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Buenos Aires Ezeiza Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover, or just quickly passing through, our Buenos Aires Ezeiza 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 were several people with mats sleeping on the floor when I arrived. Sleeping was definitely acceptable at this airport. – crankytraveller

EZE 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 Buenos Aires Ezeiza International Airport.

What to Expect

Buenos Aires Ezeiza Airport (Code: EZE) consists of one building with three interconnected terminals (A, B and C). There are 40 gates and two dozen or so eateries and shops on both sides of security, with some open 24 hours. WiFi is available, and outlets for charging mobile devices can be found. Additional comfort can be found through fee-based access to one of the airport’s first-class lounges. See Airport Lounges in the guide below for locations and rates.

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Sleeping in Ezeiza Airport

Travellers report that airport staff are friendly and accommodating to overnight sleepers. While there are carpeted areas in the terminals that work for floor sleeping, seating is described as uncomfortable with armrests. Noise and cold temperatures are described as the biggest irritants, so consider bringing earplugs/noise-cancelling headphones and a travel blanket/sleeping bag. Explore our guide to sleeping in Buenos Aires Ezeiza Airport or read some traveller reviews for more tips.  For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See the Airport Hotels section below for more info.

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. You can also visit the airport’s website for current information. For more airport information, continue scrolling down to explore more in our Ezeiza 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 24 hours.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there are sleep pods at the airport and hotels near Ezeiza Airport that provide a airport shuttle:

  • Mypod Capsule Ezeiza – Located within the airport complex at the intersection of the International Arrivals Terminal and the Domestic Flights Terminal.  Mypod offers rooms that can be rented in 3, 6 and 12 hour blocks.  Luggage storage and showers are also available.
  • Posada de las Aguilas – Free airport shuttle is available.  » Check Rates
  • Bernie’s Bed & Breakfast – Free 24-hour airport shuttle is available upon request.  » Check Rates
  • Holiday Inn – Free airport shuttle is available upon request.  » Check Rates

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

Airport Lounges

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

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there are lounges that you can enter by paying at the door or through a lounge membership program. 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!

Terminal A
  • Aeropuertos VIP Club – Location: Airside, 1st Floor, to the left of security.  Showers are available.  Hours: open 24 hours.  Lounge Access: Pay at the Door (US$ 50).
  • Aeropuertos VIP Club – Location: Airside, Lower Level, Arrivals.  Showers are available.  Hours: open 24 hours.  Lounge Access: unknown.
Terminal B
  • American Airlines Admirals Club – Location: Airside, near Gate 9. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door with proof of American Airlines ticket • Lounge membership programs. Showers are available.
  • Centurion Lounge – Location: Airside, Level 2, Gate 15. Lounge Access: A valid Platinum Card • Lounge membership programs.
  • Star Alliance Lounge – Location: Airside, 2nd Floor, opposite Gates 9. Showers are available. Hours: open 24 hours. Lounge Access: Lounge membership programs.

Airline Lounges

If you are a First or Business Class traveller you may have access to the lounges listed below. For more information, check the airline’s website.

LATAM VIP Lounge – Location: Terminal A, Airside, 2nd Floor, in front of Gate 9 • Aerolineas Argentinas Salon Condor – Location: Terminal C, Airside, 2nd Floor.

Related Pages: Ezeiza Airport Lounges

Layover Sightseeing

Do you want to make the most of your stopover or long layover by getting out of the airport to do some sightseeing?  Check out our Buenos Aires Airport Layover Sightseeing guide or explore Things to do in Buenos Aires on Tripadvisor.

Drinking Water

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

Food & Drinks

Food concessions operate with varying schedules. These options are available 24 hours: Outback Steakhouse • McDonald’s • Hard Rock Café • Le Pain Quotidien • Patagonia Wine Experience • Burger King • Natural Market • Brioche Dorée Ezeiza • Starbucks.

Luggage Storage & Lockers

According to a January 2018 review, luggage storage is no longer available.

Mobile Charging

Charge your mobile devices at power outlets near the gates.

Rest & Relaxation Zones

No dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones exist. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

Showers

Showers – Showers are available in the Star Alliance Lounge and the Aeropuertos VIP Clubs. [ see Airport Lounges above ]

WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Ezeiza Airport. Connect to the “AA_2000” Network.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so check your bank’s fee schedule and daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: unknown.

Currency Exchange – Information is not available.

Duty-Free and Shopping – Duty-free shopping is available airside in Terminal A (Pre-boarding • Arrivals) and Terminal C. A variety of retail shops and mini-markets are also available.

Luggage Wrapping – Protect your bags from theft and damage by having your bags wrapped in plastic. Tripstore offers luggage wrapping and packing.  Location: in the public areas of Terminals A and C.

Massage Chairs – At one point, there were massage chairs in the airport. Unfortunately, we could not confirm this during our August 2023 update.

Pharmacy – FarmaCity. Location: Terminal A, landside, Arrivals. Hours: 24 hours.

Post Office – Drop off your last-minute postcards to friends and family at the airport’s postal office, Correo Argentino. Location: Terminal A, Arrivals Hall.

SIM Cards – A reader tells us “There are no longer any available places to buy SIM cards in Ezeiza Airport.” (February 2024)

Airlines
Buenos Aires Ezeiza airport is served by the following airlines: Aerolíneas Argentinas • Aeroméxico • Air Canada • Air Europa • Air France • American Airlines • Andes Líneas Aéreas • Avianca • Boliviana de Aviación • British Airways • Copa Airlines • Cubana Airlines • Delta Air Lines • Ethiopian Airlines • Fly Bondi • Flyest • GOL • Iberia • Jet Smart • KLM • LATAM • Level • Lufthansa • Paranair • Qatar Airways • Sky Airline • Swiss • Turkish Airlines • United Airlines.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Buses and Colectivos

Ezeiza Airport is served by Transporte Urbano de Pasajeros bus line 394 and Manuel Tienda Leon shuttles.

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies have offices located landside: Alamo/National • Avis • Awto Argentina • Europcar • Hertz • Keko • Localiza • Sixt • Wonder Rent-a-Car.

Hotel Shuttles

Several hotels provide airport shuttle service: Bernie’s Bed & BreakfastHoliday Inn Buenos Aires Ezeiza AirportPosada de las Aguilas.

See also Airport Hotels above.

Ride Sharing

Uber operates throughout Argentina. A ride to the city centre will cost you about $18 – $20.

Taxis

Taxis are readily available in the ground transportation areas.

Airport Photos

To share your photos of Ezeiza Airport, write a review or click here to send us a update:

Related Pages: Ezeiza Airport Photos

Last updated: 2024-02-06

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.