Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Bario 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.
Basic seats are available, but often occupied. No Starbucks and no other F&B facilities, but who needs it ? – Ansrichter
BBN Airport Overview
To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Bario Airport.
What to Expect
Bario Airport (code: BBN) has a single, tiny terminal that serves a few regional destinations. The open-air building has a few seats, but no eateries, shops, or WiFi.
Sleeping in Bario Airport
Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, all services and times listed below are subject to change. Some services and facilities may remain closed or operate with reduced hours. Airport tips and suggestions in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. If you are planning to sleep in the public area of the terminal overnight, have a back-up plan! We’ve heard from a few travellers at other airports and they were not permitted to stay overnight. We’re not sure if that will apply to this airport, until a reader lets us know the current situation. We will start updating all of our guides in October 2021. To help us with this massive update, you can add or update information or write a review and submit photos and airport tips.
For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Bario 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.
If sleeping in Bario Airport does not appeal to you, there are a number of homestays in the nearby villages:
- Labang Longhouse Lodge – (2 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers are available. » Check Rates
- The Ngimat Ayu House – (8 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers are available upon request. » Check Rates
- Nancy Harriss Homestay – (15 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers are available. » Check Rates
To find a cheap room, there is a list of hotels near Bario Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.
There are no pay-per-use lounges in the airport.
As of this update we were unable to confirm whether internet access is available. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.
More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport
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.
Showers – Unavailable.
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.
Bario airport is served by the following airline: Malaysia Airlines.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport
At the time of this update we are unable to confirm which transportation options are available at the Bario airport.
Last updated: 2021-10-20
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.