When to arrive
Arrive at the airport at least 3 hours before take-off.
It may happen that a certain times of the same day the waiting times at security checks may vary and may be longer due to the concomitance of several flights.
It is therefore recommended to always arrive at the airpor with adequate and reasonable advance, 3 hours before the departure of the plane, in order not to run the risk of missing your flight.
Where to go
Access to security screening at Venice Marco Polo Airport is located on the first floor. The departure check-ins are located on the ground floor and first floor.
You can get there by escalator or lift from the area outside the Terminal.
When you arrive at the Airport, look for your flight's check-in desk number if you do not have a boarding card or need to check-in baggage.
The number appears at least 3 or 2 hours before the scheduled departure of the flight.
You can find the check-in number on:
- Information screen in car park P1.
- Information screens at the docks (water bus landing stage).
- Information screens along the pedestrian walkways on ground level.
- Central illuminated screen on the first floor.
- Information screens inside the terminal building.
What to bring
Make sure you bring your identity document valid for international travel. Check before your flight that it meets the requirements of the country you are travelling to and find out whether you need a visa.
If you have any airline cards (loyalty, frequent flyers, priority), bring them with you to make use of the available services.
Check-in online and Self Check-in
After you have booked your flight, you can visit your airline's website to check in online according to the indicated dates and times.
You may need to provide your booking details, identity card or passport details.
To log in to the airline's website, you will need your booking details and your email address.
Alternatively, if you travel with the following airlines you can use the Self Check-in machines inside the Airport (on the ground floor near Easyjet check-in, and on the first floor near the security gates and Emporio del Grano).
List of airlines present in the self check-in machines
- Air France
- American Airlines
- British Airways
- Brussels Airlines
- SAS - Scandinavian
- Turkish Airlines
Once you have your boarding card (either printed or electronic on your smartphone/tablet), you can:
- Go to Security if you are travelling with hand luggage
- Go to your Airline's drop-off baggage counters if you have a hold baggage.
- Drop off your oversized luggage at the gate on the ground floor close to check-in counters 92-98.