Sleeping in Airports

Ioannina Airport Guide

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

IOA 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 Ioannina Airport (code: IOA).

What to Expect

  • A tiny airport with limited service.

Sleeping in Ioannina Airport

It is not possible to sleep in the airport overnight. For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the guide below or read 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 website for current information. For more airport information, continue scrolling down to explore more in our Ioannina 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

The airport has very intermittent hours according to flight schedules.  The current hours are  9:30 AM – 2:30 PM & 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM (Mon & Thurs) • 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM (Tues, Wed, Sat, Sun) • 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM (Fri).

Airport Hotels

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

  • Essence Contemporary Living Hotel – (10-minute walk from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Dovitel Boutique Hotel – No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

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

Airport Lounges

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

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

A snack bar is available.

Luggage Storage & Lockers

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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.


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As of this update, we could not confirm whether internet access is available. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

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: unknown.

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

Ioannina Airport is served by the following airlines: Lufthansa • Turkish Airlines • Aegean Airlines.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Bus route 2 connects IOA airport and the city center. The ride lasts approximately 10 minutes, and at the time of this update, a ticket costs €1,20.

Car Rentals

Several companies offer on-site car rental services, including Avis / Budget • Drive / Enterprise • Europcar • Hertz / Thrifty • Sixt.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


Taxis are available outside the terminal. As of this update, the approximate fare to the city center is €7.

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.