Sleeping in Airports

Rzeszów Airport Guide

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

RZE Airport Overview

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

What to Expect

Rzeszów Airport (code: RZE) has a small but modern terminal that opened in 2012. Amenities include several eateries, a few shops, a duty-free area, and free WiFi. Economy class passengers can pay to enter an airport lounge. See Airport Lounges in the guide below for location and access information.

Sleeping in Rzeszów Airport

This airport seems to close nightly, from 12:00AM until 4:00AM, but you may be able to stay inside if you arrive before midnight. Still, it’s best to have a backup plan in case security doesn’t allow overnight campers. If you do get lucky, there are plenty of armrest-free benches and the area seems to quiet down. For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are nearby. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some 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 web site for current information.  For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Rzeszow 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 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 by paying at the door or through the 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!

  • Executive Lounge – Location: Airside, Departures Zone/Schengen Area, Gate 4. Schengen flights only. Showers are available. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door • Lounge membership programs.

Related Pages: Rzeszow Airport Lounges

Airport Hotels

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

  • Holiday Inn Express Rzeszow Airport – No airport shuttle. Reviews suggest the hotel is within easy walking distance.  » Check Rates

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

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Rzeszów Airport. Connect to the “rze_free_wifi” network.

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

Baby Care Facilities – If you are travelling with an infant, there are 4 baby care rooms for breastfeeding and diaper-changing. Locations: Landside, Ground Floor, Check-in Area • Airside, Ground Floor, Baggage Claim • Airside, 1st Floor, opposite Gate 1 • Airside, 1st Floor, opposite Gate 4.

Conference Facilities – The VIP Lounge doubles as a conference room when booked out entirely. Services include a phone, fax, printer, beverages and snacks. The room seats up to 12 people. There is also a 26-person conference room that is equipped with air conditioning, a multimedia projector, a portable screen, a printer, a telephone and a fax machine.

Currency Exchange – Foreign exchange services are available. Location: centre hall on the Ground Floor. Hours: unknown.

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty Free is available as well as a small selection of other shops.

Disabled Services – Services include handicap parking, intercoms, designated meeting points, handicap toilets, elevators, and special information desks and check in counters.

Food & Drink – At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour options are available. However, there are plenty of options both Landside and Airside.

Information Desk – Need help finding your way? An information desk can be found in the centre hall on the Ground Floor.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Medical Services – If you feel unwell or injure yourself, first aid services are available. Location: Landside, Ground Floor.

Mobile Charging – A reader (August 2018) mentioned that there are power outlets to charge your mobile devices throughout the airport.

Observation Deck – Relax and watch planes taking off and landing from the vantage point of the airport’s observation deck. Location: on the 2nd Floor.

Prayer Rooms – Located on the first floor, in front of the elevator. Hours: open during flight schedules. Mass provided on Sundays and Catholic Holidays at 1:00PM and 3:10PM.

Rest Zones – There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

Showers – Showers are available in the lounge. [ see Airport Lounges above ]

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

Smoking – Designated smoking areas can be found throughout the airport.

Airport Hours

There are mixed reviews as to whether or not you are permitted to stay in the airport if/when it closes at night. We recommend that you read a few reviews before deciding to sleep in the airport overnight. If you know the airport hours, click here to update this airport guide.


Rzeszow airport is served by the following airlines: LOT • Lufthansa • Ryanair • Wizz Air.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


RZE airport is connected to the city center via 4 different bus lines. Tickets can be purchased directly from the bus driver or at the Relay Store depending on which bus you take. For schedules and route information, visit the Rzeszow Airport website.

Car Rentals

Car rentals are available onsite. The following companies have offices on the O Level of the passenger terminal: Alamo/Enterprise/National • Avis • Car Free • Europcar • Hertz • Go Rent • Odkryj Auto • Panek • Pro Rent • Rent a Cars • Sixt.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


Taxis are available at a 24-hour taxi rank in front of the new passenger terminal. The airport recommends the use of ideacars, but other companies are present. Make sure your chosen taxi has a sticker indicating the price per kilometer, a license and vehicle registration number and a TAXI sign.

Last updated: 2024-01-31

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.