Get to know our fares.

At Southwest®, we offer four fares to get you more out of every flight: Business Select®, Anytime, Wanna Get Away Plus, and Wanna Get Away®. Find the fare that works for you.

Learn more about the terms and conditions of each fare by visiting our fare rules.

With all fares, we offer:

Two bags fly free1 First and second checked bags. Weight and size limits apply.

No change fees®2 Fare difference may apply.

No cancel fees3 Failure to cancel a reservation at least 10 minutes prior to scheduled departure may result in forfeited flight credits.

Business Select

  • RefundableRefundable, as long as you cancel your reservation at least ten (10) minutes prior to the scheduled departure of your flight. If you cancel, you’re eligible to receive 100% of your ticket value as a refund to your original form of payment. A Southwest flight credit from a previous reservation that are applied toward a Business Select or Anytime Fare will be refunded as a flight credit.
  • Priority boarding A1-A15
  • Complimentary premium drink (on flights 176 miles or more)Flights traveling 175 miles or less only serve water.
  • Earn 12 Rapid Rewards® points per dollar per qualifying flightPoints can be earned from qualifying flights, including flights booked and flown through Southwest and flights paid entirely with dollars, Southwest LUV Vouchers, gift cards or travel funds, and with no portion of the purchase price paid for with Rapid Rewards points.

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all the benefits of Anytime

Anytime

  • RefundableRefundable, as long as you cancel your reservation at least ten (10) minutes prior to the scheduled departure of your flight. If you cancel, you’re eligible to receive 100% of your ticket value as a refund to your original form of payment. A Southwest flight credit from a previous reservation that are applied toward a Business Select or Anytime Fare will be refunded as a flight credit.
  • EarlyBird Check-In®
  • Priority and Express Lanes8
  • Earn 10 Rapid Rewards points per dollar per qualifying flightPoints can be earned from qualifying flights, including flights booked and flown through Southwest and flights paid entirely with dollars, Southwest LUV Vouchers, gift cards or travel funds, and with no portion of the purchase price paid for with Rapid Rewards points.

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all the benefits of
Wanna Get Away plus

Wanna Get Away plus

  • Non-refundable (flight credit if you cancel)
  • Transferable flight creditTransferable flight credit: allows you to transfer your flight credit to another person. Both must be Rapid Rewards® Members and only one transfer is permitted. The expiration date is 12 months from the date the ticket was booked. For bookings made through a Southwest® Business channel, there is a limitation to transfer only between employees within the organization.
  • Same-day confirmed changeIf there’s an open seat on a different flight that departs on the same calendar day as your original flight and it’s between the same cities, you can get a seat on the new flight free of airline charges. If there isn’t an open seat on this different flight, you can ask a Southwest Gate Agent to add you to the same-day standby list for a flight between the same city pairs that departs on the same calendar day prior to your originally scheduled flight, and you will receive a message if you are cleared on the flight. For both the same-day change and same-day standby benefits, you must change your flight or request to be added to the same-day standby list at least 10 minutes prior to the scheduled departure of your original flight or the no show policy will apply. Based on the flight status contact preference selected during booking, the message regarding your standby status will be an email or text message with a link to access the boarding pass via the Southwest App, mobile web, or you can visit a Southwest Gate Agent to print off the boarding pass. If there are any government taxes and fees associated with these itinerary changes, you will be required to pay those. Your original boarding position is not guaranteed. Important: A-List Preferred and A-List Members (must call 1-800-FLY-SWA or see a Southwest Gate Agent to conduct a same-day change. If they proceed to do this online or at the Kiosk, they will be charged for a difference in fare.
  • Same-day standby listIf there’s an open seat on a different flight that departs on the same calendar day as your original flight and it’s between the same cities, you can get a seat on the new flight free of airline charges. If there isn’t an open seat on this different flight, you can ask a Southwest Gate Agent to add you to the same-day standby list for a flight between the same city pairs that departs on the same calendar day prior to your originally scheduled flight, and you will receive a message if you are cleared on the flight. For both the same-day change and same-day standby benefits, you must change your flight or request to be added to the same-day standby list at least 10 minutes prior to the scheduled departure of your original flight or the no show policy will apply. Based on the flight status contact preference selected during booking, the message regarding your standby status will be an email or text message with a link to access the boarding pass via the Southwest App, mobile web, or you can visit a Southwest Gate Agent to print off the boarding pass. If there are any government taxes and fees associated with these itinerary changes, you will be required to pay those. Your original boarding position is not guaranteed. Important: A-List Preferred and A-List Members (must call 1-800-FLY-SWA or see a Southwest Gate Agent to conduct a same-day change. If they proceed to do this online or at the Kiosk, they will be charged for a difference in fare.
  • Earn 8 Rapid Rewards points per dollar per qualifying flightPoints can be earned from qualifying flights, including flights booked and flown through Southwest and flights paid entirely with dollars, Southwest LUV Vouchers, gift cards or travel funds, and with no portion of the purchase price paid for with Rapid Rewards points.

