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Aer Lingus

Everything you need to know before flying with Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus check-in

Krystof Hajek updated 14. 9. 2023

You can check in for your Aer Lingus flight and get free boarding passes both online and at the airport.

Check-in at the airport

Check-in at the airport is free for all Aer Lingus passengers. The counters are open as follows depending on the type of flight:

  • European flights: 45 minutes to 120 minutes before departure.
  • Flights to/from America: 75 minutes to 180 minutes before departure

There are also self-check-in kiosks at Dublin DUB, Cork ORK and Shannon SNN airports where you can quickly and easily check in yourself. Kiosks cannot be used for travel to the USA or if you are travelling with children under 2 years old.

Online check-in

Checking in online is a convenient and quick option. Online check-in is available within the following timeframe:

  • 48 hours to 4.5 hours before departure

For travel to America, check-in is available 24 hours to 90 minutes before the flight.

You don't need to print your boarding pass, just a legible QR code to show with your travel document at the airport.

You can check in your luggage without queuing at the baggage drop-off counter.

Krystof Hajek

Krystof is the editor-in-chief of Cestee. He is also an avid traveller with 574 flights and 73 countries visited.

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