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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.

MHD Airport Overview

mashhad airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Mashhad Hashemi Nejad International Airport.

What to Expect

Mashhad Airport (code: MHD) 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 guide below for location and access information.

Sleeping in Mashhad Airport

We do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews, but this airport seems to close nightly.  Have a backup plan if you’re planning to spend the night.  For uninterrupted sleep, the closest hotels are 20 minutes away from the airport. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info 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.  For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Mashhad 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 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.

Airport Hotels

There are no hotels at Mashhad Airport.  You will find several hotel options in the city centre, a 15-25 minute drive away.  Visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Mashhad, search deals and read traveller reviews.

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.”

Food & Drinks

A restaurant is available onsite. Free coffee is available in the transit area of the airport.

Mobile Charging

Mobile charging is available, but limited.

Rest & Relaxation Zones

There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.


WiFi is available at Mashad Airport.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

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

Drinking Water – Information is unavailable. Does the airport have water fountains or water bottle refill stations? Click here to update this guide.

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

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Yes

Medical Services – Yes

Prayer Room – Yes, in all terminals.

Showers – Unavailable. If this is incorrect, click here to update this guide.

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

Spa & Salon Services – A hairdresser is available.

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


Bus service connects the airport and the city center.

Car Rentals

Car rental services are available in Terminal 1.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.

Rapid transit

Rapid transit connects the airport and the city center.


Taxis are available.

Last updated: 2024-01-31

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.