Sleeping in Airports

Westchester County Airport Guide

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

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HPN 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 Westchester County White Plains Airport.

What to expect

Westchester County Airport (code: HPN) consist of a small modern three-level terminal with few restaurants and shops. These amenities are primarily located on the landside and close by 9:00PM at night, so plan accordingly. WiFi is available to help pass the time. There are no private lounges at this airport.

Sleeping in Westchester Airport

white plains airport guideAfter security checkpoints close for the night, all passengers are restricted to the landside areas, and must re-clear security the next day when the checkpoints open. Reviewers have reported that airport staff and security are generally accommodating to overnight sleepers. The third-floor observation deck and surrounding area has been cited as a good place to find restful sleep. For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the guide below 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 web site for current information.  For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Westchester 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.

Keep in mind that TSA, airline check-in and baggage drop hours vary according to the flight schedule. Check these hours with your airline. If you are in the public area of the terminal (landside) you will not be able to get through to the secure area of the terminal (airside) until the morning.

Airport Hotels

There are no hotels at Westchester County Airport.  You will need to drive 15+ minutes to White Plains to stay in a hotel overnight.  Visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in White Plains, search deals and read traveller reviews.

Airport Lounges

There are no pay-per-use lounges at this airport.

Food & Drinks

Food concessions in the airport operate on varying schedules. Dunkin’ Donuts opens at 4:30AM and closes around 9:30PM. At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour dining options.

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.

WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available inside the main terminal.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

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: Main Terminal, 2nd Floor.

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

Duty Free & Shopping – The airport gift shop is the only shopping available. Hours: 5:00AM – 8:00PM everyday except Saturdays when it closes at 7:00PM.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Unavailable. If this is incorrect, click here to update this guide.

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.

Showers – Unavailable. If this is incorrect, click here to update this guide.

Westchester County airport is served by the following airlines: American Airlines • Breeze Airways • Cape Air • Delta Air Lines • jetBlue • United Airlines.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Bee-Line bus route 12 serves the airport, running daily between the airport and the TransCenter in downtown White Plains. This route offers connections to Purchase College (SUNY), Manhattanville College and MTA-Metro North Railroad (via TransCenter). As of this update, the fare is $2.75.

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies are located onsite in the Arrivals Hall: Alamo • Avis • Budget • Enterprise • Hertz • National.

Hotel Shuttles

At the time of this update we were able to find only one hotel offering shuttle service: Crowne Plaza White Plains Downtown.

See also Airport Hotels above.


Taxis are available in the ground transportation area during airport hours of operation. All taxis are metered, and reservations are not required.

Last updated: 2024-01-31

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.