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

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

What to Expect

  • The airport consists of a small, single terminal.
  • Economy class travellers can pay to access one airport lounge. See our Airport Lounges section for locations and rates.

Where to Sleep

  • As of November 2018, we have no reviews from travellers who have used this airport. Write a review to help future travellers!
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels within a 30 minutes’ drive of the airport; some hotels charge for airport shuttles and some do not provide them. See our Airport Hotel 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 a a few guest houses and local hotels near the airport with varying standards. A little further away, the Holiday Inn Bulawayo (25 minutes from the airport) offers airport transfers for a fee.

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, write a review or email us at [email protected]

Rest Zones – Not available.

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, please send an email to [email protected] 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, write a review or send an email to [email protected] and we will update this guide.