Check-in before you get to the airport

Skip the queues and check in before you get to the airport. Enter your details below or check-in with the Qantas app to get your boarding pass instantly.

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Check-in online or with the Qantas app

That’s how more Qantas flyers save time before they fly. If your flight is eligible for online check-in enter your details above and follow the instructions to retrieve your boarding pass.

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Auto check in

Auto check-in

If you haven't already checked in via qantas.com or the Qantas app, auto check-in will send an SMS inviting you to access your boarding pass, making it available on your mobile device.  

Just make sure you update your mobile number in manage booking or Frequent Flyer profile before flying.  This service is currently only available for flights within Australia.

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Check-in at the airport

Self-serve kiosks are available for flights within Australia where your boarding pass and bag tags can be printed. Staff are on hand to offer help if needed.

Overseas customers can head to our regular check-in counters (or kiosks in select Australian airports).

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Check-in times

Check-in times vary by departure airport, so you'll need to check the airport guide for your departure city before you leave for the airport. You'll also need to allow extra check-in time if you require mobility assistance.

Airport check-in times by by cabin class
Flight departing Recommended check-in time Latest check-in
Domestic (QF400 and above)
45 minutes
30 minutes
Domestic Qantas codeshare services operated by Jetstar (QF5000-QF5999)
60 minutes
30 minutes
Domestic connecting to international travel (QF400 and above) For example: Canberra to Sydney to Los Angeles
60 minutes
45 minutes
Domestic travel where your flight departs from an Australian international terminal (QF1-QF399)
120 minutes
60 minutes
Group check-in for domestic flights (QF400 and above) or for domestic travel where your flight departs from an Australian international terminal (QF1-QF399)
90 minutes
60 minutes
International Qantas operated services at all Australian international airports (QF1-QF399)
Economy or Premium Economy: 120 minutes
Business or First: 90 minutes
Economy or Premium Economy: 90 minutes
Business or First: 60 minutes
International Qantas codeshare services operated by Jetstar at all Australian international airports
120 minutes
60 minutes
Travel on oneworld partners, codeshare partners or other designated international partners
Contact the operating carrier for their recommended check-in times

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