Sleeping in Airports

Padang Airport Guide

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

they told me I can’t sleep IN the airport BUT there is a prayer room just next to the terminal and I could crash in there. They even promised me that a security guardian will come to check me once in a hour. – kankkarankka

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 Padang Minangkabau International Airport.

What to Expect

  • A small single-terminal international airport with a variety of shopping and dining options.
  • Economy class passengers may be able to pay to enter one of the airport’s first class lounges. See Airport Lounges in the airport guide below for locations and rates.

Where to Sleep

  • Overnight stays are not permitted in this airport.
  • 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

There are 3 airport lounges, but at the time of this update we did not have any information about whether it was possible for economy class passengers to pay to enter.

  • Anugerah Executive Lounge
  • Garuda Executive Lounge
  • Minangkabau Lounge

Airport Hotels

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

  • Premier Basko Hotel – (15 minutes from the airport) Airport tranfers available upon request (email), 150.000 IDR each way. » Check Rates
  • HW Hotel Padang – (15 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Ibis Padang – (20 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

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

Airport WiFi/Internet

As of this update we were unable to confirm whether internet access is available. If you know, please write a review or email us at [email protected]

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: 1st Floor in the Domestic Arrivals area.

Baby Care Facilities – 1 family restroom can be found on the 1st Floor and 2 are available on the 2nd Floor.

Currency Exchange – Yes.

Food & Drinks – There are a variety of restaurants and coffee shops; however, none are open 24 hours.

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.

Smoking – 2 designated smoking areas can be found on the 2nd Floor.

Airport Hours

The airport is open daily from 7:00AM – 7:00PM. Sleeping overnight in the airport is not possible.


As of February 2018, Padang airport is served by the following airlines: Lion Air • Garuda Indonesia • Batik Air.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

Car rental services are available on site. No further information is available at this time.

Shuttle Buses

Two shuttle buses serve the airport, offering connections to a variety of destinations. The buses depart from the Arrivals area. As of this January 2018 update, the rate is Rp. 23.500, one way. To plan your route, visit the Padang Airport website.


Taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area of the airport. There are no meters, so negotiate a fare with the driver before starting your journey.

Last updated: 2018-10-23

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,  write a review or send an email to [email protected]