Sleeping in Airports

Tashkent Airport Guide

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

if they try and scare you and say there is something wrong with your ticket and your passport, don’t give in to them straight away and dont give them your passport. – kmav

TAS Airport Overview

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

What to Expect

Tashkent Airport (code: TAS) has two separate terminals: the recently renovated Terminal 2 serves international flights, and Terminal 3, which opened in 2011, handles domestic routes. Travellers describe slow check-in queues and lengthy security procedures, so do arrive early. Facilities include eateries, shops, and free WiFi (which may or may not work). Economy class passengers can pay to enter an airport lounge. See Airport Lounges in the guide below for location and access information.

Sleeping in Tashkent Airport

We do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews. Based on the general reviews about stringent procedures for foreigners, we don’t necessarily recommend sleeping here overnight.   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.

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 Tashkent 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 24 hours.

Tashkent Airport Hotels

Quick Facts

Nearest Hotel:  Within 10 minutes from the airport
Sleep Cabins or Pods: No
Day Rooms: No
Nearby Hotels with Free Shuttles: No

When the prospect of sleeping on the floor or in a chair gives you nightmares, there are hotels near Tashkent Airport.   At the time of this update, none provided free airport shuttle, but transfers can be arranged with some hotels for a fee.  Visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Tashkent, search for deals and read traveller reviews.

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:

  • CIP Lounge – Location: The dedicated CIP Hall is for arriving and departing passengers. In addition to the usual lounge services, prices include check-in and passport/customs services. Location: landside, 2nd Floor. Access: Pay at the Door ($200.00).

Airline Lounges

If you are a First or Business Class traveller, you may have access to the lounges listed below. For more information, check the airline’s website.

  • Uzbekistan Airways Lounge – Location: International Terminal, Airside.
  • Uzbekistan Airways Arrivals Lounge – Location: International Terminal, Airside.

Rest & Relaxation Zones

There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.


Free WiFi is available at Tashkent Airport. Additionally, there is a computer hall available.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

Baby Care Facilities – The airport has a nursing room. Location: Airside, across from Gate B9.

Baggage Trolleys – Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage trolleys are available but are limited in quantities.

Children’s Play Area – There is an area with video games available for kids.

Currency Exchange – Yes. Landside in Arrivals 2 (2 locations) and Landside Departures. At the time of this update, it is unknown if services are available Airside.

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

Food & Drinks – Food concessions throughout the airport operate with varying schedules. At the time of this update, we cannot confirm the availability of any 24-hour dining options.

Information Desk – There is an information desk available on both levels. Hours: unknown.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Medical Services – First aid offices are available. Locations: Landside in Arrivals 2 and Airside, near Gate B9.

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.

Shopping – Duty Free is available.

Showers – Not available.

Tashkent Airport is served by the following airlines: Aeroflot • Air Astana • Air Manas • Asiana Airlines • Avia Traffic Company • Azerbaijan Airlines • China Southern Airlines • flydubai • IrAero • Kam Air • Korean Air • Rossiya • S7 Airlines • SCAT Airlines • Turkish Airlines • Ural Airlines • Utair • Uzbekistan Airlines • Yakutia Airlines.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


Taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area. There are no meters, so negotiate a fare with the driver before starting your journey. Russian or Uzbek language skills are required! If you are travelling light and on a tight budget, consider taking a shared-ride minibus taxi.

Pro Tip: When using a taxi, be careful, because many people try to scam you and charge a lot more then normal. A good alternative is to use the taxiapp Yandex Taxi. Works great but you can only pay cash. (From a reader/October 2019)

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.