LOT Carry-on baggage allowance

Polish airline with connections both domestic and to various destinations around the world. Here you will find all the necessary information about LOT baggage policy and fees.

Types of travel class and baggage you can take on board

Depending on what travel class you choose, you will be able to bring onboard:

LOT Business Class – 2 pieces, each up to 9 kg;
LOT Premium Economy (international flights) – 1 piece up to 8 kg;

LOT Economy Class – 1 piece up to 8 kg;
LOT Economy Simple – 1 piece up to 8 kg.

If your carry-on baggage exceeds those dimensions, there are additional charges which apply as follows:

Weight/dimensionsDomestic flightsInternational flights
Over 8kg and/or even 118cm €50 €85

LOT Hand luggage allowance

Hand luggage is a small bag, a laptop bag or a purse that does not exceed the dimensions of 40 cm x 35 cm x 12 cm and can be brought on board free of charge. This also applies to collapsible baby strollers and pushchairs.

LOT Checked baggage allowance

The number of pieces of luggage that you can check for domestic and international flight differs depending on the ticket class you purchase.

RoutingsLOT Business ClassLOT Premium EconomyLOT Economy class (Standard, Flex)LOT Economy Saver
International flights (Europe)2 pieces up to 32kg each2 pieces up to 23kg each1 piece up to 23kg0
Domestic flightsnot applicablenot applicable1 piece up to 23kg0

LOT Excess baggage

If you want to travel with LOT and take additional baggage that is not included in the ticket price, the airline allows this for an extra fee.

Weight/DimensionsDomestic flightsInternational flights
Additional piece (max. 23kg and 158cm) €45 €75
Additional piece over 23kg, max. 32kg and 158cm, or additional piece max. 23kg, and over 158cm€85€145
Additional piece over 23kg, and max. 32kg, and over 158cm€125€215

Alternative to excess baggage fees

Shipping your luggage with Eurosender instead of carrying it with you might be a more affordable alternative. Check the total cost of shipping your luggage below. Our services are also suitable for shipping sports equipment or musical instruments.

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LOT Sports equipment fees

Sports equipment can be taken on board at no extra charge if they meet the requirements of your LOT Free Baggage Allowance. If it exceeds the allowed limits, there are extra fees applied as follows:

Sports equipmentDomestic Flights PriceInternational Flights PriceComments
Bicycle€25€60no motorbikes. no e-bikes
Fishing Equipment1€25€602 rods, a fishing box, a landing net, fishing boots
Golf Equipment€25€60one golf bag with a set of clubs, balls and tees, shoes
Kite surfboard€252€60/
Snowboard€25€60a board, a helment, boots
Surfboard€25€60up to 2 meters
Kayak€35€105a kayak or canoe, no motor
Longboard€35€105no motorbikes

Ship your items instead

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LOT pet policy

Pets are permitted onboard LOT flights if they are properly secured in a container and have a valid veterinary statement.


Alternative to airline baggage fees – Eurosender


Choosing a low-cost airline is a good option when travelling on a budget. However, the costs can significantly increase if you have many items that you want to take with you. The fees for extra-baggage, for oversized or overweight baggage, can add up quickly and turn a cheap flight ticket into a much bigger expense.

Eurosender provides an alternative by offering access to affordable shipping services. You will save the time spent at the check-in counters at the airport, avoid the hassle of carrying your luggage around and keep your costs low. The services are dedicated to people who go on business trips, study abroad or simply go on vacation.

Every shipment has a basic insurance coverage included in the price of the shipping and it can be upgraded to higher coverage, based on your needs. We only work with the most reputable logistics providers in Europe, so you can rest assured that your belongings are in good hands. The door-to-door shipping service gives you the convenience of travelling light without breaking the bank.

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Airlines reserve the right to change policies at any times. Therefore, this information is subject to change and is based on data collected on LOT website on 30/05/2019.