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all the benefits of
Wanna Get Away

Wanna Get Away

  • Non-refundable (flight credit if you cancel)
  • Two bags fly free®First and second checked bags. Weight and size limits apply.
  • No fees to change or cancelFailure to cancel a reservation at least 10 minutes prior to scheduled departure may result in forfeited travel funds.
  • Earn 6 Rapid Rewards points per dollar per qualifying flightPoints can be earned from qualifying flights, including flights booked and flown through Southwest and flights paid entirely with dollars, Southwest LUV Vouchers, gift cards or travel funds, and with no portion of the purchase price paid for with Rapid Rewards points.

OUR BASE FARE

Learn more about the benefits below.

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Earn Rapid Rewards points.

You are awarded at least 6 points for every dollar spent on our base fare. Use those points to book future travel.

Become a Rapid Rewards Member and start earning today.

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Receive flight credits if you have to cancel.

You can use flight credits on future travel for up to 12 months from the initial booking date. We offer this for all our fares, but Anytime and Business Select fares are fully refundable. To get flight credits, you must cancel your reservation at least 10 minutes prior to scheduled departure.

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Enjoy free entertainment onboard.

Southwest offers free movies, live TV, and inflight messaging for all Passengers.

Download the Southwest app before you get onboard.

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Transfer flight credits to someone else.

With this benefit, Rapid Rewards members can give flight credits to a friend, co-worker, or loved one if they don’t have plans to use them. SWABIZ Customers with this benefit can transfer flight credits to other SWABIZ Customers within their company.

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Change your flight at the last minute.Priority and Express Lanes: Priority Lanes and Express Lanes, (where available), are designed to speed our Business Select and Anytime Customers, as well as A-List, and A-List Preferred Members, through check-in and security lines. Priority Lanes are at Southwest check-in counters, and Express Lanes are at security checkpoints.

Change to a different flight on your day of travel without additional charges if there are seats available with same-day confirmed change. If there are no seats available, you can get on the same-day standby list for a different flight through a Southwest Gate Agent. Taxes and fare difference may apply.

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Enjoy refundable flights.If there’s an open seat on a different flight that departs on the same calendar day as your original flight and it’s between the same cities, you can get a seat on the new flight free of airline charges. If there isn’t an open seat on this different flight, you can ask a Southwest Gate Agent to add you to the same-day standby list for a flight between the same city pairs that departs on the same calendar day prior to your originally scheduled flight, and you will receive a message if you are cleared on the flight. For both the same-day change and same-day standby benefits, you must change your flight or request to be added to the same-day standby list at least 10 minutes prior to the scheduled departure of your original flight or the no show policy will apply. Based on the flight status contact preference selected during booking, the message regarding your standby status will be an email or text message with a link to access the boarding pass via the Southwest App, mobile web, or you can visit a Southwest Gate Agent to print off the boarding pass. If there are any government taxes and fees associated with these itinerary changes, you will be required to pay those. Your original boarding position is not guaranteed. Important: A-List Preferred and A-List Members (must call 1-800-FLY-SWA or see a Southwest Gate Agent to conduct a same-day change. If they proceed to do this online or at the Kiosk, they will be charged for a difference in fare.

Get your money back if your plans change.

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Avoid check-in and security lines.

To help improve your airport experience, dedicated check-in and security lanes help you get to your gate faster. Check to see if these lanes are available at your airport here.

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Get your boarding position automatically with EarlyBird Check-In®.

Enjoy early access to overhead bins and seats. Don’t forget to grab your boarding pass online, on the app, or at the airport. This benefit is included on the Anytime fare if purchased at least 36 hours from your time of departure.

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Be one of the first to board with A1-A15 boarding.

Be one of the first to select your seat and find space for your carryon bags. The boarding position is guaranteed even if Business Select is purchased on your day of travel, and automatic check-in is included.

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Be one of the first to board with A1-A15 boarding.

Be one of the first to select your seat and find space for your carryon bags. The boarding position is guaranteed even if purchased on your day of travel, and automatic check-in is included.

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Earn the most Rapid Rewards points per dollar.

You are awarded 12 points for every dollar spent on our base fare. That’s double what you earn with the Wanna Get Away fare. Use those points to book future travel.

