Sleeping in Airports

Wuxi Airport Guide

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

The planes are always 4 hours late. The seats are terrible. There is nothing to do here except sit in chairs. – a traveller (2015)

WUX Airport Overview

wuxi airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Wuxi Sunan Shuofang International Airport.

What to Expect

Wuxi Airport (code: WUX) was initially designed as a military facility but today handles domestic and regional commercial flights. Amenities include a few shops and eateries, though none are open 24 hours. Free WiFi helps pass the time. Economy class passengers may be able to access two airport lounges. See Airport Lounges in the guide below for location and access information.

Where to Sleep

We do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews.  For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are nearby. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

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.

airport hotelsAirport Hotels

If sleeping in Wuxi Sunan Shuofang Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Wuxi – (10 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Pullman New Lake Wuxi – (10 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Modena by Fraser New District Wuxi – (15 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Wuxi Sunan Shuofang Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

airport loungeAirport 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 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!

  • First Class Lounge – Multiple Locations – (1) Domestic Terminal and (1) International Terminal

wifiAirport WiFi/Internet

Free Wifi is available at Sunan Shuofang airport, connect to the “@ WUXI-FREE” network.

Pro-Tip: you are entitled to 1GB however you can simply log in again if you reach the maximum.

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

Baggage Carts – Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage carts are available in the Domestic Terminal.

Business Center – A business centre is located in the Domestic departure area near Counter 31.

Drinking Water – Thirsty? Water fountains can be found throughout the terminal.

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty Free shopping is available as well as a small variety of shops to pass the time.

Food & Drink – The airport has 15 restaurants available. There is a Lawson Store (Location: Domestic Terminal, Landside, Level 1) and a FamilyMart (Location: Landside) which are open 24 hours a day for any last minute drink and snack requirements. Most other food services operate from 5:40AM – 11:30PM.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Yes. Further information is unavailable at the time of this update.

Luggage Wrapping – Protect your bags from theft and damage by having your bags wrapped in plastic. Services are available. Rates and hours: unknown.

Massage Chairs – Relax before take-off in one of the airport’s coin-operated massage chairs, which are available at several locations throughout departures hall.

Medical Services – If you require medication attention, medical services are available in the departure hall. Hours: unknown.

Mobile Charging – Available at the seats located in the departure areas.

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 – Permitted inside dedicated smoking rooms throughout the terminal.

airport hoursAirport Hours

While it appears that this airport is open 24 hours, as of this update, we were unable to confirm airport hours of operation. If you know the airport hours, click here to update this airport guide.


Wuxi airport is served by the following airlines: 9 Air • Cambodia Angkor Air • China Airlines • China Eastern • China Southern • Donghai Airlines • Hongtu Airlines • Juneyao Airlines • Mandarin Airlines • Scoot • Shenzhen Airlines • Sichuan Airlines • Sriwijaya Airlines • Uni Air • Vietnam Airlines.

transportationAirport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


The airport is connected to the bus system by at least 8 bus lines which connect passengers to a variety of destinations including central bus stations and local train stations. Enquire at the airport.

Car Rental

Car rental services are available in the domestic arrivals hall. Hours: 8:00AM – 11:00PM.


Metered taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area.

Last updated: 2020-06-16

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.