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Caen-Carpiquet Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Caen-Carpiquet Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the name of a hotel near the airport in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Caen-Carpiquet Airport.

What to Expect

  • A small single-terminal airport with limited amenities.
  • Free WiFi is available. See WiFi in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • As of May 2017, we have no reviews from travellers who have used this airport. Write a review to help future travellers!
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

For more information about the services and facilities available, scroll down to continue exploring our Caen-Carpiquet Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.

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Caen-Carpiquet Airport Information

In this guide we may refer to locations as "landside" and "airside". Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

  • VIP Lounge - Location: airside, near departures area 2. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door (36.68 € excluding VAT / hour)

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Caen-Carpiquet Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Ibis Caen Porte de Bretagne - (10 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Hotel Le Bellevue - (15 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Ibis Styles Caen Centre Paul Doumer - (20 minutes from the airport). » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Caen-Carpiquet Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available in Caen Airport. In addition, there is a designated area in the Departures lounge for laptop users.

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More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

  • ATMs / Cash Machines - There are no ATMs at the airport. The closest machines are 5 minutes away at Cora hypermarket in Rots or Carrefour Market in Bretteville sur Odon.
  • Baby Care Facilities - Washrooms in the departure area have baby changing facilities.
  • Children’s Play Area - When you want to ensure your kids burn off all their energy before their flight, take them to the children’s play area. Location: Airside, Departures lounge.
  • Currency Exchange - Not available in the airport.
  • Duty Free & Shopping - Duty Free shopping is not available. Shopping is limited to souvenir/local products sold in kiosks.
  • Food & Drinks - A variety of snacks, sandwiches, and hot/cold beverages are available for purchase from vending machines located both Landside and Airside.
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - Not available.
  • Luggage Trolleys - A refundable deposit of € 1 is required.
  • Magazines - Free magazines are available for your enjoyment in the terminal.
  • Mobile Charging - At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, write a review or email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.
  • Post Office - A mailbox is available at the terminal building at the opposite site of departures.
  • Rest Zones - Not available.
  • Showers - Not available.
  • Travel Agencies - If you are arriving in Caen-Carpiquet and need local arrangements or help planning a really last minute trip abroad, the Corpotravel Agency can probably be of assistance.

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Airport Hours

The airport is open from 5:00AM - 10:00PM (Mon-Fri), 5:00AM - 8:00PM (Sat), and 9:00AM - 10:00PM (Sun). Hours may be extended to accommodate non-commercial flights.

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As of March 2018, Bayeux airport is served by the following airlines: Chalair Aviation • Flybe • HOP! • Volotea.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Bus company Twisto offers bus service to/from the airport and the Caen city center. The bus runs every 15 minutes Monday through Saturday (5:30AM - 12:30AM) and Sundays and bank holidays (9:00AM - 12:00AM). Bus fare is €1.50. To see specific bus stops and details on purchasing tickets, visit the airport website. For bus service to Caen-Tilly/Seulles, take Line 8 with the regional service Bus Verts.


A taxi stand is located just outside the Arrivals Hall, timed to meet all flight arrivals and departures. As of this January 2018 update, the approximate fares are €25 to Caen city center and €30 to the Caen train station.

Car Rentals

Companies offer car rental services onsite, including Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz, and Sixt.

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Last Updated: 26 March 2018

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning and is subject to change at any time. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors, or to add/change any items mentioned in the guide, please contact us .