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Entebbe Airport Guide

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

Clean, well guarded, place to eat, duty free goods, international phones, not much to do but then no one has reason to layover there too long. -Robert

Airport Overview

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 Entebbe International Airport.

What to Expect

  • A clean, well-guarded international airport with two terminals, currently undergoing expansion and modernization. There’s a small selection of shops and a few very good dining options.
  • Lines for check-in and immigration are long, but orderly. Lines for boarding can be a little chaotic.
  • Restrooms may not have toilet paper, so bring your own!
  • 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. 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

  • 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.

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Entebbe 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

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter by paying at the door. Visit the individual lounge page for more details (ie. facilities, hours, pass and membership information):

  • Karibuni Lounge - Location: International Departure Lounge, Airside. Showers are available. Hours: 150 minutes prior to first flight departure (approx. 3:00AM) - after last scheduled departure (approx. 10:30PM). Lounge Access: Pay at the Door (US$ 15) Lounge Access: Priority Pass.

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Airport WiFi / Internet

WiFi is available at Entebbe Airport in the transit concourse. Easy World internet cafe is located in Arrivals.

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Airport Hotels

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

  • Executive Airport Hotel - (5 minutes from the airport) Free roundtrip airport shuttle is available.
  • Airport View Hotel - (10 minutes from the airport) Free roundtrip airport shuttle is available upon request.
  • 2Friends Beach Hotel - (10 minutes from the airport) Free roundtrip airport shuttle is available upon request.

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

  • ATMs / Cash Machines - Yes, Barclays, Crane Bank and Stanbic offer ATM’s. Locations are not known.
  • Car Rentals - Yes, see our Airport Transportation section below.
  • Currency Exchange -Yes. Jet Set Forex is available in Arrivals and Norfrax is available in Departures. Hours are not known.
  • Duty Free & Shopping - Duty Free is available. Locations and hours are not known.
  • Food & Drinks - Two dining options are available in the airport: Voyager Bar & Restaurant (Departures area)   •   Crane Cafeteria (Arrivals area). Hours: unknown.
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - Location: Arrivals Hall
  • Mobile Charging - At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, write a review or email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.
  • Post Office - Posta Uganda. Location: Departures level, 1st Floor. Hours: 8:00AM - 12:45PM and 2:00PM - 5:00PM (Mon - Fri) • 8:00AM - 1:00PM (Sat).
  • Rest Zones - Not available.
  • Showers - Showers can be found in the Karubuni Lounge. [ see Airport Lounges above ]
  • Smoking Areas - There is a designated smoking area in the Arrivals Hall.

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Airport Hours

As of this update, we were unable to confirm airport hours of operation. We recommend that you read a few reviews before deciding to sleep in the airport overnight. If you know the airport hours, please send an email to guides@sleepinginairports.com and we will update this airport guide.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

The following car rental companies are available: Hertz • Europcar • Super Shuttle • Auto Relay Limited.


Some cars are metered, while others are not. You should confirm the price before you enter the car.

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Last Updated: 27 October 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 .