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Baggage on a FlixBus

Each FlixBus has plenty of space for your baggage. To make your trip as pleasant and safe as possible, there are some regulations to regard.


Your FlixBus ticket includes the FREE transportation of: 

1x Carry-On Bag

FlixBus Carry-On Bag: 7 kg; 30 cm x 18 cm x 42 cm

For safety reasons, you must stow your carry-on bag underneath your seat, or in the overhead compartment above your seat.  

Note: Carry valuables (identification, electronics, etc.) with you in your carry-on bag.

1x Checked Bag

FlixBus Checked Bag: 20 kg; 50 cm x 30 cm x 80 cm

Your checked bag is to be stowed in the baggage compartment before you enter the bus. Your bus driver is happy to help you with that. We recommend labeling your bag with your name and address.

Lost your bag? Please fill out our Lost & Found form. 
 

Carrying more items? 

   
Additional Baggage 
FlixBus Additional Baggage: 20 kg; 50 cm x 30 cm x 80 cm

How much additional baggage can I take with me?

You are allowed to bring 1 additional baggage per passenger.

How much does additional baggage cost?

The fee depends on the booking method. For more information, please see the price list.

How do I book additional baggage?

  • Online during the booking process
  • In our FlixShops or with our official ticket resellers
  • By calling our customer service after the booking (The fee is then payable to the bus driver.)

Special Note

There is limited space for additional baggage on the bus. We recommend booking your additional baggage as early as possible.

   
Special Baggage
FlixBus Special Baggage: 30 kg; length + width + height = max. 240 cm
Width (z) + Length (x) + Height (y) = max. 240 cm

How much special baggage can I take with me?

You are allowed to bring 1 special baggage per passenger.

How much does special baggage cost?

The fee depends on the booking method. For more information, please see the price list.

How do I book special baggage?

By calling our customer service after the booking, at the earliest 48 hours before departure. (The fee is then payable to the bus driver.)

Special Note

This includes large music instruments, sports baggage, etc. Since there is limited space for special baggage on the bus, we recommend booking your special baggage as early as possible.

   
Bike

You have the option to bring your bike on your trip with FlixBus. E-bikes are not allowed on buses.

Learn more about the conditions for bicycle transport

   
Musical Instruments
FlixBus Small Instruments: 7 kg; 30 cm x 18 cm x 42 cm

Small Instruments

How many small instruments can I take with me?

You can bring 1 small instrument per passenger instead of your carry-on bag.

How much does it cost?

1 small instrument is free of charge.

How do I book additional baggage?

You do not need to book a small instrument in advance.

  

FlixBus Large Instruments: 30 kg; 48 cm x 35 cm x 135 cm

Large Instrument

How many large instruments can I take with me?

As large instruments are considered special baggage, you can bring 1 large instrument per passenger.

How much does it cost?

The fee depends on the booking method. For more information, please see the price list.

How do I book special baggage?

By calling our customer service after the booking, at the earliest 48 hours before departure. (The fee is then payable to the bus driver.)

Special Note

We recommend bringing your instrument in a hard case to avoid potential damages. Since there is limited space for special baggage on the bus, we recommend booking your instrument as early as possible.

   
Strollers
FlixBus Strollers: 30 kg; length + width + height = max. 240 cm
Width + Length + Height = max. 240 cm 

How many strollers can I take with me?

As strollers are considered special baggage, you can bring 1 stroller per passenger.

How much does it cost?

Strollers are transported for free.

How do I book a stroller?

Please call the customer service after the booking to register the stroller, at the earliest 48 hours before departure.

Special Note

Your stroller must be foldable in order to be transported in the baggage compartment.

   
Wheelchairs / Walking Aids

If you are restricted in your mobility and are able to get on-and-off on your own or with the help of a companion, you can travel with all FlixBus lines. Your walking aid or wheelchair will be transported for free. Your wheelchair must be foldable, so that the driver can stow it in the baggage compartment of the bus. Please submit a contact form at least 36 hours before your departure.

In some of our buses, there is also space for passengers to board the bus with their wheelchairs. For more information, please submit a request 7 days before departure.

   
Animals

Am I allowed to bring my pet on board a FlixBus? 

No, we do not transport animals on our buses, with the exception of service animals for persons with disabilities.