis, Budget, and Hertz.
Airport Taxis: There are many different taxi companies and types of taxis available from the airport. It is advisable to book a taxi at Arrivals, as drivers are notorious for overcharging unsuspecting travellers.
Facilities: The first-class lounges offer five-star catering, a children's play area, hot shower facilities and high-speed internet. The Commercial Centre Complex is linked directly to the Arrival and Departure halls of the airport terminal and includes facilities such as duty-free shopping and popular retailers, as well as a variety of food and beverage outlets. Other services offered are banks, a help desk and facilities for the disabled.
Parking: There is a multi-storey car park next to the mall and a street-level car park outside of the arrivals hall available for both short- and long-term stays. There is also a valet parking service available.
Website: www.dgca.gov.kw