KLM's fees & paid options

For your next trip you can now check how many bags you can bring. Moreover, we’ll show you the max. size, weight and hand baggage details but also the price for checking in an extra suitcase, including the discount you get on KLM.us
 

Baggage fees

Each piece of check-in baggage must not exceed:
- 23 kg or 32 kg according to the class of travel (see below table),
- and 158 cm (height + length + width).

Check out KLM's easy baggage calculator


Free baggage allowance

Free baggage allowance
Economy Class on intercontinental flights from USA and Canada to Africa, Middle East and Asia1 item of check-in baggage, each max. 23 kg (50.5 lbs), max. 158 cm (62 inches) l + w + h
Business Class2 items of check-in baggage, each max. 32 kg (70.5 lbs), max. 158 cm (62 inches) l + w + h

Economy Class on European, United States and Canada KLM flights *:
• Light tickets: 1 piece of hand baggage. If you would like to bring more baggage you can purchase the extra baggage online with a discount during your booking or in My Trip .
• Standard and Flex tickets: 1 piece of hand baggage and 1 piece of check-in baggage.
• On top of this, Flying Blue Platinum, Gold and Silver members can bring 1 extra piece of check-in baggage L + W + H mac 158 cm (62 inch), in, total max. 23 kg (50 lbs.). This applies to all SkyTeam operated flights. Flying Blue Explorer members have the same baggage allowance as regular passengers.

*This also applies to KLM flights between continental Europe and Algeria, Israel, Morocco and Tunisia.


Special cases for Economy Class baggage allowance

In some cases, passengers traveling in Economy Class are able to carry a second piece of baggage weighing up to 23 kg, and 158 cm (height + length + width) free of charge.

Economy Class Baggage Allowance

Between Paris and/or Amsterdam to Africa except Capetown, AirFrance operated by Joon.2 pieces, 23 kg max/piece

Between the USA and/or Canada and/or Mexico to Africa.

2 pieces, 23 kg max/piece
For trips whose 1st flight departs from Brazil (valid for tickets purchased in Brazil only)2 pieces, 23 kg max/piece
If you are traveling to or from Antananarivo, Moroni, Nouméa, or Dzaoudzi2 pieces, 23 kg max/piece
If you are traveling to or from Pointe-à-Pitre, Fort-de-France, Saint-Martin, Port au Prince, Cayenne, Réunion, or if you are traveling from Port-au-Prince to Miami.1 piece, 23 kg max/piece


Excess baggage fees

Each piece of check-in baggage outside your free allowance may weigh up to 23 kgs (50.5 lbs). For each piece of check-in baggage that weighs more than 32 kg (70.5 lbs), you will need to pay a fee and have it transported as cargo. Please contact AIR FRANCE KLM Cargo freight service. To find contact information for customer service, please click here  : Click on the map to find the customer service center nearest to you.

However, you can also take an extra piece of baggage at a low standard fee. Take advantage of this discount on the excess baggage fee by arranging it:

  • when booking online
  • at My Trip
  • when you check in online

Arranging extra baggage online is possible only if your flight is operated by AirFrance/KLM

Applicable currencies
Flights from the USA: United States dollar
Flights from Europe: Euro
Flights from Canada: Canadian dollar
Flights from rest of world: United States dollar or equivalent in local currency

If multiple charges apply to one piece, add up all relevant charges. The fees mentioned in below chart are in USD and EUR. If no currency is mentioned, the same amount applies for USD, EUR, and CAD.
On airport baggage fees1st piece2nd piece3rd piece
and more
Orly to Ajaccio Bastia Calvi Figari (v.v)   35
   70
   70
Within France (Short haul)   35
   70
   70
Intra Caribbean network: FDF, PTP, PAP, SDQ, MBJ, SLU, CAY, PUJ-
   55   200
Europe (including Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco) + Israel   40
   70
   70
Between France and DOM (FDF, PTP, CAY, RUN)EUR 60
USD 70
   100
   100
Between MIA & FDF, PTP, PAP, CAY
-
EUR 65
USD 75
EUR 240
USD 285
Between USA & Europe (including Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco) + FDF, PTP, CAY, RUN, NOU & IsraelEUR 50
USD 60
EUR 85
USD 100
EUR 240
USD 285
Between USA & All others
-
   75
   200
Between Canada & Europe (including Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco) + FDF, PTP, CAY , RUN, NOU
CAD 75
EUR 50
CAD 120
EUR 85
CAD 330
EUR 240
Between Canada & Rest of the World
-
CAD 90
CAD 240
Between Europe (including Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco) & Middle East, Libya.-
   75
   200
All others
-
   100
   200


