You can check in online from 23 hours before departure. Have your booking reference or e-ticket number to hand.
Airlines are obliged, for safety reasons, to provide the US and other countries' authorities with every passenger's personal information before departure. This is done using the Advanced Passenger Information System (APIS). The transferred API details are deleted after 24 hours.
We recommend that you provide this additional information as promptly as possible via swiss.com/apis or at online check-in.
You have the following check-in options for your flight:
Check-in machine at the airport
Check-in-counter at the airport
We will inform you about your check-in options are available during the booking process on swiss.com.
1. Enter swiss.com in the web browser of your mobile phone.2. Click on Check-in.3. Identify yourself with your first and last names and your booking reference.4. Choose your seat.
We will send you a link to your boarding pass by SMS or email.
Web and mobile check-in are possible between 23 hours and 1 hour before departure. The latest airport check-in times vary depending on the destination. You will find an overview here.
If you are unable to print out your boarding pass, you can pick up one either at the check-in machine or the check-in desk at the airport. Please observe the check-in times.
If you opt for automated check-in during the booking process at swiss.com, you will automatically be checked in approx. 20 hours before departure. We will email your boarding pass to you.
This service is available exclusively for bookings through swiss.com. You can select automated check-in when you enter your passenger details during the booking process.
If you have not received a boarding pass or notification by email 19 hours before departure, check your spam folder. If the message really has gone astray, we suggest you either use online check-in or check in at the airport.
We will send you all the boarding passes for the entire journey by email or SMS.
If you have already checked in and are travelling without baggage, you must be at the departure gate by the time stated on your boarding pass. If you do not have a boarding pass, please note the latest check-in times for your departure airport.