Sleeping in Airports

Corfu Airport Guide

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

I don’t think that the maintenance staff could be doing their job properly, because on the flight home all the toilets on the plane broke down! – Felix

CFU Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Corfu International Airport Ioannis Kapodistria at Kerkyra.

What to Expect

corfu airport guideCorfu Airport (code: CFU) consists of a small, single terminal with a seasonal restaurant, bars, a couple of retail outfits, and duty free shop. The airport has a reputation for large crowds and line-ups during the busy summer months. The airport is currently (July 2019) undergoing an expansion of the terminal which could help with overcrowding. WiFi is available, though outlets to charge your mobile devices may be hard to find. Additional comfort may be found through fee-based access to the airport’s first class lounge. See our Airport Lounges section for locations and rates.

Sleeping in Corfu Airport

A review (July 2019) mentioned that seating is currently limited as the airport is under construction. The reviewer successfully slept on the floor with a travel mat and report that he had no problem with security.  For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the guide below or read some 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 web site for current information.  For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Corfu 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 hotelsAirport Hotels

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

  • The Royal Grand Hotel – No airport shuttle.  » Check Rates
  • Hotel Bretagne –  No airport shuttle.  » Check Rates

For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels near Corfu Airport that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

airport loungeAirport Lounges

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wifiAirport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available throughout the airport terminal.

more airport infoMore Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs, operated by Eurobank, Euronet and Piraeus Bank 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, Check-in and Arrivals • Airside, Arrivals and Departures.

Baggage Carts – Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage carts are available. Rates are not known.

Currency Exchange – OneXchange offers services. Location: Landside. Hours: Unknown.

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty-free shopping is available in the airport. In addition, you will find a Press Gate shop selling newspapers, books, snacks, etc.

Food & Drinks – At the time of this update there were no 24-hour food options. There are 2 cafes and a snack bar open during flight operational hours.

Information Desk – Yes.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Medical Services – Yes. Seek assistance at the airport Information Desk.

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.

Post Office – Yes.

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

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.

airport hoursAirport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.


Corfu airport is served by the following airlines: Aegean Airlines • Aer Lingus • Olympic Air • Sky Express • Transavia. Note – the airport is served by additional airlines on a seasonal-only basis.

transportationAirport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


CFU airport is connected to the city center via Bus No. 15. Tickets can be purchased direct from the driver. For more information, visit the Corfu City Bus website.

Car Rentals

The following car rental companies are available at Corfu Airport: Avis • Alamo • Budget • Dollar • Europcar • Green Motion • Hertz/Thrifty • National • Sixt.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


Taxis are available outside of the terminal during airport hours of operation. All taxis are metered, and reservations are not required. At the time of this update, the average fare between the airport and Corfu City Center is €10,00.

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.