Which terminal?

All Virgin Atlantic flights depart from and arrive at the International Terminal.



Do I need a visa?

Check out our Visa information pages for every country that we fly to.

Visa information



Early for check in / bag drop?

SFO airport offers baggage storage services near the International Terminal - G gates, security checkpoint. For more infomation please visit www.airporttravelagency.org.

Please note: Bags stored here are not considered checked in for your flight.

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

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

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 three hours before your flight is due to leave.

Counter check in and bag drop

You’ll find our desks in the International Terminal. Check in and bag drop opens 4 hours before departure and closes 1 hour before departure.

Baggage allowance

Airport facilities

San Francisco Airport has a wide range of bars, cafes and restaurants to choose from.
Places to eat
Grab that last-minute souvenir from one of San Francisco Airport's selection of shops.
Our team are always on hand to help make your journey go smoothly.
Assistance at the airport
Find out about San Francisco Airport's accessible facilities.
Accessibility services