Sleeping in Airports

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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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 Saint John Airport.

What to Expect

Saint John Airport 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.

Where to Sleep

As of February 2019, we have received no reviews from travellers who have passed through this airport since 2003. Please write a review to help future travellers! 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

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.

Airport Hotels

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

  • Best Western Plus Saint John Hotel & Suites – (15 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Saint John – (15 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Canada’s Best Value Inn – (20 minutes from the airport) Formerly Howard Johnson Fort Howe – Airport shuttle available 1-6 days ($) and free with 7 days or more. » Check Rates

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

Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Saint John Airport.

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

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:

  • Terminal 1: Departure Hall (1F) • Arrival Hall (1F) • Departure Hall (3F) • Arrival Immigration Hall (3F) • B1 bank counters
  • Terminal 2: Arrival Hall (1F) • Arrival Immigration Hall (2F) • Departure Hall (3F) • B2.

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.

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 – Not available.

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

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.


As of February 2019, 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. Contact Saint John City Transit for details.

Car Rentals

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

Hotel Shuttles

Several area hotels offer free airport shuttle service as a convenience for their guests. Here are a few hotels offering airport shuttle service: Canada’s Best Value Inn.


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

Last updated: 2019-08-02

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.