Sleeping in Airports

Champaign Airport Guide

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

Bench-type couches are not great, but allow you to stretch out and get some rest because they don’t have those annoying arm rests. – a traveller

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 about their time at Champaign Airport.

What to Expect

Champaign Urbana Airport consists of a small, modern two-level terminal with a restaurant and vending machines. WiFi is available. There are no private lounges at this airport.

Where to Sleep

As of November 2018, we have not received any recent sleep-related reviews.   According the last review in 2002 there are armrest-free bench style couches available. Please write a review to help future travellers! 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

There are no pay-per use lounges.

Airport Hotels

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

  • Best Western Paradise Inn – (3 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available from 5:00AM to 11:00PM daily. » Check Rates
  • i Hotel & Conference Center – (7 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available between 7:00AM and 7:00PM. » Check Rates
  • Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Champaign – (7 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available. » Check Rates

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

Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available throughout the terminal.

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.

Food & Drinks – Einstein Bros. Bagels can be found on the 2nd Floor. Vending machines are also available on the 2nd Floor.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

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 – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Smoking – permitted in areas outside of the terminal.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 4:00AM – 11:00PM.


As of November 2018, Champaign airport is served by the following airlines: American Airlines • United Airlines.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

Onsite car rental agencies include: Alamo • Avis • Budget • Enterprise • Hertz • National.

Hotel Shuttles

Several area hotels provide airport transportation service as a courtesy to their guests. Here are a few hotels offering airport shuttle service: Best Western Paradise Inn   •   Comfort Suites Champaign Urbana   •   Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Champaign North   •  Eastland Suites Hotel & Conference Center of Champaign-Urbana   •   Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Champaign   •   Hilton Garden Inn Champaign/ Urbana   •   Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Urbana-Champaign (U of I Area)   •   Homewood Suites by Hilton Champaign-Urbana   •   Hyatt Place Champaign   •   I Hotel & Conference Center   •   Wyndham Garden Urbana Champaign


Taxis are readily available in the ground transportation area of the terminal during airport hours of operation. All taxis are metered and reservations are not required.

Last updated: 2019-02-14

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.