Online check-in

Check in for your flight on your mobile, tablet or computer using the Qantas app or online. It's all part of getting your journey off to an easy start.  

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Mobile app check-in

Check-in using the Qantas App

Download the Qantas App and we’ll help improve every step of your journey with easy access to your boarding pass, view your seat and options available; and more. 

Benefits of using the Qantas App:

  • check-in with just a few simple taps and you’re ready to fly
  • access your digital boarding pass from the home screen of the app
  • be one of the first to know when check-in has opened
  • receive real time information of your flight departure time, gate information plus baggage carousel details to collect your bags
  • avoid traffic and know the fastest way to the airport so you’re never late again
  • add your boarding pass to the apple wallet* (for Apple customers only)
  • view your seat and options available for your upcoming flight all at your fingertips
  • know what your entertainment options are before your flight
  • see what lounge access you have so you can relax before takeoff
  • App check-in is currently available for Australian domestic and selected international destinations.

Want to know how the Qantas App can make travel easier?

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Check-in on your mobile on qantas.com

If you're travelling on an eligible booking^, check-in on your mobile from 24 hours up until 30 minutes before your domestic flight leaves, or for international bookings from 24 hours until 90 minutes prior to your departure.

How?

  • Visit qantas.com on your mobile.
  • Choose "Check-in".
  • Follow the steps to check-in to receive your boarding pass.
  • Retrieve your boarding pass anytime, via manage booking.

Online check-in

Check in online at qantas.com

First, check if your flight is eligible for online check-in.

All set? Follow these four simple steps:

  1. Make sure you're within the correct time frames. Online check-in is available from 24 hours until 30 minutes before the flight leaves for domestic flights. For international travel, it's 24 hours until 90 minutes hours before departure.
  2. Enter your booking reference and last name to find your booking. You can also do this through manage booking or your bookings if you're a Qantas Frequent Flyer.
  3. Choose the 'Checkin/Print Boarding Pass' button, where your flight details are listed.
  4. When available you can use your digital boarding pass to board your flight. If digital boarding pass is not available, you can print a copy at home and take it with you to the airport.

Travelling with checked bags?

Don't forget you need to drop your bags at least 30 minutes before departure for domestic flights and 90 minutes for international flights.

View checked baggage allowances

View carry-on baggage allowances

Online check-in eligibility

Online check-in eligibility comparing flight carrier for app and online options
First flight operated by
Next onwards flight inside 24 hours operated by Qantas App check-in Online check-in
Qantas domestic or QantasLink No connecting flights Yes Yes
  Qantas domestic, QantasLink
Yes Yes  
Qantas international (QF1-199) No connecting flight Yes Yes
  Qantas international
Yes  
Yes
  Jetstar international
No  
Yes  
  oneworld partners, codeshare partners, other international partners
No   
Yes    
Jetstar domestic, international or New Zealand domestic   No No
oneworld partners, codeshare partners or other designated international partners   No No

Restrictions:

  • Unaccompanied minors must check-in at the airport.
  • Customers who have specific needs can use online check-in, however in some instances a boarding pass will not be issued until you arrive at the airport. See our specific needs frequently asked questions for more information.

Not eligible? We want you to know we’re continuing to expand our international check-in experience, so we can better serve you. 

Check in

Important information

Disclaimer: *Subject to Qantas Frequent Flyer status and class of travel.

Disclaimer: ^ Oniline and Qantas App check-in is not available from Lord Howe Island.