Sleeping in Airports

Ercan Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Ercan 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, here is a quick run-down of what to expect during your time at Ercan Airport.

What to Expect

  • Operating hours for this airport are not available.
  • This small terminal provides flights to Turkey and a few other European destinations. If you’re flying to a non-Turkish destination, your flight will first land in Turkey.
  • WiFi is available. See WiFi information in the airport guide below.
  • Economy class travellers can pay to access one airport lounge. See Airport Lounges in the airport guide below for locations and rates.

Where to Sleep

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  • 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, purchasing a lounge pass 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!

Passes  Bosphore CIP Lounge – Location: International Terminal, Airside. Hours: open 24 hours. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door • Prepaid lounge passes • Lounge membership programs. [ more lounge info ]

Airport Hotels

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

  • Golden Tulip Nicosia Hotel and Casino – (25 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Cypriot Swallow Boutique Hotel – (25 minutes from the airport) Airport shuttle service is available for 25,00€, provide the hotel with your flight info to arrange. » Check Rates
  • The Classic Hotel – (30 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. The hotel suggests a taxi for approx. 45,00€. Or you can take the Kapnos Shuttle Bus which brings you to the bus station in Nicosia from where you can a shorter taxi ride. » Check Rates
  • Averof Hotel – (34 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Crown Inn Hotel – (35 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

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

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Ercan Airport in cafes located airside in Departures and landside near the Arrivals hall exit.

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.

Baby Care Facilities – Yes.

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty-free shopping is available airside to departing and arriving passengers, with two shops located in Departures, and one located in Arrivals. Prices are said to be lower than street prices in Ercan. There is also an airport convenience market located landside in Arrivals. Hours: according to flight schedules.

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.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Medical Services – Urgent and emergency medical care is available 24 hours a day at the Kolan British Hospital airport clinic. Ask a staff member for assistance.

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]

Prayer Room – Yes.

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Airport Hours

Information not available. If you know the hours, please email us at [email protected] and we will update the guide.


As of February 2018, Ercan airport is served by the following airlines: Turkish Airlines • Emirates • British Airways.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Airport Bus

Kibhas offers bus service between the airport and the following cities in north Cyprus: Lefkoşa (Nicosia); Girne (Kyrenia); Mağusa (Famagusta); Güzelyurt (Morphou) and Lefke (Lefka). For fare and route information, visit the Kibhas LTD website.

Car Rentals

A car rental desk is located in the airport terminal for onsite car rental services.


Metered taxis are readily available outside of the Arrivals terminal. Fixed-rate meet-n-greet airport transfers are also available.

Last updated: 2018-10-23

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, write a review or send an email to [email protected] and we will update this guide.