Sleeping in Airports

Barcelona Airport Guide

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

BLA Airport Overview

barcelona airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Barcelona General Jose Antonio Anzoategui International Airport.

What to Expect

Barcelona Airport (code: BLA) has a single terminal that serves a few domestic and international routes. Facilities are limited to a few eateries and shops. WiFi is available for a fee in designated areas. For added comfort while you wait, economy class passengers can pay to enter an airport lounge. See Airport Lounges in the guide below for its location and access information.

Sleeping in Barcelona Airport

Unfortunately, we do not yet have any reviews from travellers who have slept at this airport.  For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are nearby. See our Airport Hotel section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

Covid-19 Update

Some airport reviews and tips in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. 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.

For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Barcelona 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 the airport sounds like a nightmare, there is a hotel near Barcelona Airport:

  • Hotel El Dorado Suites – Reviews are mixed, but this is the closest hotel to the airport in an area sparsely populated by decent hotels.  » Check Rates

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

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 through a lounge membership program. Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and to also find out how you can gain lounge access with just an economy class ticket!

  • Premier Club – Location: Landside, 2nd Floor. Lounge Access: unknown.

Airport WiFi/Internet

WiFi and internet access are available for a fee at an internet cafe in the terminal.

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

Food & Drinks – Food concessions throughout the airport operate with varying schedules. At the time of this update, we are unable to confirm the availability of any 24-hour dining options.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Unavailable.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

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

Shopping – A limited selection of gift shops are available in the terminal.

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

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, click here to update this airport guide.

Airlines

Barcelona airport is served by the following airlines: Avior Airlines • Conviasa • Laser Airlines • Rutaca.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.

Taxis

Metered taxis are available in the ground transportation area of BLA airport, during airport hours of operation.

Last updated: 2022-02-14

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.