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If you are travelling with more bags than is included in the baggage allowance marked on your ticket, extra baggage fees apply.

The maximum amount of baggage per booking is 10 pieces. Finnair Plus members can also use their award points to pay for extra baggage fees. Each fee is for flights in one direction.

Tickets issued on/after 31 March 2020

Prepaid charge for checked baggage

When all the flights in your itinerary are operated by Finnair (the flight number starts with AY and the ticket number with 105), you can pay in advance for up to three additional pieces of baggage or sports equipment within the size and weight of a standard bag. 

Extra bags can be purchased up until 3 hours before departure. Fees are in euros or the equivalent local currency. For departures from Canada, the applicable fees are collected in Canadian dollars; from USA, Vietnam or Israel in US dollars. When departing from India, local taxes add on to the fee.

RoutePrepaid charge for checked baggage

Flights within Europe, Russia and the Middle East

€25 or 5,000 points, €30 or 5,000 points within 72 hours prior to departure

Flights within Finland and Northern Europe*

€20 or 4,000 points

Flights to/from North America**

€60/$65 or 12,000 points

Flights to/from Asia, Cuba and the Dominican Republic

€70 or 14,000 points

Flights to/from Japan

€70 or 14,000 points

*Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania
**USA, Canada, Mexico

Pay for extra baggage

Airport charges for checked baggage

If you are travelling on a flight operated by Finnair but your ticket has been issued by another airline, or your itinerary includes flights operated by another airline, please pay for your extra baggage at the airport. The price of your extra baggage is determined by the operating carrier.

The tables below contain the charges for Finnair flights. If your ticket includes flights from other airlines, IATA standards of the Most Significant Marketing Carrier (MSMC) define which airline’s baggage regulations apply to those flights. Excess baggage fees are defined by the airline that is carrying out the check-in. If possible, the extra bag charges are calculated according to the Most Significant Marketing Carrier’s extra bag charges.

Flights within Europe, Russia and the Middle EastFlights within Finland and Northern Europe* 

Extra bag

€50

€50

*Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania

Flights to/from North America*

Business Flex

Business Classic

Economy Flex

Economy Classic

Economy Light

1st bag

Included

Included

€70/$75/£60

2nd bag

Included

€90/$100/£75

€90/$100/£75

3rd bag and subsequent

€180/$200/£155

€180/$200/£155

€180/$200/£155

*USA, Canada, Mexico

Flights to/from Asia, Cuba and the Dominican Republic

Business Flex

Business Classic

Economy Flex

Economy Classic

Economy Light

1st bag

Included

Included

€90

2nd bag

Included

€120

€120

3rd bag and subsequent

€150

€150

€150

Flights to/from Japan

Business Flex

Business Classic

Economy Flex

Economy Classic

Economy Standard

Economy Light*

1st bag

Included

Included

€90

2nd bag

Included

Included

€120

3rd bag

Included

€150

€150

4th bag and subsequent

€150

€150

€150

*Currently available only on tickets originating from Europe to/from Japan.

Heavy bag charges

A heavy bag charge applies if you are travelling with a bag that weighs 23–32 kg (50–70 lb) or exceeds the standard size of 158 cm (62 in). The charge is waived up to 32 kg (70 lb) for customers travelling in Business Class and to Finnair Plus Platinum and oneworld Emerald members. 

A heavy bag charge can be paid at the airport only. Fees are for flights in one direction.

Flights to/from Asia and North America

Flights within Finland, Europe, Russia and the Middle East

Heavy bag


€75/$85

€55

Fees are in euros or the equivalent local currency. For departures from Canada, the applicable fees are collected in Canadian dollars; from USA, Vietnam or Israel in US dollars. When departing from India, local taxes add on to the fee.

Special baggage

If special baggage, such as sporting equipment, is within the size and weight of a standard bag (including skis up to 220 cm (79 in)), it can be carried as part of your normal baggage allowance. If special baggage exceeds the standard allowance or size, an extra bag charge or a heavy bag charge applies.

Sporting equipment

The charge can be paid at the airport or in advance by filling in this form or by contacting Finnair. 

