Sleeping in Airports

Monterrey Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Monterrey 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 didn’t have to spend the night, but from what I could tell, it wouldn’t be that bad, at least as far as airports go. – Robert

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 Monterrey International Airport.

What to Expect

  • A large, newly renovated international airport with three passenger terminals (Terminals A, B and C).
  • Economy class passengers can pay to use one of the first class lounges. See our Airport Lounges section for locations and rates.
  • Reviewers describe the airport as clean and safe.

Where to Sleep

  • As of June 2016, we have no reviews from travellers who have slept at this airport.  Write a review to help future travellers.
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport that provide free airport shuttles. 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

If you are an economy class traveller, you can enter these lounges at Monterrey airport either by paying at the door, purchasing a lounge pass 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!

Passes  Oma Premium Lounge (Terminal A) – Location: Terminal A, Airside, near Gate 12. Lounge Access: Prepaid lounge passes • Lounge membership programs. [ more lounge info ]

Passes  Oma Premium Lounge (Terminal C) – Location: Terminal C, Airside. Lounge Access: Prepaid lounge passes • Lounge membership programs. [ more lounge info ]

Passes  Aeromexico Salon Premier – Location: Terminal B, Airside, 2nd Floor, in front of Gate B10. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door with proof of Aeromexico ticket • Prepaid lounge passes • Lounge membership programs. [ more lounge info ]

American Express Centurion VIP Lounge – Location: Waiting Lounge, Airside.

Airport Hotels

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

  • City Express Monterrey Aeropuerto
    (3 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available. » Check Rates
  • Crowne Plaza Monterrey Aeropuerto
    (3 minutes from the airport) Free scheduled airport shuttle service runs every 30 minutes (advanced reservation recommended). » Check Rates
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Monterrey Aeropuerto
    (4 minutes from the airport) Free shuttle service to the airport and surrounding area (subject to availability). » Check Rates
  • Ibis Monterrey Aeropuerto Hotel
    (4 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available. » Check Rates

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

Airport WiFi / Internet

WiFi is available at Monterrey 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? ATMs are available. Machines are operated by Banamex • Bancomer • Banorte • HSBC • Santander Serfin. 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. Locations: Lower Level and Upper Levels, near the gates.

Currency Exchange – Yes. Located in the lower level.

Duty Free & Shopping – Dufry offers Duty Free shopping in four locations. In addition, you will find a small variety of shops including 2 mini-markets which may be handy for last minute snacks.

Food & Drinks – Food concessions throughout the airport operate on varying schedules, with most opening as early as 5:00AM. You will find coffee shops, restaurants and snack bars at the airport. At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour dining options.

Information Desk – Not available.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Shoeshine – Yes.

Showers – Not available.

Airport Hours

As of this update, we were unable to confirm airport hours of operation. We recommend that you read a few reviews before deciding to sleep in the airport overnight. If you know the airport hours, please send an email to [email protected] and we will update this airport guide.

Airlines

As of February 2018, Monterrey airport is served by the following airlines: Aeroméxico • Aeromar • American Airlines • United Airlines • Calafia • Copa Airlines • Delta • Interjet • Magnicharter • Viva Aerobus • Volaris • TAR.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Buses

The airport is connected to the public bus system providing connections to several destinations including Monterrey City. Tickets are available in Terminal A, Domestic Arrivals area and Terminal C, next to the main information counter.

Inter-Terminal Transportation

Mini-buses run between Terminals A and C. Service Schedule: 8:00AM – 6:00PM.

Rental Cars

The following car rental agencies provided services in Terminal A, arrivals area: Avis, Alamo, Dollar, Europcar, Greenmotion, Hertz, National, Payless, Sixt and Thrifty.

Taxis

Taxis are readily available at the airport. Fares are based on zones. Purchase your tickets at the taxi kiosk outside the arrivals area in both Terminals A and C. Cash and credit cards are accepted.

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.