Sleeping in Airports

Metz–Nancy–Lorraine Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Metz-Nancy-Lorraine 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.

ETZ Airport Overview

metz nancy lorraine airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Metz-Nancy-Lorraine Airport.

What to Expect

The small terminal at Metz-Nancy-Lorraine Airport (code: ETZ) handles domestic and seasonal routes. Facilities are basic, with a couple of snack bars, a weekday lunch-only restaurant, and a couple of shops. Free WiFi helps pass the time.

Sleeping in ETZ Airport

Due to limited operating hours of 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM most days (closed Saturdays), spending the night here is impossible. For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are nearby. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info, or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos. You can also visit the airport’s website for current information. For more airport information, continue scrolling down to explore more in our Metz-Nancy-Lorraine Airport Guide.

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.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

Airport Hours

The airport is open daily from 6:00 AM – 10:00 PM.

Airport Hotels

There are no hotels at Metz–Nancy–Lorraine Airport.  There are a few small hotels between the airport and the city of Metz, a 25-30 minute drive away.  Visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Metz, search for deals and read traveller reviews.

Airport Lounges

At the time of this update, there are no airport lounges that economy-class travellers can pay to use.

Rest & Relaxation Zones

There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

Drinking Water

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Food & Drinks

Bar & Food BEFLY offers food and beverages both Landside (Main Terminal) and Airside (Departures Lounge). Horizon Restaurant (upstairs with panoramic views) offers lunch service Monday – Friday.

Luggage Storage & Lockers

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Mobile Charging

Power outlets for charging can be found at the airport bar or in the designated business area.


Free WiFi is available at Metz-Nancy-Lorraine Airport.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so check your bank’s fee schedule and daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Location: Landside, near the main entrance.

Business Area – Catch up on some work and charge your mobile device at the airport’s business area. Location: Unknown.

Duty-Free & Shopping – The BEFLY offers Duty-Free shopping in the international departures area. The airport bar (Landside location) also sells newspapers and souvenirs.

Information Desk – Located between the arrivals and departures section of the airport. Hours: 5:30 AM – 10:00 PM (Mon – Fri), 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM (Sat) and noon – last flight (Sun).

Nursery – A place for breastfeeding and diaper changing in privacy. Location: National Arrival Hall • International boarding lounge.

Postal Services – Drop off your last-minute postcards at the airport’s mailbox. Location: at the passenger car park, across from the terminal entrance.

Showers – Unavailable. If this is incorrect, click here to update this guide.

SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Metz–Nancy–Lorraine Airport is served by the following airlines: Aegean Airlines • Air Algérie• Twin Jet • TUIFly.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Buses connect Metz Central Station and Nancy Central Station to/from the airport. At the time of this update, the fare for a one-way ticket is €8; discounted fares are available. Be sure to plan ahead, as some routes require a reservation.

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies have offices on the ground floor of the terminal: Budget • Europcar • Hertz.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


Taxis are available in front of the terminal.

Last updated: 2024-01-30

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is 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 websites. 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.