Sleeping in Airports

Granada Airport Guide

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

we had to sleep on a field next to airport during December! -Intatto

GRX 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 Federico García Lorca Granada-Jaén Airport.

What to Expect

Granada Airport (code: GRX) consists of a tiny terminal with minimal shopping and dining options.

Sleeping in Granada Airport

Overnight stays are not permitted inside the airport, but you can stay outside on airport grounds. Have a sleeping bag and travel pillow handy for warmth and comfort.  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 Granada 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 Hours

The Granada’s Airport’s hours vary according to the season. For the summer season (April – October) the airport is open from 5:00AM – 9:15PM. For the winter season (November – March) the airport is open from 6:00AM – 10:15PM.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there are hotels near Granada Airport:

  • Hotel Capitulaciones – No airport shuttle.  » Check Rates
  • Hotel Casa del Trigo – No airport shuttle.  » Check Rates

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

Airport Lounges

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

Drinking Water

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Food & Drinks

Two dining options are available: Cafetería (Location: Departures, landside, Level 0) • Fresh Self-Service Bar & Cafeteria (Location: Departures, airside, Level 0). Both are open during airport hours of operation.

Luggage Storage & Lockers

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Mobile Charging

A reader mentioned that there are outlets Landside (left of security) and Airside in the cafeteria.

Rest & Relaxation Zones

There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.


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Free unlimited WiFi is available at Granada Airport. Connect to the “Airport Free Wifi AENA” network.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

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: Departures Hall, Floor 0, Landside.

Baby Care Facilities – If you are travelling with an infant, there are baby care facilities for breastfeeding and diaper-changing.

Children’s Play Area – When you want to ensure your kids burn off all their energy before their flight, take them to the children’s play area. Location: Airside, boarding area, Level 0.

Currency Exchange – Not available.

Duty Free & Shopping – The duty free store sells typical items such as cosmetics, alcohol, tobacco, food and souvenirs. Location: Airside, Floor 0, Departures Area. Hours: 7:00AM – last flight.

Information Desk – If you have any questions, there is an information desk located landside, in the Departures Hall on Floor 0. Hours: Unknown.

Medical Services – Urgent and emergency medical care is available in the First Aid station. Location: Departures hall, landside, Level 0.

Police – Location: P0, Baggage Hall.

Post Office – Send off those last minute postcards at the airport. A mailbox is located in the Departures Hall, Floor 0.

SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Granada airport is served by the following airlines: Air Nostrum • Air Europa • BA CityFlyer • EasyJet • Iberia • Vueling.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


The Granada-Airport bus line offers service between GRX airport and the city center, with stops along the way at Avenida de Andalucía, the bus station, Gran Vía de Colón and Paseo del Violón, next to the Palacio de Congresos. Total trip time is 45 minutes, and at the time of this update, a single-ride ticket costs €2,90. For more information about the schedule, route and rates, visit the Granada Public Transportation website.

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies have offices onsite: Avis/Budget • OK Rent A Car.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


Taxis are available at the taxi stand located outside of the terminal. All taxis are metered, and reservations are not required. Fares are slightly higher on weeknights (10:00PM – 6:00AM), weekends and public holidays. The following estimated one way fares were current at the time of this update: to/from Granada city center €27 – 29; bus station €25 – 27; Palacio de Congresos €27 – 29.

Last updated: 2024-01-30

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.