Sleeping in Airports

Doncaster Airport Guide

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

The terminal was a bit chilly but with reasonably warm clothes it was OK. – a traveller

DSA 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 Doncaster Airport.

What to Expect

doncaster airport guideDoncaster Airport (code: DSA) has a medium-sized terminal that serves flights across Europe. Amenities include a bar, two eateries, and a duty-free shop. Free WiFi is available to help pass the time. For added comfort while you wait, economy class passengers can pay to enter an airport lounge. See Airport Lounges in the guide below for location and access information.

Where to Sleep

We do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews.  For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are nearby. See the Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

Covid-19 Update

Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, all services and times listed below are subject to change. Some services and facilities may remain closed or operate with reduced hours.  Airport tips and suggestions in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. If you are planning to sleep in the public area of the terminal overnight, have a back-up plan! We’ve heard from a few travellers at other airports and they were not permitted to stay overnight. We’re not sure if that will apply to this airport, until a reader lets us know the current situation. We will start updating all of our guides in October 2021.  To help us with this massive update, you can add or update information or write a review and submit photos and airport tips.

For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Doncaster 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

If sleeping in Doncaster Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Ramada Encore – (2 minute walk/400 yards from the terminal) This is the closest hotel to the airport. No airport shuttle. Day rooms are available. » Check Rates
  • Best Western Mount Pleasant – (2 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • The Crown Hotel Bawtry – (10 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. The hotel suggests a taxi for approx. £12-£15 each way. » Check Rates
  • Travelodge Doncaster Lakeside – (15 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

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

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. 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!

Premium Lounge – Location: Airside, Level 3. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door.

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free Wifi is available at Doncaster 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: unknown.

Children’s Play Area – Information not available.

Currency Exchange – ICE offers currency exchange in the airport at two locations. Location: Landside at Check-in and in Arrivals. Hours: 6:00AM – 8:00PM (Mon, Tues, Fri) • 12:00PM – 8:00PM (Wed) • 8:00AM – 8:00PM (Thurs) • 5:00AM – 3:00PM (Sat) • 4:00AM – 2:00PM (Sun).

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty-free shopping is available airside at World Duty Free. In addition, WHSmith sells books, magazines, snacks, and travel goods landside and airside. A limited variety of groceries can be purchased from the WHSmith in Arrivals.

Food & Drinks – Food concessions throughout the airport operate with varying schedules. At the time of this update, we are unable to confirm the availability of any 24-hour dining options. Dining options are: Subway • The Finningley Windmill • The Running Horse

Information Desk – There is an Information Point at the main entrance, it is not known if this a manned desk.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

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.

Pharmacy – Well sells healthcare and baby products (diapers, baby wipes, etc.). Location and hours: unknown.

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.

Smoking – Smoking is prohibited inside the airport. There is one designated smoking area, however at this time it is unknown where.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.


Doncaster airport is served by the following airlines: TUI Fly • Wizz Air.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


The 57a/57c bus line connects DSA airport to the city, with a bus stop located right outside the terminal. The bus operates between 5:00AM and 12:00AM, with reduced service on Sundays.

Bus Service 737 departs 6 times a day from the the airport (approx. 45 minute ride) to Sheffield (near the train station). This service is useful for early morning and evening Wizz Air passengers. For schedules, visit the Doncaster Airport website.

For more scheduling information on each bus line, visit the airport website.

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies are located onsite in the baggage claim area: Avis • Budget.


Taxis are available on a 24-hour basis at a designated area outside of Arrivals. Little Arrows taxi company offers fixed pricing and a customer service desk in the main terminal for the purpose of providing around the clock assistance.

Last updated: 2021-10-20

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.