Sleeping in Airports

Grenoble Isere Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Grenoble 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.

Don’t bother trying to sleep at Grenoble Airport, it closes at 22:00 and kick everyone out.
– a traveller

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 Grenoble–Isère Airport.

What to Expect

  • A small single-terminal international airport, served entirely by seasonal flights. Shopping and dining options are very limited.
  • Free WiFi is available. See WiFi in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • Overnight stays are not permitted at this airport.
  • 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

There are no pay-per-use lounges in the airport.

Airport Hotels

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

  • La Ferme de Thoudiere – (5 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available, upon request. » Check Rates
  • Hotel de France – (5 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

To find a cheap room, there is a list of hotel deals in Grenoble on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Grenoble-Isère Airport. You must create an account in order to access the WiFi.

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

ATMs / Cash Machines – Not available at the airport. There is a cash machine located at the gas station at the entrance to the airport grounds.

Currency Exchange – Not available. You will need to exchange money in the city.

Duty Free & Shopping – Three shops are available at the airport: Duty-Free shop (Airside) • Souvenir Shop (Airside) • Relay newsstand (Landside). Hours vary but something is always open according to flight schedules.

Food & Drinks – Séquoia Restaurant Bar offers full-service dining and bar in the Departures lounge, open 8:30AM – 4:00PM (Mon – Fri), 7:00AM – 8:00PM (Sat) and 7:00AM – 4:00PM (Sun) during the winter months. In addition, there are three snack bars, which can be found on the ground floor, in the Departures lounge, and in Arrivals.

Information Desk – Need help finding your way? An information desk can be found in the departures hall. Hours: unknown.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Postal Services – Drop off your last minute postcards at the airport’s mailbox. Location: Landside, near the terminal entrance. Mail is collected at 8:30AM.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Airport Hours

While it appears that this airport closes at night, as of this update, we were unable to confirm airport hours of operation. We recommend that you read a few reviews before deciding to sleep in the airport overnight. If you know the airport hours, click here to update this airport guide.


As of December 2018, Grenoble airport is served by the following airlines: Aurigny • British Airways • easyJet • Jet2 • Norwegian Air • Ryanair • Transavia • Wizz.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies have offices onsite: Avis • Europcar • Hertz • Sixt. Please note, not all the agencies are open during the Summer season and if so, only operate at reduced hours.


Actibus Aeroport Express offers seasonal shuttle service between the airport and Gare de Grenoble (main railway station), with services coordinated with flight arrivals and departures. For schedules and reservations, visit the Actibus website.

Ben’s Bus offers direct weekly shared-ride shuttle service (weekends only) to many French resorts and towns near many of the resort areas where travellers can than take a taxi to reach their destination. For further information and reservations, go to the Ben’s Bus website.

Transisère offers scheduled shuttle service between the airport and Isère county. For additional information regarding schedules, rates and bus routes, visit the Transière website.


Grenoble-Isère airport is served by three taxi companies. Taxis are available outside the airport terminal and reservations are not required.

Last updated: 2019-03-21

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: update the airport guide or  write a review.