Sleeping in Airports

Alghero Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or 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.

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AHO Airport Overview

alghero airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Alghero–Fertilia Airport.

What to Expect

Alghero Airport (code: AHO) has a single terminal that serves a few destinations year-round. The summer high season is busy with seasonal flights, so expect crowds. Facilities are limited to a few cafes, shops and WiFi. There are no pay-to-use lounges.

Sleeping in Alghero Airport

The airport closes after the last flight until 4:00 AM, so staying overnight is impossible. For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are nearby, with some offering a shuttle service. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info, or read some 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, scroll down to explore more in our Alghero 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

Alghero airport is served by the following airlines: Aeroitalia • Air Europa • Air Mountain • Alba Star • Corendon Dutch Airlines • EasyJet Europe • EasyJet Switzerland • ITA Airways • Jet Time • RyanAir • TUIfly Nordic • Volotea • Vueling • Wizz Air.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there are hotels near Alghero Airport:

For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels near Alghero Airport that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport Lounges

An Executive Lounge is available.  At the time of this update we did not have any information about location, hours, or access.  If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Food & Drinks

At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour dining options. Food concessions throughout the terminal operate on varying schedules. Locations:

  • Landside: MU Burger and My Chef Bar
  • Airside: IN AMORE Caffè

Mobile Charging

To recharge your mobile devices, head to the Food Court, where you will find 11 charging stations.

Rest & Relaxation Zones

No dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones exist. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.


Free WiFi is available in Alghero Airport.  Registration is required.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available 24/7. Fees may apply, so check your bank’s fee schedule and 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 terminal entrance doors.

Currency Exchange – Foreign currency is available at the Best and Fast Exchange offices. Location: Landside. Hours: Unknown.

Drinking Water – Information is unavailable. Does the airport have water fountains or water bottle refill stations? Click here to update this guide.

Duty-Free & Shopping – Books, gifts, travel goods, traditional foods, local wines, and health aids are available.

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

Lost & Found – Available

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

Medical Centre – Available

Meeting Rooms – Available. Location: unknown. Hours: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Mon – Fri).

Pharmacy – A pharmacy sells over-the-counter drugs, childcare articles and cosmetics. Location: Landside, near Arrivals.

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 prohibited within the terminal and must be done outside.

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

Alghero airport is served by the following airlines: Air Europa • Alba Star • Blue Air • Corendon • EasyJet • EasyJet Europe • EasyJet Switzerland • RyanAir • Volotea • Vueling • Wizz Air.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


AHO 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 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: AutoVia • Avis Budget • B-Rent • Europcar • Hertz Italiana • Italy Car Rent • Leasys • Locauto • Maggiore • Mida rent • Ruvioli Rent A Car • Sardinya autonoleggio • Sicily by Car • Sixt • Viten Group • Welcome Cars.

Hotel Shuttles

B&B da Giovanna offers an airport shuttle for guests. It’s advised to call the hotel in advance for details and confirmation.


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: 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.