Sleeping in Airports

Craiova Airport Guide

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

CRA 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 Craiova International Airport.

What to Expect

Craiova Airport (code: CRA) has a small, recently built terminal that primarily handles low-cost flights. Facilities are basic and we can confirm only that duty-free shopping, WiFi, and vending machines are available. There are no pay-to-use lounges.

Sleeping in Craiova Airport

Overnight sleepers aren’t the norm here, but it seems you can stay with little issue. Past reviewers mentioned armrest-free benches, though we don’t know an exact location. For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are nearby. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info 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 Craiova 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 Craiova Airport:

  • Helin Aeroport –  No airport shuttle.   » Check Rates
  • Emma Est Hotel –  No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Hotel Sydney – No airport shuttle.  » Check Rates

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

airport loungeAirport Lounges

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

wifiAirport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available in Craiova Airport.

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

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. There is at least one machine that dispenses both Euro and Ron. 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.

Baby Care Facilities – Mother and Child Rooms are available airside for diaper changing and breastfeeding, and are free to use.

Baggage Carts – Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage carts are available at the airport.

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty-free shopping is available.

Food & Drinks – Food concessions throughout the airport operate on varying schedules. At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour dining options, so if you are stuck in the airport overnight you should purchase water and snacks early.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Unavailable.

Luggage Wrapping – Protect your bags by having them covered in plastic wrap. Location: in the Check-In area.

Medical Services – Emergency medical services are available. Location: unknown.

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.

Mother and Child Room – Available free of charge. Location: Airside.

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 – Unavailable.

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 Areas – Clearly-marked designated smoking rooms are available in the terminal. Location: unknown. There is also a bar with a smoker’s area located airside.

airport hoursAirport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.


Craiova airport is served by the following airlines: Aero Direkt • Hello Jets • Hi Sky • Tarom • Wizz Air.

transportationAirport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Bus 9 connects the airport and the city center, beginning at 5:30AM and ending around 10:50PM. Timetable is available on the Craiova Airport website.

Car Rentals

The following car rental companies have counters in the baggage claim area: Autonom • Avis • BCRS • Sixt.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


Taxis are available.

Last updated: 2024-01-30

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.