Sleeping in Airports

Luxembourg Airport Guide

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

Dreadful place to sleep, not even a plain surface to sleep on. But I did manage three hours. -Bengt

LUX Airport Overview

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

What to Expect

Luxembourg Airport (code: LUX) has two terminals, both built in the last 15 years. Terminal A handles most carriers and Terminal B primarily caters to business flights. Amenities include several shops and eateries, both landside and airside, plus free WiFi. For added comfort while you wait, a lounge is available. See Airport Lounges in the guide below for location and access information.

Sleeping in Luxembourg Airport

The airport closes nightly from 12:00AM until 3:00AM, so only though with boarding passes are able to stay during those hours. For uninterrupted sleep, nearby hotels offer free shuttle service. See our Airport Hotels section below for locations 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 Luxembourg 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 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 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!

  • The Lounge – Location: Terminal A, Airside. Lounge Access: Lounge membership programs.

Related Pages: Luxembourg Airport Lounges

Airport Hotels

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

  • Ibis Luxembourg Aeroport – 5 minute walk to the terminal or take the free shuttle.  » Check Rates
  • Ibis Budget Luxembourg Aeroport – 5 minute walk to the terminal or take the free shuttle.  » Check Rates
  • NH Luxembourg – 5 minute walk to the terminal.  » Check Rates
  • Mandarina Hotel Airport – Free airport shuttle.  » Check Rates

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

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free unlimited WiFi is available at Luxembourg Airport.

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, Level 0 • Landside, Level -1 • Airside, Level -1.

Baby Care Facilities – Baby change facilities are located throughout the airport.

Currency Exchange – Banque SAFRA offers services. Location: Landside, ground floor, opposite the check-in counters, section J. Hours: 8:30AM – 5:00PM with a lunch break from 1:00PM – 1:30PM (Mon – Fri).

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty Free shopping as well as a few other shops are available.
» Landside: Aelia Duty Free • Press & Books. Hours for Landside shops: 5:15AM – last flight.
» Airside: Aelia Duty Free Fashion • Aelia Duty Free Walkthrough Shop • Press & Books • The House of Delights. Hours for all Airside shops: Open according to flight schedules.

Food & Drinks – As of the last update, there were no 24 hour food and beverage concessions. There are, however, options available landside and airside in both Schengen and Non-Schengen areas. Hours for Landside options vary but you will find a cafe open at 5:00AM and a sandwich shop which closes at 11:00PM. Airside options are open according to flight schedules.

Information Desk – If you have any questions, visit the airport information desk. Location: Departure Hall, Landside, in front of check-in counters, Level 0.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – There is an Orange charging station, airside, just after you pass through security.

Observation Area – Relax and watch planes taking off and landing from the vantage point of the airport’s observation deck. Location: Head to the panoramic restaurant on the mezzanine level (landside) for views of the runway while grabbing a drink or snack. Hours: 8:30AM – 8:30PM.

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 Areas – Location: near the boarding gates.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 3:00AM – 12:00AM. Night access permitted with tickets only.

Note: The airport’s web site states the airport opens at 4:00AM, but we had a reader send us a photo of sign at the airport that stated the airport was closed from 12:00AM – 3:00AM.


Luxembourg airport is served by the following airlines: Aegean Airlines • Alitalia • British Airways • EasyJet • Hahn Air • KLM • LOT • Lufthansa • Luxair • Ryanair • Swiss • TAP Portugal • Turkish Airlines • Volotea.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Bus 16 (Eurobus) runs daily between the airport, city center, Central Station and Kirchberg, with departures as frequent as every 10 minutes. Bus 29 links the airport to Rocade Station, with many along the way. As of March 2020, the buses are free. You can also connect to locations in France, Belgium and Germany from the airport. For more information, visit the Luxembourg Airport website.

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies are available onsite at the Gateway Level (-1): Avis/Budget • Enterprise • Europcar • Hertz/Thrifty • UFO Drive • Sixt.

Hotel Shuttles

Some area hotels provide airport shuttles: Ibis Luxembourg AeroportIbis Budget Luxembourg AeroportMandarina Hotel Luxembourg Airport.

See also Airport Hotels above.


Taxis are available at the designated area in front of the terminal.


At the time of this update, a new train station is being constructed as part of the new Terminal A at Luxembourg Airport. This train station will link the airport to Central Station and the Kirchberg Plateau. Buses 16 and 29 offer service to Central Station during construction of the airport train station.

Last updated: 2022-10-28

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.