Unfortunately, layovers are a common occurrence when you are traveling. Not all flights are direct, so you may find yourself with hours between your flights and nothing to do. Sometimes, they can be overnight, leading you to wonder if you can get a hotel room. If you’re traveling on Air France, you do not qualify for accommodations if you have a long layover, but you have options.


Depending on the airport, there may be accommodations available. This includes on-site hotels, nearby hotels you can take shuttles to, and even sometimes pods that you can rent. Air France may be able to book you with one, so be sure to check with their customer service team as you settle in for your layover.

Keep in mind that not all airports operate 24 hours a day, so you may need to leave during a long layover and re-enter the airport when it opens again. You would have to go through security again, so make sure to leave enough time.

Do I Need a Room for Long Layovers?

No, it’s up to you if you need a room for lengthy layovers. Some passengers choose to save money and simply camp out at the gate or a quiet part of the airport to get some rest. As long as the airport is open, you can stay as you like.


Air France does not have to provide you with accommodation during a long layover. However, they can help you book or suggest some based on your needs.


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