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 cannot 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 you can access. See Airport Lounges in the guide below for location and access information.

Sleeping in Murmansk Airport

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 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 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 Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there are hotels near Murmansk Airport:

  • Airport Murmansk Hotel – 370m from the terminal.  This hotel may be out of business, as we can’t find a website or a Tripadvisor page.

For more options, you will need to drive into Murmansk.  Visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Murmansk, search for 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 or through a lounge membership program. Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and learn how to gain 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.

Related Pages: Murmansk Airport Lounges

Rest & Relaxation Zones

No dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones exist. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

Drinking Water

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

Food & Drinks

At the time of this update, we could not confirm if any 24-hour food and beverage concessions are 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 had no information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.


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

Mobile Charging

WiFi is available at Murmansk airport. Select the “FreeAir_RT’ network and follow the instructions on the device screen.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so check your bank’s fee schedule and 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 tables, high chairs, games areas, cots and linens, deluxe restrooms and more. A health inspection is required to access this room, along with a 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.

SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

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

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 • Rent Motors • Rex Rent.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


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

Last updated: 2024-01-30

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.