How To Sleep Comfortably in a Plane’s Middle Seat

Say the travel bug has bitten you, you packed all your bags, and you're excited to be traveling across the country or even abroad again finally. However, there's one problem—you got yourself a middle seat in economy class. Don’t worry, and don’t let it ruin your trip just yet.


Here’s how to sleep comfortably in a plane’s middle seat:


  1. Go to the toilet shortly before boarding the flight.

  2. Avoid drinking coffee, alcoholic beverages, or soda.

  3. Use a comfortable neck pillow.

  4. Secure your hand-carry items.

  5. Recline your seat after checking on the person behind you.

  6. Wrap up in a warm, comfortable blanket.

  7. Play some music on your noise-canceling headphones.

  8. Wear a blindfold for sleeping.

  9. Skip the meal option.

  10. Switch seats.


If it were a three-hour flight, that’s just one movie on Amazon Prime or Netflix. But if it’s longer and you need some comfortable shut-eye to save yourself from jet lag and wasting precious travel time, that’s going to be a problem. Luckily, this article will discuss the tips further for you, so go check it out.


1. Go to the Toilet Shortly Before Boarding the Flight


One of the most inconvenient things when inside a plane is using the lavatory.


It’s small, uncomfortable, and often occupied