Sleeping in Airports

Caen-Carpiquet Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Caen-Carpiquet Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

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 October 2018, 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.

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)

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.

Airport WiFi/Internet

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

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. There is a restaurant located outside of the airport but on the airport grounds, Les Chauds d’hier, which is open seven days a week.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Luggage Trolleys – Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage carts are available at the airport. A refundable deposit of € 1,00 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 [email protected]

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.

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.


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

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.

Last updated: 2018-10-26

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice.   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/update any items mentioned in the guide, write a review or send an email to [email protected] and we will update this guide.