Sleeping in Airports

Batam Airport Guide

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

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down of what to expect during your time at Batam Airport.

What to Expect

  • The small, single terminal connects to destinations across Southeast Asia and provides hajj-season flights to Jeddah.
  • A second terminal seems to be under construction directly adjacent to the current terminal.
  • Economy class travellers can pay to access one airport lounge. See our Airport Lounges section for locations and rates.

Where to Sleep

  • As of October 2018, we have no reviews from travellers who have used this airport. Write a review to help future travellers!
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are several hotels near the airport; most provide an airport shuttle for a fee. 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

  • El John Executive Lounge – Location: Domestic Terminal, Airside, in front of Gate 4.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Hang Nadim Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Harris Hotel Batam Center – (15 minutes from the airport) Airport transfer service is available for IDR 150.000 each way, upon prior request (recommended at least 24 hours notice). » Check Rates
  • Kaliban Hotel – (15 minutes from the airport) Reviews are mixed on this boutique hotel, but it’s one of the closest hotels to the airport. Airport shuttle is available for a fee. » Check Rates
  • Crown Vista Hotel – (21 minutes from the airport) Airport shuttle is available upon request, IDR 100.000 each way. Hotel also provides a free shuttle to 3 local shopping malls. » Check Rates
  • Greenland Hotel – (19 minutes from the airport) Free Airport transfers are available. (one-way). » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Batam Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport WiFi/Internet

WiFi is available at Hang Nadim Airport. At the time of this update, we are unable to confirm if a fee is charged for this service.

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

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty-free shopping is available, along with a variety of souvenir and gift shops.

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 – Not available.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, write a review or email us at [email protected]

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Airport Hours

According to Wikipedia this airport operates 24 hours a day. We were unable to confirm the airport hours of operation directly with the airport. 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, Batam airport is served by the following airlines: Batik Air • Citilink • Garuda Indonesia • Lion Air • Nam Air • Sriwijaya Air • Wings Air.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Hotel Shuttles

At the time of this November 2017 update, we were unable to find any hotels that provide hotel shuttle service; however, there are several hotels that can arrange transfers for a fee. [ See Airport Hotels above ]


Taxis are readily available in the ground transportation area of the airport. Some taxis have meters, but the majority do not, and you can haggle a price before you begin your journey. For safety reasons, accept rides only from licensed taxis displaying a yellow license plate.

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.