Sleeping inside or in nearby hotels (AKL)


Possibility to spend the night at Auckland airport (AKL), if open 24 hours. Services available, places to rest (free resting zones), or look for the list of nearby hotels and vip lounges.

Overnight layover guide. Sleeping facilities in the public zone or boarding area

Please note that some published services and schedules may be subject to change. If the idea is to spend the night in the public area, consider a plan B in case the stay inside the airport is only allowed for those who are about to board.
Spending the night at the airport

Auckland airport consists of two terminals, of which only the International Terminal is open 24 hours a day. To avoid disturbing noise, headphones or earplugs are recommended. Also, temperatures can drop considerably, so be prepared with a sleeping bag or blankets.

Where to rest: There are some benches without armrests, but they are scarce. The best place is the first floor of the International Terminal and gates 34-50, with quieter, more sheltered areas. There are several VIP lounges, but they are closed at night. There is also a hotel next to the International Terminal.

Baggage: Left-luggage service available, but only from 4:30 am to 11:00 pm. Lockers on the ground floor of car park R.

Eating and drinking: There are only two 24-hour eateries in the International Terminal.

Restrooms: Showers in the Arrivals Halls and the VIP lounges.

Wi-Fi: Free and unlimited.

Other services available around the clock: ATMs, baby care rooms.

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Nearby Hotels

The Novotel Auckland Airport is located next to the International Terminal. Other accommodation in the surrounding area is serviced by shuttle buses to and from the airport.

Ibis Budget Auckland Airport (0.9 km/0.6 miles)
Sudima Auckland Airport (2.3 km/1.4 miles)
Heartland Hotel Auckland Airport (2.4 km/1.5 miles)
Manha Hotel Auckland Airport (2.5 km/1.6 miles)
JetPark Auckland Airport Hotel (3 km/1.9 miles)


Latest updates: September 22, 2023

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