Sleeping in Airports

Malmö Airport Guide

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

I got 6 solid hours undisturbed and woke up in a better mood than I did in some hostels.- Michael

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 Malmö Airport.

What to Expect

  • A small single-terminal international airport with super clean facilities and limited shopping and dining options. Have some food and beverage handy for late-night snacking after airport food concessions close.
  • Free WiFi is available. See WiFi in the airport guide below.
  • Economy class passengers can pay to enter the airport’s first class lounge. See our Airport Lounges section for locations and rates.

Where to Sleep

  • This airport gets favorable reviews for offering a pleasant and peaceful overnight experience. One reviewer found a comfortable couch in the back of the Main Hall. Overhead announcements are minimal, but you may want to have earplugs or noise-cancelling headphones handy to block out noise while you sleep.
  • 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

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 by purchasing a lounge pass or through a lounge membership program (ie. Priority Pass). 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!

Passes  BRA Lounge – Location: Airside, after Security Checks, opposite Gate 3. Lounge Access: Prepaid lounge passes • Lounge membership programs. [ more lounge info ]

Airline Lounges

The SAS operated “Cafe Lounge” provides an atmosphere designed so that passengers can work in peace and quiet or relax. There is free Wi-Fi available as well as light refreshments. The SAS Café Lounge at Malmö Airport, with about 70 square metres of space, is located close to the exits for SAS’s domestic flights. The lounge is open to passengers in SAS Plus as well as Gold and Diamond members in SAS’s EuroBonus programme. For more information, check the airline’s web site.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Malmö Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Sturup Airport Hotel – (Less than 10 minute walk from the airport) Located on the other side of the airport parking lot. No airport shuttle.  » Check Rates
  • Notesjo – (5 minutes from the airport) Airport shuttle service is available. Must be booked in advance. The service is available 8:00AM – 4:00PM (Monday – Friday) and costs SEK 75 each way.  » Check Rates

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

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Malmö Airport for 3 hours or 100mb. Connect to the “Airport-Guest” network.

If you do not have a mobile device, you will find Internet stations. Locations: Landside, Check-in Hall, next to 7-Eleven and Airside, near the restaurant.

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 and Airside. The Airside location has a Forex ATM which dispenses Euros, British Sterling and Turkish lira.

Baby Care Facilities – All restrooms have baby-changing facilities. Loaner strollers are available for use in the airport, and can be picked up at the Information Desk.

Currency Exchange – Travel Money offers currency exchange landside, near the main entrance of the terminal. A Forex Bank ATM offers currency exchange airside near Gate 4.

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty Free Store is open airside for all departing flights. In addition to the Duty Free Store, the airport has a 7-Eleven, Pressbyrån, and a WHSmith.

Food & Drinks – Food concessions in the airport are open from 11:00AM – 2:00PM (Mon-Fri), or according to daily flight schedule. At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour dining options, but snacks can be purchased early morning or late night at the 7-Eleven. Vending machines are also available.

Information Desk – There is a visitor centre located Landside which may be of assistance.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Luggage lockers are available in a variety of sizes. Location and rates: unknown.

Mobile Charging – A reader tells us that you can find power outlets in front of the 7eleven.

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Smoking Areas – Smoking is permitted in designated areas, near Gate 7 and 4.

Weddings – When you want to exchange vows and board a plane to your honeymoon shortly afterwards, there is nowhere more convenient than the airport. The airport conducts church and civil weddings. In order to have a church wedding, you must belong to the Swedish Church. The ceremony is held in the lounge and is two hours in duration. Rate: SEK 3,500.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.


As of February 2018, Malmö airport is served by the following airlines: AIS Airlines • BRA • Iraqi Airways • Norwegian • Primera Air • Ryanair • SAS • Thomas Cook Airlines • TUIfly • Wizz Air.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Flygbussarna airport buses offer service between the airport and central stations in Malmö and Lund, with stops along the way. Tickets are sold online, at self-service ticket machines, third party vendors and onboard (credit card only). Neptunbus offers direct service to Copenhagen, with 3 – 4 daily departures scheduled to coordinate with all of Wizz Air’s flights. Tickets must be booked three days in advance.

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies are available onsite, next to the multi-storey car park: Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Mabi and Sixt. Sunfleet carsharing service is also available at the airport.


Both metered and fixed-price taxis are available directly outside the airport. Fixed-price taxi rates vary per taxi company. If you pick a taxi with fixed rates, be sure that the fare is entered and visible on the taxi meter before your ride starts.

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.