Sleeping in Airports

Jersey Airport Guide

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

JER 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 Jersey Airport.

What to Expect

jersey airport guideJersey Airport (code: JER) has a small terminal that handles year-round and seasonal European routes. Facilities include two to-go eateries, a restaurant, a pub, and a few small shops operating according to the day’s scheduled flights. Free WiFi helps pass the time. For added comfort while you wait, economy class passengers can pay to enter an airport lounge. See Airport Lounges in the guide below for location and access information.

Sleeping in Jersey Airport

Spending the night here is impossible, as the airport closes nightly from 9:00 PM until 5:45 AM (summer) and 7:00 AM (winter). For uninterrupted sleep, nearby hotels offer a shuttle service. 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 Jersey 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 is open 5:45 AM – 9:30 PM (Summer) • 5:45 AM – 9:00 PM (Winter).

Airport Hotels

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

  • Hotel La Place – No airport shuttle  » Check Rates
  • La Haule Manor – No airport shuttle.  A taxi costs approx. £10.  » Check Rates

For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Jersey, search for deals and read traveller reviews.

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 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!

  • Executive Lounge – Location: Airside, near Gate 3. Lounge Access: Prepaid lounge pass • Lounge membership programs.

Airline Lounges

You may have access to the lounge listed below if you are a First or Business Class traveller. For more information, check the airline’s website.

  • Blue Islands Lounge (for Blue Island and Aurigny passengers only).

Related Pages: Jersey Airport Lounges

Drinking Water

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

Food & Drinks

There are no 24-hour concessions available, but you will find options both landside and airside during airport operations.

  • Landside: Café Ubé
  • Airside: The Bar

Luggage Storage & Lockers

Operated by Ports of Jersey Security. Location: opposite the Coffee Shop in the Departures Terminal. Rates: £3 per item per 24-hour period.

Mobile Charging

A reader mentioned that lock boxes are available to charge your devices. Rates: £1.50 for 1 hour or £2 for 2 hours. Locations: unknown. If you know where the chargers are, click here to update this airport guide.

Res & Relaxation Zones

While there are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones, there are a few places to relax:

  • Observation Area – Plane spotters can watch the action on the runway at the viewing area on the first floor.
  • TV Lounge – A TV lounge is located airside, in the departure area.
  • Prayer Rooms – A small chapel is located on the ground floor of the airside departures lounge.


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

WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Jersey Airport. Connect to the “Sure WiFi Jersey Airport” network. Accept the terms; no personal info is required, and start surfing.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

Baggage Trolleys – Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage trolleys are available free of charge in the landside areas only.

Disabled Services – Passengers must contact their airline a minimum of 48 hours in advance. The airport has handicapped parking spots, elevators, hard-of-hearing induction loops, handicapped toilets and special assistance waiting areas.

Family Services

  • Baby Care Facilities – Baby-changing rooms are located landside in the Check-In area, next to the Island Coffee Shop, and airside, immediately after the security checkpoints.
  • Children’s Play Area – When you want to ensure your kids burn off all their energy before (or after) their flight, take them to the aviation-themed children’s play area. Locations: Landside, in the arrivals terminal.

Information Desk – The Customer Relations desk is located in the Departures Terminal, adjacent to the check-in desk. Available seven days a week during flight hours. During the busy Summer period, the airport also staffs Welcome Hosts to assist. You will also find white “happy to help” phones in the terminal.


  • 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: Airside, Departures lounge, next to WHSmith (dispenses UK Sterling) • Landside, Arrivals Area (dispenses Jersey currency only).
  • Currency Exchange – Customer Relations offers foreign currency exchange. There is a limit of £50 per Jersey currency to UK currency transactions. It is highly recommended that you call beforehand to ensure that your currency of choice is available.

Postal Services – Drop off your last-minute postcards at the airport’s mailbox. Location: Departures, landside, near Check-In. Hours: 6:00 AM – 7:00 PM.

Shopping – World Duty-Free is open airside to departing passengers from 5:45 AM until the final departing flight. Other shops include: WHSmith • Jersey Pearl • La Mare Wine Estate.

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 Area – Smoking is prohibited within the terminals. The designated smoking area is located outside the terminal.

Jersey airport is served by the following airlines: Aer Lingus • Aurigny • British Airways • EasyJet • Eurowings • Eastern Airways • FlyDirect • Lufthansa • Loganair. Note: Some airlines only serve the airport with seasonal flights.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Bus 15 runs between JER airport and Liberation Station in St. Helier via Red Houses and St. Aubin. The total trip time is 30 minutes. For route map, schedule and fare information, visit the Liberty Bus website.

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies have a desk in airport departures. • Avis • Europcar • Hertz. All cars must be pre-booked, as passengers will not be able to hire vehicles upon arrival.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


Taxis are readily available at the taxi rank in front of the Arrivals terminal. All taxis are metered, and reservations are not required. However, taxis can also be pre-booked and pick up passengers at a designated area behind the Arrivals car park. At the time of update, the one-way fare between the airport and St. Helier is £15.

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.