Lufthansa Baggage Allowance, Sizes, Fees & Weight Policy [2021]

Lufthansa Baggage Allowance Guide

Lufthansa Cabin Baggage Policy Summary
  1. 1 FREE Carry on
  2. 1 FREE personal item – laptop, briefcase, handbag
  3. max. 55 x 40 x 23 cm
  4. 8KG MAX Weight
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Lufthansa carry on allowance
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More Lufthansa Baggage info at lufthansa.com


Lufthansa Checked Baggage Allowance

Lufthansa Checked Baggage Policy Summary
  1. 1 FREE Checked Baggage
  2. 1 FREE personal item – laptop, briefcase, handbag
  3. max. Total 158 cm
  4. 23KG MAX Weight
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Lufthansa Checked Allowance

All checked bags must adhere to a max weight of 23kg (50lb) for Economy & Premium Economy fares and 32kg (70lb) for Business & First Class fares; must adhere to max linear dimensions per bag up to 158cm

Economy Class: 1 FREE (23 kg)
Premium Economy Class: 2 FREE (23 kg)
Business Class: 2 FREE (32 kg)
First Class: 3 FREE (32 kg)

Free baggage allowances for European fares:

  • Economy Light: 0 FREE*
  • Economy Classic: 1 FREE (23kg)
  • Economy Flex: 1 FREE (23kg)
  • Business Class: 2 FREE (32kg)

Lufthansa Baggage Weight

  • 1 item of carry-on baggage up to 8 kg
  • 1 item of carry-on baggage up to 8 kg
  • 2 items of carry-on baggage, each up to 8 kg
  • 2 items of carry-on baggage, each up to 8 kg

Lufthansa Excess baggage

In Economy/Premium Economy Class, a piece of baggage is considered to be excess baggage when it weighs more than 23 kg (up to a maximum of 32 kg) and/or is larger than 158 cm (the sum of width X + height Y + depth Z).

In Business/First Class a piece of baggage is considered to be excess baggage when its total dimensions are greater than 158 cm.


Lufthansa Baggage Restrictions

  • Containers with liquids and gel-like substances may hold up to 100 ml
  • All containers must be carried in a plastic bag (transparent, resealable, max. capacity 1 litre). One bag per person.
  • The bag must be presented separately at security.
  • Liquid duty-free goods purchased at an international airport or on board an aircraft outside the EU must be transported in a tamper-proof, certified bag on connecting flights via an EU airport. The proof of purchase must be inside the bag and the bag must be sealed by the retailer.
  • Medicines and special food (e.g. baby food) can be carried outside the plastic bag and must also be presented at security.

Lufthansa Free Extra Cabin Items

  • Another small item of baggage (max. x=30 cm y=40 cm z=10 cm, e.g. handbag, laptop bag).
  • Per child, either a baby carry cot, a child seat or a foldable pushchair.
  • Mobility aids, such as wheelchairs and orthopaedic aids.

Lufthansa carry-on baggage Advice

  • For larger items of carry-on baggage, such as trolley cases, please use the overhead locker above your seat
  • Please stow your personal items, such as laptop bags, shopping bags or handbags, under the seat in front of you.
  • Jackets and coats can simply be hung up on the hook on the seat in front of you.
  • Please note that the overhead lockers above the emergency exit rows are reserved for the passengers who are sitting there.

More Lufthansa Baggage info at lufthansa.com

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