Sleeping in Airports

Johannesburg Lanseria Airport Guide

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

Airport Overview

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 Lanseria Airport.

What to Expect

  • A small single-terminal international airport.
  • Economy class travelers can buy a pass to access the airport lounge. See Airport Lounges in the airport guide below for location and hours.

Where to Sleep

  • As of May 2017, we have no reviews from travellers who have used 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

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 (ie. Priority Pass). 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!

Passes  Bidvest Premier Lounge – Location: Landside, 1st Floor. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door • Prepaid lounge passes • Lounge membership programs. [ more lounge info ]

Airport Hotels

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

  • Shumba Valley Lodge – (5 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Valverde Country Hotel – (8 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Toadbury Hall Country Hotel– (8 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

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

Airport WiFi/Internet

Limited free WiFi is available at Lanseria Airport. Additional access is available for a fee.

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. Locations: unknown.

Baby Care Facilities – Baby-changing facilities are available on the ground floor.

Currency Exchange – Tower Bureau de Change is located on the ground floor.

Duty Free & Shopping – Big Five Duty Free offers jewelry, tobacco, high fashion, South African wines, and more. An electronics store and the Knick Knack Kiosk, which sells everything from magazines to snacks, are also available in the airport.

Food & Drinks – Food concessions throughout the airport operate with varying schedules. At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour dining options. Food options include: Kauai • Vida e Caffè • Wiesenhof Restaurant. Runway views are available from restaurants located on the 1st floor.

Information Desk – Location: near the terminal entrance.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – Yes.

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Airport Hours

As 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, please send an email to [email protected] and we will update this airport guide.

Airlines

As of March 2018, Johannesburg Lanseria airport is served by the following airlines: Mango Airlines • Kulula • Fly Safari • Majestic Air.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies offer service onsite: Avis • Budget • Europcar • First Car Rental • Hertz • Tempest Car Hire • Thrifty.

LIA Shuttle

A shuttle service links the airport to Sandton Gautrain Station, with buses available to meet each flight or train arrival. For further information, visit the Lanseria International Airport website.

Taxis

Taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area of the airport.

Last updated: 2018-10-23

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, write a review or send an email to [email protected] and we will update this guide.