Check-in at Zurich Airport

Please note, that due to the current situation, the opening times for check-in and baggage drop-off have changed. In the event of flight cancellations at short notice, the check-in opening hours published below may change. The counters always open at least 2 hours before departure. The self-check-in machines are currently out of service.

  • Check-in 1:;;;;;; 05:00 – 19:30 PM (MON);;;;;; 05:00 - 22:00 PM (TUE);;;;;; 04:15 - 22:00 PM (WED - SUN)
  • Check-in 3 (Airport Center, by the airport railway station): temporarily closed

If you travel in our Business Class, you may also check-in at a dedicated SWISS counter.

Please note:

The time slots listed above are the official check-in opening hours of Zurich Airport. However, these are adjusted to the daily flight schedule. Should your Edelweiss flight take place very early, check-in will open earlier accordingly.

Baggage drop-off counters

As soon as you have checked-in, please proceed directly to a SWISS baggage drop-off counter. The baggage drop-off counters are located next to the self-service check-in machines in the check-in areas 1 and 3. Please note, that due to the current situation, the opening times for check-in and baggage drop-off have changed.

At Zurich Airport, we accept your baggage at the following times:

  • Check-in 1: 04:15am - 22:00pm (MO, WE, TH, SU) 04:15 Uhr - 19.30 Uhr (TU, FR, SA)
  • Earliest 23 hours before departure
  • Latest 1 hour before departure

Please take the waiting times at the counter into consideration.

When checking in baggage for flights to the US on the day of departure or the day before, the corresponding passengers have to be physically present with their valid travel documents at the check-in counter.