Check In Information

Check in times for individual airlines can vary and passengers should check latest details direct with their airline before travel. As a general guide, however, please see below for scheduled airlines flying from Liverpool John Lennon Airport:

Airline Airport Check in opens Airport Check in closes
easyJet 2 hours before scheduled departure time 40 minutes before scheduled departure time
Flybe 2 hours before scheduled departure time 40 minutes before scheduled departure time
Ryanair 2 hours before scheduled departure time 40 minutes before scheduled departure time
Wizz Air 2 hours before scheduled departure time 40 minutes before scheduled departure time

Liverpool John Lennon Airport recommends that passengers allow a minimum of 2 hours to check in and pass through security processes.

It is the passenger’s responsibility to allow sufficient time to check in, pass through Security and arrive at the Departure Gate at the published boarding time.

Liverpool John Lennon Airport cannot accept responsibility for any passengers that miss their flight because they did not allow sufficient time for the checking in and security processes.

After checking in, whether online or at the airport, all passengers must pass through Security before they are permitted to enter the Departure Lounge. Here your boarding card will be inspected and you will be required to go through security screening (passengers on some flights may also be subject to Image Capturing).

It is the passenger’s responsibility to ensure they have sufficient time to pass through Security and arrive at the Departure Gate at the published boarding time. Liverpool John Lennon Airport recommends that passengers arrive at the airport at least 2 hours prior to departure.

Hand Baggage

Airlines apply their own policies regarding the number of items of hand baggage and the size of hand baggage permitted through Security. For more information about hand baggage, please click here.

Liquids in Hand Baggage

For more information about restrictions on the quantity of liquids permitted in hand baggage, please click here.

When at Security:-

  • before you get to the front of the Security queue, please remove coats, jackets, boots and belts ready for screening
  • please have your re-sealable bag of liquids out ready for inspection
  • please empty your pockets of items including wallets, keys, mobile phones, etc, and place within the plastic trays for screening (trays provided by airport).
  • please remove any large electrical items from hand baggage ready for screening and inspection

Security checks are subject to change.

Shops & Restaurants

With a wide variety for shops and restaurants both before and after Security, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for at Liverpool John Lennon Airport.

Remember though, if you are a departing passenger anything bought before Security will be subject to the same security rules and restrictions as the rest of your baggage. For example, liquid items in excess of 100ml bought before passing through the Security Search Point will need to be placed in hold baggage, etc. For more information about baggage restrictions and security, please click here.

For more information about the shops and restaurants at Liverpool John Lennon Airport, please click here.