Get all the important information about taking carry-on baggage, free baggage and special baggage on your flights with Lufthansa here.

Current information

Make sure you have attached your name and (mobile) telephone number to each piece of baggage before checking it in at the airport. In addition, print out the following contact form and, after completing it, place it in your item of baggage.

To avoid long waiting times at security, please pack only the bare essentials in your carry-on baggage.

Baggage calculator

You can check your baggage allowance in just a few steps with our calculator – based on route, travel class and fare.

Types of baggage

Illustration zeigt Person mit erlaubtem Freigepäck // Illustration shows person with allowed free baggage

Free baggage

Find out about Lufthansa’s current free baggage rules. The free baggage allowance is based upon the travel class and the fare you have booked.

Illustration zeigt zwei Personen mit Handgepäck vor dem Flugzeug // Illustration shows two people with hand luggage in front of the airplane

Carry-on baggage

Whether it is the number of items, the weight or the security checks your carry-on baggage undergoes – Lufthansa will tell you everything you need to know about the subject here.

Illustration zeigt Übergepäck auf dem Bag Drop Automaten // Illustration shows overweight luggage on bag drop terminal

Excess baggage

In the case of excess baggage there are a few things to bear in mind. You can find out all about this subject, as well as the flat rates, here.

Sports baggage and special baggage

Whether snowboarding, surfing or golf, you’ll find all the information about registering your sports baggage and special baggage and the various options for transporting it here.

Baggage services

Problems with your baggage

You can find out where to claim compensation for damage, as well as where to get information about your delayed item of baggage, here.

Illustration zeigt Situation am Bag Drop Automaten // Illustration shows situation at bag drop terminals

Digital baggage services

With our digital baggage services, you can check in your baggage faster and know at all times from check-in up to your arrival at your destination precisely where your baggage is.

More information

Dangerous goods

The carriage of certain items either in checked baggage or in carry-on baggage is not permitted by law.

Illustration zeigt eine Katze und einen Hund vor der Transportbox // Illustration shows a cat and a dog in front of the pet transport box

Travelling with animals

You can find all the important information about registering your pets as well as the various options for transporting them here.

Illustration zeigt Medizinschrank im Flugzeug // Illustration shows medicine cabinet in airplane

A healthy journey

Lufthansa has compiled some important information for you here about the transport of medicines on board.