KLM uses cookies to analyse your visit to KLM.com and to tailor content and advertisements to your preferences. Cookies are also placed by third parties. By closing this notification or by continuing to use KLM.com, you consent to place cookies. For more information on cookies or changing your cookie settings, read KLM’s cookie policy.

Check-in times

In the table below you will find the check-in times for departures from all our destinations. Check-in times may vary if your flight is being serviced by a partner airline; please check the corresponding websites for correct check-in times. You will find the executing airline on your booking confirmation.

Europe

At Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, check-in desks open at 5:00am for all flights

Departure fromRecommended check-in time before departure Check-in closing time before scheduled departure* 

Europe

2 hours

40 minutes

Exceptions:  

Amsterdam


2 hours 
(Children travelling alone: 2,5 hours)


60 minutes for non-Europe flights
(Children travelling alone: 1,5 hours)

Moscow

2,5 hours


Caribbean & Antilles

Departure fromRecommended check-in time before departure Check-in closing time before scheduled departure* 

Caribbean & Antilles

3 hours

60 minutes

Exceptions:  

Bonaire

3 hours

70 minutes


Middle East

Departure fromRecommended check-in time before departure Check-in closing time before scheduled departure* 

Middle East

3 hours

60 minutes


Asia

Departure fromRecommended check-in time before departure Check-in closing time before scheduled departure 

Asia

3 hours

60 minutes

Exceptions:  

Delhi

4 hours

 

Mumbai

3 hours

 

Osaka

2 hours

45 minutes


North - and South America

Departure fromRecommended check-in time before departure Check-in closing time before scheduled departure* 

North America

3 hours

60 minutes

South America

3 hours

60 minutes

Exceptions:  

Mexico City

4,5 hours

 

Paramaribo

4 hours

120 minutes


Africa

Departure fromRecommended check-in time before departure Check-in closing time before scheduled departure* 

Africa

3 hours

60 minutes

Exceptions:  

Accra

3 hours

90 minutes

Lagos

4 hours

90 minutes

Nairobi

3 hours

90 minutes


Please note

* Check-in closing time is the final moment that you may check-in. 

Please take into consideration that there may be lines at the check-in counters, kiosks and immigration- & security checkpoints. In accordance with our Transportation Policy, KLM cannot be held accountable if you are not at your gate on time.

Read our Transportation Policy here

Check-in options

Frequently asked questions

Ask a question

Skyteam

KLM is part of
a global alliance.
Read more about
the advantages

Skyteam
Back to top
  • www.airfrance.com
  • www.skyteam.com