Sleeping in Airports

Hamilton Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Hamilton 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 Overviews

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Hamilton Airport.

What to Expect

  • Hamilton airport consists of a single terminal.
  • Free WiFi is available. See WiFi in the airport guide below.
  • Economy class passengers flying on Air New Zealand can find comfort in the lounge which is accessible with an airline membership. See Airport Lounges in the airport guide below for locations and rates.
  • We have not received any reviews on this airport. If you have been there recently, please write a review to help future travellers.

Where to Sleep

  • For uninterrupted sleep, there is a hotel on airport grounds. 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 through a lounge membership program. 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!

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Hamilton Airport does not appeal to you, there is a hotel at the airport:

  • Hamilton Airport Hotel & Conference Center – located on site, just a short walk through the main car park from the terminal building. » Check Rates

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

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Hamilton Airport. Connect to the “Airport WIFI” network.

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

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs, operated by BNZ, 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 – Available.

Conference Facilities – Five meeting spaces are available. The room capacities range from 8 people in boardroom style to 200 for a cocktail party. Rooms include whiteboards, data projectors (for hire) and catering on request.

Disabled Services – Life access and handicap toilets are located throughout. There are also disability-reserved car parks. Wheelchairs available on request.

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty Free is not available. The Store sells books, magazines and travel essentials. Location: Ground Floor. Hours: 5:30AM – 6:30PM (Mon – Thurs) • 5:30AM – 8:30PM (Fri) • 6:00AM – 11:30AM & 2:45PM – 5:45PM (Sat) • 11:30AM – 4:30PM (Sun).

Food & Drink – Mavis & Co. is the airport’s only dining option. Location: Mezzanine. Hours: 5:15AM – last flight (Mon – Fri) • 6:00AM – last flight (Sat – Sun).

Luggage Carts – Available.

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.

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Airport Hours

Information not available. If you know the hours, click here to update this airport guide and we will update the guide.


As of March 2019, Hamilton airport is served by the following airlines: Air New Zealand • Sunair.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

Rental car offices are located on the ground floor of the terminal. Companies include: Avis • Budget • Europcar • Hertz • Thrifty.

Taxis & Shuttles

Taxis and shuttles are located directly outside the terminal. The airport partners with Hamilton Taxis. The following shuttle services also serve the airport: Super Shuttle • Aerolink Shuttles • Raglan Shuttles.

Last updated: 2019-04-03

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.