Sleeping in Airports

Madurai Airport Guide

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

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Madurai Airport.

What to Expect

  • Madurai Airport consists of two terminals (one passenger and one cargo). The passenger terminal services domestic and international flights. The current building was inaugurated in September 2010.

Where to Sleep

  • As of May 2017, we have no reviews from travellers who have used this airport. Write a review to help future travellers!
  • 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

As of this update we were unable to confirm details on the airport’s VIP lounges. If you know, please write a review or email us at [email protected]

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Madurai Airport does not appeal to you, there are retiring rooms inside the airport and hotels nearby:

  • Retiring Rooms – The airport has a retiring room for transit passengers (Rs.1500/- for family room or Rs.1000/- per bed in dorm). Location: Landside, Public Concourse. Hours: unknown.
  • Hotel Sree Devi – (23 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Hotel Padmam – (23 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Astoria Hotels – (26 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

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

Airport WiFi/Internet

As of this update we were unable to confirm whether internet access is available. If you know, please write a review or email us at [email protected]

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. Location: Landside, in the public concourse • Landside, outside of the departures main gate..

Baby Care Facilities – Available in International Departures, International Arrivals and in the Domestic Departures Areas.

Baggage Trolleys – Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage trolleys are available free of charge.

Currency Exchange – Centrum provides currency exchange services. Locations: Landside, near the airport exit • Landside, check-in area.

Duty Free & Shopping – We do not have any information about whether Duty Free shopping is available. You will find a variety of shops selling souvenirs, clothing, perfumes, etc.

Food & Drinks – At this time, we are unable to confirm the availability of any 24-hour dining options. There are eight restaurants/coffee shops available. Vending machines are also available.

Information Desk – While we cannot confirm if an Information Desk is available, there is a Tourism Information Center that could be of assistance. Location: Landside, Arrivals. Hours: Unknown.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Medical Services – A First Aid Room is available.

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]

Pharmacy – Location: Cityside Arrival Gate, outside of the terminal.

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Airport Hours

As of this update, we were unable to confirm airport hours of operation. If you know the airport hours, please send an email to [email protected] and we will update this airport guide.


As of March 2018, Madurai airport is served by the following airlines: Air India • Jet Airways • Spice Jet • Indi Go.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Public buses connect the airport to the city center.

Car Rentals

Car rental companies are located onsite.

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.