Check In Luggage Size

Baggage dimensions and weights. The maximum exterior dimension (length + width + height) of standard checked baggage is 62 inches (158 cm), including handles and wheels. The maximum weight for checked baggage is based on the class of service and on the traveler's MileagePlus Premier® status at the time of check-in.
We calculate the size limits of your bag by adding the total outside dimensions of each bag, length + width + height. For all regions, your checked bag allowance is: Dimension: 62 in / 158 cm. Weight: 50 lbs / 23 kgs.
Weight and Size Allowance. Southwest will accept the first two checked bags for free provided that the bags do not exceed 50 lbs and 62 inches (L+W+H).
Maximum weight is 50 pounds and maximum size is 62 inches (length + width + height) per check piece of luggage. Overweight items from 51 to 100 pounds .
Airlines enforce all size and weight limits much more strictly now than in the past. Bags are weighed at check-in and many airlines have placed bag sizers at .
These sizes are the most popular size of luggage to check. They are ideal for trips of 5 to 7 days, or longer, depending on how you pack. They have a large .
We charge more for checked bags over 40.. may not exceed 80 linear inches (203cm) in overall dimensions and are subject to oversized baggage charges.
Our chart lists many common airlines and their carry-on size and weight restrictions. For a more complete look at your airline's luggage restrictions by class, .