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

MTY Airport Overview

Tmonterrey airport guideo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Monterrey International Airport.

What to Expect

Monterrey Airport (code: MTY) is spread across three terminals. The recently renovated Terminal A houses domestic flights in the North Concourse and international flights in the South Concourse. Terminal B is the newest building, and Terminal C serves mostly low-cost carriers. An underground walkway connects Terminals A and B, and a free shuttle bus connects all terminals landside from about 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM daily.

A number of restaurants, bars, and cafes are available, a few of which are open 24 hours! Mini-markets and convenience shops are also available. Free WiFi helps to pass the time. Economy class travellers who want more comfort during their layover can pay to enter a few airport lounges. See Airport Lounges in the guide below for locations and rates.

Where to Sleep

We have received no recent sleep-related reviews, so we are unable to report on good sleep spots. A few nearby hotels  offer free shuttle service for guests. See Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

Covid-19 Update

Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, all services and times listed below are subject to change. Some services and facilities may remain closed or operate with reduced hours.  Airport tips and suggestions in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. If you are planning to sleep in the public area of the terminal overnight, have a back-up plan! We’ve heard from a few travellers at other airports and they were not permitted to stay overnight. We’re not sure if that will apply to this airport, until a reader lets us know the current situation. We will start updating all of our guides in October 2021.  To help us with this massive update, you can add or update information or write a review and submit photos and airport tips.

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 Hotels

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

  • Hilton Garden Inn Monterrey Airport (across from the airport) The hotel is within walking distance. » Check Rates
  • Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Monterrey Apodaca Zona Airport (across from the airport) Free shuttle service to the airport and surrounding area (subject to availability). » Check Rates
  • Hampton Inn by Hilton Monterrey-Airport (3 minutes from the airport) Free shuttle service to the airport. » 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 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.

Passes  Oma Premium Lounge (Terminal B) – Location: Terminal B, Landside. Lounge Access: Prepaid lounge passes • Lounge membership programs.

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

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.

Terraza Premier Aeromexico by Heineken – Location: Terminal B, Airside, 2nd Floor. Lounge Access: Lounge membership programs.

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

Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Monterrey Airport. Connect to the “FreeWifi by Sitwifi” network.

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

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Machines are operated by 9 different banks. 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: Available in all 3 terminals.

Currency Exchange – San Jorge provides currency exchange services. Locations: Terminal A and B. Hours: 6:00AM – 10:00PM.

Duty Free & Shopping – Dufry offers Duty Free shopping in three locations. In addition, you will find a variety of shops including mini-markets in each Terminal. The Hudson News in Terminal C (Landside) is open 24 hours.

Food & Drinks – There are 22 options to choose from at the airport, offering everything from coffee, to cocktails to full service restaurants. The following locations are open 24 hours: Denny’s (Terminal C, Landside) • Fly by Wings (Terminal A, Airside) • Charmusca* (Terminal A, Airside • Terminal C, Landside).
*This option is open 24 hours on Tuesday – Sunday only.

Information Desk – Not available.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Luggage Wrapping – Protect your bags from theft and damage by having your bags wrapped in plastic. Hours: 2:00AM – 9:00PM.

Mobile Charging – A reviewer tells us that there are plenty of outlets for charging devices in Terminal A.

Pharmacy – Farmacias Benavides provides pharmacy services in all Terminals. Locations: Terminal A, Landside • Terminal B, Landside • Terminal C, Airside. Hours: 6:00AM – 10:00PM.

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

Shoeshine – Yes.

Showers – Not available.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.

Airlines

Monterrey airport is served by the following airlines: AeromarAeroméxico • Aeroméxico Connect • American Airlines • Calafia • Copa AirlinesDelta Air Lines • Interjet • Magnicharter • TAR • United Airlines • Viva Aerobus • Volaris.

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, B and C free of charge. The shuttle stops are located outside each terminal. Service Schedule: 5:00AM – 12:00AM.

Rental Cars

The following car rental agencies provided services in Terminal A, arrivals area: Alamo • Avis • Budget • Dollar • Europcar • Firefly • Fox • Greenmotion • Hertz • National/Enterprise • Payless • Sixt • 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.

Last updated: 2019-06-14

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.