Sleeping in Airports

Shijiazhuang Airport Guide

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

SJW Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Shijiazhuang Zhengding International Airport.

What to Expect

Shijiazhuang Airport (code: SJW) has two separate terminals: Terminal 1 for international traffic and Terminal 2 for domestic flights. The terminals are connected by free shuttle bus. Amenities include a variety of eateries and shops. WiFi is free in Terminal 2 but we don’t have information about Terminal 1. Economy class passengers can pay to enter two airport lounges. See Airport Lounges in the guide below for location and access information.

Shijiazhuang Airport Guide
(Photo courtesy of a guest traveller / 20Mar2018)

Where to Sleep

We do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews.  For uninterrupted sleep, nearby hotels offer free shuttle service. See the Airport Hotels section below for locations or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

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 hotelsAirport Hotels

If sleeping in Shijiazhuang Airport does not appeal to you, these are some of the closest hotels to the airport:

  • Jasmine Crystal Hotel – (5 minute drive from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available. » Check Rates
  • Oujing Holiday Hotel – (Located opposite the airport) Free roundtrip airport shuttle is available. » Check Rates

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

airport loungeAirport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there are lounges that you can enter by purchasing a lounge pass or 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!

First Class Lounge – Location: Domestic Terminal, Airside, 2nd Floor. Lounge Access: Lounge membership programs.

Golden Century Lounge – Location: Domestic Terminal, Landside. Lounge Access: Lounge membership programs.

wifiAirport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Shijiazhuang Airport.

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

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Machines are operated by Bank of Communications, Bank of China, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China and Bank of Hebei. 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: in the Domestic Terminal only.

Banking Services – Industrial & Commercial Bank of China and the Bank of Hebei have bank branches in the Arrival Hall, Domestic Terminal. Perhaps currency exchange services are also available here.

Food & Drink – At the time of this update, we did not have any information regarding the availability of any 24 hour restaurants. The Domestic Terminal offers a variety of options. It is not known what, if any, options are available in the International Terminal.

Information Desk – Have any questions? Stop by one of the two information desks for assistance. Location: Terminal 1, 2nd Floor • Terminal 2, 2nd Floor.

Luggage Storage & Lockers -The Domestic Terminal offers luggage storage. Location: 2F in T2. Hours: 6:00AM – 11:00PM. Rates: Prices range from CNY 10 to CNY 20 depending on the size.

Medical Services – Services are available in several locations: a medical station can be found in the Departure Hall, T2 • a first-aid room is located opposite Gate 1, Arrival Hall, T2 • First-aid is also available in the West Wing of the Waiting Hall, 2F, T2.

Mobile Charging – Over 1000 plug-ins are available. Check the corners in the Check-in Areas and look under your seat in the Waiting Halls.

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 – Not available.

airport hoursAirport Hours

As of this update, we were unable to confirm airport hours of operation.  If you know the airport hours, click here to update this airport guide.


Shijiazhuang airport is served by the following airlines: Air Chang’an • Air China • Air Guilin • Beijing Capital Airlines • Chengdu Airlines • China Eastern • China Express • China Southern • China United • Colorful Guizhou Airlines • GX Airlines • Hainan Airlines • Hebei Airlines • Jeju Air • Joy Air • Kunming Airlines • Langmei Airlines • Loong Air • Lucky Air • Shandong Airlines • Shenzhen Airlines • Sichuan Airlines • Spring Airlines • Tianjin Airlines • Tibet Airlines • Vietnam Airlines • West Air.

transportationAirport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Spring Air Shuttle

At the time of this update, Spring Air offers free airport shuttle service to the airport for Spring Air passengers with valid outbound flight tickets. Pick up is available in Shijiazhuang and some surrounding cities. Contact Spring Air or your travel agent for details.

Shuttle Bus

The airport offers a free shuttle bus to Zhengding Airport High-speed Railway Station from which you can connect to a variety of destinations via the bullet train.


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

Urban Shuttle

The airport offers many shuttles to several sites around Shijiazhuang for a fare of 20 yuan / person.

Last updated: 2020-06-17

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.