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

OVB Airport Overview

novosibirsk airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Novosibirsk Tolmachevo Airport.

What to Expect

Novosibirsk Airport (code: OVB) is divided into Terminal A for domestic flights and Terminal B for international destinations. The terminals are connected landside. In general, Terminal A has more dining and shopping options, including upwards of 20 eateries and cafes, a variety of duty-free and souvenir shops, free WiFi, and pay-to-use showers. Several eateries are open 24 hours, perfect for late-night snacks. Economy class passengers can pay to enter several airport lounges. See Airport Lounges in the guide below for location and access information.

Sleeping in Novosibirsk Airport

An old traveller review mentions armrest-free benches that offer decent rest spots, but we don’t know their exact location. Bring earplugs or noise-cancelling headphones to combat the noise that comes with a busy international airport. For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are nearby, including two within walking distance of the main entrance. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

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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 Tolmachevo Airport:

  • Hotel 6 – 12 – 24 Airport Novosibirsk – 150m from the terminal.  Rooms can be booked for 6, 12 or 24 hours with no fixed check-in / check-out time.  » Check Rates
  • Skyport Hotel – Five minute walk to the terminal. No airport shuttle.  » Check Rates
  • Capsule Hotel Tolmachevo – Ten minute walk to the the terminal. Capsule hotel offering both capsules and standard rooms for no fixed time.  Capsule rates from 900 Rubles (Single) or 1400 Rubles (Double).   Room rates from 1700 Rubles.  Hourly rates from 100 RUB/hour (minimum 3 hours). » Check Rates

For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Novosibirsk, search deals and read traveller reviews.

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. 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:  Pay at the Door • Prepaid lounge pass • Lounge membership programs.
  • Movie Hour – Location: Terminal A, Airside, 2nd Floor. Hours: open 24 hours. Lounge Access: Prepaid lounge pass • Lounge membership programs.
  • VIP Hall – Location: Terminal A, Airside, 2nd Floor. Includes showers.
  • Lounge Grey Wall – Location: Terminal B, Airside, 3rd Floor.

Airline Lounges

If you are a First or Business Class traveller you may have access to the lounges listed below. For more information, check the airline’s web site.

  • S7 Airlines Lounge – Location: Terminal A, Airside, 2nd Floor.

Related Pages: Novosibirsk Airport Lounges

Rest & Relaxation Zones

There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

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.

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

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

Food & Drinks – The airport offers a good variety of restaurants and coffee shops (20 locations) in both Terminals. At the time of this update, the hours are not known. Plan ahead.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Lockers are available. Location: Ground Floor, section B. Hours: open 24 hours. Rate: 300 RUB/luggage/day or part thereof and 100 RUB/outdoor clothing/day or 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, click here to update this guide.

Mother and Child Room – A special room has been designed for mothers, with children under the age of 7 or disabled children up to 14 years old, 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).

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

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

Smoking – Smoking is not permitted anywhere inside the terminal.

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

Novosibirsk airport is served by the following airlines: Aeroflot • Air Astana • Alrosa Airlines • Angara • Aurora • Avia Traffic Company • Azimut • Azur Air • China Southern Airlines • Globus • IFly Airlines • IrAero • NordStar Airlines • Nordwind Airlines • Pobeda • Red Wings Airlines • Rossiya Airlines • Royal Flight • S7 Airlines • Siberian Light Aviation • Somon Air • Tajik Air • Ural Airlines • UTair • Uzbekistan Airways • Yakutia Airlines • Yamal.
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 44 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 (Terminal A, Arrivals Area): Avis • Hertz. Location.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.

Minibus Taxi

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


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.

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.