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Saint John Airport Guide

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

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YSJ Airport Overview

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

What to Expect

Saint John Airport (code: YSJ) consists of a small, dated terminal with a restaurant and duty free shop. WiFi is available to help pass the time. There are no private lounges at this airport.

Sleeping in Saint John Airport

We have yet to receive any sleep-related airport reviews.  For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the guide below 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 Saint John 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 Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.

Airport Hotels

There are no hotels at Saint John Airport.  You will need to travel into the city (approx. 15-20 minute drive).  Visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Saint John, search deals and read traveller reviews.

Airport Lounges

As of this update we were unable to confirm whether the airport has any first class or business lounges. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Rest & Relaxation Zones

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

WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Saint John Airport. Connect to the “FREE YSJ WI-FI” network.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

Art in the Airport – The airport is a proud supporter of local artists, there are revolving and permanent pieces on display.

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: near the entrance of Connections Bistro.

Baby Care Facilities – Information not available.

Baggage Carts – Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage carts are available free of charge at the airport.

Children’s Play Area – When you want to ensure your kids burn off all their energy before their flight, take them to the children’s play area.

Currency Exchange – Information not available.

Drinking Water – Information is unavailable. Does the airport have water fountains or water bottle refill stations? Click here to update this guide.

Duty Free & Shopping – The airport has one duty free shop, in the departures area, airside. The only other option is the airport gift shop.

Food & Drinks – The airport’s sole dining option is Connections restaurant and gift shop, open daily from 4:00AM – 8:00PM.

Information Desk – Not available.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Unavailable. If this is incorrect, click here to update this guide.

Mobile Charging – USB ports and power outlets are free to use throughout the airport terminal.

Showers – Unavailable. If this is incorrect, click here to update this guide.

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

Workstations – Need to get some work done before your flight? UPOD Workstations, 4×4 mini workspaces, are available to rent in 30-minute increments.

Saint John airport is served by the following airlines: Air Canada • Sunwing • Porter.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Some city bus routes access the airport. Visit Saint John City Transit for details.

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies are available onsite: Alamo • Budget • Enterprise • National • Notice.

Hotel Shuttles

At the time of this update we were unable to find any hotels that provided an airport shuttle.  See also Airport Hotels above.


Metered taxis are available at the airport during airport hours of operation.

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.