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Paris Châlons Vatry Airport Guide

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

XCR 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 Châlons Vatry Airport.

What to Expect

paris vatry airport guideParis Châlons Vatry Airport (code: XCR) has a tiny, modern terminal that handles a few low-cost and seasonal routes. Facilities are limited to a landside restaurant, an airside bar, and a duty-free shop.

Where to Sleep

Due to limited operating hours, spending the night here is not possible. For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are in the area. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

Covid-19 Update

Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, all services and times listed below are subject to change. Some services and facilities may remain closed or operate with reduced hours.  Airport tips and suggestions in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. If you are planning to sleep in the public area of the terminal overnight, have a back-up plan! We’ve heard from a few travellers at other airports and they were not permitted to stay overnight. We’re not sure if that will apply to this airport, until a reader lets us know the current situation. We will start updating all of our guides in October 2021.  To help us with this massive update, you can add or update information or write a review and submit photos and airport tips.

For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Vatry 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

As Châlons Vatry airport is not open overnight, you will likely need to spend the night in nearby Chalons-en-Champagne (25+ minutes from the airport). Here are a few hotel options:

  • Hotel Bristol – (26 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Hotel Pasteur – (26 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • B&B Hotel Chalons en Champagne – (33 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Châlons Vatry Airport on Tripadvisor 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

As of this update we were unable to confirm whether internet access is available. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

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

Duty Free & Shopping – Take Off Duty Free offers a small selection of Duty Free items. Airside. Hours: Unknown.

Food & Drinks – Be Fly Restaurant (Landside) is open according to flight schedules for the day. Airside you will find Take Off Bar & Food (attached to the Duty Free shop), offering sandwiches, pastries, cocktails, and more.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

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 – 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.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 9:00AM – 12:00PM & 2:00PM – 5:00PM (Mon, Thurs) • 9:00AM – 12:00PM & 2:00PM – 5:30PM (Tues) • 9:00AM – 12:00PM & 2:00PM – 7:30PM (Wed) • 9:00AM – 5:00PM (Fri) • 4:30PM – 9:00PM (Sat) • 11:00AM – 5:30PM (Sun).


Paris Châlons Vatry airport is served by the following airlines: Iberia • Ryanair.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

Avis has a car rental counter onsite.

Shared-Ride Shuttles

Navettes de Vatry offer door-to-door service to and from the airport. For fares, routes and schedules, visit the Chalons Vatry Airport website.


Taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area.

Last updated: 2021-10-20

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.