Sleeping in Airports

Newquay Airport Guide

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

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down of what to expect during your time at Newquay Airport.

What to Expect

  • The current terminal opened in 2006 and provides service to several regional and European destinations.
  • WiFi is available. See WiFi information in the airport guide below.
  • Economy class travellers can pay to access one airport lounge. See Airport Lounges in the airport guide below for locations and rates.

Where to Sleep

  • As of May 2017, we have no reviews from travellers who have used this airport. Write a review to help future travellers!
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. 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

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 (ie. 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!

Airport Hotels

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

  • The Smugglers Inn Hotel – (4 minute walk from the airport) No airport shuttle.  » Check Rates
  • The Falcon Inn – Less than a mile from the airport. No airport shuttle is available.  » Check Rates

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

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free unlimited WiFi is available at Newquay Airport.

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: Landside, in the check-in hall.

Disabled Services – Newquay has an extensive list of services for passengers with special needs, which can be reviewed on their website. General services include dedicated call points, wheelchairs, specially designated toilets, an induction loop system, and an AviRamp for boarding and disembarking the aircraft.

Duty Free & Shopping – No duty free shops are available. One souvenir shop located in the departure area, airside.

Food & Drink – At the time of writing, no 24-hour options are available. There are two Coffee Republic cafes, one located airside and the other, landside. During the winter hours, the cafes alternate which one is open. During the summer, both are open from 6:00AM – 6:00PM. There are also coffee vending machines available.

Information Desk – Located in the main terminal, landside.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, write a review or email us at [email protected]

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 5:00AM – 10:00PM.


As of February 2018, Newquay airport is served by the following airlines: Aer Lingus • Air Canada • Air France • ANA • American Airlines • Oman Air • Emirates • Etihad Airlines • Ethiopian Airlines • British Airways • Delta • Brussels Airlines • Eurowings • Finnair • Flybe • Iberia • Icelandair • KLM • Lufthansa • Qantas • S7 Airlines • Ryanair • SAS • TAP Portugal • Turkish Airlines • Virgin Atlantic Airlines • United Airlines • WestJet.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


First Kernow operate the bus service between Newquay and Padstow which stops at the Airport (Number A5). For up to date timetables and further information, please visit the First Kernow website.

Car Rentals

Europcar and Hertz offer car rental service onsite.


Coastline Travel Cornwall is currently the official taxi service provider for Newquay Airport. Taxis must be booked at their service desk upon arrival, as there is no taxi rank, however, service can be booked online ahead of arrival. Pre-booked customers receive a discount and meet-and-greet service at the airport. Taxi sharing can also be requested.

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.