Sleeping in Airports

Karlovy Vary Airport Guide

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

KLV Airport Overview

karlovy vary airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Karlovy Vary Airport.

What to Expect

The small, bean-shaped terminal at Karlovy Vary Airport (code: KLV) offers limited regional flights. Facilities include a snack bar and three small duty-free shops. Free WiFi helps pass the time.  For added comfort while you wait, economy class passengers can pay to enter two airport lounges. See Airport Lounges in the guide below for location and access information.

Sleeping in Karlovy Vary Airport

We do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews.  Have a backup plan if you are planning to stay here overnight. For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are nearby. 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 Karlovy Vary 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 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there is a hotel near Karlovy Vary Airport:

  • Hotel Vitkova Hora – No airport shuttle.  » Check Rates

For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels near Karlovy Vary 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 paying at the door 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!

  • Business Lounge – Location: Airside. Non-Schengen flights only. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door • Lounge membership programs.
  • VIP Lounge – Location: Landside, second floor on the right-hand side. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door.

Related Pages: Karlovy Vary Airport Lounges

Res & Relaxation Zones

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

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

ATMs / Cash Machines – Not available.

Baby Care Facilities – Baby change facilities are only available airside.

Conference Facilities – Both the VIP and Business Lounges can be reserved in advance as a meeting space.

Currency Exchange – European-Russian Bank offers full-service banking and currency exchange in the airport. Location: Public Hall. Hours: Open according to daily flight schedule.

Disabled Services – Available. Can be booked in advance or requested on arrival at the check-in desk or at the Special Assistance Inquiries desk in the main terminal.

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

Duty-Free & Shopping – Two duty-free shops and a souvenir shop are available.  Location: Landside, in the departure hall.  Hours: open for all international departures.

Food & Drink – Rubin Fresh Bistro. Located behind passport control, the bar offers breads and drinks from hot to cold. Vending machines are also available in the public terminal area.

Information Desk – Located in the main entrance, center hall.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Luggage Wrapping – Location: Landside, near the front entrance beside the ATM. Rate: standard size suitcase is CZK100.

Mobile Charging – Charge your mobile devices using one of the power sockets available.

Showers – Not available.

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

Viewing Terrace – Available and overlooks the apron area, taxiway and runway.

WiFi/Internet – Free Wi-Fi is available at Karlovy Vary Airport in the arrival and departure halls, snack bars, and public hall.

Karlovy Vary Airport is served by the following airlines: Czech Airlines • Pobeda Airlines.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Karlovy Vary Airport is served by City Bus 8. For route maps, schedules and fare information, visit the Karlovy Vary Airport website.

Car Rentals

The only car rental service on-site is Sixt.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


Taxis are available at the ground transportation area. All taxis are metered, and reservations are not required.

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.