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Ryanair Baggage Policy



CallSign : RYANAIR

Founded : 1949

Key people : David Bonderman (Non-Executive Chairman), Michael O’Leary (Group Chief Executive Officer), Edward Wilson (Chief Executive Officer Ryanair DAC)

Country : Ireland

Office Address : Ryanair Head Office, Airside Business Park

City : Swords

State :

Zip Code : K67 Y427

Phone number : 00 353 1520 444 004

Official Website :

Baggage allowance 

Carry-on baggage 

Ryanair permits passengers to carry one handbag, this should fit under the seat. Moreover, the baggage must be of 35 x 20 x 20 cm—40 x 20 x 25cm dimensions. In addition to this passengers can also purchase extra baggage to bring on-board. This baggage must weigh a maximum 10kg with 55 x 40 x 20cm dimensions. Furthermore, this baggage can be purchased for  £8—£10. However this depends on whether the passenger makes the purchase online at the time of booking or after the booking is time. Lastly, this service can be purchased at the airport too. However, purchasing at the airport will be more expensive compared to purchasing it online.


Checked baggage 

The airline permits passengers to carry checked-in baggage. However, this differs from fare to fare. In addition, baggage can be of maximum 20kg weight. Moreover, each passenger can purchase upto 3 checked baggage. Furthermore, the airline does not permit transport of baggage to be over 32kg or dimensions 81 x, 119 x 119cm dimensions. Lastly, the checked baggage costs  €/£ 20.99 to €/£ 59.99 according to the travel route.


Baggage fee

Refer below to the table for different baggage fee applicable-

Baggage At the Time of Booking Post Booking More info
Small bag free free  
Priority & 2 Cabin Bags


Pricing between

€/£8 to €/£22 €/£8 to €/£22  
10kg Check-in Bag


Pricing between

€/£12.99 to €/£23.99 €/£23.99 to €/£35.99 Non-priority customers who have not added a bag to their booking can still purchase a 10kg Check-in bag at the airport bag drop desk for €/£ 35.99. Non-priority customers who bring their 10kg Check-in bag to the boarding gate may check it in against payment of a fee of €/£ 45.99.
20kg Check-in Bag


Minimum and maximum charges per item per flight when bought online

€/£20.99 to €/£39.99


(per flight)

€/£39.99 – €/£59.99


(per flight)

Passengers who have not added a bag to their booking can still purchase a 20kg Check-in bag at the airport bag drop desk for €/£ 59.99.
Excess Baggage 


Fee – Per Kilo

Per Kilo

n/a €/£11 This can only be purchased at the airport ticket desk/kiosk
Fee for Special Declaration of Valuable Baggage n/a €/£50 Allows for a higher limit on carrier liability


Special Baggage

Sports Equipment

Ryanair permits passengers to carry certain sports equipment in the aircraft hold or in the cabin. Moreover, this is in addition to checked baggage allowance and the equipment can weigh a maximum 20kg. Moreover, if weight allowance is exceeded then excess baggage rate per kg is applicable. Lastly, passengers can add sports equipment in baggage by following the steps below:

Music Equipment  

Ryanair permits passengers to carry smaller musical equipment such as guitar, violin, etc. in the cabin. Moreover, passengers can also purchase a seat for musical instruments for an appropriate fee. In addition to this, music instruments can be carried in the aircraft hold as well. Furthermore, the allowance for the same is 20kg per item. Lastly, if any musical equipment exceeds the weight allowance then baggage excess rate of £/€11is applicable per kg. 


Ryanair Baggage Fees & Allowance FAQ's

1. How do I measure my baggage dimension?

You can measure your baggage dimension by adding up length, width and height (length + width + height)


2. Where can I find more information on baggage?

Click here to get more information. 


3. Can I carry my sports equipment with me?

Yes, you can. 


4. Can I carry my Musical equipment with me?

Yes, you can


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