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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: 

On lines within the UK: each passenger can bring 1 hand luggage and 2 check-in pieces of luggage. Please check your allowances throughout the booking process and/or on your ticket!

  

1x Hand Luggage

FlixBus Hand Luggage: 7 kg; 30 cm x 18 cm x 42 cm

For safety reasons, you must stow your hand luggage underneath your seat, or in the overhead compartment above your seat.  

Note: Carry valuables (identification, electronics, etc.) with you in your hand luggage.

1x Check-In Luggage

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

Your check-in luggage 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 labelling your bag with your name and address.

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

 

Carrying more items? 

   
Additional Luggage 
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?

The fee depends on the booking method. 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
  • 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 luggage on the bus. We recommend booking your additional luggage as early as possible.

   
Special Luggage
FlixBus Special Luggage: 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?

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

How do I book special luggage?

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 luggage, etc. Since there is limited space for special luggage on the bus, we recommend booking your special luggage 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.

Please note that we currently don’t offer any bike transportation on trips within UK.

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 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?

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 luggage on the bus, we recommend booking your instrument as early as possible.

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

How many pushchairs can I take with me?

As pushchairs are considered special luggage, you can bring 1 pushchair per passenger.

How much does it cost?

Pushchairs are transported for free.

How do I book a pushchair?

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

Special Note

Your pushchair must be foldable in order to be transported in the luggage 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 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.

   
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.