Sleeping in Airports

Pekanbaru Airport Guide

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

I can sleep tight in there even in the simple chair – a traveller

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 Pekanbaru Sultan Syarif Kasim II International Airport.

What to Expect

  • A spacious and modern international airport, with clean facilities and two separate terminals for domestic and international flights. A wide variety of shops and restaurants are available.
  • WiFi is available. See WiFi information in the airport guide below.
  • Economy class passengers can pay to enter the airport’s first class lounge. See Airport Lounges in the airport guide below for locations and rates.

Where to Sleep

  • As of May 2017, we have no reviews from travellers who have attempted to sleep in this airport. Write a review to help future travellers!
  • 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.

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 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!

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

  • Labersa Grand Hotel & Convention Center – (10 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Stefani City Hotel Pekanbaru – (10 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Grand Suka Hotel – (14 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

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

Free WiFi is available at the airport. Connect to the “[email protected]” network. There are also free internet stations available at the airport. [ see Airport Lounges above ]


Family Services

  • Children’s Area – A dedicated play area is available. Location: Unknown.
  • Family Services – Dedicated nursing rooms are available in both terminals. Food & Drink – Information not available.

Food & Drinks

  • Food & Drinks – There are a variety of restaurants and coffee shops available during flight operational hours. At the time of this update, we did not have any information regarding the availability of any 24 hour food concessions.


  • Luggage Storage & Lockers – Luggage storage is available on the ground floor. Hours and rates are unknown.
  • Luggage Wrapping – Two service providers are available to wrap your luggage.

Mobile Charging

  • Mobile Charging – Free mobile charging stations are available throughout 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: unknown.
  • Currency Exchange – Yes.


  • Prayer Rooms – Muslim prayer rooms are available in both terminals.

Rest & Relaxation

  • Hotels – see “Airport Hotels” above.
  • Lounges – see “Airport Lounges” above.
  • Rest Zones – A dedicated rest zone with reclining chairs is available free of charge. Location: Domestic Terminal.


  • Duty Free & Shopping – We do not have any information about whether Duty Free shopping is available. A small variety of shops are available including two Indomaret Mini Markets.

Showers, Salon & Spa

  • Showers – Showers are available in the Marigold Lounge. [ see Airport Lounges above ]
  • Spa – Reflexology services are available to enjoy. Exact Location: unknown.


  • Smoking Areas – Dedicated smoking areas can be found at the airport.

As of this update, we were unable to confirm airport hours of operation. We recommend that you read a few reviews before deciding to sleep in the airport overnight. If you know the airport hours, please send an email to [email protected] and we will update this airport guide.

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


The airport is served by one bus line (Trans Metro Pekanbaru). At the time of this January 2018 update, no further information is known. Inquire at airport.


Taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area of the airport.

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.