Sleeping in Airports

Lanzarote Airport Guide

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

At midnight they told is to go sleep outside because they did not want us to stay in the airport!! It was awful. – ana

Sleeping inside the airport overnight is not permitted.

Airport Overview

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

What to Expect

  • There are two terminals: T1 opened in 1999 and serves international flights; T2 is smaller and older, though has been renovated, and is used for flights within the Canary Islands.
  • Food options are open according to flight schedules.
  • WiFi is available. See WiFi information in the airport guide below.
  • Economy class travellers can pay to access one airport lounge. See Airport Lounges in the airport guide below for locations and rates.

Where to Sleep

  • Sleeping inside the airport overnight is not permitted.
  • 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 paying at the door, 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  Sala Guacimeta – Location: Terminal 1, Airside, 2nd Floor, near Gates 1-2. Schengen and non-Schengen flights. Hours: 6:00AM – last scheduled flight. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door • Prepaid lounge passes • Lounge membership programs. [ more lounge info ]

Airport Hotels

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

  • Nautilus Lanzarote – (4 minutes from the airport) No Airport transfers are available. » Check Rates
  • Hotel Beatriz Playa & Spa – (5 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers are not available. A taxi costs approx. 12,00€.  » Check Rates
  • Costa Sal Villas and Suites – (5 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle available. A taxi costs approx. 12,00€.  » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Lanzarote Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free, unlimited WiFi is available at the airport. Connect to the “Airport free Wifi Aena” network.

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: Boarding area (1st floor) and the Arrivals Hall (ground floor).

Baggage Carts – Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage carts are available.

Children’s Play Area – Terminal 1, 1st Floor, boarding area.

Duty Free & Shopping – 2 Duty Free shops are available: Lanzarote Duty Free (Hours: 6:00AM – 10:00PM) • Buh Bye Duty Free (Hours: 8:30AM – 9:00PM). A small variety of other shops is available.

Exhibition – Visit the Leisure and Culture Hall, Terminal 2, Departures Area.

Food & Drinks – There are restaurants and coffee shops available both landside and airside. All food service providers seem to operate with the flight schedules.

Information Desk – Two locations: T1, landside, Check-In, 1st floor. • T2, landside, Arrivals Hall, ground floor.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Luggage Wrapping – Yes.

Medical Services – Urgent and emergency medical care is available at the First Aid station. Location: T1, Arrivals Hall, ground floor.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, write a review or email us at [email protected]

Observation Deck – Relax and watch planes taking off and landing from the vantage point of the airport’s observation deck. Location: unknown. Hours: unknown.

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Smoking – Permitted in the Observation Deck area.

Airport Hours

Exact airport hours are not known. However, according to a few user reviews, sleeping inside the airport overnight was not permitted.


As of February 2018, Lanzarote airport is served by the following airlines: Aer Lingus • Air Europa • AlbaStar • ASL Airlines France • Austrian Airlines • Binter • British Airways • Brussels Airlines • Canaryfly • Condor • Corendon Airlines • Easy Jet • Edelweiss • Enter Air • Eurowings • Finnair • Germania • Iberia • Iberia Express • Jet Time • Jet2 • Luxair • Meridiana Fly • Neos • Norwegian Air • Primera Air • Privilege Style • Ryanair • Small Planet • Smart Wings • SunExpress • Thomas Cook Airlines • Transavia • Travel Service • TUIfly • Volotea • Vueling • Wizz Air.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Lanzarote Airport is served by city bus routes 22, 23, 161 and 261, linking the airport to Arrecife, Playa Honda, Playa Blanca and Puerto del Carmen. Buses stop on the Arrivals level of both T1 and T2. As of this December 2017 update, fares start at €1.40 one-way.

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies are available in T1 and T2: Auto Reisen, Avis/Budget, Cabrera Medina, Cicar, Europcar, Goldcar, Hertz, Payless and Topcar.


Metered taxis are available at taxi ranks located on the Arrivals level of T1 and T2.

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.