Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Tauranga 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.
TRG 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 Tauranga Airport.
What to Expect
The small, recently updated terminal at Tauranga Airport (code: TRG) handles several domestic routes. Facilities are limited to a combination cafe/shop. Another cafe is located in the Classic Flyers Club, a short walk from the terminal. Free WiFi helps pass the time.
Sleeping in Tauranga Airport
We do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews. For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are nearby. See our Airport Hotels section below for locations or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.
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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.
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 through a lounge membership program (ie. Koru Club). 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!
- Air New Zealand Lounge – Location: Landside. Lounge Access: Lounge membership programs.
Related Pages: Tauranga Airport Lounges
If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there is a hotel near Tauranga Airport. Most area hotels are within a 10-15 minute drive, so staying directly at the airport isn’t so important.
With Covid restrictions constantly changing, we recommend that you confirm shuttle availability prior to booking and/or prior to your arrival.
- Gateway Motor Inn – No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Tauranga, search deals and read traveller reviews.
Free WiFi is available at Tauranga Airport.
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: Landside, next to the check in counters.
Baby Care Facilities – If you are travelling with an infant, there is a baby care room for breastfeeding and diaper-changing. Location: near car rental desks.
Baggage Trolleys – Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage trolleys are available in the baggage claim area, Rates: unknown.
Conference Facilities – A boardroom is available for rent. It can accommodate up to 15 people and comes with a whiteboard, overhead projector and a screen. Catering is available on request. There are also conference facilities in the Classic Flyers Club, located a short walk from the terminal building.
Duty Free & Shopping – There is no duty free shopping at Tauranga. The café sells reading materials and souvenirs.
Food & Drink – There is one licensed café in the main terminal building. It opens 30 minutes before the first flight of the day, and closes after the final departure. There is also a café in the nearby Classic Flyers club, located a short walk from the terminal building.
Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.
Mobile Charging – A reader tells us that mobile charging is available.
Museum – The Classic Flyers Club runs an aviation museum. It is located on the airport property, a short walk away from the terminal.
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 – Not available.
The Airport is open 24 hours.
Tauranga airport is served by the following airlines: Air New Zealand • Island Air • Sunair.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport
The following car rental companies have counters inside the terminal: Avis • Budget • Eazi Car Rental • Europcar • Hertz • NZ Rent A Car • Pacific Auto Rentals • Rite Price Rentals • Thrifty.
Several area hotels provide airport shuttle service: Bay Palm Motel • Cobblestone Court Motel.
See also Airport Hotels above.
The airport partners with Mount Tauranga Taxis and Taxicabs. They are available in the taxi rank outside the arrivals hall when flights arrive, but reservations can also be made in advance.
Last updated: 2022-10-28
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.