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Paris Beauvais Airport Guide

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

True it is far from Paris center, but what the heck? You agree for it when you pay 1euro for a flight with Wizzair or Ryanair!” -Nicholas

It is not possible to sleep inside this airport overnight!

BVA Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Paris Beauvais Tille Airport.

What to Expect

Paris Beauvais Airport (code: BVA) consists of two small terminals (T1 and T2), each of which have a few eateries and shops on both the air and land sides. WiFi is available to pass the time, but not much else. There are no private lounges at this airport.

Paris Beauvais Tille Airport Guide
(Photo by SleepingInAirports / Dec 2019)

Sleeping in Beauvais Airport

This airport closes overnight and sleeping is not permitted. While there are armrest free seats, there is usually insufficient seating availability so stretching out would be frowned upon by fellow travellers looking for a place to sit.   Explore our guide to sleeping in Beauvais Airport or read some traveller reviews for more tips. For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the guide below.

Good to Know

Despite its name, Paris Beauvais Airport is 85 KM (53 miles) northwest of Paris, and some reviewers warn that transportation to and from the city can be tricky. Additionally, the area hotels sometimes become fully occupied, a situation that has left some travellers stranded without a place to stay.

Covid-19 Update

Some airport reviews and tips in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. 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.

For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Beauvais 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 Hotels

At the time of this update Paris Beauvais Airport closes at night and it is not possible to spend the night inside the terminal. Here are a few hotels near the airport:

With Covid restrictions constantly changing, we recommend that you confirm shuttle availability prior to booking and/or prior to your arrival.

  • Hotel Ibis Beauvais Aeroport – No airport shuttle.  » Check Rates
  • City Hotel / Inter-Hotel City – The hotel suggests taking the “C” Shuttle (4,00€), Bus No. 6 (1,00€) or a taxi.  » Check Rates
  • Au Nid de Tille B&B – No airport shuttle.  » Check Rates

For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels near Beauvais Airport that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport Lounges

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

Airport WiFi/Internet

Unlimited free WiFi is available at Beauvais Airport. Select “Free WiFi Beauvais Airport” network to connect.

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

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: Landside, in Terminals 1 and 2 • Lanside, at the airport bus station.

Baby Care Facilities – Sinks and changing tables are available in the airport’s Nurseries, located throughout the airport.

Casino – Mini Market Casino. Location: unknown

Currency Exchange – Currency dispensers are available which provide limited options of currency. Locations: The machine in Terminal 2 dispenses Sterling Pounds, Hungarian Forint and Polish Zloty • The Bus Station machine dispenses US Funds, Sterling Pounds and Swiss Francs.

Duty Free & Shopping – Aelia Duty Free is available airside in the Departures areas of Terminals 1 and 2. Each terminal also has a Relay newsstand landside.

Food & Drinks – Food concessions throughout the airport operate with varying schedules. At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour dining options. Food options include: Brasserie Le Faubourg • Illy Cafe • Monop’Daily • Paul • Pizzeria Tony • Trib’s. Vending machines are available landside in both terminals.

Information Desk – Location: Terminal 1. Hours: 7:00AM – 15 minutes after last flight of the day.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – If you want a hands-free method of charging, look for one of the ChargeBox columns, which contains a group of small lockers equipped with charging leads for most phones. Phones take about 30 – 90 minutes to fully charge. Just plug in your phone, lock it up and take the key with you while you shop or dine! Rate: unknown. Chargebox stations are located airside in the boarding areas of Terminals 1 and 2.

Post Office – The Petit Casino sells stamps and has a mailbox onsite. Location: Terminal 1, Landside.

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

Showers – Not available.

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

Airport Hours

Overnight stays are not permitted! The airport is open as follows :
Terminal 1: 5:00AM – 11:00PM (Mon) • 4:00AM – 11:00PM (Tues – Fri & Sun) • 4:00AM – 10:15PM (Sun) .
Terminal 2: 4:30AM – 10:30PM (Mon & Wed) • 5:45AM –10:30PM (Tue) • 5:45AM – 10:45PM (Thurs) • 6:00AM – 11:00PM (Fri – Sun).

Airlines

Paris Beauvais airport is served by the following airlines: Air Moldova • Blue Air • High Sky• Laudamotion • Ryanair • Sky Up • Voltea • Wizz Air.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Bus

BVA airport is well connected to the bus system. Whether you are looking for a non-stop connection to Paris, need to reach your hotel in Beauvais or you need a long distance coach, there is probably a bus for you. For more information and to plan your trip, visit the Paris Beauvais Airport website.

Car Rentals

The following car rental companies are available at Beauvais Airport: Avis/Budget • Europcar • Firefly/Hertz/Thrifty • Sixt.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.

Shuttle Services

Beauvais Airport Shuttle runs vans and minibuses between Beauvais and Paris hotels. It also offers services to Charles de Gaulle Airport and Disneyland Paris. For more details, visit the Aeroport Paris Beauvais website.

Taxi

Taxis are readily available. As of this update, the following daytime fares apply: Beauvais 15,00€ (day fare) or 20,00€ (night fare); Charles de Gaulle Airport 170,00€, Disneyland Paris 220,00€ (day fares).

Train

SNCF Trains run between the town of Beauvais and the Gare du Nord in Paris. Travel time is approximately one hour plus a 15-minute taxi ride to the Beauvais SNCF station.

Last updated: 2022-08-29

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.