Sleeping in Airports

Ras Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Ras 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 about what to expect during your time at Ras Airport.

What to Expect

Ras Airport has two terminals serving regional and international destinations. Amenities include a 24 hour restaurant as well as a duty-free shopping area. Free WiFi helps pass the time.

Where to Sleep

We have no reviews from travellers who have slept at this airport. If you’ve visited, please write a review to help future travellers! For uninterrupted sleep, nearby hotels offer shuttle service for a fee. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info.

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

A Business Lounge for premiere-class passengers is available. However, as of this July 2019 update, this lounge is closed for renovations.

Airport Hotels

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

  • Acacia by Bin Majid – (25 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers are available. on request ($). » Check Rates
  • Golden Tulip Khatt Springs Resort & Spa – (12 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers are available. on request ($). » Check Rates
  • Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Resort & Spa – (25 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers are available. on request ($). » Check Rates

To find a cheap room, there is a list of hotels near Ras Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available in Ras Al Khaimah Airport.

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. Locations: unknown.

Currency Exchange – Yes.

Duty Free & Shopping – RAK Duty Free offers 24-hour duty-free shopping airside in Departures and Arrivals.

Food & Drinks – Food concessions throughout the airport operate with varying schedules. 24-hour dining is available at Abela restaurant, located on the 1st floor of the Departure terminal.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Yes, available at the Lost and Found store.

Medical Services – A nurse is always on duty. The airport also has emergency medical vehicles on standby. If you need immediate medical attention, ask an airport staff member for assistance.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Prayer Rooms – Muslim prayer rooms are available in both the Departures and Arrivals terminals. In addition, there is a mosque in the Departures parking lot.

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Smoking Area – Designated smoking lounges are available in both Terminals.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.


As of February 2019, Ras airport is served by the following airlines: Air Arabia • Ural Airlines.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Al Hamra public bus system offers hourly service between Ras Al Khaimah and Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, and Umm Al Quwain, stopping at the airport along the way in either direction. At the time of this February 2019 update, one-way fares range in price from 10 AED – 25 AED, depending on the destination.

Car Rentals

Budget, Dollar, and Europcar offer car rental services onsite in the Arrivals Hall.


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

Last updated: 2019-07-23

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 or  write a review.