Baggage on long-haul flights

Check out the applicable limits for carry-on and checked baggage on flights from/to China, India, Japan, Canada, Kazakhstan, South Korea and the USA.

1. Carry-on baggage

Check the applicable limits depending on the class in which you are going to travel and your final destination:

Flights LOT Business Class LOT Premium Economy LOT Economy Class 

Flights to/from China, India, Japan, Canada, Kazakhstan, South Korea

2 x 9 kg

2 x up to 12 kg in total

(1 x 8 kg)

1 x 8 kg
Flights to the Unites States of America 1 x 12 kg 1 x 10 kg  1 x 8 kg


  • Carry-on luggage should fit in the overhead locker on board or under the passenger seat in front. 
  • Dimensions of each item of baggage should not exceed 55 cm of height, 40 cm of width, and 23 cm of depth. 
  • If your carry-on baggage exceeds the allowed limit, an additional charge will apply. Check out the charges excess carry-on baggage.
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In addition, included in the price of your ticket, you may take one of the following items as your carry-on baggage:

  • a handbag/men's bag or a small backpack or a sachet/fanny pack (max. 2kg, dimensions 40 cm x 35 cm x 12 cm), 
  • a laptop, 
  • an umbrella, 
  • a small photo camera or a pair of binoculars. 

Apart from one of the above mentioned it is allowed to take:

  • for persons travelling with children - a collapsible pram or stroller, and baby food 
  • for disabled persons - a wheelchair (it will be put in the baggage hold before boarding and returned upon landing), crutches or other medical equipment for personal use

2. Checked baggage

See what checked baggage limits you are entitled to depending on your travel class and destination:

Destinations LOT Business Class LOT Premium Economy LOT Economy Class
Standard/Flex Saver

Flights from/to Canada, India, Kazakhstan, South Korea and USA

3 x 32 kg 2 x 23 kg 1 x 23 kg 0

Flights to/from China;

Flights between Canada/USA and India

Flights from/to Japan

3 x 32 kg 2 x 23 kg 2 x 23 kg 0


  • Dimensions of one baggage item must not exceed 158 cm (height + width + depth). 
  • If your baggage exceeds the allowed free-of-charge limit (in terms of weight, quantity or dimensions), an additional charge will apply. Read the charges for excess baggage .  
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