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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.

ACH Airport Overview

st. gallen altenrhein airport guideTo 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 (code: ACH) 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 guide below for location and access information.

Sleeping in St. Gallen Airport

Due to limited operating hours, overnight stays are not possible. For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are nearby. See the Airport Hotels section below for locations, or read traveller airport reviews for more tips.

To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos. You can also visit the airport’s website for current information.  For more airport information, continue scrolling down to explore more in our St. Gallen Airport Guide.

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.

Airport Hours

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

Airport Hotels

There are no hotels directly at St. Gallen-Altenrhein Airport, but you will find many options within a short drive.  Visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels near St. Gallen-Altenrhein Airport that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport Lounges

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. Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and learn how to gain access with just an economy class ticket!

Related Pages: St. Gallen – Altenrhein Airport Lounges

Rest & Relaxation Zones

No dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones exist. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

Drinking Water – Information is unavailable. Does the airport have water fountains or water bottle refill stations? Click here to update this guide.

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: 5:45 AM – 7:00 PM (Mon – Fri), 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM (Sat) and 9:30 AM – 7:00 PM (Sun).

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we had no information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Showers – Not available.

SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

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

St. Gallen-Altenrhein Airport is served by the following airlines: Lufthansa • British Airways • United Airlines.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


RTB Rheintal Bus stops at Dorfstrasse next to the airport car park P1. The distance from the bus stop to the terminal is 150m.

Car Rentals

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

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.

Shuttle Buses

A shuttle bus is 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.

Last updated: 2024-01-30

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is 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 websites. 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.