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Yerevan Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Yerevan Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the names of some airport hotels in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

Arriving and having to get the visa can be a lengthy nightmare, especially if you have arrived behind a flight from Iran. At least one hour with people letting their mates in so movement ceases. -a traveller

Airport Overview

yerevan airport

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Zvartnots International Airport.

What to Expect

  • A modern and colorful international airport with one functioning main passenger terminal (Terminal 2) and a VIP terminal. Reasonably priced 24-hour shopping and dining options are available.
  • The airport is very busy at night, due to the amount of incoming flights from Europe.
  • A recent traveller suggests that after landing, you should pick up the Visa form and fill it out whilst waiting in the lengthy queue. Payment in AMR only. No other currencies are accepted.
  • There are no exchange counters once you are airside.
  • WiFi is available. See WiFi in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • As of May 2017, we have no reviews from travellers who have attempted to sleep in this airport. Reviewers do report that there are plenty of comfortable chairs to lay across, and although you will be stared at for laying down or sleeping, no one will bother you. Write a Review to help future travellers!
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

Good to Know

  • You will need AMR to purchase Visa. One reviewer suggests getting the currency first, picking up the form and complete it while you are standing in line.
  • Economy class passengers can pay to enter the airport’s first class lounge. See Airport Lounges in the airport guide below for locations and rates.
  • If you have time to kill, downtown Yerevan is only 35 minutes from the airport. Visas are reportedly easy to obtain if you want to visit the city during a long layover.

For more information about the services and facilities available, scroll down to continue exploring our Yerevan Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.


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Yerevan Airport Information

In this guide we may refer to locations as "landside" and "airside". Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

  • Business Lounge - Location: Terminal 3, Airside, 4th Floor. Showers are available. Hours: Open 24 Hours. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door (AMD 20,000)

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Airport WiFi / Internet

Internet is available at the Yerevan airport for a fee in the Business Center, New Passenger Terminal.

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Yerevan Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Hotel Ararat - (15 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers are available for a fee - approx. AMD 6000 each way.
  • Best Western Congress Hotel - (15 minutes from the airport) Airport shuttle is available for a fee - approx. AMD 6000 each way.
  • Erebuni Hotel - (15 minutes from the airport) A budget hotel in the city center. Roundtrip airport transfers available ($).

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Yerevan Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

  • ATMs / Cash Machines - Available both Landside and Airside. There are four currency exchange machines located in Arrivals.
  • Business Center - Location: New Passenger Terminal
  • Car Rentals - Sixt
  • Currency Exchange - Several banks (Converse Bank, Unibank, Ardshinbak) offer banking services including currency exchange. Location:, Terminal 1, Check-in Area and Arrivals Hall. Hours: 24 hours a day.
  • Duty Free & Shopping - Duty Free is available as well as a few shops selling convenience style items.
  • Food & Drinks - Available landside and airside. It is unknown whether there is anything open 24 hours.
  • Information Desk - Location: Terminal 1, Arrivals Level and Departures Level
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - Location: Arrival Hall. Fees: AMD 600 per item per 24 hours.
  • Showers - Available in the Business Lounge. [ see Airport Lounges above ]

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Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

Sixt offers car rental services on the 1st floor of the Arrivals Hall.

Minibus

Travel like the locals do! If your load is light, you can travel at a fraction of the price of a taxi by taking a “marshrutka” (shared-ride minibus), which travel along fixed routes. Before hopping in, check with the driver to make sure they are heading to (or from) the airport.

Taxis

Metered taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area of the airport. If you need assistance in hiring a taxi, AeroTaxi has a taxi desk inside the airport. At the time of this update, the one-way fare between the airport and Yerevan city center is AMD 4500.

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Last Updated: 30 March 2017

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning and is subject to change at any time. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors, or to add/change any items mentioned in the guide, please contact us.