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Check-in at Ryanair is quick and easy via the check-in counters at the airport, the self-service kiosks, via your computer or your phone.

What time do you need to check in for a Ryanair flight?

We recommend that you check-in baggage as early as possible. The Bag Drop desks open two hours before the scheduled flight departure time. The Bag Drop desks close strictly 40 minutes before the scheduled time of departure.

The boarding gate opens 30 minutes before the scheduled flight departure time, and 20 minutes before the scheduled flight departure time. Passengers who arrive late will not be permitted to board the plane.

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What time do you need to check-in for a Ryanair flight?

We recommend that you check-in baggage as early as possible. The Bag Drop desks open two hours before the scheduled flight departure time. The Bag Drop desks close strictly 40 minutes before the scheduled time of departure. The boarding gate opens 30 minutes before the scheduled flight departure time, and 20 minutes before the scheduled flight departure time. Passengers who arrive late will not be permitted to board the plane.

What is the Ryanair hand luggage allowance?

You can bring two bags with you as cabin baggage. Bag number 1 must not exceed 55cm x 40cm x 20cm in size and 10kg in weight. This bag must also fit in the sizer and should easily fit in the overhead locker. Bag number 2 is a small bag e.g. handbag, laptop bag etc. which must not exceed 35cm x 20cm x 20cm and should easily fit under the seat in front of you.

What is the Ryanair checked luggage allowance?

Each passenger may check in up to three checked bags of either 15 kilos or 20 kilos which is decided at the time of the initial booking. After the booking is made, checked baggage can be added to a reservation via the My Booking facility up to 2 hours before the scheduled flight departure time. The checked baggage fees are charged per person/per one way flight. Prices can vary for checked luggage.