On airport baggage fees continued
Heavy bag
>23kg & <32kgs
Super Heavy > 32kgs <45 kgs
(Musical instrument only)
Bag more 158cm
Orly to Ajaccio Bastia Calvi Figari (v.v)      20
      100
      40
Within France (Short haul)      70
      100
      40
Intra Caribbean network: FDF, PTP, PAP, SDQ, MBJ, SLU, CAY, PUJ      55
      100
      40
Europe (including Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco) + Israel      70
      200
      75
Between France and DOM (FDF, PTP, CAY, RUN)      100
      100
      100
Between MIA & FDF, PTP, PAP, CAY
EUR 65
USD 75
EUR 120
USD 150
EUR 25
USD 28
Between USA & Europe (including Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco) + FDF, PTP, CAY, RUN, NOU & IsraelEUR 85
USD 100
EUR 250
USD 300
EUR 250
USD 300
Between USA & All others
      75
      300
      300
Between Canada & Europe (including Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco) + FDF, PTP, CAY , RUN, NOU
CAD 120
EUR 85
CAD 345
EUR 250
CAD 345
EUR 250
Between Canada & Rest of the World
CAD 90
CAD 360
CAD 360
Between Europe (including Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco) & Middle East, Libya.      75
      300
      300
All others
      100
      300
      300


Online Bagage fees
1st piece
single leg flights (1)
2nd piece3rd piece
and more
Europe: (Medium Haul) : cluster 1

Europe (including Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco )+ Israel

25
45
45
Europe: (Medium Haul) : cluster 2 LYS to BRU15
45
45
Intra Caribbean network: FDF, PTP, PAP, SDQ, MBJ, SLU, CAY, PUJ-
44
160
Between France and DOM (FDF, PTP, CAY, RUN)EUR 50
USD 60
80
80
Between MIA & FDF, PTP, PAP, CAY-
EUR 52
USD 60
EUR 192
USD 228
Between USA & Europe ( incl. Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco) + FDF PTP CAY, RUN, NOU, IsraelEUR 50
USD 60
EUR 68
USD 80
EUR 192
USD 228
From / to USA & All others
-
60
160
Between Canada & Europe (including Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco) + FDF, PTP, CAY , RUN, NOU
EUR 50
CAD75
CAD 96
EUR 68
CAD 264
EUR 192
Between Canada & Rest of the World
-
CAD 72
CAD 192
Between Mexico & rest of World
-
80
160
Between Europe (including Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco) & Middle East, Libya.-
60
160
All others
-
80
160


Online Baggage fees
1st piece
single leg flight (1)
2nd piece 3rd piece
and more

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Europe (Medium Haul): cluster 1

Europe (including Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco)+ Israel

      15
      35
      35
Europe (Medium Haul) : cluster 2

LYS to BRU

      10
      35
      35
Intra Caribbean network: FDF, PTP, PAP, SDQ, MBJ, SLU, CAY, PUJ-
      34
      150
Between France and DOM (FDF, PTP, CAY, RUN)
EUR 40
USD 50
      70
      70
Between MIA & FDF, PTP, PAP, CAY
-
EUR 42
USD 50
EUR 182
USD 218
Between USA & Europe ( incl. Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco) + FDF PTP CAY, RUN, NOU, Israel
EUR 40
USD 50
EUR 58
USD 70
EUR 182
USD 218
From / to USA & All others-
50
150
Between Canada & Europe (+ incl. Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco) + FDF, PTP, CAY , RUN, NOUEUR 40
USD 60
EUR 58
USD 86
EUR 58
USD 86
Between Canada & Rest of World
-
CAD 62
CAD 182
Between Mexico & rest of World
-
70
150
Between Europe (including Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco) & Middle East, Libya.-
50
150
All others
-
70
150


SkyTeam Elite and Elite Plus members (including Flying Blue Silver, Gold and Platinum members) may bring 1 extra piece of baggage in addition to their standard baggage allowance on flights operated by KLM and AIR FRANCE. Extra pieces of luggage can be taken at a fee of EUR 200 per piece (max. 158 cm/62 inch (l+w+h), and max. 23 kg/50.5 lbs in Economy Class or max. 32 kg in Business Class).

