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You can buy additional kilos of baggage allowance. The costs vary depending on the destination. Book your excess and additional baggage online up to four days before departure.You can also pay the charge when you book or when you check-in. The following table contains information on the charges (regardless of travel class).

  Short- & medium-haul (price per leg) Longhaul (price per leg)
Bigger than baggage allowance (circumference* more than 158 cm)
Short- & medium-haul
(price per leg)
CHF 120.- / EUR 100.-
Longhaul
(price per leg)
CHF 240.- / EUR 200.-
Heavier than baggage allowance (24-32 kg)**
Short- & medium-haul
(price per leg)
CHF 60.- / EUR 50.-
Longhaul
(price per leg)
CHF 120.- / EUR 100.-
Bigger and heavier than baggage allowance
(circumference* more than 158 cm and 24-32 kg)**
Short- & medium-haul
(price per leg)
CHF 180.- / EUR 150.-
Longhaul
(price per leg)
CHF 360 / EUR 300.-
* Circumference = length + width + height of baggage item
** Only applies for our passengers in Economy Class
Note: Any items of baggage weighing more than 32 kg will not be processed at the desk, but need to be checked in separately as bulky cargo
The amounts in the table are for reference purposes: in CHF for Switzerland, in Euros for all European countries without Switzerland.

Additional items of baggage

If you wish to check in any additional items of baggage, there will be a charge for doing so. The rate for this additional baggage will vary according to the size, weight and destination. The following tables contain information on the charges.

Excess baggage on short- & medium-haul flights

  Circumference* Weight Price per leg
Standard
Circumference*
max. 158 cm
Weight
max. 23 kg
Price per leg
CHF 90.- / EUR 75.-
Oversize
Circumference*
more than 158 cm
Weight
max. 23 kg
Price per leg
CHF 210.- / EUR 175.-
Very heavy
Circumference*
max. 158 cm
Weight
24-32 kg
Price per leg
CHF 150.- / EUR 125.-
Very heavy and oversize
Circumference*
more than 158 cm
Weight
24-32 kg
Price per leg
CHF 270.- / EUR 225.-
* Circumference = length + width + height of baggage item
Note: Any items of baggage weighing more than 32 kg will not be processed at the desk, but need to be checked in separately as bulky cargo
The amounts in the table are for reference purposes: in CHF for Switzerland, in Euros for all European countries without Switzerland.

Excess baggage on longhaul flights

  Circumference* Weight Price per leg
Standard
Circumference*
max. 158 cm
Weight
max. 23 kg
Price per leg
CHF 180.- / EUR 150.-
Oversize
Circumference*
more than 158 cm
Weight
max. 23 kg
Price per leg
CHF 420.- / EUR 350.-
Very heavy
Circumference*
max. 158 cm
Weight
24-32 kg
Price per leg
CHF 300.- / EUR 250.-
Very heavy and oversize
Circumference*
more than 158 cm
Weight
24-32 kg
Price per leg
CHF 540.- / EUR 450.-
* Circumference = length + width + height of baggage item
Note: Any items of baggage weighing more than 32 kg will not be processed at the desk, but need to be checked in separately as bulky cargo
The amounts in the table are for reference purposes: in CHF for Switzerland, in Euros for all European countries without Switzerland.

Lower rates on a second baggage item

On some routes, Economy Class gives you the added benefits of lower rates on a second item of baggage (23 kg, circumference 158 cm). You can take advantage of this offer when you book your flight online or later when you check-in.

The lower rates only apply for the second baggage item. For any additionally checked bag the reduced rate is obsolete and the normal Edelweiss excess baggage rate applies. You can benefit on the following routes:

  Price per leg
Flights to/from USA, Canada and South Africa
Price per leg
CHF 100.- / EUR 90.-
* max. 23 kg and circumference max. 158 cm
The amounts in the table are for reference purposes: in CHF for Switzerland, in Euros for all European countries without Switzerland.

You can book later

You can also book your excess baggage later, after booking, by phone (dial +41 (0)848 333 593), at check-in or online.

Important: Variations for codeshare and interline flights from/to the USA

Other charges may also arise for optional services, for instance for excess baggage. This is due to the differing charges by the various airlines involved.