Sleeping in Airports

Innsbruck Airport Guide

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

Get’s closed at night, not sure at what time. There is an upstairs outdoor level above the Departure doors. This is covered and will keep you dry unless it is really windy and raining. I slept there last night and no one bothered me. –  a traveller

INN 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 Innsbruck Airport (code: INN).

What to Expect

A smaller airport offering mainly regional flights as well as seasonal international flights.  There are a few options for food and drinks with most closing at approximately 7:00PM. Economy class travellers can buy a pass and relax in one of the airport’s lounges. See Airport Lounges in the guide below for locations and access information.

Innsbruck Airport Guide
(Photo courtesy of a Guest Traveller / 30April2019)

Sleeping in Innsbruck Airport

The airport closes at night, so it is not possible to stay overnight. A traveller tells us “Hours are from 5 am to 11 pm. Big extended roof covers a second floor terrace above the departures entrances.Stairway is open and located about in the middle of the terminal. The terrace is clean and seems really safe. The roof will keep the rain off but not much protection from wind. Police station next door.” (May, 2019). For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport.   For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See the Airport Hotels section below for locations 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 Innsbruck 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 Hours

A reader tells us the airport is open 5:00AM to 11:00PM. (April 2019)

Airport Hotels

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

  • Penz Hotel West – No airport shuttle.  The airport is a 2-minute walk away.  » Check Rates
  • Rufi’s Hotel Innsbruck  » Check Rates
  • Sommerhotel Karwendel   » Check Rates

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

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 by paying at the door, purchasing a lounge pass and/or 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!

  • Tyrol Lounge – Location: Airside, 1st Floor, opposite Gate 11 and 12. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door • Lounge membership programs.

Related Pages: Innsbruck Airport Lounges

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.

Drinking Water

Information is unavailable. Does the airport have water fountains or water bottle refill stations? Click here to update this guide.

Food & Drinks

The Ruetz Bakery offers snacks, the Fly In Restaurant offers a full service restaurant and Cafe Testarossa is the airport cafe (5:00AM opening time). Bars are also available airside in both Schengen and non-Schengen areas.

Luggage Storage & Lockers

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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 guide.


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WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Innsbruck Airport.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

Airport Tours – Innsbruck airport organises tours to teach its passengers the history of this building while explaining the different airport procedures carried out every day. Tours are available from mid-May to mid-October. To reserve your tour, visit the Innsbruck Airport website.

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: Landside, Arrivals area.

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty Free shopping is available. In addition you will find the Airport Shop selling books/magazines, cigarettes, travel items and more. The airport also offers a mini-market.

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

Innsbruck airport is served by the following airlines: Air France • Austrian Airlines • AvaniAir • British Airways • EasyJet • Eurowings • Finnair • Fly Tyrol • • Lufthansa • LuxAir • S7 Airlines • SAS • Transavia • TUIFly • Tyrolean Jet Services • Tyrol Air Ambulance.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


You can reach the main station from the airport with public transit in about 20 minutes. To plan your route, visit the Innsbruck Airport website.

Car Rental

The following car rental agencies have offices onsite: Alamo / Enterprise / National • Avis / Budget • Europcar • Hertz • Megadrive / Buchbinder • Sixt.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.

Ride App

Uber is available throughout Austria. A ride to the city centre cost approximately €20.


There are number of transfer/shuttle companies that provide airport to hotel/resort, etc. transfer service. To select a company that meets your requirements, visit the Innsbruck Airport website.


There are a number of taxi companies which serve the airport and are readily available in front of the terminal.

Airport Photo Gallery

Related Pages: Innsbruck Airport Photos

Last updated: 2024-02-06

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.