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
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 Bario Airport.
What to Expect
- Only a ten minute walk from town, this tiny little airstrip has a tiny terminal with “air-conditioning” courtesy of the fresh mountain air, a few seats and not much else.
Where to Sleep
- Overnight stays are not permitted at this airport. 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.
There are no pay-per-use lounges in the airport.
If sleeping in Bario Airport does not appeal to you, there are a number of homestays in the nearby villages:
- The Ngimat Ayu House – Airport transfers are available upon request. » Check Rates
- Jungle Blue Dreams Art Gallery & Homestay – Airport transfers are available. » 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.
More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport
Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.
Rest Zones – Not available.
Showers – Not available.
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, please send an email to [email protected] and we will update this airport guide.
As of October 2018, Bario airport is served by the following airline: Malaysia Airlines.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport
At the time of this November 2017 update we are unable to confirm which transportation options are available at the Bairo airport.
Last updated: 2018-10-26
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.