Sleeping inside or in nearby hotels (BFS)

Possibility to spend the night at Belfast airport (BFS), 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

Although Belfast airport is open 24 hours a day, it offers limited overnight options and will only allow you to stay inside if your flight leaves the following morning. The terminal is noisy even at night, so headphones or earplugs are recommended.

Where to rest: Next to the check-in area and the food court, you can find long seats without armrests. The airport also has a VIP lounge, which offers comfort and relaxation services for a fee. There is a hotel next to the airport, and several options within easy reach by taxi or public transport.

Baggage: There are no luggage storage facilities. This means that you will have to stay with your bags until you can check in.

Eating and drinking: There is only one coffee shop open during the night, located after the security checkpoint.

Wi-Fi: Free for 2 hours.

Other services available around the clock: ATMs, baby changing facilities, gas station.

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Nearby Hotels

The Maldron Hotel Belfast International Airport is located next to the airport. Some alternatives are:

Crookedstone House (1.5 km/0.9 miles)
Ballyrobin Country Lodge (1.6 km/1 mile)
Glendaloch B&B (2.3 km/1.4 miles)
Ballyharvey B&B (2.9 km/1.8 miles)
Keef Halla Country House (3.6 km/2.2 miles)

Latest updates: April 24, 2023

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