Lufthansa Baggage

Carry-On Allowance

First and Business class passengers are allowed two carry-ons. Economy class passengers are permitted one carry-on. 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 and adhere to the following requirements:

  • Maximum Dimensions of Carry-on Luggage: 22in x 16in x 9in/55cm x 40cm x 23cm (length x width x height)
  • Maximum Weight of Carry-on Luggage: 18 lb/8 kg

For more information, please consult Lufthansa's Carry-on baggage information page.

REMINDER: Bulkhead seats do not have underseat storage during take-off and landing.
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Checked Baggage Allowance

General Free Baggage Allowances:

  • Economy Class: 1 bag up to 23 kg (50 lb)
  • Economy Class (Frequent Travelers): 2 bags up to 23 kg (50 lb) each
  • Economy Class (Senators/HON Circle Members/Star Alliance Gold Members): 2 bags up to 23 kg (50 lb) each
  • Business Class: 2 bags up to 32 kg (70 lb) each
  • Business Class (Frequent Travellers): 2 bags up to 32 kg (70 lb) each
  • Business Class (Senators/HON Circle Members/Star Alliance Gold Members): 3 bags up to 32 kg (70 lb) each
  • First Class: 3 bags up to 32 kg (70 lb) each
  • First Class (Frequent Travellers): 3 bags up to 32 kg (70 lb) each
  • First Class (Senators/HON Circle Members/Star Alliance Gold Members): 4 bags up to 32 kg (70 lb) each

For more information on baggage allowances for specific routes, visit Lufthansa's baggage site.

Additionally, Lufthansa allows for the free transport of a pushchair or baby basket. Disabled passengers are allowed free transport of two wheelchairs or other mobility aids in addition to their free baggage allowance.

Overweight Baggage Fees

Depending on the size and weight, differing fees apply. Visit Lufthansa's site for more information on specific weight requirements.

Excess and Oversize Baggage Fees

Depending on the size and weight, differing fees apply. Visit Lufthansa's site for more information on specific weight requirements.

Sports Equipment

Some checked items, such as surfboards and bicycles will be charged a fixed handling fee because of size, fragility, or other handling requirements. Contact Lufthansa for more information.