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Budget Airline Cabin Size Luggage Guide

With many of the budget airlines having various weight and size restrictions for their carry on baggage policies things can get rather confusing when purchasing your cabin friendly luggage

Hopefully this handy guide below, showing many of the major budget airlines carry on baggage rules and guidlines, will go some way to clarifing some of that confusion

There is also a direct link to most of the airlines baggage pages so you can always check for any changes to their hand luggage and checked baggage policies!

AirlineDimensionsWeightConsequencesWebsite
Air Asia56 x 36 x 23 cm7 kgSee websiteAir Asia website
Air Berlin55 x 40 x 20 cm8 kg or 10 kg with laptopPut in hold*Air Berlin website
Air France55 x 35 x 25 cm12 kgPut in hold*Air France website
Air IndiaL+W+H should not exceed 115cm15 kgPut in hold*Air India website
Air Lingus55 x 40 x 24 cm + Laptop/handbag10 kg€30-40 at airport Put in hold*Air Lingus website
BA56 x 45 x 25 cm + Laptop/handbag23 kgPut in hold*BA website
Brussels Airlines55 x 40 x 23 cm6 – 16 kg + laptop or handbagPut in hold*Brussels Airlines website
easyJet50 x 40 x 20 cm**Lift unaided£40 at boarding gateeasyJet website
Flybe55 x 40 x 23 cm10 kg£50 boarding gateFlybe website
GermanWings55 x 40 x 20 cm8 kgPut in hold*GermanWings website
Iberia56 x 45 x 25 cm + small personal itemLift unaidedPut in hold*Iberia website
IcelandairShould not exceed 115cm in total *10 kg + 1 small bagPut in hold*Icelandair website
KLM55 x 35 x 25 cm + 1 small handbag, briefcase or laptop bag12 kgPut in hold*KLM website
Jet256 x 45 x 2510 kgPut in hold. Hold luggage costs £8 for 22 kgJet2 website
Lufthansa55 x 40 x 23 cm8 kgPut in hold*Lufthansa website
Pegasus Airlines55 x 40 x 20 + small handbag
or laptop
8 kgPut in hold*Pegasus website
Norwegian55 x 40 x 23 cm + small handbag or laptop10 kgPut in hold*Norwegian website
RyanAir55 x 40 x 20 cm
+ 1 small bag up to 35 x 20
x 20 cms.
10 kg£50/€50
at boarding gate
RyanAir website
SAS55 x 40 x 23 cm + small handbag or laptop8 kgPut in hold*SAS website
Vueling55 x 40 x 20 cm10 kg€35 at checkinVueling website
WizzAir42 x 32 x 25 cm free
56 x 45 x 25 cm €10 – 20 (dependent on season and flight time)
10 kg£51 at boarding gateWizzAir website
WOW air56 x 45 x 25 cm + duty
free shopping
10 kgPut in hold*WOW website
Thompson55 x 40 x 20 cm5 kgPut in hold*
Thomas Cook55 x 40 x 20 cm5kgPut in hold*
Virgin56 x 36 x 23 cm10 kgPut in hold*
Monarch56 x 40 x 25 cm
Or 2 bags with combined size no bigger than 56x40x20cm
10 kgPut in hold*

 

* Subject to checked baggage limits, usually 23 kg. (20 kg with Air Berlin)
** easyJet passengers can choose to travel with larger bags (maximum 56 x 45 x 25cm) but on busier flights they may have to be placed in the hold free of charge

 

NB: It is always worth checking the airline’s website for any last minute changes to their terms and conditions

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