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

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 during their time at Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield.

What to Expect

  • A clean and modern international airport with a small selection of shops and restaurants
  • WiFi is available. See WiFi information in the airport guide below.
  • Economy class passengers can pay to enter the airport’s first class lounge. See Airport Lounges in the airport guide below for locations and rates.

Where to Sleep

  • As of November 2018, we have no reviews from travellers who have attempted to sleep in this airport. Write a review to help future travellers!
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

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. 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!

Passes  Premium Lounge – Location: Airside, Level 3. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door. [ more lounge info ]

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 Station Hotel – (5 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

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 WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Doncaster Airport for 30 minutes. Connect to the ‘_AirportWiFi’ network. When your 30 minutes is up, you can extend your surfing time for £3 (one hour) to £9 (24 hours)

Pay-as-You-Go Internet kiosks can found landside and airside. Rate: unknown

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 – Location: Airside, Departures Lounge

Currency Exchange – ICE offers currency exchange in the airport at two locations. Click and collect service is available at one of the branches. Location: Landside at Check-in and in Arrivals. Hours: 6:00AM – 8:00PM (Mon – Fri), 7:00AM – 5:00PM (Sat) and 10:00AM – 8:00PM (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, write a review or email us at [email protected]

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

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Smoking – There is one designated smoking area, Airside, beside the Duty Free Shop.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.

Airlines

As of November 2018, Doncaster airport is served by the following airlines: FlyBe • TUI Fly • Wizzair.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Bus

The X4 shuttle bus runs between the airport terminal and Doncaster Interchange where you can connect to other buses or to the train station. The service runs every 30 minutes from 5:00AM – 12:00AM except on Sunday when it runs hourly. For fares, routes and schedules, visit First South Yorkshire website.

Bus Service 737 departs 8 times day from the Sheffield Interchange, and 7 times a day from the airport (approx. 45 minute ride). This service is particularly useful for early morning and evening Wizz Air and Flybe passengers. For schedules, visit the Doncaster Airport website.

Car Rentals

Avis, Europcar and Hertz offer car rental services onsite in the Arrivals Hall.

Taxis

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: 2018-11-20

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,  write a review or send an email to [email protected]