Sleeping in Airports

Charlottetown Airport Guide

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

If half the airports I travel through were as comfy as this one I’d get a lot more cheep sleep! – 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 Charlottetown Airport.

What to Expect

Charlottetown Airport consists of a small terminal with a restaurant and some vending machines. The facilities are clean, and the airport staff friendly and helpful. WiFi is available, and there are some outlets for charging mobile devices. There are no private lounges at this airport.

Where to Sleep

As of October 2018, we have not received any recent sleep-related reviews. 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 in the airport.

Airport Hotels

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

  • Sherwood Motel –  (2 minute drive from airport)  no airport shuttle is available. » Check Rates

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

Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Charlottetown airport.

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: Airside (Departures Lounge) • Landside (Arrivals).

Business Centre – Equipped with two workstations, a fax machine, phone and WiFi. Location: adjacent to the seating area.

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty Free is not available at this airport. A Tailwind Gift Shop sells souvenirs, magazines, travel essentials, etc.

Food & Drinks – Budley’s Restaurant & Lounge and the adjacent gift shop are open from 4:00AM – 7:30PM (Landside). Budley’s On the Fly, located airside, serves lighter fare and take-away meals. Vending machines are also available for after hours snacking.

Information Desk – A Visitor Information Centre is available adjacent to the arrivals gate. Visitors can search for accommodations, attractions, or directions to their favourite activity.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – electrical outlets and USB ports are located underneath many boarding area seats.

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Airport Hours

While it appears that this airport is open 24 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.


As of July 2019, Charlottetown airport is served by the following airlines: Air Canada • Sunwing • WestJet.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


The airport is served by local bus No. 11 which offers a very limited pick-up schedule. For more information, visit the t3transit website.

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies are available onsite: Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Thrifty.


Metered taxis are available in the ground transportation area of the airport. Fixed-rate and zoned fares are available for travel within Charlottetown, Cornwall and Stratford. At the time of this July 2019 update, a single fare within the Charlottetown city limits is $16.00 CDN.

Last updated: 2019-07-16

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.