Sleeping in Airports

Ningbo Airport Guide

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

NGB Airport Overview

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

What to Expect

ningbo airport guideThe modern terminal at Ningbo Airport (code: NGB) handles domestic and regional flights. Facilities include a shopping area, a few eateries and cafes, and massage chairs. Plan ahead for snacks as it is unclear if any eateries are open 24 hours. WiFi is available inside four airport lounges. 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, a hotel is on airport grounds. See the Airport Hotels section below for locations or read some traveller airport reviews for more 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.

airport hotelsAirport Hotels

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

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

airport loungeAirport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there are lounges that you can enter 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!

  • First Class Lounge – Multiple Locations – (3) Domestic Terminal and (1) International Terminal.

wifiAirport WiFi/Internet

WiFi is available at Ningbo Airport inside the lounges. At the time of this update, we did not have any information about WiFi availability elsewhere in the terminal. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

airport infoMore 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. Location: Landside and Airside.

Baby Care Facilities – A nursing room can be found Airside, near Gate 6.

Currency Exchange – Available.

Duty Free & Shopping – There is a shopping area available within the airport.

Food & Drink – There are a few restaurants and coffee shops available (landside and airside). At the time of this update, we did not have any information regarding the availability of any 24 hour restaurants.

Garden Area – Visit the Sun Lounge Area located Airside by Gate 6.

Information Desk – If you have any questions, visit one of two information counters. Location: Landside in the Main Hall.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Storage lockers are available. Landside, near check-in desks. Rates: unknown.

Luggage Wrapping – Protect your bags from theft and damage by having your bags wrapped in plastic. Location: Landside, Upper Level. Rates: unknown.

Massage Chairs – Chairs can be found at 5 locations throughout the airport. Rates: unknown.

Medical Services – If you feel unwell or injure yourself, first aid services are available. Location: Upper Level, Landside.

Mobile Charging – Charge your devices at one of 6 Airside charging stations.

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 – Not available.

Smoking – Smoking is permitted Airside in one of 3 designated smoking rooms.

airport hoursAirport Hours

As of this update, we were unable to confirm airport hours of operation.  If you know the hours, click here to update this airport guide.


Ningbo airport is served by the following airlines: 9 Air • Air Chang’an • Air China • Air Guilin • Air Macau • Beijing Capital Airlines • Cathay Dragon • Chengdu Airlines • China Eastern • China Southern • China United • Citilink • Colorful Guizhou Airlines • Eastar Jet • EVA Air • Fuzhou Airlines • Hainan Airlines • Hebei Airlines • HK Express • Loong Air • Lucky Air • Mandarin Airlines • New Gen Airways • Okay Airways • Qingdao Airlines • Scoot • Shandong Airlines • Shenzhen Airlines • Sichuan Airlines • Sky Wings Asia Airlines • Spring Airlines • Suparna Airlines • Thai AirAsia • Tianjin Airlines • Uni Air • Vietjet Airlines • Vietnam Airlines • West Air • Xiamen Airlines.

transportationAirport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


There are at least six bus lines serving the airport, connecting you to a variety of destinations. For fares, schedules and routes, visit the Ningbo Airport website.


Metered taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation 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.