Germanwings Baggage

Carry-On Allowance: 1 Bag + 1 Personal Item

Each passenger is allowed to carry on one bag and one personal item such as a laptop bag, handbag, or briefcase. Assistive devices and outer garments do not count as personal items. All carry-on luggage must fit in the overhead bin or under the seat in front of you. You must be able to lift your carry-on into the overhead storage without assistance. All carry-on bags must adhere to the following requirements:

  • Maximum Dimensions of Carry-on Luggage: 22 x 16 x 8 in / 55 x 40 x 20 cm
  • Maximum Weight of Carry-on Luggage: 18 lb/8 kg

REMINDER: Bulkhead seats do not have underseat storage during takeoff and landing.
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No Free Checked Baggage Allowance

Flights to European destinations:

  • Baggage paid for in advance online or through call centre: £4 / €5 / 9CHF / USD $8 / 160CZK / 49SEK per kg
  • Baggage paid for at the airport: £8 / €10 / 18CHF / USD $16 / 320CZK / 98SEK per kg

Domestic Flights (within Germany):

  • Baggage paid for in advance online or through call centre: €5.95 (incl. 19% VAT) per kg
  • Baggage paid for at the airport: €11.90 (incl. 19% VAT) per kg

Overweight Baggage Fees

Flights to European destinations:

  • Supplement for excess luggage over 23 kg (for flights up to and including 28 March 2009): £6 / €7 / 9CHF / USD $8 /160CZK / 49SEK per kg
  • Flat-rate excess baggage fee (paid online or through call centre) for luggage weighing between 20 and 30 kg (for flights leaving from 29 March 2009): £16 / €20 / 32CHF / USD $30 /490CZK / 190SEK
  • Flat-rate excess baggage fee (paid at airport) for luggage between 20 and 30 kg (for flights leaving from 29 March 2009): £31 / €40 / 65CHF / USD $60 / 980CZK / 380SEK
  • Additional excess baggage surcharge for baggage exceeding 30 kg (for flights from 29 March 2009): £7 / €8 / 14CHF / USD $13 / 229CZK / 79SEK per kg over 30 kg

Domestic Flights (within Germany):

  • Supplement for excess luggage over 23 kg (for flights up to and including 28 March 2009): €8.33 (incl. 19% VAT) per kg
  • Flat-rate excess baggage fee (paid online or through call centre) for luggage weighing between 20 and 30 kg (for flights leaving from 29 March 2009): €23.80 (incl. 19% VAT)
  • Flat-rate excess baggage fee (paid at airport) for luggage between 20 and 30 kg (for flights leaving from 29 March 2009): €47.60 (incl. 19% VAT)
  • Additional excess baggage surcharge for baggage exceeding 30 kg (for flights from 29 March 2009): €9.52 (incl. 19% VAT) per kg over 30 kg

Sports Equipment

Germanwings does not charge extra for the transport of skis/snowboards (maximum of 3 pairs of skis/snowboards per person). Golf clubs, bicycles, SCUBA gear, and other sports equipment will be charged an extra £22 / €25 / 42CHF / USD $40 / 790CZK / 239SEK per item for European flights and €29.75 (incl. 19% VAT) for domestic (German) flights.

Disclaimer: The information on this page is true and correct at the time of publication. Because airlines reserve the right to change policies at any time, see germanwings.com for official and up-to-date baggage restrictions.