Check-in & Boarding deadlines Paris-Charles de Gaulle

The purpose of deadlines is to guarantee that flights can depart on time.
Always check the instructions from your airline.

In order to allow plenty of time for check-in, baggage drop-off and security checks, arrive at the airport well in advance of your flight :
Long-haul : 3 hours before scheduled departure.
European and French domestic flights : 90 minutes before scheduled. departure

 Passengers with special needs, children travelling alone and passengers who are travelling with pets and oversized baggage
ensure check-in is completed at the check-in counter at least 60 minutes prior to the flight’s Check-In Deadline.

Check-in Deadline

Before the check-in deadline you must be in possession of your boarding pass, you must have checked in your baggage.
Failure to respect this deadline may result in the reassignment of any reserved seats, the cancellation of reservations, and/or ineligibility for denied boarding compensation.

If you use online check-in and do not need to check any baggage, you can arrive at the airport a bit later than other passengers.
However, you must still respect the Boarding deadline.


Paris-CDG check-in deadlines :
Air France40 min. (Europe + France)
60 min. (lnternational)*
90 min. (Africa)*
Alitalia40 min.Terminal
British Airways40 min.Terminal
easyJet40 min.Terminal
KLM40 min.Terminal
Lufthansa40 min.Terminal
* Algiers, Bucharest, Casablanca, Erevan, Istanbul, Kiev, Moscow, Rabat, Saint-Petersburg, Sofia, Tel-Aviv, Tunis, Zagreb = 60 minutes ; South Africa = 60 minutes.

Boarding Deadline

You must be present at the gate by the boarding deadline, after which you are no longer guaranteed boarding.

Air France boarding deadlines at Paris-CDG :
20 minutes before departure time for domestic and medium-haul flights.
40 minutes before departure time for long-haul destinations.