Sleeping in Airports

Peshawar Airport Guide

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

It is my misfortune that I have to use this airport sometimes every few years. It has not changed though some extension work seems to be going on for the past 3 years. – a traveller (2016)

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 Bacha Khan International Airport.

What to Expect

  • A single-terminal international airport with a limited array of services. 24-hour food concessions are available!
  • The airport is currently under expansion.
  • WiFi is available. See WiFi information in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • As of February 2019, 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.

Airport Lounges

There are no pay-per-use lounges at the airport.

Airport Hotels

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

  • Hotel Grand – (8 minutes from the airport) Airport pickup and drop-off available ($). » Check Rates
  • Shelton’s Rezidor – (15 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Pearl-Continental Hotel Peshawar – Free airport shuttle is available upon request. » Check Rates

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

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available throughout the airport terminal.

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available 24-hours. 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: Concourse hall.

Baggage Trolleys – Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage trolleys are available free of charge. Trolleys can be found in the Car Park and Baggage Claim areas.

Banking Services – National Bank of Pakistan has a branch in C Hall. Hours: Open during normal banking hours.

Currency Exchange – PBS Exchange offers currency exchange in the International Arrivals Lounge & Briefing areas. Money Link Exchange offers service in the Concourse Hall.

Food & Drinks – There is a restaurant in the Mezzanine, food outlets and tuck shops in the departures lounges of both International and Domestic terminals, and airport canteens near the Aviation building and the entrance to the main passenger terminal. At least one of these options is available 24 hours a day.

Information Desk – Passengers and the general public can get flight schedules and information from the CAA Flight Information Centre, open 24 hours in the landside area of the terminal.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Medical Services – The New Medical Centre offers urgent medical treatment to sick passengers, with separate facilities and staff for men and women.

Mobile Charging – You can charge your mobile phone for free at the charging stations available in the departure lounges.

Prayer Areas – Muslim prayer areas are located in the International and Domestic departure lounges, with ablution facilities and separate prayer areas for men and women. Hours: Open 24 hours.

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.


As of February 2019, Peshawar airport is served by the following airlines: Air Arabia • Airblue • Emirates • Gulf Air • PIA Airlines • Qatar Airlines • Saudi Arabian Airlines • Serene Air.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

Afridi Rent a Car offers car rental services at the airport.


Taxis and auto-rickshaws are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area of the airport.

Last updated: 2019-02-05

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.