Sleeping in Airports

Los Cabos Airport Guide

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

SJD Airport Overview

los cabos airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Los Cabos International Airport.

What to expect

Los Cabos Airport (code: SJD) consists of three terminals with four concourses. The airport’s current configuration has Terminal 1 serving all domestic operations and some international. Terminal 2 serves International flights only. Terminal 3 is reportedly under renovation with plans to join it to a fourth terminal. The airport features a decent selection of eateries and shops on both sides of security. All of these services are closed down overnight, so plan accordingly. WiFi is available, and there are reportedly plenty of outlets for charging mobile devices. Additional comfort can be found through fee-based access to one of the airport’s first-class lounges. See Airport Lounges in the guide below.

Sleeping in Los Cabos Airport

We do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews.  For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels located near the airport. Please see Airport Hotels in the guide below or read some 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 web site for current information.  For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Los Cabos 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

While it appears that this airport closes at night, 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, click here to update this airport guide.

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, purchasing a lounge pass or through a lounge membership program. 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!

  • VIP Lounge (Terminal 1) – Location: Terminal 1, Airside, next to Gate 4. Domestic departures only. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door • Prepaid lounge passes • Lounge membership programs.
  • VIP Lounge (Terminal 2) – Location: Terminal 2, Airside, in front of Gate 8. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door •
  • Prepaid lounge passes • Lounge membership programs.

Related Pages: Los Cabos Airport Lounges

Airport Hotels

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

  • Hotel Aeropuerto  – Adjacent to airport.  The hotel is a 5 to 10 minute walk from the terminal or you can opt for the hotel’s free airport shuttle.   » Check Rates

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

Rest & Relaxation Zones

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

WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Los Cabos airport. Connect to the “GAP FREE” network.

More Airport Information

Unavailable. If this is incorrect, click here to update this guide.

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Machines are operated by Banamex, Bancomer/BBVA, Banorte, Cardtronics, HSBC and Scotiabank. 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: Terminal 1, landside • Terminal 1, International Arrivals • Terminal 2, landside • Terminal 3, landside.

Conference Facilities – Located in the VIP Lounge in Terminal 2

Currency Exchange – Globo Cambio offers foreign currency exchange in the landside and International Arrivals areas of Terminals 1 and 2. Hours: 9:00AM – 8:00PM.

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 – Duty Free & Shopping – The airport’s retail shops, including the Dufry Duty Free shop (Terminal 1, airside) operate on varying schedules, with most shops closing between 7:00PM – 9:00PM. There are 2 Mini Markets available, one Landside and one Airside (Gate 3).

Family Services – There are changing tables in select bathrooms and a children’s play zone in the public areas.

Food & Drink – At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour dining options. Food options are available both Landside and Airside. Hours vary but some open as early as 4:00AM (Wings in T1, Food Court and Domestic Arrivals) and most options close by 7:00PM.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Medical Services – Urgent and emergency medical care is available 24 hours a day in the airport. Ask an airport staff member for assistance.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport 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.

Los Cabos airport is served by the following airlines: Aeroméxico • Aeroméxico Connect • Air Canada • Alaska Airlines • American Airlines • Califia Airlines • Delta Air Lines • Frontier Airlines • Interjet • Jazz Airlines • Magni • Miami Air International • Spirit Airlines • Sun Country Airlines • Sunwing • Southwest• United Airlines • VivaAerobus • Virgin America • Volaris • Westjet. Note: some of these airlines serve the airport on a seasonal basis only.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Airport Shuttle

A shuttle (Shuttle in Cabo) is located outside Terminal 1 and 2 at both the domestic and international arrivals halls. It can be booked online in advance. Services are available 24 hours.

Car Rentals

Car rentals are available. All companies have offices in both terminals 1 and 2 in the arrivals halls. Companies include: Alamo • Avis • Budget • Dollar/Payless • Europcar • Fox • Hertz • National • Thrifty • U-Save.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


Taxis are available outside Terminal 1 and 2 at both the domestic and international arrivals halls.

Last updated: 2024-01-31

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.