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Olbia Airport Guide

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

The seats are pretty nice, 6 of them grouped in small benches without armrests. – a traveller

This airport closes at night and it is not possible to stay overnight.

OLB Airport Overview

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

What to Expect

Olbia Airport (code: OLB) has a modest, recently built terminal that handles flights from across Europe. Amenities are modern, with a few shops and eateries and an indoor garden. Free WiFi helps pass the time. For added comfort while you wait, economy class passengers can pay to enter an airport lounge. See Airport Lounges in the guide below for location and access information.

Sleeping in Olbia Airport

Travellers report that the airport closes nightly, from approximately 11:30PM until 5:00AM, so overnight sleeping is not possible. Intrepid travellers can opt for the benches located outside of the terminal, but do bring a blanket for warmth. For uninterrupted sleep and comfort, hotels are nearby. See the Airport Hotels section below for locations or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

Covid-19 Update

Some airport reviews and tips in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos.

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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 Hotels

If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there are a few hotels near Olbia Airport:

  • Jazz Hotel – No airport shuttle. The hotel can assist you with taxi arrangements or some guests have walked to the airport.  » Check Rates

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

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, purchasing a lounge pass or 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!

Passes  Olbia Airport Club Lounge – Location: Airside. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door • Prepaid lounge pass • Lounge membership programs.

Related Pages: Olbia Airport Lounges

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at the Olbia Airport. Select “WiFi Olbia Airport” network.

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: Departures Area • Arrivals Area.

Baby Care Facilities – A Nursery and Baby Club is available. Loction: unknown.

Business Center – If you need a place for meeting, the airport has several meeting rooms equipped with video projectors, laptops for presentations, overhead projectors, flipcharts and audio systems. Location: Landslide.

Currency Exchange – Forexchange offers currency exchange services. Location: Arrivals Hall.

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty Free is available plus a small “shopping center” offering a variety of shops.

Family Services – Travelling with children? These services are available to help you get through the airport easier:

  • Nursery
  • Diaper Changing Facilities
  • Courtesy Strollers

Food & Drinks – Food concessions throughout the airport operate on varying schedules. At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour dining options. Restaurants/cafés are available both landside and airside.

Information Desk -Need help finding your way? An information desk is available to provide assistance. If you need to print any documents, printing service is offered. Location: Arrivals Area.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Visit the information desk to arrange storing your bags. Hours: unknown. Rates: €10 per piece day for standard size bags.  After 7 days the rates are reduced to €5 per piece per day. Larger items including bikes, golf bags and surfboards are €15 per piece per day for the first 7 days and then €8 after 7 days.

Medical Services – If you feel unwell or injure yourself, first aid services are available. Location: Landside, Ground Floor, Commercial Area, close to airport police. Hours: 24 hours.

Mobile Charging – Mobile charging points are available throughout the airport on the ground floor.

Pharmacy – Parafarmacia – Hours: 8:00AM – 8:00PM. Location: Arrivals Area.

Prayer room – Location: Landside, Ground Floor, besides the Business center office.

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 – Passengers have 40 minutes to access the shower room. Rates SINGLE 25€ access for one person for the duration of 40 min • DOUBLE 40€ access for two people for the duration of 40 min • FAMILY 60€ access for a family of maximum four people for the duration of 40 min. Location: Available at Departure area.

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

Airport Hours

The airport opens at 4:00AM and closes after the last flight or around midnight.

Airlines

Olbia airport is served by the following airlines: Air France • Air Italy • Austrian Airlines • British Airways • Corendon • EasyJet • KLM • Lufthansa • Smartwings • Swiss • Transavia • Vueling. Note: the airport is served by other airlines on a seasonal-only basis.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Bus

Bus lines 2 and 10 link the airport to Olbia Town train station in Via Gabriele D’Annunzio, with stops in between. Several long distance bus lines also serve the airport, offering service to Cagliari and points all over the island.

Car Rentals

There are 23 car rental companies available onsite, including: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Maggiore and Sixt. Location: Car Rental Terminal is outside the main terminal from Arrivals.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.

Taxi

Taxis are readily available outside of the terminal Arrivals Hall. At the time of this update, one-way fare between the airport and Olbia city center is 15€.

Train

Linked to the airport by bus, Olbia railway station offers 5 daily services between Olbia and Golfo Aranci, Oristano, Cagliari, Macomer or Sassari. For more information, visit the Olbia Airport website.

Last updated: 2022-10-28

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.