Sleeping in Airports

Podgorica Airport Guide

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

There isn’t any room, and no need to sleep at this airport. – Tony

TGD Airport Overview

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

What to Expect

podgorica airport guidePodgorica Airport (code: TGD) is a small, modern terminal with ten gates, a duty-free shop, and a cafe and newsstand on both the land and air sides. While small, reviewers report that the terminal is clean and has decent armrest-free seating. WiFi is available to help pass the time. Beyond that, services are limited.

Sleeping in Podgorica Airport

This airport closes at night, and travellers cannot stay there during the overnight hours. For uninterrupted sleep, there is a hostel and several hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the guide below or read traveller airport reviews for more tips.

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. You can also visit the airport’s website for current information. For more airport information, continue scrolling down to explore more in our Podgorica Airport Guide.

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

According to a September 2017 review, the airport closes at 11:00 PM, and it is not possible to stay inside overnight.

Airport Hotels

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

  • Hotel Aria – Free roundtrip airport shuttle (must pre-book).  » Check Rates

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

Airport Lounges

A Business Lounge and a few VIP Lounges are available, but none appear to belong to any lounge membership programs or offer walk-in rates.   If you are travelling first or business class, your airline can provide access to the Business Lounge.  The VIP Lounges can be reserved for an hourly fee of €150 – €200 per hour.

Drinking Water

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

Food & Drinks

Coffee Cake Bakery is available in two locations at the airport:
» Landside: Central Hall (Hours: according to flights) • Ground Floor, in the administrative office building, which is connected to the passenger terminal archway (Hours: 7:00 AM – 3:00 PM).
» Airside: Near Exits 4 and 5 (Hours: according to flights).

Luggage Storage & Lockers

There are storage lockers to the left of the main entrance. Rates are not known.

Mobile Charging

A reader tells us “Mobile charging is very limited landside. There are no designated charging places, only very few widely scattered and almost hidden power outlets serving the vending machines and kiosks, some of which were usable. One solar-powered bench with USB outlets just outside the hall, most of the ports were broken (as public USB ports often are since they are not designed for that usage)” (September 2019)

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.

Showers

Unavailable. If this is incorrect, click here to update this guide.

WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Podgorica Airport.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so check your bank’s fee schedule and daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: Landside.

Baby Care Facilities – If you are travelling with an infant, there are three “Mother and Child” rooms for breastfeeding and diaper changing. Locations: International Departures (1) • International Arrivals (1) • Landside, Check-in Area (1).

Currency Exchange – CKB Bank can do foreign exchange transactions. Location: landside. Hours: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM

Duty-Free & Shopping – A Duty-Free shop is available once you pass through security (Hours: open according to flight schedules). Before security, you are limited to convenience stores.

Information Desk – If you have any questions, visit the airport information desk for assistance. Location: Landside, between the check-in hall and Departures.

Medical Services – Urgent and emergency medical care is available at the airport clinic. Ask an airport staff member for assistance.

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

Airlines
Podgorica Airport is served by the following airlines: Air Serbia • Alitalia • Aeroflot • Austrian Airlines • Edelweiss • Laudamotion • LOT • Montenegro Airlines • Pobeda • Ryanair • Turkish Airlines • S7 Airlines • Wizz Air.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

The following car rental services are available on-site: Avis • Budget • Europcar • Ideal • Kompas • Meridian • Renault • Roksped • Sixt.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.

Taxi

Taxis are readily available during airport hours of operation.

A reviewer (Sept 2019) suggests avoiding the taxi ranks at the airport. If you pre-book your taxi (transfer services or perhaps through your hotel), you should be able to save on the rates.

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.