Sleeping in Airports

Yerevan Airport Guide

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

Arriving and having to get the visa can be a lengthy nightmare, especially if you have arrived behind a flight from Iran. At least one hour with people letting their mates in so movement ceases. -a traveller

EVN Airport Overview

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

What to Expect

Yerevan Airport (code: EVN) has a modern Terminal 2 that handles international and domestic traffic. A smaller terminal handles VIP flights. A traveller reports that local AMD currency is necessary for purchasing a visa. Amenities include free WiFi and shops and eateries, both landside and airside, though none are open 24 hours. Economy class passengers can pay to enter an airport lounge. See Airport Lounges in the guide below for location and access information.

Sleeping in Yerevan Airport

Overnight campers are common, with many flights coming and going at night. Reviewers report many comfortable seating options and generally friendly airport staff. For uninterrupted sleep, nearby hotels offer shuttle service for a fee. See our Airport Hotels section below for locations or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

Covid-19 Update

Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, all services and times listed below are subject to change. Some services and facilities may remain closed or operate with reduced hours.  Airport tips and suggestions in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. If you are planning to sleep in the public area of the terminal overnight, have a back-up plan! We’ve heard from a few travellers at other airports and they were not permitted to stay overnight. We’re not sure if that will apply to this airport, until a reader lets us know the current situation. We will start updating all of our guides in October 2021.  To help us with this massive update, you can add or update information or write a review and submit photos and airport tips.

Have you already been to Yerevan airport?  Write a review and share photos from your own experience.

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 Yerevan Airport does not appeal to you, there are no hotels at the airport.  Seems you are best to head back towards the city.

  • Hotel Ararat – (30 mins from the airport) Airport transfers are available for a fee – approx. AMD 6000 each way.  » Check Rates
  • Best Western Congress Hotel – (30 mins from the airport) Airport shuttle is available for a fee – approx. AMD 6000 each way.  » Check Rates
  • Erebuni Hotel – (30 mins from the airport) A budget hotel in the city center. Roundtrip Airport transfers are available ($).  » Check Rates

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

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 by paying at the door 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!

  • Business Lounge – Location: Terminal 3, Airside, 4th Floor. Showers are available. Hours: Open 24 Hours. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door • Lounge membership programs.

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Yerevan 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: Arrivals Hall and Departures Hall.

Business Center – Location: New Passenger Terminal

Currency Exchange – Several banks (Converse Bank, Unibank, Ardshinbak) offer banking services including currency exchange. Location: Check-in Area and Arrivals Hall. Hours: 24 hours a day.

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty Free is available as well as a few shops selling convenience style items, Hudson News for example. All shops operate 24 hours a day.

Fast Track Service – As a premium service, customers with Fast Track security passes will be given priority service to ensure that waiting is kept to a minimum. Passes can be purchased from the Converse Bank (Arrival Hall) for AMD 7.000.

Food & Drinks – At the time of this update, there are 2 restaurants in the gated area, 2 in the Departures Hall and 1 in the Arrivals Hall. All restaurants are open 24 hours.

Information Desk – Have any questions? Visit the airport information desk for assistance. Location: Terminal 1, Arrivals Level and Departures Level. Hours: 24 hours.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Location: Arrival Hall. Fees: AMD 1500 per item per 24 hours.

Luggage Wrapping – Protect your bags from theft and damage by having your bags wrapped in plastic. Services are available in the Departures Hall, 2nd Floor. Hours: 24 hours. Rates: 2.000 AMD.

Mobile Charging – A reader tells us there are some 230 volt connections available airside for passengers to plug in your phone adaptors.

Pharmacy – Alfa-Pharm is available in the Departure Hall, 2nd Floor. Hours: 24 hours.

Postal Services – Drop off your last minute postcards, send a money transfer, and more at the Post Office. Location: Landside. Hours: 24 hours.

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 – Available in the Business Lounge. [ see Airport Lounges above ]

Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.


Yerevan airport is served by the following airlines: Aegean AirlinesAeroflotAir Arabia • Air Cairo • Air France • Armenia Airways • AtlasGlobal • Austrian AirlinesBelavia • Cham Wings • flydubai • Fly Erbil • Georgian Airways LOTMahan AirMiddle East AirlinesNordwindQatar Airways • Red Wings • PegasFlyTAROMS7 Airlines • SkyUp • SmartaviaUkraine International AirlinesUral Airlines • UTAir Aviation.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

 Airport Shuttle

A reader tells there is an airport shuttle that runs 24/7 from the airport through the city center to metro station “Yeritasardakan”. Cost is 300AMD(approx 0.6$). Departures are every 30 minutes from 06:00 – 00:00, and every hour from 00:00 – 06:00. Can be payed by visa, master, american express or other credit cards.

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies offer services on the 1st floor of the Arrivals Hall: Europcar • Hertz • Rent Motors • Sixt.


Travel like the locals do! If your load is light, you can travel at a fraction of the price of a taxi by taking a “marshrutka” (shared-ride minibus), which travel along fixed routes. Before hopping in, check with the driver to make sure they are heading to (or from) the airport.


Metered taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area. At the time of this update, the one-way fare between the airport and Yerevan city center is AMD 4.500.

Pro-Tip: A reader tells us ” If you are travelling to Armenia taxi application “GG” is must have tool throughout your stay. By using GG taxi from airport to main square will cost approx. 1500-2000AMD(3-4$). And they are very honest, polite and usually know at least Russian and/or English. The alternatives are “Yandex” taxi – check the price rate before ordering. U-taxi – usually requires tips for rush hours 

Last updated: 2021-10-20

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.