Sleeping in Airports

Greensboro Airport Guide

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

GSO Airport Overview

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

What to expect

Greensboro Airport (code: GSO) consists of a mid-sized, two-level terminal with two concourses (North and South). The airport contains several eateries and shops, with most located on the airside. WiFi is available and there are outlets for charging mobile devices throughout.  If you don’t mind paying. additional comfort can be found through fee-based access to the airport’s first-class lounge. See Airport Lounges in the guide below.

Sleeping in Greensboro Airport

Travellers report that the airport is clean and comfortable, with plenty of sleep-conducive seating on the landside. There is reportedly a dimly lit, quiet lounge area on the landside near security that contains lots of sofas and sectionals. For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels within a quick shuttle ride of the airport. See Airport Hotels in the guide below or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

Covid-19 Update

Some airport reviews and tips in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. 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.

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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 Greensboro Airport that provide free airport shuttles:

With Covid restrictions constantly changing, we recommend that you confirm shuttle availability prior to booking and/or prior to your arrival.

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

Airport Lounges

As of July 2022, there are no lounges.  If this information is not correct, click here to update this airport guide.

Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Greensboro Airport. Connect to the “PTI-Wifi” network.

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

Art in the Airport – Art exhibitions are available throughout 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: on the Upper and Lower levels.

Baby Care Facilities – If you are travelling with an infant, there are baby care rooms for breastfeeding. Locations: Airside, and one in each concourse. There are also family restrooms airside.

Baggage Carts – Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage carts are available free of charge in the baggage claim area. Rate: unknown.

Business Center – Two conference rooms, accommodating 10-25 people, are available for rent. Location: Airside, next to baggage claim. PTI also offers complimentary access to its Executive room located in the terminal departure hall and can accommodate 6 people. Location: Airside

Chapel – Location: Lower Level, landside, baggage claim.

Currency Exchange – Not available.

Duty Free & Shopping – A limited variety of gift shops, newsstands, and a golf shop are available in the terminal.

Food & Drinks – At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour dining options. Food options include:
» Main Terminal (landside): PGA TOUR Grill • The Great American Bagel.
» North Concourse (airside): Starbucks • The Local @GSO.
» South Concourse (airside): ACC American Café • Starbucks.
» Baggage Claim: Vending machines are available.

Information Desk – If you have any questions, there are airport ambassadors who can help. You can identify them by their navy blue jackets. There are also 3 information desks which can be found on both the upper and lower levels.

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.

Observation Room – Watch the planes take-off in the airport’s observation room. Location: Main Terminal, 2nd Floor, adjacent to PGA Grill.

Postal Box – Need to send a last-minute post-card? A mailbox can be found at the terminal entrance.

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.

Keep in mind that TSA, airline check-in and baggage drop hours vary according to the flight schedule. Check these hours with your airline. If you are in the public area of the terminal (landside) you will not be able to get through to the secure area of the terminal (airside) until the morning.

Airlines

Greensboro airport is served by the following airlines: Allegiant Airlines • American Airlines • Delta Air Lines • Frontier Airlines • United Airlines.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Bus

Greensboro Airport is served by an airport area shuttle network. For route maps, schedules and fares, visit the PART website.

Car Rentals

Onsite car rental agencies include Alamo • Avis • Budget • Dollar • Enterprise • Hertz • National • Thrifty.

Hotel Shuttles

Several area hotels provide airport shuttle service: Courtyard Greensboro Airport   •   Days Inn Greensboro Airport   •   Embassy Suites by Hilton Greensboro Airport   •   Fairfield Inn Greensboro Airport   •  Fairview Inn    •   Hampton Inn Greensboro Airport   •   Hilton Garden Inn Greensboro   •  Holiday Inn at Greensboro Airport   •   Holiday Inn Express & Suites Greensboro Airport   •   Wingate by Wyndham High Point  •   Wyndham Garden Greensboro.

See also Airport Hotels above.

Taxis

Taxis are available in the ground transportation area. All taxis are metered and reservations are not required.

Last updated: 2022-07-25

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.