Fees for special baggage

Golf Bag
This item is treated as a "normal" bag.
Customers will no longer be able to check-in a golf bag free of charge, in addition to their ticketed baggage allowance.
An exception is in place for Flying Blue Golf Club members, who will continue to be able to check in a golf bag free of charge on presentation of a voucher at check-in.

Bike
This item will now be charged as a "speciality" item; the same charges as applicable for tandems will apply.
Customers will no longer be able to check-in a bike as part of their ticketed baggage allowance.

Surfboard
Surfboards > 107 cms and < 200 cms in dimensions are charged as a "speciality" item, the same charges as applicable for surfboards > 200 cms will apply.
Customers will no longer be able to check-in surfboards > 107 cms and < 200 cms as part of their ticketed baggage allowance.
Surfboards < 107 cms in dimensions can continue to be checked in as a "normal" bag i.e. part of the ticketed baggage allowance.

It is not possible to arrange for special baggage online. Please contact the Customer Contact Centers with regard to the types of special baggage listed below that can never be included in the standard baggage allowance. This means that a fee is always charged for them.

For transporting canoes, kayaks, hang gliders and similar pieces of large sports equipment, please contact AIR FRANCE-KLM Cargo .

When transporting sports equipment of an unusual size or weight, you should make a reservation by calling KLM Telephone Reservations at least 48 hours before departure.



Special Items
Standard Baggage Charges

Surfboard < 300cm < 23kg (*)

Any surfboard to/from/via US CA MX

Bikes & Tandems/Empty Scuba tank

Within France

                  40
Intra Carribean

                  40
Within Europe incl. Israel

                  55

Between
Paris ORY
Corse AJA BIA CLY FSC
                  40
France
DOM
                  55
Europe
Middle East, Lybia
                  100
MIA
FDF,PTP,PAP,CAY
                  EUR 65 / USD 75
ATL
PTP
                  EUR 65 / USD 75
US
Europe
                  EUR 125 /USD 150
US
FDF,PTP, CAY, RUN, NOU, PPT, ISRAEL
                  EUR 125 /USD 150
US
ROW
                  100
CA
Europe                  CAD 175/EUR125
CA
FDF,PTP, CAY, RUN, NOU, PPT, ISRAEL
                  CAD 175/EUR125
CA
ROW
                  CAD 120
MX
ROW
                  100

Tails ends
                  55

ROW
                  100

*When departing from Europe to the United States: EUR 250
**When departing from Europe to the United States: EUR 125

Fees for pets

You can transport your dog or cat in a kennel in the cabin or as check-in baggage depending on the total weight and dimensions. You always need to make a reservation for taking your pet. If your pet weighs more than 75 kg (165 lbs) your pet should be transported as freight by AIR FRANCE-KLM Cargo.


Animal Charges



Pet in Cabin PETCAnimal in Hold AVIH

Short Haul Within France            40
            80

Intra-Carribean            30
            75
France
DOM (5) (LH)            55
            75

Within Europe Including Isreal            55
            100
EuropeMiddle East Lybia , India            125
            200
MIA
FDF,PTP,PAP,CAY            55
            75
ATLPTP            55
            75
USEurope            125            200
USFDF,PTP, CAY, RUN, NOU, PPT, ISRAEL            125            200
USROW            125
            200
CAEurope            125            200
CAFDF,PTP, CAY, RUN, NOU, PPT, ISRAEL            125            200
CAROW            125
            200

Tails Ends            55
            100

All others            125
            200


Max weight animal + kennel 8 KGMax weight animal + kennel 75 KG

*Note
Pet in cabin is not permitted in business class on intercontinental flights.

