Top tips for travellers

Do I need a visa?

Check out our visa information pages which include the latest travel restrictions for every country we fly to.

USA travel advice

What time should I arrive at the airport?

Leave those last-minute airport dashes to the big screen! We recommend that you arrive at least two hours before your flight is due to leave.

Online check in

The best way to check in is online where you can pick your seat and print your boarding card. If you’re travelling with carry on baggage only, you can print off your own boarding pass and we’ll see you at the gate.

Check in online now

When does my flight depart/arrive?

Unsure of your timings? It's best to be safe than sorry. Check your departure and arrival time with our handy Flight status tool.

Flight status

Which terminal?

All Virgin Atlantic flights depart from and arrive at Terminal E.

Counter check in and bag drop

Our check in and bag drop desks, 97-102, can be found in Terminal E, Upper level. They open four hours before departure and close one hour before departure.

Baggage allowance

Airport facilities

Airport shopping


Grab that last-minute souvenir from one of Boston Airport's selection of shops.

Food and drink

Food and drink

Boston Airport has a wide range of bars, cafes and restaurants to choose from.

Places to eat

Special assistance

Special assistance

Our special assistance team are on hand to help make your journey go smoothly.

Find out more about special assistance

Accessibility services at Boston Airport

Find out about Boston Airport's accessible facilities.

Accessibility services