Sleeping in Airports

Guernsey Airport Guide

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

GCI 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 Guernsey Airport.

What to Expect

Guernsey Airport (code: GCI) is a smaller and relatively modern airport, with flights primarily connecting the island to cities in Great Britain. The airport provides passengers with two good dining options that open early. However, none operate 24 hours a day, so plan accordingly. Free WiFi is available to help you pass the time while at the airport!

Sleeping in Guernsey Airport

The airport closes at night, so sleeping in Guernsey Airport is prohibited. However, fellow travellers have reported that when the airport is open during the day, it is very sleep-friendly for a preflight nap! For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See our Airport Hotels section below or read traveller airport reviews for more tips.

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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 Hours

The airport is open from 5:30 AM – 9:00 PM, with check-in open at 6:00 AM.

Airport Hotels

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

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

Airport Lounges

There are no pay-per-use lounges at Guernsey Airport.

Drinking Water

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Food & Drinks

Bailiwick Bar and Kitchen is available both Landside and Airside.

Luggage Storage & Lockers

Store your luggage at the GS4 left luggage facility for £3.00 per bag per 24-hour period. Location: Departures level, landside, near Check-In.

Mobile Charging

At the time of this update, we had no information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

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 WiFi is available at Guernsey Airport. Internet kiosks are also available.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so check your bank’s fee schedule and daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: Main Hall, Landside.

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.

Conference Facilities – A room that seats 20-50 people, depending on chair configuration, is available. The room includes a private lobby, a kitchen and private bathrooms. It also comes with projection equipment, DVD/Video, internet access points and flip charts. Catering is also available on request.

Currency Exchange – Batif currency exchange operates from the information desk. Euros are available.

Disabled Services – Terminals include lifts to all floors, wheelchairs, accessible toilets, induction loops and numerous help buttons throughout. Additional assistance can be organized with your airline.

Duty-Free & Shopping – Guernsey Duty-Free is open daily from 6:00 AM to the last flight. A WHSmith is also available at the airport.

Family Services –Baby changing facilities are available in landside and airside washrooms. Breastfeeding is welcome anywhere in the airport; however, should you wish to breastfeed in a more private setting, speak to a staff member for assistance.

Information Desk – If you have questions or require assistance, an information desk is available in the main hall. Hours: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM.

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

Guernsey Airport is served by the following airlines: Aurigny • Blue Islands • Loganair • British Airways.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


The CT Plus public bus system serves Guernsey Airport. Bus fare is £1.00 for a single-ride ticket, which is good on all CT Plus buses throughout the island. Marked bus stops are located throughout the town and bridge areas, and buses can be flagged down anywhere outside those areas. For route maps, schedules and additional fare information, visit the Guernsey Buses website.

Car Rentals

On-site car rental services are provided by Europcar and Value Rent-A-Car/Avis, located inside the passenger terminal.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


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

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.