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Ancona Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Ancona Marche 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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AOI Airport Overview

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

What to Expect

Ancona Airport (code: AOI) has a small but modern terminal. Amenities include a couple snack bars, a pizzeria, and several shops. A designated waiting lounge offers charging outlets and internet.

Sleeping in Ancona Airport

In general, the seating isn’t exactly comfortable, but it is armrest-free, perfect for a quick snooze. The airport closes nightly from 12:00AM until 4:00AM so it is not possible to stay overnight.  For uninterrupted sleep, nearby hotels offer shuttle service for a fee. 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 web site for current information.  For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Ancona 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 Hotels

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

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

Airport Lounges

  • Reserved Waiting Lounge – offers internet connection, wall outlets for charging your devices and magazines.

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Ancona Airport for 30 minutes.

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

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. 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: Departure Terminal.

Baby Care Facilities – If you are travelling with an infant, a nursery is available. Location: Airside, Departure Area. Changing tables are available in accessible restrooms. Locations: Arrival and Departure Areas, both Airside and Landside.

Banking Services – Banca Marcha provides full-service banking inside the airport. Location: Landside, Arrivals Area.

Covid-19 Screening – Location: Departures. Hours: 7:00AM – 6:00PM (Monday – Saturday) and 9:00AM – 6:00PM (Sunday).

Duty Free – Duty-free shopping is available, along with a small variety of shops selling local wines, newspapers/magazines and regional specialties. Location: Airside, near the boarding area.

Food & Drinks – The airport has very limited food options, none of which are open 24-hours.

Information Desk – Need help finding your way? Information desks can be found in the ticketing and arrivals areas.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Unavailable.

Medical Services – If you feel unwell or injure yourself, first aid services are available. Location: Arrivals Area.

Mobile Charging – A reader (September 2018) tells us that there are a few outlets available Airside, near security controls.

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

Showers – Unavailable.

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

Airport Hours

The airport is open from 6:00AM – 12:00AM.


Ancona airport is served by the following airlines: Albawings • Albastar • Lufthansa • RyanAir • Volotea • Wizz Air.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Raffaello Aerobus offers service to and from Ancona and Falconara from 7:00AM – 10:30Pm. Single ride tickets are sold on the bus at € 3,00 to Falconara or € 5,50 to Ancona. For route map, schedules and additional fare information, visit the Conerobus website.

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies are located onsite in the Arrivals Hall: Autonoleggio Magellano • Autovia • Avis • Europcar • Hertz • Leasys • Siciliy by Car.

Hotel Shuttles

At the time of this update we were unable to find any hotels that provided an airport shuttle.  See also Airport Hotels above.


Taxis are available in the ground transportation area. All taxis are metered, and reservations are not required.


Marche Airport is accessible via direct train service between Castelferretti  – Falconara and Ancona railway stations. From the Ancona train station,  it’s possible to connect to various national and international destinations. Tickets are sold in the ticket office or from automated ticket machines located near the platforms. For route maps, schedules and fare information, visit the Trenitalia website.

Last updated: 2023-03-21

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: update the airport guide or  write a review.