Found that cheap international flight and looking for somewhere to stop over? Asia is home to some of the best airports in the world, fitted with a whole range of features, and are often a great spot to refresh after a long-haul flight. Whether you’re looking to save on your trip, break up your journey or explore another spot on your international trip, making a stopover is a great way to experience a little bit more of the world.
Here are our picks for the seven best airports in Asia:
Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (Bangkok)
With free wi-fi offered for two hours and stacks of food options and convenient stores , Bangkok International Airport is comfortably fit for a stopover after a long-haul flight and is one of southeast Asia’s best airports to take a quick nap in.
Tokyo Haneda International Airport (Tokyo)
The super tidy Haneda International Airport is often celebrated for its fantastic links to Tokyo by train, monorail and bus. While it’s not as packed with things to see and do as other airports on the list, there’s plenty of great accommodation only a stone’s throw and a tonne of tasty sushi bars
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (Mumbai)
With the stunning addition of a brand new international terminal, return visitors to Mumbai International Airport will notice the airport’s impressive progress over the years – with brand new art installations, free wi-fi and desktop computers all installed to help international travellers pass the time.
Kuala Lumpur International Airport (Kuala Lumpur)
With free wi-fi available throughout the entire airport and seamless connections to the CBD, Kuala Lumpur International Airport is well equipped for the swarms of travellers who pass through each year. Satellite Building has a huge range of cafes and restaurants as well as world-class duty free shopping too, if you’re looking to pass the time during your stopover.
Seoul Incheon International Airport (Seoul)
Serving South Korea’s capital city, Seoul Incheon International Airport was rated best in the world by Airports Council International for nine years in a row so it’s acclaim is well known – and it’s constantly expanding! With a huge number of eateries with western and Asian fare, Seoul is a great halfway point to stop and refill during international trips.
Hong Kong International Airport (Hong Kong)
Hong Kong International Airport was designed by famed British architect, Lord Norman Nelson and its impressive design includes lots of natural light. As the fourth busiest international passenger airport in the world, it’s always a treat to stopover in the impressive entrance and southern gateway to mainland China.
Singapore Changi International Airport (Singapore)
It’s no wonder a Singapore stopover is a favourite among regular business and recreational travellers. Taking the crown of the world’s best airport on multiple occasions, with its striking architecture, seamless operations and huge range of dining, shopping and recreational spots on offer, Changi International Airport has it all and is the perfect spot for a 10 hour layover.
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