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Cuenca Airport Guide

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

CUE 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 Cuenca Mariscal Lamar International Airport.

What to Expect

Cuenca Airport (code: CUE) has a small terminal that serves a couple domestic destinations. Facilities include a few eateries and several shops. Free WiFi helps pass the time.  For added comfort, economy class passengers can pay to enter an airport lounge. See Airport Lounges in the guide below for location and access information.

Cuenca Airport guide
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Sleeping in Cuenca Airport

The airport is open from 6:00AM until the day’s last flight, usually 9:30PM, so it is not possible to spend the night. For uninterrupted sleep, nearby hotels offer shuttle service. See the Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

Covid-19 Update

Some airport reviews and tips in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. 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.

For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Cuenca 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 Hotels

There are no hotels at Cuenca Airport.  Visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Cuenca, search deals and read traveller reviews.

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 by paying at the door or through a lounge membership program. 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!

  • Sala VIP Corpac – Location: Airside, 2nd Floor. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door • Lounge membership programs.

Related Pages: Cuenca Airport Lounges

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Cuenca Airport for two hours upon completion or a survey or just walking around the terminal trying to find a connection. (April 2022)

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: There is a dedicated Banking Area available in the main hall. It is here where you will find banks, most of which have ATM’s available.

Baggage Carts – Need a hand with your bags? Luggage trolleys are located on the ground floor of the airport. Fee: $2.00 (inside terminal) • $3.00 (arrival area).

Food & Drinks – At the time of this update there were no 24 hour food concessions at the airport, but you will find:
» Landside : Cafetería Santa Ana • Taz with Hunger
» Airside: Cafetería

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Medical Services – Medical services are available at the Doctor’s office. Location not known. Hours: 7:00AM – 1:00PM and 3:00PM – 8:30PM (Mon – Fri).

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.

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 Hours

The airport is open 6:00AM – 9:00PM (Saturday – Thursday) • 6:00AM – 10:00PM (Friday).

Airlines

Cuenca airport is served by the following airlines: LATAM • Tame.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

The following car rental companies have counters in the Arrivals Hall: Localiza • Rent a Car • Thrifty.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.

Taxis

Metered taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area.

Last updated: 2022-02-21

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.