3) Visiting British Airways i360

BA i360 is Now Open!

From Friday 10th December: The wearing of a suitable face covering will be required on the BA i360 pod and throughout the attraction.

For more information about existing bookings, gift vouchers and memberships please, click here.

You can find out about all the Covid-19 secure measures we’ve implemented at British Airways i360 and what to expect on your visit by clicking here.

In the meantime, you can keep up to date with news from BA i360 via our website britishairwaysi360.com; following us on our social media channels @BA_i360; or signing up to our newsletter.

No problem. Please contact us and we will look to get you on the next available flight, subject to availability.

With our Weather Guarantee, if we declare poor visibility status during the time of your visit, we will give you a complimentary return ticket to be used within three months.

Our Guest Experience team will let you know on the day of your visit if we are experiencing poor visibility status and will arrange your return ticket.

Visitors can admire 360-degree views across Brighton, the South Downs and, on the clearest days, all the way to Beachy Head (17 miles east of British Airways i360) and the Isle of Wight (49 miles west).

Yes, we’re open all year around except Christmas Day and a short period of planned annual maintenance, independent inspection and testing in January.

Please check our opening hours for today’s flight times.

The flight lasts around 25 minutes, but you will need to arrive at least 20 minutes before your flight time to pass through security.

We have a gift shop, exhibition room and restaurant in our beachside building, should you wish to extend the experience.

Yes, you can purchase tickets from our Ticket Office, which is in a reconstructed tollbooth next to the attraction, or from our shop at beach level. Please note we cannot guarantee availability on the day and we advise you to book ahead, particularly during weekends and school holidays.

Resident Membership is available to purchase at the British Airways i360 Ticket Office. All applicants, including children, must be present when purchasing Resident Membership as a photograph needs to be taken on site. A £1 annual resident membership fee is payable on sign-up.

Resident Membership is available to people living in postcode areas BN1, BN2, BN3 and BN41. Students studying at either of Brighton and Hove’s two universities are also eligible.

Click here to find out more.

We welcome all feedback on your experience here at British Airways i360. Please contact us and we will ensure your message is passed on to the relevant department.

Please contact Magic Memories direct at [email protected], with your flight time and details.

Please call them on 03308 001 360 or visit their website here.

Yes! At the point of booking, we advise that you speak to us about any mobility issues. Disabled people are also welcome to book a ticket for their accompanying carer to travel with them for free.

Find out more about accessibility at British Airways i360 here.

Unfortunately, we do not allow dogs (except for assistance dogs) onto the BA i360 pod.  However, all dogs are welcome in West Beach Bar & Restaurant and in West Beach Cafe Bar.

Assistance dogs are permitted on the British Airways i360 pod, but please advise us when you make your booking if you are bringing your dog. The dog must remain under your control at all times and you must be confident that your dog will not be distressed by travelling in the enclosed glass viewing pod.