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Check-in and baggage drop-off times

Check out the different possibilities and see when it is time to check in.

Check-in options

Important: Due to possible waiting times we recommend that you arrive at the airport 3 hours prior to departure.

 

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Online check-in

30 hours before scheduled departure 

1 hour before scheduled departure 

Available from 24 hours before departure for flights to the United States. How to check-in online

Self-service check-in machines 

At least 3 hours before scheduled departure (in many cases earlier) 

40 minutes (Europe)
or 60 minutes (intercontinental)
before scheduled departure 

At Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, check-in machines are available anytime on the day of departure.

Airport check-in desks/lounges 

 

At least 3 hours before scheduled departure

40 minutes (Europe)
or 60 minutes (intercontinental)
before scheduled departure.
*Exceptions to these times  

At Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, check-in desks open at 5:00am for all flights.
*View the opening hours of the check-in counters at other airports 

Baggage drop-off points

At least 3 hours before scheduled departure 

40 minutes (Europe) or
60 minutes (intercontinental)
before scheduled departure.
*Exceptions to these times  

At Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, baggage drop-off points open at 5:00am for all flights.
*View the opening hours of the baggage drop-off points at other airports 

 
Check-in options

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