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Southwest Airlines check-in Information




Founded : March 15, 1967; 53 years ago

Key people : Herb Kelleher (Founder) | Gary C. Kelly (Chairman, CEO) | Tom Nealon (President)

Country : United States

Office Address : Southwest Airlines Co. 2702 Love Field Drive

City : Dallas

State : Texas,

Zip Code : 75235

Phone number : 1 (800) 435-9792

Official Website :

Check-in arrival time at airport:

Domestic: 60 minutes before scheduled departure
International: 90 minutes before scheduled departure

Minimum required check-in time with baggage:

Domestic: 30 minutes before scheduled departure
International: 60 minutes before scheduled departure

Online Web Check-in

For the passengers having South Airlines reservations, web check-in seats are available on all flights. The passenger can check-in online by visiting the webpage from a laptop or can access the mobile app check-in process. They need to enter the confirmation number, first and last name. The online check-in time opens up 24 hours before the scheduled flight departure time.

Offline Check-in at Airport

In the case of airport check-in, it also completes by visiting the check-in counters at the airport. It opens 3 hours before the scheduled flight departure time and closes generally 30 minutes to 1 hour before your flight’s scheduled time.   


Southwest Airlines Boarding Pass FAQ's

Southwest airlines allow 24 hours prior to departure to check-in online on website and mobile app, in website hit “Check In.” button link, The website or app may ask you how you want to receive your boarding pass — email, text, or print — so have a plan to quickly make a selection and finalize your check in.

In the case of the online web check-in, you can get a chance to select your best possible seat. Try to complete the process 24 hours prior to departure. You have the option to buy Early Bird check-in or even upgrade your ticket.


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