Sleeping in Airports

Simferopol Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Simferopol 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 during their time at Simferopol International Airport.

What to Expect

  • A modern airport with separate terminals for domestic and international flights. At the time of this update, the airport is no longer handling international flights due to the dispute over Crimea.
  • Free WiFi is available. See WiFi in the airport guide below.
  • Economy class passengers can pay to enter the airport’s first class lounge. See Airport Lounges in the airport guide below for locations and rates.

Where to Sleep

  • Overnight stays are not permitted in this airport.
  • 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

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 paying at the door. 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!

  • Business Lounge – Located on the first floor of Terminals A and B. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door (250 UAH).
  • Superior Room – Located on the first floor of Terminal B. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door (3,400 RUB).

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Simferopol Airport does not appeal to you, the closest hotels are in Simferopol city center, about 20 minutes south of the airport.

  • Hotel Praga – (19 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers are available ($).  » Check Rates
  • Ukraina Hotel – (22 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers are available ($).  » Check Rates

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

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Simferopol Airport.

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. Locations: unknown.

Baby Care Facilities – There is a nursing room in the airport. Location: unknown.

Currency Exchange – Yes

Duty Free & Shopping – At the time of this update, we don’t know whether there are any duty free shops in this airport. Several shops are available.

Food & Drinks – At the time of this update there were no 24-hour food concessions available.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Location: Terminals A and B, 1st Floor. Rates: 150 RUB per item per day.

Luggage Wrapping – Available via kiosks where you pay for the service via credit card, select the bag size and place your luggage on the wrapping machine. Rates: 200 RUB per piece.

Medical Services – A medical clinic is located on the ground floor of Terminal B. The clinic is available 24 hours a day.

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]

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

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 February 2018, Simferopol airport is served by the following airlines: Aeroflot • Norwind • Ural Airlines • Rossiya Airlines • Globus.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Buses 49, 98, 100, 115 as well as trolleybus number 9 connect the airport to the city. The Autoexpress Fly & Bus connects the airport to other cities and resorts in Crimea.

Car Rentals

The following companies have offices onsite: Arent • Green rent • My Car Rental • OLS Rent • Rent Motors • RTA. Regional Transport Agency • City Rent.


Order taxis in the booth located inside Terminal A. At the time of this January 2018 update, the cost for an economy taxi is 30 rubles / km or 45 rubles / km for a luxury taxi.

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: update the airport guide,  write a review or send an email to [email protected]