Flights to/from Asia and North AmericaFlights within Finland, Europe, Russia and the Middle East

Bicycle

€75/$85

€55

Tandem bike

€300/$350

€150

Windsurfing boards, surfboards*, canoes and kayaks

€300/$350

€150

*If the board exceeds the maximum measurements of 190 cm x 75 cm x 65 cm (75 in x 29.5 in x 25.5 in).

Firearms

A handling fee always applies to the transportation of firearms. On flights within Finland, Europe, Russia and the Middle East, the fee is €45 per firearm, and on flights to/from Asia and North America €80/$90 per firearm.

The handling fee includes one (1) extra piece of baggage up to 23 kg. A firearm and ammunition must be packed in separate suitcases. If the baggage allowance (ticketed allowance plus the one piece of extra baggage included in the handling fee) is exceeded, an extra bag charge applies. Read more about transporting firearms.

Musical instruments 

Musical instruments up to 23 kg and external dimensions (length + width + height) max. 158 cm, for example, guitars, can be carried as checked baggage in the hold of the aircraft. An extra bag charge applies if you exceed your baggage allowance. 

Larger musical instruments up to 32 kg and/or 190 cm x 75 cm x 65 cm can be carried for an additional heavy bag charge. 

Large musical instruments exceeding the above measures may be accepted with a prior approval from the airline. Please fill in this form or contact our customer service.

Pets 

You will need to pay a fee for transporting pets, with the exception of guide dogs and duty dogs. The charge can be paid by filling in this form, by contacting our customer service or at the airport.

If you already have a booking, please notify us about the pet by filling in this form

Below you can find pet transportation fees for Finnair flights (those operated by Finnair and bearing a Finnair flight number). 

Fees per one direction

Flights to/from Asia and North America

Flights within Finland, Europe, Russia and the Middle East

Pet in the cabin

€90/$100

€50

Pet in the hold, maximum combined weight with the container 50 kg (110 lb)

€300/$350

€90

Pet as cargo

Learn more about pricing details on the Finnair Cargo website.

Learn more about pricing details on the Finnair Cargo website.

When departing from India, local taxes will be added to the fee.

Tickets issued on/before 30 March 2020

Prepaid charge for checked baggage

When all the flights in your itinerary are operated by Finnair (the flight number starts with AY and the ticket number with 105), you can pay in advance for up to three additional pieces of baggage or sports equipment within the size and weight of a standard bag. 

Extra bags can be purchased up until 3 hours before departure. Fees are in euros or the equivalent local currency. For departures from Canada, the applicable fees are collected in Canadian dollars; from USA, Vietnam or Israel in US dollars. When departing from India, local taxes add on to the fee.

RoutePrepaid charge for checked baggage

Flights within Europe, Russia and the Middle East

€/$25 or 5,000 points, €/$30 or 5,000 points within 72 hours prior to departure

Flights within Finland and Northern Europe*

€/$20 or 4,000 points

Flights to/from North America**

€45/$55 or 9,000 points

Flights to/from Asia, Cuba and the Dominican Republic

€/$60 or 12,000 points

Flights to/from Japan

€/$70 or 14,000 points

*Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania
**USA, Canada, Mexico

Pay for extra baggage

Airport charges for checked baggage

If you are travelling on a flight operated by Finnair but your ticket has been issued by another airline, or your itinerary includes flights operated by another airline, please pay for your extra baggage at the airport. The price of your extra baggage is determined by the operating carrier.

The tables below contain the charges for Finnair flights. If your ticket includes flights from other airlines, IATA standards of the Most Significant Marketing Carrier (MSMC) define which airline’s baggage regulations apply to those flights. Excess baggage fees are defined by the airline that is carrying out the check-in. If possible, the extra bag charges are calculated according to the Most Significant Marketing Carrier’s extra bag charges.

