Sleeping in Airports

Charlottetown Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or 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

YYG Airport Overview

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

What to Expect

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

Sleeping in Charlottetown Airport

We do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews. Have a backup plan if you’re planning to spend the night. For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the guide below or read traveller airport reviews for more tips.

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 Charlottetown 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

While it appears that this airport is open 24 hours, as of this update, we were unable to confirm airport hours of operation. Airline counters open at approximately 4:00AM. 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.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there are hotels near Charlottetown Airport:

Visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Charlottetown, search deals and read traveller reviews.

Airport Lounges

There are no pay-per-use lounges in the airport.

Rest & Relaxation Zones

There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Charlottetown airport. Connect to the “flyYYG free wifi” 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: Airside (Departures Lounge) • Landside (Arrivals).

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

Duty-Free & Shopping – Duty-Free is not available. Budley’s Giftshop sells souvenirs, magazines, travel essentials, etc.

Food & Drinks – Budley’s Restaurant & Lounge and the adjacent gift shop are open from 6:00 AM – 8:00 PM (Landside). Budley’s On the Fly, located airside, serves lighter fare and takeaway meals. Vending machines are also available for after-hours snacking.

Information Desk – A Visitor Information Centre is 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.

Pet Relief Areas – The groundside pet relief area can be found outside in the grassy area adjacent to the Arrivals entrance/exit. The airside pet relief area is outside the pedway that is accessible once you have gone through security screening.

Showers – Not available.

SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Smoking – Smoking is not permitted in or around the airport. Designated smoking areas are located outside to the right of the arrivals door and to the left of the departures doors.

Charlottetown airport is served by the following airlines: Air Canada • Flair Airlines • Porter • Swoop • WestJet.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


YYG 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 • Thrifty.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


Metered taxis are available in the ground transportation area. Fixed-rate and zoned fares are available for travel within Charlottetown, Cornwall and Stratford. At the time of this update, a single fare within the Charlottetown city limits is CA$20.00

Last updated: 2024-01-31

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.