Sleeping in Airports

Aarhus Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or are just quickly passing through, our Aarhus Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

I slept like a baby on the baggage conveyer belt in the check-in desk. -Christian

AAR Airport Overview

aarhus airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Aarhus International Airport.

What to Expect

Aarhus Airport (code: AAR) consists of a small, renovated terminal with a restaurant, cafe and duty-free shop. WiFi is available and not much else. There are no private lounges at this airport.

Sleeping in Aarhus Airport

The airport’s terminal building opens 90 minutes before the first departure and closes 30 minutes after the last arrival. The airport’s website notes that “staying overnight is not possible at the airport.” For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the guide below or read traveller airport reviews for more tips.

To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos. You can also visit the airport’s website for current information. For more airport information, continue scrolling down to explore more in our Aarhus Airport Guide.

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.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 1.5 hours before the first scheduled flight departure and closes 30 minutes after the last flight arrival.

Airport Hotels

There is a hotel connected to Aarhus Airport and more hotels nearby.

  • Airport Hotel Aarhus – This hotel has direct access to the check-in area. It has 37 standard rooms and offers free wifi. Rooms are available from DKK 895.

Visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels near Aarhus Airport, search for deals and read traveller reviews.

Airport Lounges

There are no pay-per-use lounges at Aarhus airport.

Drinking Water

A reader (June 2024) tells us you can drink the water from the tap and you can fill your bottles throughout the terminal.

Food & Drinks

There are no 24-hour restaurants available; however, these food options are available:

  • MIB Restaurant  – Located in the departure hall, upper level. It serves a large selection of breads, cakes, coffee pizzas, sandwiches and salads. Hours: 5:00 AM –10:00 PM (Mon – Fri) • 4:00 AM – 7:00 PM (Sat – Sun).

Rest & Relaxation Zones

There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.


Free WiFi is available at Aarhus Airport. Connect to the “The Cloud” network.  Sign-up is not required. 

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

This is a small airport with nothing to keep you occupied in the event of a delay. You should bring a book or mobile device loaded with your favourite movies or TV shows to entertain yourself.

ATMs / Cash Machines – Unknown

Autoservice – HN Autocenter offers professional care of your car while you travel.

Children’s Play Areas – Climbing frames, slides, and game consoles are available in the terminal’s play area.

Duty-Free & Shopping – FLYBUY offers tax-free shopping to passengers travelling to non-EU countries via Copenhagen. A boarding pass from Aarhus Airport showing your final destination, is required for tax-free shopping.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Unavailable. If this is incorrect, click here to update this guide.

Meeting Rooms – Aarhus Airport offers few options for meeting rooms. The “Freedom” meeting room can host up to 8 people, while the “Iceberg” meeting room can host up to 12 people. The airport offers a lounge for meetings of up to 80 people.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we had no information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Showers – Unavailable. If this is incorrect, click here to update this guide.

SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Smoking – Smoking is not permitted.

Tax Refund – Repayment of Danish VAT (applied to Danish goods and services up to 25%) can be made only to persons residing outside the European Union and who have travelled to a non-EU country. The amount may be paid only in Denmark if Denmark is the last EU destination before the final destination. Aarhus Airport is helpful in stamping Danish receipts for the Revenue Service.

Travel Agencies – Information not available.

Aarhus airport is served by the following airlines: BRA • DAT • RyanAir • SAS • WizzAir.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


AAR airport is connected by a bus service to/from Aarhus via the 925x. There is currently no timetable. The bus departs in direct connection to scheduled and chartered flights. For more information, visit the Aarhus Airport website.

Car Rentals

The following car rentals are available • Hertz • Sixt • Europcar • Avis • Budget • Alamo • Enterprise • National.

Hotel Shuttles

At the time of this update, we could not find any hotels that provide an airport shuttle. See also Airport Hotels above.


You can reserve a Limousine service through the following: DL-Limousine • Ørated Limousine • Limo Group Denmark • Special Service Denmark.


Taxis are available 24-hours a day outside of the Arrivals area. All taxis are metered, and reservations are not required.

Last updated: 2024-01-31

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers, and their websites. We are not representatives of any of the above-mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.