Flights within Europe, Russia and the Middle EastFlights within Finland and Northern Europe* 

Extra bag

€/$40

€/$40

*Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania

Flights to/from North America*

Business Class

Economy Pro/Flexible

Economy Value/Standard

Economy Light

1st bag

Included

Included

Included

€50/$60

2nd bag

Included

€75/$100

€75/$100

€75/$100

3rd bag and subsequent

€150/$200

€150/$200

€150/$200

€150/$200

*USA, Canada, Mexico

Flights to/from Asia, Cuba and the Dominican Republic

Business Class

Economy Pro/Flexible

Economy Value/Basic

1st bag

Included

Included

Included

2nd bag

Included

Included

€75/$100

3rd bag

Included

€150/$200

€150/$200

4th bag and subsequent

€150/$200

€150/$200

€150/$200

Flights to/from Japan

Business Class

Economy Pro/Flexible/Value/Basic

Economy Light*

1st bag

Included

Included

€90

2nd bag

Included

Included

€120

3rd bag

Included

€150

€150

4th bag and subsequent

€150

€150

€150

*Currently available only on tickets originating from Europe to/from Japan.

Heavy bag charges

A heavy bag charge applies if you are travelling with a bag that weighs 23–32 kg (50–70 lb) or exceeds the standard size of 158 cm (62 in). The charge is waived up to 32 kg (70 lb) for customers travelling in Business Class and to Finnair Plus Platinum and oneworld Emerald members. 

A heavy bag charge can be paid at the airport only. Fees are for flights in one direction.

Flights to/from Asia and North America

Flights within Finland, Europe, Russia and the Middle East

Heavy bag


€75/$100

€/$55

Fees are in euros or the equivalent local currency. For departures from Canada, the applicable fees are collected in Canadian dollars; from USA, Vietnam or Israel in US dollars. When departing from India, local taxes add on to the fee.

Special baggage

If special baggage, such as sporting equipment, is within the size and weight of a standard bag (including skis up to 220 cm (79 in)), it can be carried as part of your normal baggage allowance. If special baggage exceeds the standard allowance or size, an extra bag charge or a heavy bag charge applies.

Sporting equipment

The charge can be paid at the airport or in advance by filling in this form or by contacting Finnair. 

Flights to/from Asia and North AmericaFlights within Finland, Europe, Russia and the Middle East

Bicycle

€75/$85

€55

Tandem bike

€300/$350

€150

Windsurfing boards, surfboards*, canoes and kayaks

€300/$350

€150

*If the board exceeds the maximum measurements of 190 cm x 75 cm x 65 cm (75 in x 29.5 in x 25.5 in).

Firearms

A handling fee always applies to the transportation of firearms. On flights within Finland, Europe, Russia and the Middle East, the fee is €45 per firearm, and on flights to/from Asia and North America €80/$90 per firearm.

The handling fee includes one (1) extra piece of baggage up to 23 kg. A firearm and ammunition must be packed in separate suitcases. If the baggage allowance (ticketed allowance plus the one piece of extra baggage included in the handling fee) is exceeded, an extra bag charge applies. Read more about transporting firearms.

Musical instruments 

Musical instruments up to 23 kg and external dimensions (length + width + height) max. 158 cm, for example, guitars, can be carried as checked baggage in the hold of the aircraft. An extra bag charge applies if you exceed your baggage allowance. 

Larger musical instruments up to 32 kg and/or 190 cm x 75 cm x 65 cm can be carried for an additional heavy bag charge. 

Large musical instruments exceeding the above measures may be accepted with a prior approval from the airline. Please fill in this form or contact our customer service.

Pets 

You will need to pay a fee for transporting pets, with the exception of guide dogs and duty dogs. The charge can be paid by filling in this form, by contacting our customer service or at the airport.

If you already have a booking, please notify us about the pet by filling in this form

Below you can find pet transportation fees for Finnair flights (those operated by Finnair and bearing a Finnair flight number). 

Fees per one direction

Flights to/from Asia and North America

Flights within Finland, Europe, Russia and the Middle East

Pet in the cabin

€90/$100

€50

Pet in the hold, maximum combined weight with the container 50 kg (110 lb)

€300/$350

€90

Pet as cargo

Learn more about pricing details on the Finnair Cargo website.

Learn more about pricing details on the Finnair Cargo website.

When departing from India, local taxes will be added to the fee.

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