Sleeping in Airports

Murmansk Airport Guide

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

MMK Airport Overview

murmansk airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Murmansk Airport.

What to Expect

Murmansk Airport (code: MMK) has a small terminal that handles domestic and seasonal routes. Facilities include a few shops and eateries, though we are unable to confirm if any are open 24 hours, so plan ahead if you’re camping out. Free WiFi helps pass the time. For added comfort while you wait, there is a lounge that you be able to access. See Airport Lounges in the guide below for location and access information.

Where to Sleep

We do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews.  For uninterrupted sleep, hotels within 40 minutes of the airport offer shuttle service for a fee. See the Airport Hotels section below for locations 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.

For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Murmansk 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 Hotels

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

  • Black Belt Hotel – (30 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle.  » Check Rates
  • 69 Parallel Hotel – (28 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle.  » Check Rates
  • Azimut Hotel Murmansk – (37 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle.  » Check Rates

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

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 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!

  • Business Lounge – Location: Main Terminal, Airside, 2nd Floor. Domestic flights only. Hours: open 24 hours. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door • Lounge membership programs.

Airport WiFi/Internet

WiFi is available at Murmansk airport. Connect to “Beeline” or “Megaphone” network.

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

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are 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. Locations: unknown.

Baby Care Facilities – The “Mother and Child Room” offers changing table, high chair, games area, cots and linens, deluxe restroom and more. To access this room, a health inspection is required, along with presentation of passport, birth certificate and plane ticket. Location: Main Terminal, 1st floor (to the right of pre-flight inspection area).

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty Free shopping is not available. The airport offers seven shops selling items ranging from jewellery to souvenirs to local fish products.

Food & Drink – At the time of this update, we were unable to confirm if there are any 24-hour food and beverage concessions available at this airport. We do know there is at least one restaurant in the departure area.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Operated by Pack & Fly Ltd., the Baggage and Hand Baggage Storage offers 24-hour storage of your luggage and personal belongings at RUB 400 per day, and RUB 200 per each additional day. Location: Main Terminal (ground floor).

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

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

Showers – Available in the Business Lounge. [ see Airport Lounges above ]

Travel Agencies – If you are arriving in Murmansk and need local arrangements or help planning a really last minute trip abroad, there are a few of travel agencies with offices at the airport that can probably be of assistance. Avia Hendlin Center and Vertas Group are available.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.


Murmansk airport is served by the following airlines: Aeroflot • Nordavia • Red Wings • Russia • S7 Airlines • Severstal • Utair.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Bus no. 106 connects the airport and Murmansk central train station. Buses depart every 20-30 minutes; the journey takes 1 hour.

Car Rentals

The following car rental agency has a 24 hour office at the airport: Rent A Car.


Taxis are available. You can order a taxi from the taxi stand in the arrivals area.

Last updated: 2020-06-17

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.