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Updated April 2024

The UAE offers a dazzling blend of modernity and tradition. Dubai, with its iconic skyline and extravagant attractions like the Burj Khalifa and Dubai Mall, is a magnet for those seeking luxury and adventure. Abu Dhabi boasts cultural landmarks such as the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and the Louvre Abu Dhabi, juxtaposed with futuristic developments like Yas Island and Ferrari World. A journey to the UAE promises an exhilarating getaway like no other.

If you are looking to travel to the UAE from Kuwait, Wego has the latest flight news, airline schedules and airfare details that you should be aware of.

Flights from Kuwait to the UAE

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Below are the flight schedules and ticket prices for three of the most sought-after airlines covering the Kuwait – UAE route in April 2024.

Please note: All prices are accurate at the time of writing.

Emirates

Kuwait to UAE flight ticket price and schedule

Emirates flies only to Dubai from Kuwait. Currently, there are at least two daily flights available on all days of the week. Ticket prices start from KWD 35. 

Please visit the airline’s webpage on Wego for the full schedule.

Flight duration

Emirates operates only direct flights from Kuwait, and each flight takes upto 1 hour 45 minutes to reach Dubai. 

Etihad Airways

Kuwait to UAE flight ticket price and schedule

Etihad operates upto five daily flights- one direct and four connecting flights to Abu Dhabi from Kuwait. Airfares for direct flights start from 6 KWD, whereas connecting flights may cost you from 24 KWD onwards. 

Please visit the airline’s official webpage for the full schedule.

Flight duration

Direct flights from Kuwait takes upto 1 hour 35 minutes to reach Dubai, whereas connecting flights all have long layover periods of over 8-10 hours in Bahrain and can take upto 14 hours. 

Kuwait Airways 

Kuwait to UAE flight ticket price and schedule

Kuwait Airways offers at least three daily direct flights to Dubai from Kuwait, with tickets starting at KWD 35. 

The airline has one direct flight every day flying from Kuwait to Abu Dhabi, and the ticket prices start from KWD 51. 

Please visit the airline’s official webpage for the full schedule.

Flight duration

Direct flights to Dubai would take about 1 hour 45 minutes, whereas flights to Abu Dhabi are scheduled to last 1 hour 40 minutes. 

Gulf Air 

Kuwait to the UAE flight ticket price and schedule

Gulf Air operates upto five daily flights all week to Dubai, with ticket prices starting from KWD 62. All of these flights are connecting flights with a stopover in Bahrain. 

The airline flies at least one everyday flight, all connecting flights with a stopover at Bahrain, departing from Kuwait, flying to Abu Dhabi and airfares begins from KWD 61.

Please visit the airline’s official webpage for the full schedule.

Flight duration

According to the layover time, the duration of these flights may vary from anywhere between 5 hours to 10 hours. 

Travelling from Kuwait to the UAE by road

Getting to the UAE from Kuwait, which is 1320 km away from each other, would take you approximately 12-13 hours on the road. Moreover, to get to the UAE, you will first have to drive through Saudi Arabia, which is the only route to reach the country via car and clear Saudi checkpoints and entry permits.

Considering the tedious documentation process and long travel duration, most people would prefer catching a flight over travelling via the road.

 

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