Sleeping in Airports

Regina Airport Guide

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

If you go around toward the bar there are comfortable chairs,as well as a few row chairs without armrests in between that can be stretched out on. – 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 about their time at Regina International Airport.

What to Expect

Regina International Airport passenger facilities consist of a small two-level terminal with nine gates and a half dozen eateries and shops airside, and a couple of eateries and shops on the landside. After eateries and shops close at night vending machines provide the only drink and snack options. WiFi is available to help pass the time.  For added comfort, economy class passengers can pay to use one of the airport’s first-class lounge. See Airport Lounges in the airport guide below for locations and access information.

Where to Sleep

There are reportedly comfortable armrest-free chairs and padded benches near the airport bar on the airside. 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. 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!

Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge – Location: Airside. Lounge Access: Lounge membership programs. [ more lounge info ]

Airport Hotels

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

  • Days Inn – Regina Airport West
    (5 minutes from the airport) Airport shuttle is available ($). » Check Rates
  • Home Inn & Suites – Regina Airport
    (9 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Executive Royal Hotel Regina
    (10 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

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

Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is availble at Regina Airport. A reader tells us there are two open networks at the airport. (April 2017)

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: Arrivals Hall, on the main floor in the arrivals hall • Airside, on the second floor (dispenses Canadian Dollars, US Dollars, Euros and British Pounds).

Disabled Services – Passengers requiring special assistance should contact their airline ahead of travel. Airport services include a barrier-free building design, TTY/teletypewriters and accessible bathrooms. There is also designated pick up and drop off areas, handicap parking spots and hand-controlled vehicle rentals.

Drinking Water – Thirsty? Water bottle refill stations are available free of charge. Location: Once you pass through security, there is a water bottle refill station near the bar.

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty Free is available at the Relay Store (second floor airside and landside) and at Rumour Handcraft (second floor, landside).

Food & Drink – Most food concessions throughout the airport operate according to flight schedule. At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour dining options. Subway, located Landside is 4:00AM – 11:00PM.

Information Desk – An Information Center is available in the Arrivals Hall. English and French languages are spoken.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

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.

Airlines

As of February 2018, Regina airport is served by the following airlines: Air Canada • Express Air • Air Transat • Sunwing Airlines • Westjet

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Airport Shuttle

Shuttle service is available by Hobo Express Inc. This shuttle service offers door-to-door service for passengers and freight between Regina, Moose Jaw, Casino Regina, hospitals, 15 Wing Air Base, etc.

Car Rentals

Car rentals are available at the airport. Vehicles are located immediately outside the terminal building. Companies include: Avis • Budget • Enterprise • Hertz • National • Thrifty.

Hotel Shuttles

Several area hotels provide airport transportation service as a courtesy to their guests. Here are a few hotels offering airport shuttle service: Best Western Seven Oaks Inn   •   Days Inn – Regina Airport West.

Taxi

Taxis are available outside the terminal doors, and a taxi coordinator will help you get to your destination.

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.