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.
Departure terminal closed at 22.30 and I was asked to leave. There is a park very nearby, so on a warm night, one might be able to sleep there. -chalkie white
SIP 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 Simferopol Airport.
What to Expect
Simferopol Airport (code: SIP) has two small terminals, one of which opened in spring of 2018, but due to recent disputes about the region, the airport serves only Russian destinations. There are a variety of eateries and shops, both landside and airside, though it is unclear whether any are open 24 hours. Free WiFi helps pass the time. Economy class passengers can pay to enter three airport lounges. See Airport Lounges in the guide below for location and access information.
Where to Sleep
We do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews, but this airport may close at night. Have a backup plan if you’re planning to spend the night. For uninterrupted sleep, nearby hotels offer shuttle service for a fee. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.
Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, all services and times listed below are subject to change. Some services and facilities may remain closed or operate with reduced hours. Airport tips and suggestions in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. If you are planning to sleep in the public area of the terminal overnight, have a back-up plan! We’ve heard from a few travellers at other airports and they were not permitted to stay overnight. We’re not sure if that will apply to this airport, until a reader lets us know the current situation. We will start updating all of our guides in October 2021. To help us with this massive update, you can add or update information or write a review and submit photos and airport tips.
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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.
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.
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 (7,100 UAH).
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: 1st Floor.
Baby Care Facilities – A kitchenette, bedrooms, play area, changing tables, and more are available in the Baby Care Room. This room is accessible to adult travelers with children aged 7 and under, pregnant women (later pregnancy), and mobility-impaired children who are aged 14 and under. Entry is free, but a passport, flight ticket, and medical clearance certificate (granted by the First Aid clinic) is required for access to the facility. Location: 2nd Floor, near the elevators. Hours: unknown.
Baggage Trolleys – Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage carts are available free of charge at the airport in Baggage Claim, Public Transportation Stations and Check-in.
Banking Services – Russian National Commercial Bank and JSC Bank Rossiya can be found on the 1st floor, Landside. It is possible that they provide currency exchange services.
Children 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. Location: Airside, 4th Floor.
Currency Exchange – See Banking Services above.
Duty Free & Shopping – Duty Free is available on the 3rd Floor. In addition, you will find a good selection of shops to pass your time at the airport. The multi-market or one of the 2 convenience shops (Landside and Airside) may be a good spot for last minute snack and drink needs.
Food & Drinks – At the time of this update, it is not known if there are a 24 hour concessions. Landside offers 8 options while Airside provides 13 restaurants/coffee shops.
Information Desk – Have any questions? Visit the airport information desk for assistance! Location: Landside, Ground Floor.
Luggage Storage & Lockers – Location: Terminals A and B, Ground Floor. Rates: 350 – 1050 RUB per item/day.
Luggage Wrapping – Protect your bags from theft and damage by having your bags wrapped in plastic. 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: starting at 500 RUB per piece.
Medical Services – If you feel unwell or injure yourself, first aid services are available. Location: 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, click here to update this airport guide.
Prayer Rooms – The airport offers both an Orthodox Prayer Room and Muslim Prayer Room. Location: Landside, Ground Floor.
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.
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.
Simferopol airport is served by the following airlines: Aeroflot • Alrosa • Azimuth • Izhavia • Kostroma • Norwind • Pegas • Red Wings Airlines • Rossiya Airlines • RusLine • Sevestal • S7 Airlines • Ural Airlines • UVT Aero • Yakutia Airlines • Yamal Airlines.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport
Buses 49 and 49A as well as trolleybus number 17 connect the airport to the city. The Autoexpress Fly & Bus connects the airport to other cities and resorts in Crimea.
The following companies have offices onsite: Aleks Rent • Autobury • Auto at Sea • City Rent • Glinfort • Green rent • Lux Rent • My Car Rental.
Order taxis in the booth located inside Terminal A.
Last updated: 2019-12-13
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.