 

Hand baggage

Dimensions, number of bags and weight

You may bring the following as hand baggage:

Travel classNumber & dimensionsWeight restrictionPermitted accessories
Economy Class1 bag measuring 55x35x25 cm (21.5x13.50x10 inch) (lxwxh)*Your hand baggage incl. accessories, may not exceed 12 kg (26 lbs)1 of the following: handbag, briefcase, camera, small laptop or 1 other item of similar or smaller size
Business Class1 bag measuring 55x35x25 cm (21.5x13.5x10 inch) (lxwxh)* and 1 bag smaller than 45x35x20 cm (18x13.5x8 inch) (lxwxh)**Your hand baggage incl. accessories may not exceed 18 kg (40 lbs)1 of the following: handbag, briefcase, camera, small laptop or 1 other item of similar or smaller size

* The sum of the dimensions may not be greater than 115 cm (45 inches), including wheels and handles.
** Exception for World Business Class passengers: on flights from India you may only carry one item of hand baggage. You may check in a second hand bag free of charge.

 

Online only services


Online only servicesDescriptionPrice
Additional baggage allowancePurchase excess baggage allowances online before your flightLower online fares compared to on Airport fees.
Time to thinkHold your online reservation for up to 3 days before payment.USD 20
 

Special services fees

Special services feesDescriptionPrice
Passengers of sizePassengers with a high body mass25% off second seat


Unaccompanied minors services

Service surcharge Unaccompanied Minor Service (one-way tickets):

One-way
EUR
European direct flight100
Intercontinental direct flight150
From a European airport via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to another European airport200
From a European airport via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to an intercontinental European airport (or vice versa)250
From an intercontinental airport via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to another intercontinental airport300
KLM flight between two airports other than Amsterdam Airport Schiphol100
From a European airport Schiphol via a destination within the US to an intercontinental airport250

 

Administrative fees

Administrative feesDescriptionFee
klm.us bookingsChange a ticket via Manage my Bookingfree
klm.us bookingsCancel a ticket through the online refund request formUSD 30
Telephone bookingsBook a ticket via phone reservationsfree

Telephone bookings

Change or cancel your ticket via phone reservations

free

Airport ticket office bookings

Book a ticket via an airport ticket office

USD 35
Airport ticket office bookings

Change a ticket via an airport ticket office

USD 25
Agent bookingsChange or cancel your ticket through phone reservations
that was booked by an agent
USD 50
Awards ticketBook an award ticket via phone reservationsUSD 18 = EUR 15
Awards ticketChange or cancel a Flying Blue Classic Awards ticketUSD 53 = EUR 45


Exceptions are:
  • Infant tickets
  • Fully flexible tickets (only re-issue fee applies)
  • Tickets re-issued or refunded due to a schedule change
  • Trip in vain
 

Fees for inflight products

Fees for inflight productsEconomy ClassBusiness Class
Economy ComfortBetween 70-18na
Seat with extra legroomBetween 20-70 eurona
Seat in a row of two30 eurona
Dining on boardComplimentaryComplimentary
Entertainment on boardComplimentaryComplimentary
 

Additional fees

Additional feesEconomy ClassBusiness Class
Time to think$20$20
Flying Blue membershipComplimentaryComplimentary
 

Partner links

KLM may market a flight - using our flight number - that is actually operated by another carrier. If you are on a codeshare flight, their fees may differ. Please visit the operating carrier's website for a list of their Optional Services and Fees.

-Air France 
-Alitalia 
-Air Zena 
-Aeromexico 
-Alaska Air 
-Air Baltic 
-Air Serbia 
-Copa Air 
-China Southern 
-Delta Air Lines 
-Estonian Air 
-Air Lingus 
-Bulgaria Air 
-Rossiya Airlines 
-Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes 
-Gulf Air 
-Korean Air 
-Kenya Airways 
-Malaysia Airlines 
-China Eastern Airlines 
-Czech Airlines 
-Bangkok Airways 
-Ukraine Airlines 
-Tarom 
-Aeroflot Russian Airlines 
-Air Europe 
-Vietnam Airlines 