Sleeping in Airports

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.

Airport Overview

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 about their time at Cuenca Airport.

What to Expect

Cuenca Airport 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 airport guide below for location and access information.

Where to Sleep

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 our Airport Hotels section below for more info.

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 by paying at the door or through a lounge membership program (ie. Priority Pass). 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 Cuenca Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Kuna Hotel – (5 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Hotel Los Balcones – (10 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Casa de las Rosas – (10 min from the sairport) Free airport transfer service is available upon request. » Check Rates

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

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Cuenca Airport.

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 – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Airport Hours

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

Airlines

As of November 2018, 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.

Taxis

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

Last updated: 2019-02-28

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.