Flight Check-In Online
You can check in online 24 hours before your flight. You can also print a boarding pass at this time. Boarding passes are also available at a Southwest Airlines Skycap Podium (where available), ticket counter, or E-Ticket Check-In kiosk (where available).
Yes, you can check in on any mobile device and if you prefer, save your digital boarding pass, as well. If you prefer a physical boarding pass, you can print one at the airport at the nearest E-Ticket Check-In kiosk (where available).
To use online check in at Southwest.com®, you must:
- Check in at least one hour prior to your scheduled departure time (check in begins 24 hours prior to your scheduled departure time).
- Have purchased an eligible fare type.
Since boarding positions will already be reserved for Customers with EarlyBird Check-In, you can retrieve your boarding pass online or at the airport at your convenience beginning 24 hours prior to scheduled departure.