2019 Lufthansa Baggage Allowance for Carry On and Checked Baggage
Lufthansa luggage allowance. Find out Lufthansa baggage size and baggage cost, plus carry-on policy before you fly.
Lufthansa Carry-On and Checked Baggage Allowance
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Lufthansa Carry-on Baggage Allowance
1 cabin bag (Economy/ Premium Economy) or 2 items of cabin baggage (Business/ First), each with a weight of no more than 8 kg/ 17 lbs. Passengers may also carry on as hand luggage a smaller personal item, such as a handbag or laptop bag.
If needed, passengers may also carry on board either a carry cot, pushchair or child seat for infants, and any required mobility aids, such as a wheelchair.
The Lufthansa carry-on baggage size is 55 x 40 x 23 cm/ 21 x 15 x 9 inches; or 57 x 54 x 15 cm/ 22 x 21 x 5.9 inches for foldable garment bags. The permitted dimensions for the personal item are max. 40 x 30 x 10 cm/ 15 x 11 x 3.9 inches.
Lufthansa Carry-On Allowance Restrictions
Certain items are forbidden within Lufthansa hand luggage, including:
Oversized or overweight bags are charged at EUR 50/ USD 57 on flights within Europe or EUR 120/ USD 138 on medium intercontinental flights (e.g. Europe to the USA, East Coast).
Both oversized and overweight bags incur a charge of EUR 100/ USD 114 within Europe or EUR 240/ USD 276 on medium intercontinental flights.
Additional items of luggage that exceed your fare type’s free baggage allowance are charged as follows:
Within Europe: EUR 80/ USD 92
Medium Intercontinental: EUR 200/ USD 230
Note that fees will be higher if additional pieces of luggage are also oversized and/or overweight.
Lufthansa Baggage news
Summer, 2018: Light Fares to North America Introduced
Lufthansa have introduced Economy 'Light' fares on transatlantic flights to North America. This cheaper fare means that passengers can travel with carry-on luggage only. Alternatively, they can choose to add an item of checked luggage for a fee.
It can be difficult to know if your cabin baggage meets an airline's size requirements, for your convenience here is a selection of luggage which retailers state are approved by the airlines. We recommend checking with the retailer that the bag is suitable for your airline and other requirements.
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