Sleeping in Airports

London Airport Guide

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

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YXU Airport Overview

london airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at London International Airport in Ontario, Canada.

What to Expect

London Airport (code: YXU) consists of a small, renovated terminal with a couple of eateries. These eateries close down at 8:30PM at the latest, leaving only vending machines for food and snacks, so plan accordingly. WiFi is available to help pass the time. There are no private lounges at this airport.

Sleeping in London Airport

We do not have any recent sleep-related airport reviews.  For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the guide below or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

Covid-19 Update

Some airport reviews and tips in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. 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.

For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our London 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 Hotels

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

With Covid restrictions constantly changing, we recommend that you confirm shuttle availability prior to booking and/or prior to your arrival.

  • Best Western London Airport Inn & Suites – Free airport shuttle is available. » Check Rates
  • Travelodge by Wyndham – No airport shuttle.  » Check Rates

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

Airport Lounges

As of this update we were unable to confirm whether the airport has any first class or business lounges. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at the London Airport for 2 hours. Connect to the “Fly London WiFi” 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: Landside, in the Main Concourse • Airside, inside the departure lounge.

Coat Check – Store your winter coat, hat and gloves. See a member of the “On the Fly Staff” once you have passed security. Upon return, clear customs then pick up your items near the Tim Horton’s. Rates: $5.00.

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty-free alcohol is available for purchase, to international passengers only, at On The Fly.

Food & Drinks – There are no 24-hour food options, but you will find food on the Airside:
» Airside: On The Fly Cafe and bar (Hours: open according to flight schedule).

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – Power outlets are located throughout the terminal. You can also charge your electronics at charging stations located airside in the departures lounge.

Rest Zones – There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

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.

Smoking – Smoking is prohibited at the airport. Designated smoking areas are available.

Airport Hours

The airport is open daily from 4:30AM – 12:30AM. Hours of operation may adjust to accommodate flight arrivals and departures.

Airlines

London airport is served by the following airlines: Air Canada • Air Transat • Flair Airlines• Swoop • WestJet.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Bus

City bus service is available to and from YXU Airport (14 connections daily). For fares, routes and schedules, visit the London Transit Commission website.

A daily inter-community bus servicing Strathroy Caradoc – Sarnia and London includes a stop at London Airport. Rate starts at $5. Visit the Sarnia web site for more information.

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies are available onsite: Alamo/National • Avis/Budget • Enterprise.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.

Taxi

Metered taxis are available in the ground transportation area.

Last updated: 2022-08-08

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: update the airport guide or  write a review.