Sleeping in Airports

Košice Airport Guide

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

KSC Airport Overview

Kosice Airport guide
(Photo courtesy of a SleepingInAirports contributor / 13 Oct 2017)

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Košice Airport.

What to Expect

Košice Airport (code: KSC) has two small terminals: T1 handles non-Schengen zone flights, and the brand new T2 serves traffic inside the Schengen zone. Facilities include three landside eateries (one is open 24 hours), two airside bars, and a few shops. WiFi is available inside the airport lounge, which economy class passengers may access. See Airport Lounges in the guide below for location and access information.

Sleeping in Košice Airport

Overnight campers likely will have to stay landside. Spread out on a few bean bag chairs and couches in or near a cafe that closes for the night. Power outlets are nearby. 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 Košice 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

According to the airport website, “The airport is open 24 hours. In the event of an early-morning flight (delayed flight), it is possible to wait inside the airport”.

Airport Hotels

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

  • Hotel Kosice – No airport shuttle.  » Check Rates
  • Muza Hotel & Restaurant – No airport shuttle.  » Check Rates
  • Kongres Hotel Roca – No airport shuttle.  » Check Rates

For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels near Košice 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 is a lounge 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!

  • Airport Lounge – Location: Airside, 1st Floor. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door • Lounge membership programs.

Related Pages: Košice Airport Lounges

Rest & 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

Disabled Services – The airport is barrier-free, from the car park to the aircraft. Wheelchairs are available, and handicapped toilets are located throughout. Carriers should be informed of any required assistance 48 hours in advance.

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 – A duty-free store and a souvenir shop are available airside. Hours: open according to flight schedule.

Food & Drink – The airport offers options for both Landside and Airside.  The AirCafe (Landside) is open 24 hours.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – A reader (July 2018) tells us that outlets are available beside the comfy bean bag chairs in the Landside.

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.

WiFi/Internet – WiFi is available at Košice Airport inside the lounge. [ see Airport Lounges above ] At the time of this update, we did not have any information about WiFi availability elsewhere in the terminal.

Košice Airport is served by the following airlines: Austrian Airlines • Czech Airlines • Eurowings • LOT • Ryanair • Smart Wings • Turkish Airlines • Wizz Air.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


City bus 23 connects KSC airport to downtown Košice in a 20-minute journey with stops at the railway and central bus stations. For route map, timetable and fare information, visit the IMHD website.

Car Rentals

On-site car rental agencies include AirCarREntal • Avis • Buchbinder • Budget • DK Auto • Enterprise • Europcar • Hertz • Prestige • Sixt.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


Taxis are available in the ground transportation area. As of this update, flat-rate rides between the airport and downtown Košice cost €18.

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.