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.

BTH Airport Overview

batam airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Batam Hang Nadim Airport.

What to Expect

Batam Airport (code: BTH) has a small terminal that handles regional flights year-round and service to Jeddah during the Hajj season. A new terminal seems to be be under construction. Facilities include a variety of eateries and shops, as well as WiFi. For added comfortable, economy class passengers can pay to enter an airport lounge. See Airport Lounges in the guide below for its location and rates.

Sleeping in Batam Airport

Unfortunately, we do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews.  For uninterrupted sleep, nearby hotels offer shuttle service. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

Covid-19 Update

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 Batam 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 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
  • 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 Lounges

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

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, 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 – 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, click here to update this airport guide and we will update this airport guide.


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 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. 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: 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.