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You have a number of options to choose from when you want to check in at Hamburg Airport. For a journey that is relaxed from the very start, you can complete all the formalities online at home or take advantage of the late night check-in service offered by some airlines. Find out how it works here.


Hamburg Airport: check-in counter opening hours

The opening times for check-in counters vary from one airline to another. As a rule, you check-in begins two or three hours before departure. Be sure to allow sufficient time for queueing, and get to the airport in advance. For late night check-in, the airlines open their check-in areas for a few hours on the evening before departure.


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Airlines flying from Hamburg Airport


Late night check-in at Hamburg

Some airlines make it possible for you to check your bags in on the day before your flight. This allows you to set off on your journey the next day completely relaxed without a long wait. The airlines listed below currently offer late night check-in at Hamburg Airport. Simply present your ticket and photographic ID to received your boarding pass.

Applies for flights departing the next day. This service is available directly at the airport counter.

Airlines:

Check-in hours:

Location:

Cost per passenger per flight

Condor

6.00 - 8.00 p.m.

Terminal 1 | check-in zone 5

5,00€

Lufthansa

6.00 - 8.00 p.m.

Terminal 2 | check-in-zone 7

free of charge

Swiss

6.00 - 8.00 p.m.

Terminal 2 | check-in-zone 7

free of charge

Austrian Airlines

6.00 - 8.00 p.m.

Terminal 2 | check-in-zone 7

free of charge

Brussels Airlines

6.00 - 8.00 p.m.

Terminal 2 | check-in-zone 7

free of charge


Online check-in at Hamburg Airport

Many airlines at Hamburg Airport offer an online check-in service. Normally, the online boarding pass can then be downloaded to your mobile device or for printed. You need to have the boarding pass as printout or on your smartphone to hand when checking in baggage and at the security checkpoint. If neither of these options works for you, you will be able to obtain your boarding pass in person from the airline at the airport, in the conventional way, after checking in online. If you wish to check in online, you can find out how from the airline’s website or app. 


Check-in and self bag drop kiosks

Self Bag Drop

Fully automated baggage drop saves you valuable time at check-in. A total of 20 self bag drop kiosks are available in Terminal 1, and 10 in Terminal 2. You can check in and drop your bags here at any time, without a long wait and regardless of the airline’s opening hours. A further 18 automated check-in kiosks are also available at Hamburg Airport. Here’s how it works:

Information

Please note that the self bag drop service at the airport can only be used if you already have a boarding pass.

Self bag drop is currently available to passengers of the following airlines at Hamburg Airport:

  • Deutsche Lufthansa
  • Eurowings
  • Austrian Airlines
  • SWISS
  • Air France
  • KLM
  • SAS Scandinavian Airlines
  • easyJet
Tip

Please note that the self bag drop service at the airport can only be used if you already have a boarding pass.

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