Sleeping inside or in nearby hotels (MAA)


Possibility to spend the night at Chennai airport (MAA), 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

Chennai airport is open 24 hours a day, and while it's a bit old-fashioned, it's a good option if you have an early morning flight or a long connection and want to save money on accommodation. Have earplugs or headphones, as the noise is constant. Keep your belongings close and secure at all times. If you have a lock for your hand luggage, use it. Do not leave valuables unattended.

Where to rest: There are cushioned seats (albeit with armrests) in the baggage claim hall. You can also find comfortable seating in the food court and in the secure area of the Anna Terminal. Consider bringing an inflatable pillow or blanket for comfort. Some of the facility's VIP lounges are open 24 hours a day, but the maximum stay is usually 3 hours. Sleeping cabins are available in the Arrivals Hall of the Kamaraj Terminal, while for hotels, there are several options in the vicinity.

Baggage: There is no left-luggage service at this airport at the moment.

Eating and drinking: Food outlets are closed at night, but there are vending machines in both terminals.

Restrooms: Showers only in some of the VIP lounges.

Wi-Fi: Free for 45 minutes.

Other services available around the clock: ATMs, baby changing rooms, prayer room.

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Nearby Hotels

Individual Sleepzzzo cabins are available in the Arrivals Hall of the Kamaraj Terminal. On the other hand, some of the accommodation in the surrounding area provides transportation to and from the airport.

Grace Residency (0.2 km/0.1 miles)
FabHotel Prime Mahalaya Residency (1.4 km/0.9 miles)
Hotel Saibala Stay (1.5 km/0.9 miles)
Pleasant Stays Hotel (1.5 km/0.9 miles)
Madrasi Hotel (1.5 km/0.9 miles)


Latest updates: November 06, 2023

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