Luggage on a FlixBus

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

Your FlixBus ticket includes the FREE transportation of:

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

1x Carry-On Bag

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.

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

1x Checked Bag

Your checked bag is to be stowed in the luggage 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.

We strongly recommend clearly labeling all luggage with your name, address, and telephone number. If you need a luggage tag you can download and print one here.


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

Carrying more items?

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

How much additional luggage can I take with me?

You are allowed to bring 1 additional luggage per passenger.

How much does additional luggage cost?

For more information, please see the price list.

How do I book additional luggage?

  • Online during the booking process
  • In our FlixShops or with our official ticket resellers
  • Online after completed ticket purchase via Manage My Booking

Special Note

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

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

How much special luggage can I take with me?

You are allowed to bring 1 special luggage per passenger.

How much does special luggage cost?

For more information, please see the price list.

How do I book special luggage?

  • Online during the booking process
  • In our FlixShops or with our official ticket resellers
  • Online after completed ticket purchase via Manage My Booking

Special Note

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

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 luggage?

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 luggage, 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 luggage?

  • Online during the booking process
  • In our FlixShops or with our official ticket resellers
  • Online after completed ticket purchase via Manage My Booking

Special Note

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

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 luggage, 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 luggage compartment.

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 luggage 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.

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.