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 of which are relatively new. 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 4:00AM, so only those 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 loungeAirport 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 hotelsAirport Hotels

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

  • Ibis Luxembourg Aeroport – 10-minute walk to the terminal or take the free shuttle.  » Check Rates
  • Ibis Budget Luxembourg Aeroport – 10-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.

wifiAirport WiFi/Internet

Free unlimited WiFi is available at Luxembourg Airport. Connect to the “Airport Free Wi-Fi” network and accept the general conditions. No extra information is needed.

airport infoMore 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: Terminal A, Landside, Level 0 • Terminal A, Landside, Level -1 • Terminal A, Airside, Schengen Area, Level -1 • Terminal B, Airside, Schengen Area, 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.
Aelia Duty Free has a store in Terminal A open according to flight schedule. A Press & Book store and The House of Delights are also available in Terminal A.

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. Most food concessions 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 – An Orange charging station used to be located airside just after security.

Observation Area – Relax and watch planes taking off and landing from the vantage point of the airport’s observation deck.

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 – Information is unavailable.

airport hoursAirport Hours

The airport is open 4:00AM – 12:00AM. Night access permitted with tickets only.

Note: The airport’s official website states the airport opens at 4:00AM but one of our reviewers said it opens at 3:30AM (August, 2023).

airlinesAirlines

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

transportationAirport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Bus

Bus 16 (Eurobus) runs daily between the airport, Kirchberg, city centre, and Bertrange, with departures as frequent as every 30 to 15 minutes. Bus 29 links the airport to Cents, the central station, Howald, and Cloche d’Or, with departures every 10 minutes. Keep in mind that all public transports in Luxembourg are completely free to use, meaning you won’t have to pay for your ticket. 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 • Flax Carsharing • Hertz/Thrifty • Sixt • UFO Drive.

Hotel Shuttles

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

See also Airport Hotels above.

Taxi

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

Train

The closest train station is located 10 km from the airport and is connected to it by bus 29.

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.