Sleeping in Airports

Herat Airport Guide

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

I was fortunate enough not to have to sleep there – a traveller

Airport Overview

Herat airport guide
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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 Herat International Airport.

What to Expect

  • A small single-terminal airport, served mainly by commercial and military commuter flights to Kabul.
  • Separate security checkpoints and waiting/boarding area for female travelers.
  • Flights from this airport rarely depart on time. ALWAYS call ahead to confirm your flight.

Where to Sleep

  • As of December 2018, we have no reviews from travellers who have attempted to sleep in this airport. Write a review to help future travellers!
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. 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

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

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Herat Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Nazary 4 Star Hotel – (15 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers are available. for a fee. » Check Rates
  • Tejarat Hotel – (15 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers are available. for a fee. » Check Rates

To find a cheap room, there is a list of hotels near Herat Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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Airport WiFi/Internet

As of this update we were unable to confirm whether internet access is available. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

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More 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.

Family Services – Nursing rooms are available. Location: unknown.

Food & Drinks – At the time of this update, we did not have any information regarding the availability of any 24 hour restaurants. KFC is open 6:00AM – 11:00PM in the Arrivals area and if you are Airside there is a coffee shop open 7:00AM – 9:30PM.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Available. Location: International Terminal, 2nd Floor, beside the elevator, West of the lobby. Hours: 7:30AM – 10:00PM. Rates: CNY 15 per day for pieces under 200cm and CNY 40 for pieces over 200cm. Each additional half day (up to 12 hours) is CNY 10. Maximum storage is 30 days.

Medical Services – First Aid is available. Airside, Gate 6, East of the Terminal Building. Hours: 24 hours.

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.

Smoking – Smoking is permitted in designated rooms.

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Airport Hours

While it appears that this airport closes at night, at the time of this update, we were unable to confirm airport hours of operation. We recommend that you read a few reviews before deciding to sleep in the airport overnight.  If you know the airport hours, click here to update this airport guide.

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As of December 2018, Herat airport is served by the following airlines: Ariana Afghan Airlines • Kam Air.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

China Auto Rental can be found in the Domestic Arrivals Hall, 1st Floor. Hours: 8:00AM – 9:00PM.

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Last updated: 2018-12-06

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.