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Check in anywhere
Check in from the comfort of your home or office

Choose your own seat
Choose your seat online and print your boarding pass

Save time at the airport
Avoid the queues at the check-in desk


Your check in options

There are several ways to check in. Want to avoid queues at the airport? Online check-in is your best option. If you already checked in and just carry hand baggage, you can just proceed to the security desk straight away.
Explore your check-in options here:
  • Check in online - via

  • Check in online - with the KLM app

  • Check in at the airport - at the self-service kiosk

  • Check in at the airport - at the check-in desk

  • Check in at the airport - with SkyPriority

  • Want to cancel your check-in?


When to check in and drop-off your baggage

If you aim for stress-free travel, make sure you arrive at the airport on time. Check out these tips to make sure your timing is impecable.
  • Take a good look at the check-in and baggage drop-off deadlines in advance. 
  • Check the airport monitors for the latest check-in desk and baggage drop-off points.  
  • Hold on tight to the baggage tags you receive at the baggage drop-off, at least until you have picked up your baggage at your destination. 
  • Do you have your boarding pass and are you just carrying hand baggage? Just proceed to the security check straight away. You can skip the check-in and baggage drop-off desk.

Deadlines check-in and baggage drop-off times 


Where can I print my boarding pass?

In case you need to print your (electronic) boarding pass, you have a couple of options:   
  • Print at the airport – at a self-service kiosk
  • Print at the airport – at a check-in desk
  • Print at home    
Note: Some US airports do not accept home-printed boarding passes. In these cases, you will need to check in at the airport at a self-service kiosk or a check-in desk.


Checked in, go to Flight Guide

Want to know all about your seat, menu and more details about your flight? 

Go directly to Flight Guide