Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS)

The Scoop On AUS

Whether you’re arriving or departing, find all the information you need about the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) for your next mood-lit ride on Virgin America.

AUS Airport Map

CHECK-IN

Main Terminal checkpoints 1, 2, and 3 to check in for all departing flights.

COUNTER HOURS

Monday - Friday: 5:30 A.M. - 7:45 A.M., 3:00 P.M. - 5:15 P.M.

Saturday: 5:30 A.M. - 7:45 A.M.

Sunday: 6:00 A.M. - 8:15 A.M., 3:00 P.M. - 5:15 P.M.

CHECK-IN TIME

We recommend arriving 90 minutes prior to departure for domestic flights, and 120 minutes prior to departure for international flights.

CURBSIDE BAGGAGE HOURS

Sunday - Friday: 7:00 A.M. - 8:45 A.M., 3:00 P.M. - 5:30 P.M., 7:30 P.M. - 11:00P.M.

Saturday: 7:00 A.M. - 8:45 A.M.

CHECKED BAGGAGE

Checked baggage will be accepted up until 45 minutes prior to flight departure for domestic flights and 60 minutes prior for international flights.

CARRY-ON

Check-in without bags closes 30 minutes prior to departure for domestic flights and 60 minutes prior for international flights.

ARRIVAL

Carousel 1, Lower Level

BAGGAGE SERVICE HOURS

Monday to Friday: 5:00 A.M. - 10:35 A.M., 12:25 P.M. - 11:30 P.M..

Saturday: 5:00 A.M. - 7:30 A.M., 8:05 A.M. - 10:35 A.M., 12:45 P.M. - 6:30 P.M.

Sunday: 8:15 A.M. - 10:35 A.M., 12:25 P.M. - 11:30 P.M.

TSA PRE CHECK

TSA Pre✓™ expedited security screening is available in Main Terminal AUS from 4:00 A.M.

PROHIBITED ITEMS

Certain sharp objects, liquids, foods, and gifts are not prohibited past security checkpoints. Read the TSA’s Prohibited Items list for more information about prohibited items in carry-on and checked baggage.

SPECIAL ASSISTANCE

Need help with unaccompanied minors, travelling with pets or infants, or in need of special assistance? Click here for information on our assistive services.

Getting Around Main Terminal

Zip through the Terminal like a pro with our AUS Main Terminal map, and find everything you need from WiFi to tasty eats when you arrive to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) on your day of travel.

AUS Terminal Map

HOURS OF OPERATION

24 Hrs

DINING PRE SECURITY

Fara Cafe - Across checkpoint 1

Fara Sky Bar - Upstairs

SoCo Market - Across checkpoint 2

DINING POST SECURITY

Saxon Pub & Grub - Gate 5 (Live Music Mon-Fri 3:00-5:00 pm)

Ruta Maya Coffee - Gate 7

ThunderCloud Subs - Gate 7

Annie's Cafe & Bar - Gate 7 - Gate 18 (Live Music Thu-Fri 1:00-3:00 pm)

Hoover's - Gate 7

Hill’s Café - Gate 7

Nuevo León - Gate 7

Wok & Roll - Gate 8

Ray Benson’s Roadhouse - Gate 10 (Live Music Mon-Fri 3:30-5:30 pm)

Ray Chucks Wagon - Gate 10

Austin Java Coffee - Gate 10 - Gate 15

The Salt Lick's Taco Bar - Gate 10

Amy's Ice Creams - Gate 12

Salt Lick’s Bar-B-Que - Gate 12

Maudies Tex-mex - Gate 12

Schlotzsky’s Deli and Cinnabon - Gate 12

Mangia Pizza - Gate 12

Vino Volo - Gate 13

Earl Campbell’s Sports Bar - Gate 15 (Live Music Thu-Fri 3:30-5:30 pm)

Ruta Maya Cafe & Books - Gate 18 (Live Music Thu-Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 pm)

SHOPPING PRE SECURITY

24-Hour flowers

SHOPPING POST SECURITY

Austin Article - Gate 5 - Gate 8

Essie Color Boutique - Gate 6

Benefit Cosmetics Kiosk - Gate 6 - Gate 14

Best Buy Express - Gate 6 - Gate 14

Stars of Austin - Gate 9

Austin Warehouse District - Gate 11

BookPeople

G2G Travel Express - Gate 11

Austin Chronicle - Gate 15

Barton Springs Dry Goods - Gate 18

Amazon Kiosk - Gate 4 - Gate 18

ACL/Waterloo Records - Gate 15

TRAVEL SERVICES PRE SECURITY

ATM Bank of America - Pre Security

Mail Box - Pre Security

TRAVEL SERVICES POST SECURITY

ATM Bank of America - Gate 7 - Gate 13

Knot Anymore Massage - Gate 7 - Gate 13

Loves Shoe Shine - Gate 13

Travelex Currency Exchange - Gate 14

Tax Free Shopping - Checkpoint 1

WIFI

AUS provides complimentary WiFi for 90 minutes, and offers ad-free, higher speed premium WiFi for one hour, 24 hours, or monthly. To access, simply select the “AUS Free Wifi” network, launch a web browser, click “Get Online Now” and select either free or paid WiFi access.

SWEET EXTRAS

ANIMAL RELIEF AREA

Ruff ruff! Find relief for your pet at AUS airport’s landscaped and lighted dog walk. Located outside the lower level at the far east and west ends of the parking garage.

HILTON AUSTIN AIRPORT HOTEL

The Hilton Austin Airport Hotel is is 0.7 miles to the AUS Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and 6.9 miles to downtown Austin. The hotel offers amenities such as a fitness center, coin laundry, gift shop, and conference and meeting rooms. Day membership to the Health Center is available. Click here for more hotel information.

ART AT THE AIRPORT

The Austin Art at the Airport Program is featured at AUS in dozens of sculptures​, paintings, murals, and exhibits throughout the airport. Some works are permanent and fixed in their settings, while others change on occasion.

ELEVATE PARTNERS

Join our Elevate program and earn points when you book with our select Elevate partners at and around AUS.

Alamo
512.530.3500

Hertz
512.530.3600

Avis
512.530.3400

National
512.530.350

Budget
512.530.3350

AIRLINE PARTNERS

There are no Elevate airline partners at AUS.

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