Icelandair baggage policy and allowance

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Baggage Allowance and Fees

Are you planning to fly with Icelandair? Find solution's you need to know about Icelandair baggage allowance, fees and charges and restrictions.

Carry-On Baggage

Icelandair passengers are permitted to bring on-board the aircraft one piece of cabin baggage, plus one personal item, such as a briefcase, camera bag or small backpack. Your carry-on baggage should fit into the Icelandair overhead bins or under the seat in front of you.

Carry-on baggage cannot exceed 114 centimetres in combined width, length and height; this includes any wheels and handles– with the exception of some of the musical instruments that fit in the Icelandair overhead compartment space or under-seat space available at the time of boarding.

Baggage must meet carry on size limits of Icelandair.

Due to limited overhead space, Icelandair passengers travelling on flights with 50 seats or less are only permitted to carry one personal item on-board the Icelandair aircraft.

Limits apply on certain routes. Visit the Icelandair website for more information.


No maximum weight applies to carry-on baggage.

However, this varies across airports. Visit the Icelandair website for more information.

Checked Baggage

When travelling with Icelandair, the most common fees for passengers travelling in a domestic, Icelandair may charge some of the extra fees for extra baggage the information given on Icelandair official site

This may wary between routes. Visit the Icelandair website for more information.

Excess Baggage

When travelling with Icelandair, separate excess baggage fees are applied for each limitation you exceed size, weight and quantity. Generally, this varies between geographic regions. Please visit the Icelandair website for more information and exact fees.

Special Items

Icelandair permit a wide range of sporting equipment and special baggage on Icelandair flights. Due to the size of baggage, some of the items may be counted as a standard checked bags. However, Icelandair will be considered as overweight or oversized items. As such, charges and certain restrictions will apply by Icelandair. Please visit the Icelandair website directly.

Icelandair on and bringing pets on board.

Dogs, cats and household birds (birds are only allowed on domestic Iceland flights) can be carried on-board for $125 one way to/ from most destinations. The fee is $200 for travel outside the Iceland.

The pets must fit within a carrier box that, in turn, fits under the seat in front. The carrier counts as one piece of Icelandair carry-on luggage.

Icelandair carry on and Icelandair prohibited items.

Items that are not permitted in your Icelandair flights cabin baggage include:

  • Hoverboards,
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 7,
  • Fireworks,
  • Bleach,
  • Firearms.

Icelandair baggage policy and allowance FAQ's

1. What is Icelandair' checked baggage / hold luggage policy?

Icelandair' standard checked baggage / hold luggage policy details follow:

  • 2 bags standard, up to 10 bags maximum (up to 4 bags on Icelandair Connection)
  • Maximum dimensions: 62 inches or 157 centimeters (length + width + height).
  • Maximum weight: 50 pounds or 23 kilograms.

Excess baggage fees
Checking excess baggage, meaning three or more bags per passenger, on Icelandair flights will cost $85-$95 per bag.

Overweight baggage fees
Overweight and Oversized bags is considered any bag weighing more than 50lbs. The fees for checking overweight baggage on Icelandair are charged in addition to any standard, excess or oversized baggage fees. Bags weighing more than 99lbs are not accepted as checked luggage on Icelandair.

Oversized baggage fees
Most bags with a sum of weight, length, and height of larger than 62 inches will be considered oversized. Icelandair oversized baggage fees are charged in addition to any standard, excess, or overweight fee.

2. Are there fees for baggage on Icelandair?

Yes, fees might apply. They are determined by the type of fare you purchased, your destination, if you are an active Iceland military personnel and/or dependent, if you have status with Icelandair' frequent flyer program, status with an affiliated carrier, or if you have a Icelandair sponsored credit/charge card.