Sleeping in Airports

Bhubaneswar Airport Guide

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

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Airport Overview

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 Bhubaneswar Biju Patnaik International Airport.

What to Expect

  • A small and friendly international airport with two terminals (T1 (Domestic) and T2 (International)), clean facilities, English-speaking staff and some nice shops and restaurants.
  • Free WiFi is available. See WiFi in the airport guide below.
  • Economy class passengers can pay to enter the airport’s first class lounge. See Airport Lounges in the airport guide below for locations and rates.

Where to Sleep

  • As of October 2018, we have no reviews from travellers who have attempted to sleep in this airport. According to one reviewer, comfortable chairs and benches are available in the terminal. Write a review to help future travelers!
  • For uninterrupted sleep, 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.

Airport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter through a lounge membership program (ie. Priority Pass). Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and to also find out how you can gain lounge access with just an economy class ticket!

Airport Hotels

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

  • Royal Midtown Hotel – (Less than 2 miles from the airport) Airport transfers are available. » Check Rates
  • Hotel Venus Inn – (8 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers are available. » Check Rates
  • Hotel Pushpak – (8 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers are available. » Check Rates

According to the airport’s web site, there are “Rest Rooms”, but we do not have details about location. Rates: Rs 1500 (Double Bed) and Rs 1000 Single Bed.

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

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Bhubaneswar Airport for 30 minutes.

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

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are provided by HDFC Bank, SBI and Central Bank of India. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: unknown but at least one is available Landside.

Child Care Room – Yes

Children’s Play Area – Yes

Currency Exchange – Services are available in the Arrivals area.

Drinking Water – Water stations are available.

Food & Drinks – Restaurants At the time of this update is not known if any of the food and beverages concessions are open 24 hours.

Luggage Trolley – Yes (Free)

Medical Services – Urgent and emergency medical care is available at Apollo Hospital, located on airport property. Location and hours: unknown.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – Mobile charging stations are available. At the time of this update, the locations are not known.

Pharmacy – Yes

Rest Zones – Not available.

Shopping – Souvenirs, books, crafts, flowers, clothing, and more are available for purchase from various shops throughout the airport.

Spa – Spa services are available in both terminals. Exact locations and hours are not known.

Showers – Not available.

Smoking – A smoking lounge is available. Location: unknown.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.


As of October 2018, Bhubaneswar airport is served by the following airlines: Air Asia • Air India • British Airways • Go Air • INDIGO • Singapore Airlines • Srilankan Airlines • Vistara.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

Several companies offer self-drive or chauffeured cars for hire. Car rental kiosks are located in the Arrivals Hall of the airport.

Hotel Shuttles

At the time of this October 2018 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 ]


Metered auto-rickshaw taxis are readily available in the ground transportation area of the airport. A reader tells us that “private taxis, Ola, Uber are readily available at decent prices. ( Remember the taxis in Odisha charge for return fare as well; so an Uber/Ola might be cheaper depending on your route )”

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.