KLM Hand baggage Allowance


KLM is known to be the flag carrier airline of the Netherlands


Hand Baggage allowance for Economy Class on European and Intercontinental flights

Please check what size and weight you need to bring on your flight

Size Limit 

Hand baggage Economy Class total max. 12 kg
One (1) hand baggage with max. 55 x 35 x 25 cm /(21,5 x 13,5 x 10 inch)
One (1) personal item like a handbag, briefcase or laptop, max. 40 x 30 x 15 cm (16 x 12 x 6 inch).

Weight Limit

Weight allowed in total is up to 12 kg(26 lbs)


Hand Baggage allowance for Business Class for European and  Intercontinental flights

Size Limit

Two(2) hand baggage, each with maximum dimension of 55 x 35 x 25 cm (21,5 x 13,5 x 10 inch)

One (1) personal item which could be a handbag, laptop or briefcase max. 40 x 30 x 15 cm (16 x 12 x 6 inch)

Hand baggage Business Class total max 18 kg

Weight Limit

Total weight allowed is 18 kg (40 lbs)

Points to be noted

Large bags that come under hand luggage requirements can still be checked in at the gate without any charge, because of limited room in the overhead bins in the cabin. Please place small bags below the seats in front of you

Airline strongly recommends to you to check personal luggage allowance at My Trip for KLM flights. To be on safe side please also check the hand baggage policy of other airlines in your planned route.

Children’s baggage

Babies and children traveling in their own seats can bring the same amount of hand baggage as an adult.

Parents can bring following items for their children under 2 years of age traveling on their lap:

One (1) piece of hand baggage with baby care items of max weight of 12 kg / 26 lbs and max.size of 55 x 35 x 25 cm / 22 x 14 x 10 inch.


The main purpose of writing this article is to serve the purpose of customer information in terms of hand baggage allowed at KLM flights.

The baggage classification for economy class as well as business class passengers has been stated in detail.

Customers should follow the rules of size and weight limit which are 55 x 35 x 25 cm (21,5 x 13,5 x 10 inch) and 12 kg respectively for economy class travelers. Whereas, for business class size and weight limit are 55 x 35 x 25 cm (21,5 x 13,5 x 10 inch)(two bags allowed) and 18 kg respectively.

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