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Mashhad Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Mashhad 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, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Mashhad Airport.

What to Expect

Mashhad Airport has three terminals. The International and Hajj Terminals are both brand new, having opened in the last few years. The older Domestic Terminal may be undergoing renovations. Facilities include a restaurant and a few shops. WiFi is available in the CIP lounge, which economy class passengers can pay to enter. See Airport Lounges in the airport guide below for location and access information.

Where to Sleep

We have no sleep-related reviews, but this airport seems to close nightly. Have a backup plan if you’re planning to camp out here. For uninterrupted sleep, the closest hotels are 20 minutes away from the airport. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info.

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 paying at the door:

  • CIP Terminal – A reader tells us “There is a not so great CIP Terminal, mostly for departure of both domestic and international flights. The price is (648,400IRR ~ 17$) for an Adult on a domestic flight and (1,600,000IRR ~ 42$) for an Adult on an international flight.”

Airport Hotels

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

  • Tehran Hotel Mashad – (19 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Javad Hotel – (26 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Almas Hotel – (21 minutes from the airport). » Check Rates
  • Ferdous Hotel – (19 minutes from the airport). » Check Rates

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

Airport WiFi/Internet

WiFi is available at Mashad Airport.

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

Banking Services – Capital Bank, City Bank and National Bank all have locations at the airport. Locations: Terminal 1, Landside • Terminal 1, Transit • Terminal 2.

Duty Free & Shopping – Spices, gifts, souvenirs, and local crafts are available for purchase from a variety of booths in the airport terminal.

Food & Drinks – A restaurant is available onsite. Free coffee is available in the transit area of the airport.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Yes

Medical Services – Yes

Mobile Charging – Available, but limited.

Prayer Room – Yes, in all terminals.

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Smoking –  A dedicated smoking room can be found in Terminal 1, Transit Hall.

Spa & Salon Services – A hairdresser is available.

Airport Hours

While it appears that this airport closes at night, as of this update, we were unable to confirm airport hours of operation.  If you know the airport hours, click here to update this airport guide.

Airlines

As of January 2019, Mashhad airport is served by the following airlines: Air Arabia • ATA Airlines • Caspian Airlines • Flydubai • Iran Air • Iran Aseman Airlines • Iran Air Tours • Iraqi Airways • Jazeera Airways • Kam Air • Kish Air • Kuwait Airways • Mahan Air • Meraj Airlines • Oman Air • Qatar Airways • Qeshm Airlines • Saha Airlines • Sepehran Airlines • Taban Air • Turkish Airlines • Wings of Lebanon • Zagros Airlines. Note: other airlines may serve the airport on a charter or seasonal basis only.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Buses

Bus service connects the airport and the city center.

Rapid transit

Rapid transit connects the airport and the city center.

Taxis

Taxis are available.

Car Rentals

Car rental services are available in Terminal 1.

Last updated: 2019-05-30

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: update the airport guide or  write a review.