Sleeping in Airports

Punta del Este Airport Guide

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

Airport Overview

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

What to Expect

  • This small terminal connects to several regional destinations.
  • WiFi is available. See WiFi information in the airport guide below.
  • Economy class travellers can pay to access one airport 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 used 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

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!

Airport Hotels

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

  • Punta del Este Arenas Hotel & Resort – (10 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers are available.. » Check Rates
  • Cabanas del Potrero – (10 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

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

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Punta del Este Airport. Connect to the “Antel” network.

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

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Machines are operated by HSBC/BROU. 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: Landside, Main Hall.

Baggage Trolleys – Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage trolleys are available.

Currency Exchange – Cambio Global provides currency exchange at the airport.

Disabled Services – The airport provides wheelchairs, elevators, ramps and signage.

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty free shopping is located on the lower level, after immigration. There are 3 other shops available including a Britt Shop souvenir store.

Food & Drink – At the time of writing, no 24-hour options are available. There is a restaurant located on the second floor, and a cafeteria located landside between the arrivals and departures doors.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Luggage Wrapping – True Star offers luggage wrapping services. Location: Main Hall. Rates and hours: Unknown.

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.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.


As of February 2018, Punta del Este airport is served by the following airlines: Aerolineas Argentinas • LATAM • Amaszonas • Austral • Azul Airlines • Sky Airlines • Andes.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

Car rentals are available at the airport. At the time of this January 2018 update, no further information is available.

Public Transportation

Bus: Stops are located outside of arrivals and departures.


Taxis are available in the arrivals zone.

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, write a review or send an email to [email protected] and we will update this guide.