Become a Rapid Rewards Member and start earning today.

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Enjoy refundable flights.

Get your money back if your plans change.

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Avoid check-in and security lines.

To help improve your airport experience, dedicated check-in and security lanes help you get to your gate faster. Check to see if these lanes are available at your airport here.

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Relax with a complimentary drink.

Your cocktail is on us! Enjoy a premium drink onboard with a coupon valid for use on your day of travel.

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Change your flight at the last minute.

Change to a different flight on your day of travel without additional charges if there are seats available with same-day confirmed change. If there are no seats available, you can get on the same-day standby list for a different flight through a Southwest Gate Agent. Taxes and fare difference may apply.

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Receive flight credits if you have to cancel.

You can use flight credits on future travel for up to 12 months from the initial booking date. We offer this for all our fares, but Anytime and Business Select fares are fully refundable. To get flight credits, you must cancel your reservation at least 10 minutes prior to scheduled departure.

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Transfer flight credits to someone else.

With this benefit, Rapid Rewards members can give flight credits to a friend, co-worker, or loved one if they don’t have plans to use them. SWABIZ Customers with this benefit can transfer flight credits to other SWABIZ Customers within their company.

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Enjoy free entertainment onboard

Southwest offers free movies, live TV, and inflight messaging for all Passengers.

Download the Southwest app before you get onboard.

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Enjoy refundable flights.

Get your money back if your plans change.

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Get your boarding position automatically with EarlyBird Check-In®.

Enjoy early access to overhead bins and seats. Don’t forget to grab your boarding pass online, on the app, or at the airport. This benefit is included on the Anytime fare if purchased at least 36 hours from your time of departure.

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Avoid check-in and security lines.

To help improve your airport experience, dedicated check-in and security lanes help you get to your gate faster. Check to see if these lanes are available at your airport here.

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Change your flight at the last minute.

Change to a different flight on your day of travel without additional charges if there are seats available with same-day confirmed change. If there are no seats available, you can get on the same-day standby list for a different flight through a Southwest Gate Agent. Taxes and fare difference may apply.

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Receive flight credits if you have to cancel.

You can use flight credits on future travel for up to 12 months from the initial booking date. We offer this for all our fares, but Anytime and Business Select fares are fully refundable. To get flight credits, you must cancel your reservation at least 10 minutes prior to scheduled departure.

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Transfer flight credits to someone else.

With this benefit, Rapid Rewards members can give flight credits to a friend, co-worker, or loved one if they don’t have plans to use them. SWABIZ Customers with this benefit can transfer flight credits to other SWABIZ Customers within their company.

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Earn Rapid Rewards points.

You are awarded 10 points for every dollar spent on our base fare. Use those points to book future travel.

Become a Rapid Rewards Member and start earning today.

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Enjoy free entertainment onboard.

Southwest offers free movies, live TV, and inflight messaging for all Passengers.

Download the Southwest app before you get onboard.

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Receive flight credits if you have to cancel.

You can use flight credits on future travel for up to 12 months from the initial booking date. We offer this for all our fares, but Anytime and Business Select fares are fully refundable. To get flight credits, you must cancel your reservation at least 10 minutes prior to scheduled departure.

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Transfer flight credits to someone else.

With this benefit, Rapid Rewards members can give flight credits to a friend, co-worker, or loved one if they don’t have plans to use them. SWABIZ Customers with this benefit can transfer flight credits to other SWABIZ Customers within their company.

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Change your flight at the last minute.

Change to a different flight on your day of travel without additional charges if there are seats available with same-day confirmed change. If there are no seats available, you can get on the same-day standby list for a different flight through a Southwest Gate Agent. Taxes and fare difference may apply.

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Earn Rapid Rewards points.

You are awarded 8 points for every dollar spent on our base fare. Use those points to book future travel.

Become a Rapid Rewards Member and start earning today.

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Enjoy free entertainment onboard.

Southwest offers free movies, live TV, and inflight messaging for all Passengers.

Download the Southwest app before you get onboard.

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Earn Rapid Rewards points.

You are awarded 6 points for every dollar spent on our base fare. Use those points to book future travel.

Become a Rapid Rewards Member and start earning today.

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Receive flight credits if you have to cancel.

You can use flight credits on future travel for up to 12 months from the initial booking date. We offer this for all our fares, but Anytime and Business Select fares are fully refundable. To get flight credits, you must cancel your reservation at least 10 minutes prior to scheduled departure.

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Enjoy free entertainment onboard.

Southwest offers free movies, live TV, and inflight messaging for all Passengers.

Download the Southwest app before you get onboard.

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