Sleeping in Airports

Fredericton Airport Guide

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

My local airport has only one gate (Gate 3!?) … – J.P. Kirby

YFC Airport Overview

fredericton airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Fredericton International Airport.

What to expect

Fredericton Airport (code: YFC) consists of a small, dated terminal with a restaurant and gift shop. After these services close down at 8:30PM, vending machines are the only snack and drink option, so plan accordingly. WiFi is available to help pass the time. There are no private lounges at this airport.

Sleeping in Fredericton Airport

We do not yet have any recent sleep-related airport reviews.  For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the guide below or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

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. You can also visit the airport’s web site for current information.  For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Fredericton 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 the airport sounds like a nightmare, there are hotels near Fredericton Airport:

  • Airport Inn –  No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Days Inn & Conference Centre Oromocto – No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels near Fredericton Airport that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport Lounges

There are no pay-per-use lounges at the airport.

Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Fredericton Airport. Connect to the “Fred e-zone”.

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.

Duty Free & Shopping – The airport gift shop is open from 5:00AM – 8:30PM Location: landside.

Food & Drinks – Chess Piece Pâtisserie and Café is the only restaurant available. Location: departure hall.
Hours: 5:00AM – 8:30PM.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – A reader tells us “There are a couple of plug sockets outside the secure zone, but nothing formally designated for visitor use- in the secure zone there are plentiful AC outlets and usb-c outlets that are capable of charging a phone or laptop.” (March 2024)

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 24 hours.


Fredericton airport is served by the following airlines: Air Canada • Air Transat • Philippine Airlines • Porter • SunWing • WestJet.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies offer services onsite: Avis • Budget • Enterprise • National.

Hotel Shuttles

At the time of this update there were no hotels that provided an airport shuttle.  See also Airport Hotels above.


Metered taxis are available in the ground transportation area. For estimated fares based on your destination, visit the airport website.

Last updated: 2024-01-31

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is 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 websites. 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.