A quick guide to preparing for Dublin Airport security

Departing passengers

Help us reduce the queues at security control by ensuring that you do not pack prohibited items in your carry-on luggage. Make sure you leave plenty of time after check-in for the security screening process. Passengers should plan to arrive in the terminal building at least 90 minutes before their flight departure time irrespective of whether they are checking in online or at the airport. Dublin Airport would like to thank all passengers for their cooperation with security procedures

  • Check-in - check-in online with your airline, use our self-service check-in machines at the airport, or check-in at the airline desk
  • Bag drop - allow enough time to drop off your bags once you've checked in


Get airside quicker by preparing for airport security

  • Passengers are advised to carry just ONE piece of hand luggage
  • Sharp objects should be removed from carry-on luggage and placed in checked-in luggage
  • Before departing for the airport, please check your flight is on time and confirm what time your airline requires you to check-in
  • Dublin Airport recommends you to arrive at the airport at least 90 minutes before your scheduled flight departs
  • Please be patient if you have to queue at the security checks as the safety of our passengers is our priority




Security Entrance