Sleeping in Airports

Merida Airport Guide

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

The concrete outside was not the most comfortable place to wait for three hours, although there were security guards so it felt safe. – a traveller (Feb 2018)

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 about their time at Mérida International Airport.

What to Expect

Mérida International Airport consists of a small but modern terminal with several eateries and shops. WiFi is available, and additional comfort can be found through fee-based access to one of the airport’s first-class lounges. See Airport Lounges in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

As of June 2018, we have not received any reviews from travellers who have passed through this airport. Please 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

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there are lounges that you can enter by paying at the door or 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!

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Merida Airport does not appeal to you, there is a hotel adjacent to the airport:

  • Hotel Hacienda Inn Aeropuerto (2km from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

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

Airport WiFi / Internet

WiFi is available at Merida Airport inside the lounges. [ see Airport Lounges above ] At the time of this update, we did not have any information about WiFi availability elsewhere in the terminal.

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

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? An ATM, operated by Santander, is 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: ground floor.

Currency Exchange – Globo currency exchange is located on the ground floor.

Duty Free & Shopping – There are a number of shops that sell everything from souvenirs to shoes to sunglasses and luggage. There is also one convenience store.

Food & Drink – At the time of writing, no 24-hour options are available. There are two restaurants (Mera – ground floor and Hacienda Montejo – top floor). There is also 2 snack bars, a cafes and a bakery onsite. There are also two airside vending machines.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Luggage Wrapping – Secure Wrap is located on the ground floor (landside).

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]

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Airport Hours

A reader wrote to us in February 2018 to let us know that the airport closed from 12:30AM – 3:30AM.


As of February 2018, Merida airport is served by the following airlines: WestJet • Aeromexico • United Airlines • Air Canada • Interjet • Delta • American Airlines.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

Car rentals are available at the airport through the following three companies, who all have offices on the ground floor. Companies include: Hertz • Europcar • National • Executive.

Shuttle Buses

ADO Bus provides comfortable shuttle bus service. For fares, routes and schedules, visit the ADO website.


Taxis are available on the ground level of the airport.

Last updated: 2018-10-27

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,  write a review or send an email to [email protected]