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Ulaanbaatar Airport Guide

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

ULN Airport Overview

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

What to Expect

The Chinggis Khaan International Airport, also referred to as the New Ulaanbaatar Airport (code: ULN) opened in July 2021.  Facilities are limited to a restaurant and a duty-free shop. Free WiFi helps pass the time.

Sleeping in Ulaanbaatar Airport

At the time of this update we did not have any reviews for the new airport, so we can’t speak about the sleep conditions. If you’ve been there recently, click here to write a review.  If you decide not to sleep in the terminal overnight, see the Airport Hotels section below for some options.

Covid-19 Update

Some airport reviews and tips in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. 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.

For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Ulaanbaatar 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 Hotels

There are no hotels at the new Ulaanbaatar Airport and the drive to city center is approx. 30 minutes away.  Visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Ulaanbaatar, search 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 through a lounge membership program. 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!

  • MIAT Business Lounge – Location: International Departures, Airside, 3rd Floor. Lounge Access: Lounge membership programs.
  • Business Class Lounge – Location: Terminal 1, International Departures, Airside, 3rd Floor. Lounge Access: Lounge membership programs. 

Airline Lounges

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

  • Mongolian Airlines Chingiss Khaan Airport Vip Lounge – Location: Airside, 2nd Floor.

Related Pages: Ulaanbaatar Airport Lounges

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Ulaan Baatar Airport.

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

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are provided by five different banks. 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: unknown.

Baby Care Facilities – Mothers needing to attend to their infants and toddlers (aged 0-3) can use the nursing room.  Location: International and Domestic check-in lobby, 2nd floor  • Domestic Arrival Hall, 1st Floor.

Banking Services – 3 banks offer services on the second floor of the airport (terminal not known). Hours: 9:00AM – 6:00PM (Mon -Fri), weekends 10:00AM – 4:00PM at Golomt Bank only (2 other locations closed).

Children’s Play Area – When you want to ensure your kids burn off all their energy before their flight, take them to the children’s play area.  Suitable for children ages 2 – 12. Location: International and Domestic check-in lobby • Domestic Arrivals Hall, 1st Floor.

Currency Exchange – While we did not have any information about any currency exchange offices, there are banks on the 2nd floor that may be of assistance.

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty Free is available at the airport, the location in 3F is 24 hours.

Food & Drinks – There is a restaurant and café available at the airport. Neither are open 24 hours.

Information Desk –  Need help finding your way or dealing with an issue?  There are information counters on the 1st Floor, 2nd Floor, and in the Border Control Zone.  Look for the “?” signs.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Location: 1st Floor, store #126. Hours and rates are not known.

Luggage Wrapping – Protect your bags from theft and damage by having your bags wrapped in plastic. Rates: 5,000₮ per baggage. Location: unknown.

Medical Services – If you feel unwell or injure yourself, a 24 hour medical clinic is available at the airport. Location: 1st Floor, Right Wing.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

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.

Smoking Room – Location: Airside, opposite Gates 1 and 6.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.

Airlines

Ulaanbaatar airport is served by the following airlines: Aero Mongolia • Aeroflot • Air Busan • Air China • EZnis Airways • Hunnu Airlines • Jeju Air • Korean Air • MIAT Mongolian Airlines • Turkish Airlines.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

Car rental services are available onsite. No further information is available at this time.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.

Bus

There are two buses run by the public transport department: Chinggis Khan International Airport – State Department Store and Chinggis Khan International Airport – Dragon Center.  Frequency: unknown.  Fares: 10.000 MNT (Adult) and 5000 MNT (Child).

The Ubus provides two city shuttles that make stops at a few hotels.  Route 1 stops at Ibis Styles Ulaanbaatar Polaris, Blue Sky Hotel, Shangri La Ulaanbaatar, Bayangol Hotel.  Route 2 stops at Kempinski Hotel Khaan Palace Ulaanbaatar, Chinggis Khaan Hotel, Best Western Premier Tuushin Hotel, Novotel Hotel, Holiday Inn and Ramada Ulaanbaatar Hotel.  Frequency: unknown. Fares: unknown.

Taxis

Taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area. Official taxis are clearly marked and have meters, but it is very common for privately-owned regular vehicles to offer rides at discounted rates.  For safety reasons it is recommended to only use official taxis.

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.