Sleeping in Airports

Coffs Harbour Airport Guide

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

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 during their time at Coffs Harbour Airport.

What to Expect

  • A small and relaxed single terminal regional airport with friendly and efficient service.
  • Shopping and dining options are minimal.
  • Economy class passengers flying on Qantas Airlines can find comfort in the lounge that are accessible with an Qantas Club membership. See our Airport Lounges section.
  • The airport provides free WiFi. See WiFi information in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • As of November 2018, we have no reviews from travellers who have slept at this airport.
  • 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

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. Qantas Club). 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 Coffs Harbour Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Sanctuary Resort Motor Inn – (5 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Comfort Inn Big Windmill – (5 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Premier Motor Inn – (5 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Matador Motor Inn – (5 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

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

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Coffs Harbour Airport. Connect to “Switched on Coffs” network. Pay-per-use internet kiosks are available in the Departures lounge.

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: Landside, in the arrivals area • Airside, in the departures lounge.

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty Free is not available. The cafe (Biggles Flight Lounge) also sells snacks, newspapers, etc.

Food & Drinks – Biggles Flight Lounge is available Landside offering sandwiches, drinks, etc.. Also available Landside is the Hangar Cafe and Bar. Hours are unknown.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Luggage Trolleys – Available in front of the terminal as well as inside.

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.

Smoking – Smoking is permitted only in designated outdoor areas before entering the airport. There is no smoking once you are airside.

Airport Hours

At the time of this update, we did not have the airport hours.  If you know, email us at [email protected] and we will update this guide.


As of November 2018, Coffs Harbour airport is served by the following airlines: Fly Corporate • Qantas • TigerAir • Virgin Australia.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies offer services onsite (or to the airport): Avis, Budget, Coffs Harbour Rent a Car, Europcar, Hertz, Thrifty and Let’s Go.

Hotel and Surrounding Area Shuttle Buses

The airport uses the services of Sawtell Coaches and Action Coach Shuttle to and from the airport. For fares, schedules and more information, visit the Coffs Harbour Airport website.


Taxis are readily available at the airport. If for some reason, there are no taxis when you arrive ask for assistance at the airport.

Last updated: 2018-11-08

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.