Day Before Check in - Gatwick Airport

Check-in

Save time and check-in early

Day before check-in

Some airlines now allow you to check-in the day before you fly – which is very handy if you live locally or are staying overnight near the airport. You can then get rid of your baggage the day before, and relax without worrying about early morning queues.

The following airlines offer day-before check-in – though terms and conditions apply, so you should check with them for more information:

North Terminal

  • British Airways
  • easyJet
  • Thomson Airways

South Terminal

  • easyJet
  • Virgin Atlantic
  • Thomas Cook - open from 16.00 - 22.00

British Airways

North Terminal

Opening hours: 16:00 - 22:00.

Eligible flights: All next-day flights departing before 15:15. Use the self-service check-in kiosks, then deposit your baggage at the fast bag drop in zone A.

Charge: free.

Other conditions: all passengers must be present at check-in.

Visit the British Airways website

easyJet

North and South Terminals

Opening hours: 20:00 - 08:30.

Eligible flights: passengers departing before 08:30 the following day.

Charge: free.

Other conditions: all passengers must be present at check-in.

Visit the easyJet website

Thomson Airways

North Terminal

Opening hours: desks are open 12:00 until 22:00 daily.

Eligible flights: all next-day departures before 12:00

Charge: free.

Other conditions: all passengers must be present at check-in.

Visit the Thomson Airways website

Virgin Atlantic Airways

South Terminal

Opening hours: 17:00 - 21:00.

Eligible flights: all departures.

Charge: free.

Other conditions: all passengers must be present at check-in.

Visit the Virgin Atlantic website