Sleeping in Airports

Bocas del Toro Airport Guide

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

There are a couple of hard plastic chairs to wait before security and your flights.
– dmlandis

BOC Airport Overview

bocas del toro airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Bocas del Toro Airport.

What to Expect

Bocas del Toro Airport (code: BOC) consists of a tiny, simple terminal that services a few regional flights. Facilities are limited to a semi-functioning bathroom and a few seats. You may want to bring your own snacks and (non-WiFi) entertainment.

Sleeping in Bocas del Toro Airport

The airport closes nightly, reopening around 6:00AM, so staying here overnight is not possible. For uninterrupted sleep, nearby hotels offer free shuttle service. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos.  For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Bocas del Toro 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 Hours

The airport is open from 6:00 AM until the last flight. Sleeping in the airport overnight is not possible.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there are hotels near Bocas del Toro Airport:

For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels near Bocas del Toro Airport that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport Lounges

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

Rest & Relaxation Zones

There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.


At the time of this update WiFi is not available at Bocas del Toro Airport.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

ATMs / Cash Machines – At the time of this update, there are no ATMs available at the airport.

Currency Exchange – At the time of this update, there are no Currency Exchange Houses available at the airport.

Drinking Water – Information is unavailable. Does the airport have water fountains or water bottle refill stations? Click here to update this guide.

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.

Showers – Unavailable.

SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Bocas del Toro airport is served by the following airlines: Air Panama • Skyway Costa Rica.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

At the time of this update, there are no car rental companies available.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


Metered taxis are readily available in the ground transportation area.

Last updated: 2024-01-30

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is 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 websites. 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.