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St. Gallen-Altenrhein Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our St. Gallen-Altenrhein 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.

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 St. Gallen-Altenrhein Airport.

What to Expect

St. Gallen-Altenrhein Airport has a small terminal that primarily handles seasonal flights to leisure destinations. Amenities are limited to a restaurant and duty-free shopping. WiFi is available in the airport lounge, which economy class passengers can pay to enter. See Airport Lounges in the airport guide below for location and access information.

Where to Sleep

Due to limited operating hours, overnight stays are not possible. For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are nearby. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info.

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.

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

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter by paying at the door or through a lounge membership program (ie. Priority Pass). 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!

If sleeping in St. Gallen-Altenrhein Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Bodenseehotel Weisses Rossli – (3 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Best Western Hotel Rebstock – (7 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

To find a cheap room, there is a list of hotel deals in St. Gallen-Altenrhein on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Free WiFi is available at St. Gallen-Altenrhein Airport in the business lounge.

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty Free is available at the airport. Hours: unknown.

Food & Drinks – At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour food and beverage concessions available at this airport. Cockpit Restaurant is available at the terminal building. Hours: 5:45AM – 7:00PM (Mon – Fri), 8:00AM – 7:00PM (Sat) and 9:30AM – 7:00PM (Sun).

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

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.

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

The airport is open: 6:30AM – 12:00PM and 1:30PM – 9:00PM (Monday – Friday) • 7:30AM – 12:00PM and 1:30PM – 8:00PM (Saturday) • 10:00AM – 12:00PM and 1:30PM – 8:00PM (Sunday).

As of February 2019, St. Gallen-Altenrhein airport is served by the following airlines: Lufthansa • British Airways • United Airlines.

Car Rentals

Car rentals are available at the airport through the following companies: Avis • Europcar • Hertz • Sixt.

Shuttle Buses

A shuttle bus are tailored to the arrival and departure times of scheduled flights to Vienna and provides easy access to and from Dornbirn and Bregenz. For fares, routes and schedules, visit the St. Gallen-Altenrhein Airport website.


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

Last updated: 2019-09-17

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.