Airport Pods

Global Airport Sleeping Pods Market to Reach $88 Million by 2026

Airport Sleeping pods (sometimes called nap pods) provide travelers with a place where they can rest and sleep. These sleep pods are capsule-shaped beds, built-in in different airports across the world. Plus, it can cater one or more passengers.

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Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Airport Sleeping Pods estimated at US$66.5 Million in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$88 Million by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 4.6% over the analysis period.

Airport Single-Occupancy Sleeping Pods, one of the segments analyzed in the StrategyR report, is projected to record 4.7% CAGR and reach US$57.4 Million by the end of the analysis period. After a thorough analysis of the business implications of the pandemic and its induced economic crisis, growth in the Airport Shared-Occupancy Sleeping Pods segment is readjusted to a revised 4.4% CAGR for the next 7-year period.


The U.S. Market is Estimated at $18.7 Million in 2021, While China is Forecast to Reach $14 Million by 2026

The Airport Sleeping Pods market in the U.S. is estimated at US$18.7 Million in the year 2021. China, the world`s second largest economy, is forecast to reach a projected market size of US$14 Million by the year 2026 trailing a CAGR of 4.3% over the analysis period. Among the other noteworthy geographic markets are Japan and Canada, each forecast to grow at 4.4% and 3.6% respectively over the analysis period. Within EuropeGermany is forecast to grow at approximately 3.8% CAGR.


There are different types of airport sleeping pods – starting from nap seats with a cover to a tiny private cabins that provide you with personal and relaxing space.

Airport sleeping pods in Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport

Airport sleeping pods in Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport – Moscow, Russia

The simplest sleep pods feature a reading light, internet access, power connectors and luggage compartment. Larger ones, the ones that resemble a tiny hotel room, often feature a work space.

There are several companies that install their sleep pods and private cabins in airports.

Here are few of the most popular sleeping pod companies:

  • GoSleep – innovative reclining seats with a cover designed to offer privacy in a busy airport. The GoSleep pods feature a reading light, internet access, power connectors and luggage compartment. The seat can be reclined to a fully flat-bed position.
  • YotelAir – a capsule hotel offering private cabins with a single or double bed, a work space and even a private bathroom! The private cabins have free WiFi and a flat screen TV. Yotel offers standard and premium cabins. Premium cabins are larger and feature an adjustable smartbed.
  • Napcab – private cabins manufactured in Germany. The cabins are soundproof, and have a bed and a work space. The cabins also feature multi-media touch screen (with flight information), power connectors, anti jet lag lighting and internet access.
  • SnoozeCube – single or double occupancy cubes designed and built in New Zealand. These sleep cubes have a bed, a TV, and internet access.
  • SleepBox – single or double sleepboxes with a bed (or two beds if it’s a double) and a desk space. SleepBox cabins also feature power plugs, WiFi and reading lamps. The cabins are soundproof and have tinted window shades for your privacy.

Sleep pods and cabins can be booked online via the official website or booking.com, or on the spot. However, we would recommend you to book one in advance, just like with a regular hotel.

Sleep pods in Europe

  1. GoSleep – located in Helsinki-Vantaa Airport, between the departure gate 28 and 29 in the Schengen area of Terminal 2.
  2. GoSleep – located in Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport, in Terminal E, between the gates 36 & 37.
  3. YotelAir – located in London Heathrow Airport, in the Terminal 4 public landside area, on the mezzanine level.
  4. YotelAir – located in London Gatwick Airport, in the public landside area of the South Terminal, next to international arrivals.
  5. YotelAir – located in Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, in Lounge 2 (after the security control).
  6. YotelAir – located in Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, in transit area of Terminal 2E.
  7. YotelAir – Istanbul Airport, launching early 2019.
  8. NapCabs – located in Munich Airport, in Terminal 2: Level 05, Gate H32; Level 04, Gate G06; Level 05, Gate L04; Level 03.
  9. NapCabs – located in Berlin-Tegel Airport, in Terminal B, at Tegel Sky Conference, Level 03.
  10. ZZZleepandGo BGY – located in Bergamo Airport, between the Arrivals and Departures halls.

Sleep pods can also be found in some of the airports in Asia and the USA. For example, in New Delhi Airport Terminal 3 (SAMS Snooze At My Space), in Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 3 (The Haven By JetQuay), and in Dallas Fort Worth International Airport Terminal D (Minute Suites).

How much does it cost to use a sleeping capsule?

When it comes to accommodation of any sort it’s one of the most important questions for many. Sleep pods’ and capsules’ prices differ depending on how many hours you spend in it and what type of sleep pod is it – is it the simplest of one of the large elaborate ones. In some cases the price also depends on what time of the day you rent the pod.

Sleep pods and capsules are available to rent by the hour or by the night.

Here are a few sleep pod price examples:

  • NapCabs sleep pod charges are: 15 EUR per hour at 6 am to 10 pm, and 10 EUR per hour at 10 pm to 6 am.
  • SnoozeCubes are 18 EUR + VAT per hour for a single cube and 24 EUR + VAT for double cube.
  • Sleep capsules at YotelAir capsule hotel are more expensive than the NapCabs pods and SnoozeCube capsules.

There is minimum and maximum duration for sleep pods.

For instance, maximum for Napcab it’s 12 hours. And minimum – 2 hours.

Some of the sleeping pods can be booked online, for example from booking sites, such as booking.com. If you can’t find sleep pods on booking.com, book directly from the sleep pod company.

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