Sleeping in Airports

Haugesund Airport Guide

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

Haugesund town itself is unremarkable – their tourist web staff sent me an email with their link saying “see if you can find anything to do” – they weren’t kidding! – Shan

HAU 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 Haugesund Airport (code: HAU).

What to Expect

  • A small single-terminal international airport with separate departures halls for domestic and international flights, and basic amenities. There’s not much to do at this airport, or even in town!
  • Weather in western Norway can be unpredictable and rapidly changing, which may affect flights.
  • Free WiFi is is available to help pass the time.

Sleeping in Haugesund Airport

We have not yet received any 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 Haugesund 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 hotelsAirport Hotels

If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there is one hotel near Haugesund Airport:

  • Park Inn by Radisson Haugesund Airport – Free airport shuttle is available.  » Check Rates

Visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Haugesund, search deals and read traveller reviews.

airport loungeAirport Lounges

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

wifiAirport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Haugesund Airport. Choose the “FLYHAU” network.

more airport infoMore 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: inside of the main entrance, near Check-In and Airside, near the Upper Crust cafe.

Duty Free & Shopping – There is a Duty Free store available as well as a Point Kiosk selling convenience items.

Family Services – Children’s play areas and baby changing rooms are available.  Locations: unknown.

Food & Drinks – The airport’s only dining option is Upper Crust cafe, located airside.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Meeting Rooms – Meeting rooms equipped with whiteboard and projector are available for rent.

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 – 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 hoursAirport Hours

Due to pandemic, the airport terminal is open an hour and half prior the first flight and closes after the last arrival/departure.


Haugesund airport is served by the following airlines: SAS • Norwegian Air • RyanAir • WizzAir.

transportationAirport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Airport Express Coach (operated by Flybussen) and Kystbussen offer frequent service between the airport and Haugesund city center, coordinated with Ryanair flight arrival and departure times. For route maps, schedules and fares, visit Flybussen or Kystbussen websites.

Car Rentals

Onsite car rental agencies include Avis • Europcar • Hertz • Sixt.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


Taxis are available at the ground transportation area, during airport hours of operation. All taxis are metered, and reservations are not required. At the time of this update, the estimated one way fare between the airport and the city center is NOK 350 – 450, and total trip time is about 15 – 20 minutes.

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.