To allow time for checking luggage, getting through security, and walking what could be a long distance to your gate, it’s best to arrive at the airport at least two hours in advance—even if you’ve already checked in online.
What time do I need to be at the airport if I have checked in online?
Online check in
If you are checking baggage, you will need to arrive at the airport at least ninety (90) minutes prior to your scheduled departure time. If you are not checking baggage, you must arrive at the airport at least sixty (60) minutes prior to scheduled departure.
Is it better to check in online or at airport?
Is it better to check in for flights online instead of at the airport? I would always recommend checking in online as far ahead as you can. Travellers using scheduled airlines can ask the bag-drop agent to print out the boarding pass. The airline allows passengers to check in up to 15 days before travel.
What is the point of checking in online for a flight?
The early check-in process allows you to print your boarding passes online so you aren’t required to stand in long lines at the airport. If you’re checking bags, you can enter the number of bags online and prepay if you choose.
How early should I be at the airport Pearson?
For all international and flights to the United States, check-in and Baggage Drop-off are required 60 minutes before your flight departs. However, it’s recommended to arrive 2-3 hours before your flight to check-in, clear security and find your gate before boarding begins.