Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, all regular services and hours may be subject to change. Thus, 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 close to boarding.
Spending the night at the airport
Chennai airport is open 24 hours a day, but it is a bit outdated. Have earplugs or headphones, as the noise is constant.
Where to rest: There are padded seats (although with armrests) in the baggage reclaim hall. You can also find comfortable seating in the food court. Some of the enclosure's VIP lounges are open around the clock, but the maximum stay is usually 3 hours. As for hotels, there are several options in the surroundings.
Baggage: There is a left luggage service only inside the international terminal.
Eating and drinking: Eateries close at night, but there are vending machines.
Restrooms: Showers only inside some of the VIP lounges.
Wi-Fi: Free for 45 minutes.
Other services available around the clock: ATMs, baby changing rooms.
Some of the nearby accommodations provide transportation to and from the airport.
Capital O 6958 The Vijay Park (0.3 km/0.2 miles)
Mahalaya Residency (1.4 km/0.9 miles)
Zingle Stay Airport (1.7 km/1.1 miles)
Crossway Parklane Airport Hotel (1.8 km/1.2 miles)
Hotel NK Grand Park (2 km/1.2 miles)