Lufthansa Baggage Policies

Your Lufthansa free baggage allowance is determined by the class of service purchased. Miles & More high-tier status holders may be eligible to travel with additional free bags - check your status. Over and beyond your free checked baggage allowance, Lufthansa passengers can pay extra to check additional bags, if required. Below is an outline of what each Lufthansa passenger is allowed to travel with.

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Travelling with luggage? Don't head for the airport without knowing your free checked baggage allowance. Determined by the class of service purchased, your allowance indicated the maximum size and weight of your bags as well as number of bags allowed.

Economy Class1 Bag23kg/50lb
Premium Economy2 Bags23kg/50lb, each bag
Business Class2 Bags32kg/70lb, each bag
First Class3 Bags32kg/70lb, each bag

All bags carried free of charge, no matter your class of service, cannot exceed 158cm (length+width+height) and 32kg.

Lufthansa Baggage Fees

Need to travel with more than your free baggage allowance? No worries. Lufthansa allows you to carry oversized and overweight bags, as well as extra bags, over and beyond your complimentary allowance, for a fee. If the weight of your bag (listed above) and total dimensions of 158cm (length+width+height) are exceeded, and your flight originates in Canada, expect to pay the following at check-in.

Oversized & Overweight Bags (transAtlantic)

Economy & Premium Economyup to 23kg, more than 158cm$300CAD
 24kg - 32kg, less than 158cm$150CAD
 24kg - 32kg, more than 158cm$450CAD
Business & First Classup to 32kg, more than 158cm$300CAD

Please note that bags weighing more than 32kg must be shipped as cargo on a seperate flight.

Extra Bags (transAtlantic)

Economy & Premium Economyup to 23kg, less than 158cm$200CAD
 up to 23kg, more than 158cm$500CAD
 24kg - 32kg, less than 158cm$350CAD
 24kg - 32kg, more than 158cm$650CAD
Business & First Classup to 32kg, less than 158cm$200CAD
 up to 32kg, more than 158cm$500CAD

Please note that bags weighing more than 32kg must be shipped as cargo on a seperate flight.

Travelling within Europe with Lufthansa and need to travel with more than your free baggage allowance? Check the detailed Excess Baggage Fees page.

Lufthansa Carry-on Allowance

Your Lufthansa free carry-on baggage allowance is determined by your travel class. The maximum dimensions for a bag in cabin, no matter your class, are 55x40x23cm (length+width+height), and 57x54x15cm for a foldable garment bag.

Economy Class1 bagup to 8kg/18lbs
Premium Economy Class1 bagup to 8kg/18lbs
Business Class2 bagsup to 8kg/18lbs, each bag
First Class2 bagsup to 8kg/18lbs, each bag

In addition to the above, each passenger is allowed a personal item, consisting of a laptop, camera bag, a purse or briefcase or a duty free item.

Lufthansa Child & Infant Baggage Allowance

Children (2-11 years) travelling with Lufthansa have the same free baggage allowance (checked and carry-on) as adult travellers, and same excess baggage fees apply.

Infants (0-2 years) travelling with Lufthansa, regardless of travel class, have a limited free baggage allowance that consists of the following. One checked bag, weighing less than 23kg, AND one car seat OR one foldable stroller OR one bassinet.

On board, no carry-on luggage is permitted for the infant but one car seat OR one foldable stroller OR one bassinet is allowed.