Sleeping in Airports

Bulawayo Airport Guide

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

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

What to Expect

Bulawayo Airport has a small but recently built terminal. Facilities are limited to a cafe.  For added comfort, economy class passengers can pay to enter an airport lounge. See Airport Lounges in the airport guide below for its location and rates.

Where to Sleep

We have no reviews from travellers who have slept at this airport. If you’ve visited the airport recently, please write a review to help future travellers! For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are nearby. 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

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 Bulawayo Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Selborne Hotel – (20 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Holiday Inn Bulawayo – (20 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel – (20 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle » Check Rates

To find a cheap room, there is a list of hotels near Bulawayo Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport WiFi/Internet

WiFi is available throughout the airport terminal. Connect to the “Zimbabwe On Line” network. At the time of this update, we were unable to confirm if a fee is charged.

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

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. 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.

Currency Exchange – Yes.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Luggage Wrapping – Available landside in the Departures Hall for a fee.

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

As of this update, we were unable to confirm airport hours of operation. 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.

Airlines

As of November 2018, Bulawayo airport is served by the following airlines: Airlink • Air Zimbabwe • Fastjet Zimbabwe Emirates.

Transportation

Car Rentals

Avis and Europcar have kiosks available at Bulawayo Airport.

Taxis

Light-blue colored metered taxis are readily available in the ground transportation area of the airport.

Last updated: 2018-11-07

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.