Sleeping in Airports

Alghero Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Alghero 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.

soon we realized that the mosquitoes were stuffing themselves with our blood and the airport became hell! -stranger

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 Alghero Airport.

What to Expect

  • A small single-terminal international airport that serves as a Ryanair hub. Shopping and dining options are limited

Where to Sleep

  • Overnight stays are not permitted at Alghero Airport.
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

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

There are no pay-per-use lounges in the airport.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Alghero Airports does not appeal to you, there are a few hotels near the airport:

  • Agriturismo La Genziana – (3 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • B&B da Giovanna – (5 minutes from the airport) Free roundtrip airport transportation, on request. » Check Rates
  • Castiglias – (10 minutes from the airport). » Check Rates
  • Agriturismo Agave Farm Stay – (10 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

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

Airport WiFi/Internet

WiFi is available in Alghero Airport, but at the time of this update, we are unable to confirm if there is a fee or registration required for service.

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

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available 24/7. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: Arrivals Hall.

Baggage Carts – Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage carts are available free of charge at the airport entrance doors.

Children’s Play Area – Yes (Landside)

Currency Exchange – Service are available at the Best and Fast Exchange office. Location: Landside. Hours: Unknown.

Duty Free & Shopping – Baltona Travel Retail Store offers duty-free shopping airside in the terminal. Books, gifts, travel good, traditional foods, local wines, and health aids are also available for purchase from shops located throughout the airport.

Food & Drinks – MyChef serves light meals, pizza, and hot/cold beverages in the landside area of the terminal. MyCafe snack bar offers light meals and beverages airside. Vending machinges are available Landside.

Information Desk – A Tourist Information Counter can be found Landside at the Arrivals Exit/Check-in. Hours: first flight – last flight.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

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 [email protected]

Pharmacy – Yes (Landside)

Rest Zones – Not available.

Smoking – Prohibited within the terminal.

Showers – Not available.

Travel Agency – A tourist information booth is located Landside which is open every day for all incoming and outgoing flights.

Airport Hours

As of October 2018, Alghero airport is served by the following airlines: Air Alsie • Air Nostrum • Alitalia • Blue Air • Corendon Airlines • EasyJet • Jet Time • RyanAir • Scandinavian Airlines • TUI • Smartwings • Volotea • Vueling •Wizz Air.

Airlines

As of February 2018, Alghero airport is served by the following airlines: Air Alsie • Air Nostrum • Alitalia • Blue Air • CityJet • EasyJet • Jet Time • RyanAir • Scandinavian Airlines • TUI • Smartwings • Volotea • Wizz Air.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Bus

The airport is well connected to the Alghero town center (10 km), Sassari (33 km) and other destinations. An automated ticket machine is available in the Arrivals Hall of the airport for the purchase of ARST bus tickets. For route maps, schedules and fares, visit the ARST website.

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies are located onsite in the Arrivals Hall: Avis, Europcar, Green Motion, Hertz Italiana, Locauto, Maggiore, RentalcarGo.com, Ruvioli Rent A Car, Sardinya autonoleggio, Sicily by Car/AutoEuropa, Viten Group and Win Rent.

Hotel Shuttles

Several area hotels provide airport transportation service as a courtesy to their guests. Here are a few hotels offering airport shuttle service:
Alghero City Hotel   •    B&B Casa Vacanze La Mimosa Alghero   •   Residenza Bouganvillea.

Taxis

Taxis are available in the ground transportation area in front of the airport terminal on a 24-hour basis. All taxis are metered, and reservations are not required. Alghero town center is a 15-minute ride from the airport.

Last updated: 2018-10-23

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, are 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 web sites. 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, write a review or send an email to [email protected] and we will update this guide.