Sleeping in Airports

Nadi Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Nadi 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 climbed on to the domestic incoming luggage belt , put my handbag under my head and sleep like a baby for 5 hours. – Shirley

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 Nadi International Airport.

What to Expect

Nadi International airport has a small, recently renovated, single terminal with about a dozen eateries and shops and a duty free store. WiFi is available to help pass the time. Additional comfort can be found through fee-based access to one of the airport’s first class lounges. See Airport Lounges below for locations and rates.

Where to Sleep

Past reviewers suggested that sleeping options may be better landside than airside, and mentioned that there are some couches at the airport, but noted that they are outdated. We have had no traveller reports since the renovations were completed, so if you have recently been to this airport, please help fellow travellers by writing a review. For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

Good to Know

We have received reports of duty free items being confiscated without reason or otherwise stolen out of checked bags.

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.

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 (ie. Koru Club or Priority Pass). 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!

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

  • Tokatoka Resort Hotel – Located opposite the airport. Free airport transfers. » Check Rates
  • Fiji Gateway Hotel – Located within walking distance of the airport. Free airport shuttle is available. » Check Rates
  • Aquarius On the Beach – (4 minutes from the airport) Free airport pick-up. » Check Rates
  • Nadi Bay Resort Hotel – (5 minutes from the airport) Free airport pick-up. » Check Rates

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

Free WiFi is available throughout the airport for 30 minutes. You may purchase additional time from the Prouds Duty Free Outlet and at the Domestic Cafe. Rates:
30 minutes or 200MB for FD$5 or a Day Pass (24 Hours or 2GB) for FD$25.

Duty Free and Shopping – Prouds and Tappoo offer Duty Free at the airport (both for departing and arriving passengers) as well as a small variety of other shops.

Food & Drinks – At the time of this update it was not know if there are any 24-hour food or beverage concessions available at the airport. Food options can be found in: Domestic Terminal, Arrivals Concourse • International Terminal, both Landside and Airside.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Storage is available for up to 2 months in the Luggage Storage facility. All-inclusive daily rates are as follows: FJD7.10 per carry-on/handheld item, FJD9.50 per suitcase or backpack, and FJD14.20 per oversized item. Location: Arrival Concourse, 1st floor. Hours: 5:00AM – 10:00PM

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 – A reader tells us: “There are large daybed type lounges throughout international airside. Go through the Prouds duty free store to find a smaller, slightly hidden, lounge where you can sleep on the daybeds uninterrupted. ” (July 2019)

Showers – Shower facilities can be found in the Fiji Aiways Premier Lounge. [ see Airport Lounges above ]

The airport is open 24 hours.

As of June 2019, Nadi airport is served by the following airlines: Air Calin • Air New Zealand • Air Niugini • Air Vanuatu • Fiji Airways • Fiji Link • Jetstar • Korean Air • Northern Air • Our Airline • Pacific Island Air • Qantas • Solomon Airlines • Turtle Airways • Virgin Australia.


Travel like the locals do! If your load is light and you’re on a tight budget, you can travel at a fraction of the price of a taxi by taking one of the many local buses that access the airport. Open window buses allow you to take in the sights along the way. The airport also offers air conditioned coach buses. For more information, visit the Nadi Airport website.

Car Rentals

Several car rental agencies offer service onsite: Avis, Budget, Bula Car Rentals, Carpenters Rental, Europcar, Hertz and Satellite.

Hotel Shuttles

Several area hotels provide airport transportation service to their guests either for a fee or as a courtesy. Here are a few hotels offering airport shuttle service: Aquarius On The Beach   •   Bluewater Lodge   •   Fiji Gateway Hotel   •   Mercure Nadi   •   Nadi Bay Resort Hotel   •   Novotel Nadi   •   Smugglers Cove Beach Resort & Hotel   •   Tanoa International Hotel   •   Tanoa Skylodge Hotel   •   Tokatoka Resort Hotel   •   Tropic of Capricorn Resort   •   Wailoaloa Beach Resort Fiji.


Taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area of the airport. There are no meters, so negotiate a fare with the driver before starting your journey. An flag-drop of FJD$5.00 applies when you leave the airport.

Last updated: 2019-07-16

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.