Icelandair Baggage and Carry-on

What is the hand baggage allowance on Icelandair flights?

Depending on the travel class, Icelandair offers a hand baggage allowance of one or two carry-on bags per passenger, except infants, in addition to one small personal item:

Hand Baggage
Travel ClassEconomySaga
FareLight, Standard & FlexPremiumPremium Flex
Carry-on Bags1 bag1 bag2 bags
Maximum Weight and Size10 kg (22 lbs) and 55 x 40 x 20 cm (21.6 x 15.7 x 7.8 in) per bag
Personal Item1 small item, such as small handbag or laptop, max. 40 x 30 x 15 cm (15.7 x 11.8 x 5.9 in)

What is the checked baggage allowance on Icelandair flights?

The checked baggage allowance (the bag numbers and their weight) depends on your travel class and fare:

Checked Baggage Allowance
Travel ClassEconomy ClassSaga Class
FareLightStandard & FlexAll fares
Number of PiecesNo allowance1 piece2 pieces
Maximum Weight per Piece23 kg (50 lbs)32 kg (70 lbs)
Maximum Size per Piece158 cm (62 in) (L+W+H)

The maximum weight per bag is 32 kg (70 lbs). Baggage over this limit must be sent via Icelandair Cargo.

Excess Baggage

If you exceed the free baggage allowance, you will be charged for extra and/or heavy bags in addition to your baggage allowance. You can purchase up to 3 Extra Bags in advance online or via the Icelandair Service Center. Purchasing extra bags online, via the Icelandair website, is available only before check-in and if the booking is made via Icelandair Service Center and the Icelandair website. Heavy Bags must be weighed and paid for at the airport.

The following baggage fees apply at check-in, only when traveling on Icelandair flights, and Icelandair offers 20% discount on the Icelandair website and via the Icelandair Service Center:

Excess Baggage Fees*
Excess Baggage


within Europe

Flights between Iceland

and the US / Canada

Flights between Europe

and the US / Canada**

Extra Bag***

up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

EUR 55

USD 59

ISK 6,600

EUR 64

USD 69

ISK 7,700

EUR 80

USD 95

ISK 10,600

Heavy Bag

(23-32 kg)

EUR 47

USD 50

ISK 5,600

EUR 54

USD 58

ISK 6,500

EUR 74

USD 80

ISK 8,900

*Fees will be charged for every category that applies. For instance, if you have an Extra Bag weighing more than 23 kg (50 lbs), both fees, the Extra Bag fee and the Heavy Bag fee, will apply.
**Fees are charged per flight leg when traveling with a stopover in Iceland.
***Each Extra Bag must not exceed 23 kg. An extra bag that is also a heavier bag (24 – 32 kg) will be charged at the airport.

Sports Equipment

Only golf, ski, angling, diving and hockey equipment, and weapons may be included in the baggage allowance. Other equipment may not be substituted in place of a checked bag. Bicycles can be checked in a bag or box of maximum 87 x 22 x 40 inches and 70 lbs.

The following special fees are charged for sports equipment:

Sports Equipment


within Europe

Flights between Iceland

and the US / Canada

Flights between Europe

and the US / Canada

Golf, ski, angling, diving and hockey equipment,

and weapons

EUR 39

USD 42

ISK 4,700

EUR 46

USD 49

ISK 5,500

EUR 54

USD 58

ISK 6,500

Bikes, surfboards, kites

EUR 77

USD 83

ISK 9,200

EUR 92

USD 99

ISK 11,000

EUR 108

USD 116

ISK 12,900

Windsurfing equipment, boards,

kayaks, vaulting poles

EUR 117

USD 126

ISK 14,000

EUR 138

USD 148

ISK 16,400

EUR 162

USD 174

ISK 19,300

Golf and ski equipment may be purchased in advance online with a 20% discount.

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