Frontier Airlines Baggage Policy

Frontier Airlines is amongst those airlines that charge a fee for the standard checked baggage and carry-on bag. If you are doubtful for the baggage you will be carrying then, you have at least 24 hours before the departure to decide the baggage limit.

Do remember that the baggage fees are applicable as per the single-way trip. (Passengers need to pay double charges for the round trip)

The Frontier Airlines baggage policy rules includes:

  • One small carry-on item- Free of cost
  • One small personal item-Free of cost
  • Checked baggage-Fees and charges applicable as per the terms and conditions
  • Oversize baggage- Charges as per the oversize limit
  • Overweight baggage-Charges and fees applicable as per the overweight limit 
  • Sports equipment- Some items may attract a fee or charge

Frontier Airlines baggage rules and requirements for carry-on bags

The Frontier Airlines baggage rules state that you can carry along one small personal item (camera bag, laptop bag, briefcase, hand purse, etc) without paying any fee or charge for the same. The carry on baggage is not free of cost to carry along. Passengers will have to pay a fee or charge at the time of booking for the carry-on baggage. If a passenger has already purchased the tickets then, he/she can make payment online at the official website of Frontier Airlines. Passengers can also make payment for the carry-on baggage at the time of check-in within 24 hours of the scheduled departure time.

Frontier Airlines baggage size/dimensions and weight limit restrictions for carry-on bags

  • The frontier Airlines carry on baggage dimensions (maximum allowed) are 61*41*25 centimeters or 24*16*10 inches including the wheels and handles of the bag.
  • The carry on baggage must fit completely under the seat in front of the passenger or the overhead bin.
  • The personal item must not exceed the dimensions of 46*36*20 centimeters or 18*14*8 inches.
  • The personal item should also fit under the seat in front of the passenger.
  • Items like duty-free items, jackets, assistive devices (crutches, walkers, wheelchairs, child restraint seats, strollers, etc), and an umbrella do not count under the category of carry-on baggage allowance.
  • Please note that the bulkhead seats are not provided with any under-seat storage space. Passengers will have to store their carry-on baggage in the overhead bin while the flight is taking off and landing.

Frontier Airlines baggage rules and requirements for checked bags

As per the Frontier Airlines baggage policy, checked baggage is chargeable and you can pay the fee while booking tickets. If the passenger has already purchased the tickets then, he/she may make the payment online directly through the official website of Frontier Airlines. You can also make payment while checking in within 24 hours before the departure of the flight. 

Frontier baggage weight limit and size/dimensions restrictions for checked baggage

  • The Frontier Airlines checked baggage (maximum allowed) dimensions are 157 centimeters or 62 inches (length+width+height).
  • The Frontier Airlines allows the maximum weight of 23 kilograms or 50 pounds for the checked baggage.

Frontier baggage fees/charges

The Frontier baggage fees are different for the carry-on and checked baggage. Frontier charges a fee depending on the purchased ticket type, the destination of the flight, Membership of Frontier frequent flyer program, membership with any partner airlines, the passenger having the Frontier Airlines sponsored charge/credit card, or if the passenger is an active U.S military personnel or dependent. Read below to find the complete structure of Frontier baggage fees/charges as per the Frontier Airlines baggage policy. 

Frontier Airlines carry on baggage fees 

  • You will have to pay a fee of $30USD if you purchase the carry on baggage allowance at the time of ticket booking or online check-in.
  • Passengers need to pay a fee/charge of $40USD if they purchase the carry on baggage allowance directly from the ticket booking kiosk/counter.
  • A fee of $60USD is charged by Frontier Airlines if you purchase the carry on baggage allowance at the gate of the airport.  

During holiday season Frontier Airline’s carry on baggage charges are different. The fee changes to $35USD at the time of booking, $40USD at the time of online check-in, and $45USD at the airport ticket booking kiosk/counter. Frontier Airlines checked baggage fees

The checked baggage fee varies depending on the number of bags you wish to carry. Find below the fee and charges for the checked baggage as per the number of bags.


First baggage

  • Passenger will have to pay a fee/charge of $25USD if they purchase the checked baggage allowance at the time of ticket booking or online check-in.
  • You will have to pay a fee/charge of $30USD at the airport ticket booking counter/kiosk for the checked baggage allowance.

Second baggage

  • You will need to pay a fee/charge of $30USD if you purchase the checked baggage allowance at the time of the original booking or online check-in.
  • Passengers have to pay a fee/charge of $80USD for purchasing the service of checked baggage allowance from the airport ticket booking kiosk/counter.

Frontier extra baggage fee

  • The Frontier extra baggage fee applies if the passenger is willing to carry along three or more baggage.
  • Passengers need to pay a fee/charge of $75USD if they are willing to purchase the checked baggage allowance at the time of ticket booking or online check-in.
  • You will have to pay a fee/charge of $80USD if you wish to purchase the checked baggage allowance from the airport ticket booking kiosk/counter.

Frontier Airlines overweight baggage fees

As per the Frontier Airlines baggage policy, the bags weighing more than the standard set limit of 23 kilograms or 50 pounds are charged with a fee of $75USD. The fee is the same until the weight limit of 46 kilograms or 100 pounds. Frontier Airlines strictly do not accept any bag as checked baggage that weighs more than 46 kilograms or 100 pounds.

Frontier Airlines oversize baggage fees

There is $75USD extra fee for the bags dimensions more than 160-204 centimetre. Any bag having dimensions exceeding 204 centimeters or 80 linear inches will not be accepted as a piece of checked baggage by Frontier Airlines.

By reading the above article you must have gained complete knowledge about the Frontier Airlines baggage policy. But still, if you are having any queries or need clarification regarding the fee policy and structure of Frontier Airlines then, you can call on the Frontier Airlines baggage phone number- 801-401-9000.


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