Sleeping in Airports

Tangier Airport Guide

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

Staff is really friendly and even if you don’t speak arabic, it’s not a problem, as they do speak also english and french. – habiba

Airport Overview

Tangier airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Tangier Airport.

What to Expect

The fairly new terminal at Tangier Airport primarily handles European routes. Facilities include a few basic eateries and shops, including duty-free, though none are open 24 hours. WiFi is free for three hours and you may need to register with an email address. Economy class passengers can pay to enter an airport lounge. See Airport Lounges in the airport guide below for location and access information.

Where to Sleep

Overnight campers report a safe stay here thanks to the presence of security guards. Comfortable seating is non-existent, so bring a sleeping bag or travel mat to spread out on the floor. For uninterrupted sleep, nearby hotels offer shuttle service for a fee. 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.

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 purchasing a lounge pass 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!

Passes  Pearl Lounge – Location: Airside, Ground Floor, next to the departure gates. Hours: open 24 hours. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door • Prepaid lounge passes • Lounge membership programs. [ more lounge info ]

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Tangier Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Ibis Tangier Free Zone Hotel – (5 minutes from the airport) Airport shuttle is available upon request, 150 MAD each way. » Check Rates
  • Free Zone Hotel – (5 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

To find a cheap room, there is a list of hotels near Tangier Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Tanger Airport for 3 hours. You will need to enter your email address to connect.

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

ATMs / Cash Machines – unknown

Banking Services – Barid Bank, Banque Populaire and BMCE Bank operate banking services out of the Terminal 2, Landside.

Currency Exchange – Available in the public hall of terminal 2 with the following companies: BMCE Bank, Banque Populaire, Barid Bank and Global Exchange. Airside you will find 2 additional counters.

Disabled Services – Services include dedicated parking spaces, ramps and elevators.

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty free is available in Terminal 2, airside. Most shops are located airside in Terminal 2, but there is one handicraft store located landside in Terminal 2.

Food & Drink – At the time of writing, no 24-hour options are available. There are two restaurant/cafes located landside in the public hall of terminal 2, and one in the airside area of terminal 2.

Luggage Carts – Need a hand with your bags? Luggage carts are available. It is unknown if there is a fee.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Postal Services – Drop off your last minute postcards at the airport’s mailbox. Barid Bank provides postal services. Location: Terminal 2, Landside.

Medical Services – If you require medical attention, emergency medical services are available.

Mobile Charging – A few reviewers have reported that outlets can be found underneath the seats (Airside) and near the washrooms.  There is also a dedicated charging zone.

Prayer Room – A prayer room is available. Location: unknown.

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 – There is a rumour that showers can be found airside. Unfortunately, we do not have a confirmation or additional information.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours. (according to a reviewer)

Airlines

As of September 2019, Tangier airport is served by the following airlines: Air Arabia • Air Portugalia • Corendon • Germanwings • Iberia • Jetairfly • Royal Air Maroc • Ryanair • Volotea • Vueling.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

Car rentals are available from the public hall in terminal 2, through the following companies: Locasom • Starc Hertz • Marloc (Europcar) • Scal Avis • Dbilij Car • Air Car • France Car • E-Booking • Location Auto.

Taxi

Taxis are available outside the airport 24 hours a day. Please note, that fares increase during the hours of 11:30PM – 5:30PM. As of this September 2019 update, the fare for a trip from the airport to the Tangier city center is 100 Dhs.

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.