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Vigo–Peinador Airport Guide

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

me and two of my friends had to sleep outside, where was so freezing cold!
– a Guest Traveller

VGO 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 Vigo-Peinador Airport.

What to Expect

vigo peinador airport guideThe small, modern terminal at Vigo-Peinador Airport (code: VGO) handles a few regional routes. Amenities are limited to three eateries, a sit-down restaurant, a convenience store, vending machines, and free WiFi.

Sleeping in Vigo-Peinador Airport

This airport seems to close nightly, so have a backup plan if you’re planning to spend the night. For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are nearby.  See our Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

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 Vigo 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

If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there are hotels near Vigo–Peinador Airport:

For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Vigo, 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 are lounges that you can enter by purchasing a lounge pass or 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!

Passes Illas Cies – Location: Airside, 1st Floor.  Lounge Access: Prepaid lounge pass • Lounge membership programs.

Airport WiFi/Internet

Unlimited, free WiFi is available at Vigo-Peinador Airport. Connect to the “AIRPORT FREE WIFI AENA” 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. Location: Landside, Ground Floor, near check in.

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty Free is not available at the airport. A Relay convenience store is located Landside and is open from 6:00AM – 9:30PM.

Food & Drinks – There are a couple of restaurants both landside and airside. Hours: 6:00AM – 11:00PM. Vending machines are also available.

Information Desk – Have any questions? Visit the airport information desk for assistance. Location: Ground Floor, Main Lobby.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Luggage Wrapping – Protect your bags from theft and damage by having your bags wrapped in plastic. A baggage wrapping machine can be found on the Ground Floor, check-in hall. Hours: 5:00AM – 9:00PM (Mon – Sat) • 6:30AM – 9:00PM (Sun). Rates: Unknown.

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.

Postal Services – Drop off your last minute postcards to friends and family from airport’s mailbox. Location: Landside, Ground Floor, Check-in Hall.

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.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 4:30AM – 10:30PM during the summer season (April – October) and 5:30AM – 11:30PM during the winter (November – March).


Vigo-Peinador airport is served by the following airlines: Air Europa • Air Nostrum • Binter Canarias • Iberia Express • Iberia • Vueling Airlines.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Bus L9A offers service between the airport and Plaza Eugenio Fadrique on weekdays, and Rúa de García Barbón 7 on the weekends. At the time of this update, a one-way bus ticket is €1.35.

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies are located onsite: Avis/Budget • Enterprise • Europcar • Sixt.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


Taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area. At the time of this update, a flat rate of €22.27 is charged for any journey between the airport and points within Vigo, Mos, or Redondela.

Last updated: 2022-03-24

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.