Sleeping in Airports

Tampere Pirkkala Airport Guide

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

Just be aware the Ryanair terminal & the terminal for real airlines closes after the last flight of the day has come in. – a traveller

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 Tampere–Pirkkala Airport.

What to Expect

  • A small, modern airport with limited flight service and amenities.
  • The airport has two terminals. Terminal 2 is used solely for Ryanair flights.
  • WiFi is available. See WiFi information in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • Overnight stays are not permitted at 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

As of this update we were unable to confirm whether the airport has any first class or business lounges. If you know, please write a review or email us at [email protected]

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Tampere Airport does not appeal to you, the nearest hotels are in Tampere city center, about 15 mins northeast of the airport.

  • Mango Hotel – (15 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle.  » Check Rates
  • Hotelli Ville – (16 minutes from the airport) This hotel does not have a shuttle, but you can take Bus number 1 to Tampere- Pirkkala Airport from bus stop number 2506 (Hatanpään valtatie), at the opposite street corner from the hotel.  » Check Rates

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

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Tampere Airport. Connect to the “Free Wi-Fi for you by Finavia” network.

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: Terminal 1, Landside in Arrivals.

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty Free is available as well as a shop which is included in the Cafe.

Food & Drinks – There are food/beverage concessions located landside and airside in Terminals 1 and 2. None are open 24 hours.

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, write a review or email us at [email protected]

Post Office – A mailbox is available in the terminal, landside.

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Airport Hours

Terminal 1 – 3:00AM – 1:30AM (Mon-Fri) • 3:00AM -11:00PM (Sat) • 4:30AM – 1:30AM (Sun).

Terminal 2 – unknown


As of February 2018, Tampere airport is served by the following airlines: Aegean Airlines • Aeroflot • Air Canada • Air China • Air France • Air Baltic • Alitalia • American Airlines • Arkia Israel Airlines • Austrian Airlines • Belavia • Blue Air • British Airways • Brussels Airlines • Bulgaria Air • Cathay Pacific.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Tampere Public Transport buses link the airport to Tampere city center via bus route 1. Tokee offers Ryanair bus transfers to/from Tampere railway station. Flybus shuttles travelers from the airport to a variety of hotels (10,00€ each way as of January 2018). For more information visit the Tampere Airport website.

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies are available onsite in Terminal 1 (Arrivals): Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Scandia Rent and Sixt.


Taxis are readily available outside of airport terminals T1 and T2.

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, write a review or send an email to [email protected] and we will update this guide.