Sleeping in Airports

Novosibirsk Airport Guide

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

Good place to sleep. But be careful with some people who go there and try to cheat foreigners, to get some money. -Filipe

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 during their time at Tolmachevo Airport.

What to Expect

  • A large single-terminal international airport, with two separate sections (Sections A and B) for domestic and international flights. A variety of shops and restaurants are available, including a few 24-hour options!
  • Free WiFi is available. See WiFi in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • There are benches without armrests to stretch out on.
  • 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

If you are an economy class traveller, you can enter these lounges at Novosibirsk airport 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!

Business Lounge – Location: Terminal A, Airside, 2nd Floor. Showers (FOR WOMEN ONLY). Hours: open 24 hours. Lounge Access: Lounge membership programs. [ more lounge info ]

Passes  Movie Hour – Location: Terminal A, Airside, 2nd Floor. Hours: open 24 hours. Lounge Access: Lounge membership programs. [ more lounge info ]

VIP Hall – Location: Terminal A, Airside, 2nd Floor. Includes showers.

Business Hall – Location: Terminal A, Airside, Left Wing.

Passes  Lounge Grey Wall – Location: Terminal B, Airside, 3rd Floor. Lounge Access: Prepaid lounge passes • Lounge membership programs. [ more lounge info ]

Airport Hotels

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

  • Skyport Hotel – (5 minute walk from the airport) Located in front of the airport terminal. No airport shuttle.  » Check Rates
  • Hotel Kapitan – (5 minute walk from the airport) Located in front of the airport terminal. No airport shuttle.  » Check Rates
  • SKYEXPO – (10 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle.  » Check Rates

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

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Novosibirsk Airport. Connect to the Avantel, Beeline or MTS Operators and follow the instructions.

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. Location: Terminal A and Terminal B (only 1 machine).

Baggage Trolleys – Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage trolleys are available. Location: Terminal A entrance (Domestic) and Terminal B entrance (International). Rate: In Terminal A, the fee to use the trolleys is 5 rubles. In Terminal, they are available free of charge.

Currency Exchange – Bank Levoberezhniy. Location: International terminal. Hours: Open for currency trading from 8:00AM – 12:00AM daily.

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty Free is available as well as a small selection of shops including 3 locations of Khoroshie Novosti minimarket.

Food & Drinks – At the time of writing, no 24-hour options are available and there is only one restaurant (Chocks Away). It is open 7:00AM – 5:00PM (Mon – Fri), and 9:00AM – 4:00PM (Sat & Sun).

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Lockers are available. Location: Ground Floor, section B. Hours: open 24 hours. Rate: 250 RUB/piece/day of part thereof.

Luggage Wrapping – Luggage wrapping services are located in the departure zone, landside, of terminals A and B. The cost per unit is 300 rubles.

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]

Mother and Child Room – A special room has been design for mothers, with children under the age of 7, to wait for their flights. The room is equipped with a kitchen, bedrooms (with cots and beds), playroom, and a washroom. Location: unknown. Hours: open 24 hours. Rate: free.

Pharmacy – Pharmacy chain 36.6 has an outlet at the airport. Location: Terminal A, Arrival Zone.

Postal Services – Drop off your last minute postcards at the airport’s post office. Location: Terminal A, Arrivals area. Hours: 8:00AM – 1:00PM; 2:00PM – 5:00PM (Mon-Fri).

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Location: Terminal A. Rate: 100 rubles.

Smoking – Smoking is not permitted anywhere inside the terminal.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.


As of February 2018, Novosibirsk airport is served by the following airlines: Air Astana • Azur Air • NordStar Airlines • Nordwind Airlines • Qatar Airways • Red Wings • Airlines • Royal Flight • S7 Airlines • Somon Air • Tajik Air • TAP Portugal • Ural Airlines • Uzbekistan Airways • Hainan Airlines • Emirates Airlines • Aurora • Aegen Airlines • Azimut • IFly Airlines • Alrosa Airlines • Angara • Asiana Airlines • Aeroflot • British Airways • Globus • Ukraine International Airlines • Iberia • IrAero • Singapore Airlines • Etihad Airways • Finnair • Pobeda • Rossiya Airlines • Ruslayn • Turukhan • Air Berlin • EL AL-Israel Airlines LTD • UTair • Yakutia Airlines • Yamal • Japan Airlines.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Route 111E is an express bus service between the airport, main bus station and Novosibirsk Glavny train station for 38 RUB one-way. Route 112 offers service between the airport and MEGA Shopping Centre for 33 RUB one-way.

Car Rentals

The following car rentals companies are available at Novosibirsk Airport: Avis • Hertz. Location: Terminal A, Arrivals Area.

Electric Train

Electric train service links the airport to the main bus station and Novosibirsk Glavny train station via “Aeroflot” train stop, located about 1 ¼ miles from the airport.

Minibus Taxi

Route 312 links the airport with Novosibirsk Glavny train station, with departures as frequent as every 5 minutes during peak times.

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.