Check Baggage Policy
The Lufthansa Baggage Policy will help you plan your travel seamlessly without having to worry about extra baggage or baggage fee that you’ll end up paying. Lufthansa baggage allowance and baggage fees may vary with the type of your ticket, your flight fare, your route, and your loyalty status with the airlines.
The plastic bag with liquid containers, the medicines, and the special foods (eg. baby food) must be presented at the security.
According to the Lufthansa Baggage Policy, the maximum baggage size that is allowed on a Lufthansa flight is 158 cm (width + height + depth). Any baggage items exceeding the size or weight limit shall be allowed as excess baggage against Lufthansa baggage fees.
|Travel Class & Route||Lufthansa Free Checked Bag Allowance|
|Economy Light (within Europe)|
|Economy Classic & Flex (within Europe)||1 checked bag (up to 23 kg)|
|Business Class (within Europe)||2 checked bag (up to 32 kg each)|
|Economy Light (Intercontinental)|
|Economy Class (Intercontinental)||1 checked bag (up to 23 kg)|
|Premium Economy Class (Intercontinental)||2 checked bag (up to 23 kg each)|
|Business Class (Intercontinental)||2 checked bag (up to 32 kg each)|
|First Class (Intercontinental)||3 checked bag (up to 32 kg each)|
According to the Lufthansa Baggage Policy, the permissible Lufthansa carry-on size cannot be bigger than 55x40x23 cm. If you’re traveling with a foldable garment bag, make sure it is not bigger than 57x54x15 cm.
Valuable items, medicines, personal documents, laptops, and mobile phones must only be carried in a carry-on baggage.
Baggage allowance for carry-on items on Lufthansa will vary depending on the route, the travel class, and the ticket fare.
|Travel Class & Route||Lufthansa Carry-on Allowance|
|Economy Class||1 carry-on (up to 8 kg)|
|Premium Economy Class||1 carry-on (up to 8 kg)|
|Business Class||2 carry-on (up to 8 kg each)|
|First Class||2 carry-on (up to 8 kg each)|
Apart from these, additional carry-ons that are allowed on a Lufthansa flight include -
According to the Lufthansa Baggage Policy, individuals traveling by Economy Class, Premium Economy Class, Business Class, and First Class are allowed to book extra baggage if required. Passengers can book extra baggage allowance on their ticket by paying Lufthansa baggage fees at the airport.
Individuals traveling by Lufthansa Economy Light can book 1 checked bag (up to 23 kg) by paying the Lufthansa baggage fees online. This baggage fee is non-refundable.
Get quick details on Lufthansa Fare Types and Baggage Allowances.
If you’re traveling with a baby (0-2 years) on any Lufthansa ticket (except Economy Light), you are allowed to carry 1 free checked baggage (158 cm & up to 23 kg). For children above 2 years of age, same baggage allowances shall be applicable as for adults.
Passengers are allowed to carry a child restraint system when traveling with a child between the ages of 2 to 7. When traveling with a baby (0-2 years), you can carry a child restraint system only when you have purchased an additional seat for the baby.
Seats, baskets or foldable pushchairs that are suitable for flying, can be carried as an additional carry-on, for no extra charge.
For majority connecting flights, your baggage can be checked through to the last destination. However, your baggage cannot be checked through to the final destination when -
According to the Lufthansa baggage policy, if your number of baggages are in line with the Lufthansa Baggage Allowance but exceed the permitted weight limit or dimensions, or the number of baggage exceeds the permissible limit, you will be charged a flat Lufthansa baggage fees.
Items that weigh more than 32 kgs are not accepted on Lufthansa flights as travel baggage, and are sent as air freight.
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