EasyJet Baggage Allowance – 2021 Guide

EasyJet is a British low-cost airline that flies to over 30 countries, particularly in Europe. On this page, find out everything you need to know about EasyJet’s baggage allowance and fees. 

EasyJet Cabin Baggage

All passengers travelling with EasyJet are allowed one free carry-on bag with their ticket. The dimensions of this, including the handle and wheels, must not exceed 56 x 25 x 45cm. If your bag is larger than this, you will be charged £40 to have it stored in the hold. 

On some EasyJet flights for reasons of space on board your hand luggage will be stored in the hold at no extra charge. 

Important information for travellers to Italy: On all EasyJet flights to and from Italy, carry-on bags will no longer be stored in the overhead lockers, but under the seat in front. Your carry-on bag must not be larger than 45 x 36 x 20cm (smaller than the standard cabin bag allowance). 

Baggage TypeSize Weight AllowanceFeesAdditional Fees
Carry-on luggage56cm x 45cm x 25cm No weight limitNone£40-50 if bag exceeds size limit
Checked baggage275cm15kg£6.99 – £34.99 (online only)
Checked baggage275cm20kg£9.49 – £42.49 (online)£40 (bag drop desk)£50 (at boarding gate)
Excess baggage

EasyJet Checked Baggage

EasyJet passengers can book up to 3 checked bags per person. A standard bag is 23kg, but there is a cheaper alternative with a limit of 15kg (available online only). The maximum total size for any checked bag is 275cm (height + width + length). 

You can reserve checked baggage online or at the airport. Online, the cost is £9.49 – £42.49 depending on your route and the season. At the airport this rises to £40, and at the boarding gate it will cost you £50 per item. 

If your bag exceeds the weight or size limits, you will have to pay for excess baggage up to a maximum of 32kg. 

EasyJet excess Baggage Policy

If your bag is more than 23kg but less than 32kg, you can pay for excess baggage to ensure that it is transported on the plane. 

The best way to do this is online in advance of your flight. The price is £3 per kg online, but £12 per kg at the airport. 

If your bag weighs more than 32kg it will not be accepted on the plane. 

EasyJet Sports Equipment

With EasyJet, you can bring sports equipment as checked luggage for a small fee. This fee depends on whether you are bringing small or large sports equipment.

  • Small equipment – up to 20kg (including golf clubs, skis, snowboards, diving equipment, paraglider) – £37 online or £47 at the airport
  • Large equipment – up to 32kg (including surf boards, bicycles, canoes, hang gliders) – £45 online or £54 at the airport

You can book up to 6 items per passenger. 

Helpful tip: You can pool the total weight allowances for your sports equipment and hold luggage, as long as no single item weighs more than 32kg.

EasyJet Musical Instruments

If your instrument is smaller than 30cm x 120cm x 38cm you can bring it on board as carry-on luggage. 

If your instrument is larger, for example a cello or a guitar, you can still bring it on board an EasyJet flight, but you have to book a seat for it. 

Booking a seat for your instrument: Booking a seat for your instrument is simple. Add a passenger to your booking and use ‘Mr Seat Cello’ for the passenger name. 

Contact EasyJet

To speak to the UK EasyJet customer service team, call 0330 365 5000. For other country numbers and specific departments, check out this page. 

Alternative to Excess Baggage Fees

While carry-on and checked baggage is an easy option for small amounts of luggage, sometimes we find ourselves needing to transport large amounts of luggage or bulky, heavy items abroad, which can be very expensive through the airline. 

With Stasher’s delivery service, you can remove the hassle of travelling with luggage and the exorbitant fees of excess baggage. Shipping your luggage with Stasher is safe, affordable, and fully insured. 

Luggage delivery removes the problem of weight and size restrictions, and leaves you with more travel flexibility, and less stress on the day of travel. With Stasher you can conveniently book this service online in record time and your luggage will be picked up from your desired location at a time specified by you. 

It will then be shipped to the destination address provided by you. And you can check its progress along the way, so you always know where your luggage is on its journey.

With Stasher, your luggage is in good hands. 

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