Sleeping in Airports

Bario Airport Guide

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

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 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.

Where to Sleep

Sleeping here is not permitted. For uninterrupted sleep, nearby hotels offer shuttle service. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info.

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.

Airport Lounges

There are no pay-per-use lounges in the airport.

Airport Hotels

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.

Airport WiFi/Internet

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 – Unavailable.

Showers – Unavailable.

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

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: update the airport guide or  write a review.