Sleeping in Airports

Reunion Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Reunion 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, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Roland Garros Airport.

What to Expect

  • A small single-terminal international airport.

Where to Sleep

  • The airport closes at night, so it is not possible to stay overnight. 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 in the airport.

Airport Hotels

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

  • Tulip Inn Sainte Clotilde La Reunion – (12 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Hotel Mercure Creolia Saint – Denis La Reunion – (16 minutes from the airport) Airport shuttle is available daily from 9:00AM – 5:00PM. » Check Rates
  • Hotel Select Ocean Indien – (12 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle » Check Rates

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

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available in the airport. Connect to the “FREE_PUBLIC_AEROPORT” network.

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. Location: Landside, outside of the terminal.

Currency Exchange – International Currency Exchange (ICE) is located outside of the terminal, near the travel agency offices.

Duty Free & Shopping – Aélia Duty Free Store is available, along with a small variety of shops including a Relay Store (Landside).

Food & Drinks – Food concessions throughout the airport operate with varying schedules. At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour dining options.

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]

Prayer Room – There is an interfaith prayer room on the ground floor. Stop at the Welcome and Information Desk for the access code.

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Travel Agencies – If you are arriving in Reunion Airport and need local arrangements or help planning a really last minute trip abroad, there are a number of travel agencies with offices at the airport that can probably be of assistance. Outside of the terminal where you will find the Currency Exchange/ATMs there are also travel agencies available to assist.

Airport Hours

As of this update, we were unable to confirm airport hours of operation. We recommend that you read a few reviews before deciding to sleep in the airport overnight. If you know the airport hours, please send an email to [email protected] and we will update this airport guide.


As of March 2018, Reunion airport is served by the following airlines: Air Mauritius • Air Madagascar • Air France • Air Austral • Corsair • French Blue • XL Airlines.



A few local bus lines serve the airport. For more information, visit the Aeroport de la Reunion Roland Garros website.

Car Rental

The following car rental agencies offer service onsite: ADA Reunion • Au Bas Prix • Avis • Budget • Enterprise • Europcar • Hertz • ITC Tropicar • Jumbo Car • [email protected] • Sixt


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

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.