Sleeping in Airports

Jaipur Airport Guide

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

one of the nicest places I found in Jaipur… definitely the nicest airport I’ve found in India.  – Maria

JAI Airport Overview

jaipur airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Jaipur International Airport.

What to Expect

Jaipur Airport (Code: JAI) is a small but clean and modern international airport with an international terminal and a new domestic terminal. The terminal is furnished with local artwork and has a few little shops and food concessions.  The pre-immigration area (located upstairs) offers a variety of shops (closed at night), 24-hour dining options, a drinking water fountain, clean restrooms, and power outlets.  Economy class passengers can pay to enter the airport’s first-class lounge. See our Airport Lounges section for locations and rates.

Sleeping in Jaipur Airport

Although reviewers did not mention a specific sleeping spot or how they slept (on the floor or in a chair?), they report having slept successfully for a few hours in the pre-immigration area.  There are hotels near the airport for uninterrupted sleep. See the Airport Hotels section below for locations, 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 Jaipur 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

While it appears that this airport is open 24 hours, as of this update, we could not confirm the hours of operation. We recommend reading a few reviews before deciding to sleep in the airport overnight. If you know the airport hours, click here to update this airport guide.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there are many hotels near Jaipur Airport.  Quality standards and rates tend to vary.  Visit Tripadvisor to see this list of hotels near Jaipur 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 are lounges that you can enter by purchasing a lounge pass or through a lounge membership program. Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and learn how to gain access with just an economy class ticket!

  • Primus Lounge – Location: Terminal 2, Domestic Departures, Airside, 1st Floor.  Hours: open 24 hours. Lounge Access: Prepaid lounge pass (US$ 19 – 3 hours) • Lounge membership programs.

Drinking Water

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

Food & Drinks

Restaurants, coffee shops and vending machines are available. According to a review, the Arrivals Lounge has a 24-hour cafe called Cafe Coffee Day. Several 24-hour food concessions are also available in the pre-immigration area and near the gates. A flight ticket is needed to enter these areas.

Luggage Storage & Lockers

Available, but no further details are known at the time of this update.

Mobile Charging

Recharge your mobile devices in the public and secure areas of the airport.

Rest & Relaxation Zones

No dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones exist. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.


Unfortunately, there are no showers available to freshen up. If this is incorrect, click here to update this guide.


Free WiFi is available at Jaipur Airport. An active SIM card is needed to access the airport’s WiFi.

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. Location: Arrivals Hall.

Baggage Carts – Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage carts are available free of charge near the Departure/Arrival Hall.

Child Care Room – If you are travelling with an infant, there is a baby care room for breastfeeding and diaper changing. Location and hours are unknown.

Currency Exchange – A Thomas Cook automated currency exchange machine is available. Location: Arrivals Area.

Duty-Free & Shopping – Duty-free shopping is available airside to both departing and arriving passengers. In addition, various gift shops, newsstands, and clothing boutiques are available.

Medical Services – If you feel unwell or injure yourself, a medical center is available near Arrivals. Hours: unknown.

Postal Services – Send your last-minute postcards to friends and family from the airport’s post office. Location: Arrivals Area.

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

Smoking – Smoking is permitted inside the airport in a dedicated room on the 2nd Floor.

Jaipur Airport is served by the following airlines: Air Arabia • Air India • Air Asia • Alliance Air • GoAir • IndiGo • Oman Air • SpiceJet • Thai AirAsia • Thai Smile.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Hotel Shuttles

At the time of this update, we were unable to find any hotels offering an airport shuttle.  See also Airport Hotels above.


A metro stop is near the airport, connecting travellers to the city. Further information is not available at this time.


Prepaid taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area. Stop at the Prepaid Taxi booth in the Arrivals hall to pay for your ride. You will receive a ticket to give to your taxi driver before boarding.

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.