Find all the information you need for your baggage needs, including the weight, size and content allowance of your bags, as well as restricted and oversized items. Your packing, made easy.
Our standard checked baggage allowance is 23kg per bag. How many checked bags you’re allowed will depend on your booking, cabin class and Executive Club Tier status. All tickets on British Airways, BA Cityflyer and BA Euroflyer include a cabin bag and hand bag.
|Economy Basic (cabin and hand bag only)||0|
|Economy (with checked bag)||1 x 23kg bag|
|Premium economy||2 x 23kg bags|
|Business||2 x 32kg bags|
|First||3 x 32kg bags|
|Gold and Silver Executive Club members, and oneworld Emerald and Sapphire members, may be entitled to more checked baggage.|
You can travel with all the things that are important to you, including musical instruments and sports equipment.
Whether you’ve booked a flight with us yet or not, you can enter your details in our search tool below and find out how much baggage you’re allowed to take on your flight, plus more detailed baggage information.
Have your baggage collected from your doorstep, securely transported to the airport, and checked-in for your flight, allowing you to travel to the airport luggage-free and head straight to security when you get there. Available for flights departing from Heathrow, Gatwick, Geneva, Zurich and Vienna.
If your flight number begins with anything other than ‘BA’ (e.g. AA123456X), you’re flying with one of our partners and your baggage allowances may be different.
If a journey with connecting flights includes ‘BA’ and other airline codes, your baggage allowance is generally determined by the airline that operates the longest flight in your itinerary.