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The following summarizes the key details about baggage policy of Frontier Airlines:

  • You will pay less in baggage fees if you purchase your carry-on or checked baggage allowance in advance.
  • An oversized and overweight baggage tax will be applied to checked luggage that are larger than 40 lbs/18.1 kg and 62 inches/157.4 cm (length + width + height). Bags larger than 110 inches by 279 centimeters when combined, or 110 pounds, 46 kg (70 pounds for Canada), will not be accepted.
  • The maximum dimensions of a carry-on bag are 10 inches deep, 16 inches wide, 24 inches tall, and 35 pounds, or 15.8 kilograms. Furthermore, it must fit in the cabin luggage area that is assigned to you (under the front seat or in the overhead bin).
  • The dimensions of the personal carry-on bag cannot exceed 8 inches in depth, 18 inches in breadth, and 14 inches in height.
  • For domestic flights, all bags must be checked at least 45 minutes in advance of takeoff, and for international flights, at least 60 minutes.
  • Free of charge are strollers and kid restraint systems, as well as assistive devices like wheelchairs, crutches, braces, etc. (if used). The amount of mobility aids a traveler checks in is unlimited, however in order to avoid paying baggage fees, the assistive equipment needs to be packaged separately in protective packaging.
  • One carry-on and one checked bag are free for travelers who have purchased the WORKS or PERKS bundles as well as certain Frontier Miles Elite members.
  • Two bags are free of charge for active military members, individuals traveling in uniform, and reservists traveling on orders. The first two bags are also exempt from overweight and oversize fees. 
  • The basic baggage fees are available for payment online, over the phone, and at the airport; however, the overweight and oversize baggage fees, which are paid individually, can only be made at the airport.
  • Frontier Airlines charges a baggage fee for each journey, so a round-trip ticket will cost you twice as much. 

Frontier Airlines Carry-On Baggage Policy

As per the baggage rules of Frontier Airlines, unless you possess the WORKS or PERKS bundle or have achieved Frontier Miles Elite status, you will be responsible for paying for your carry-on luggage. All passengers are permitted to bring one complimentary personal item, such as a laptop bag, small briefcase, or purse, under Frontier Airlines' baggage regulations. 

Frontier Baggage weight guidelines for carry-on bags:

FREE Personal Check-in Item: Laptop Bag, Briefcase, or Purse

  • Maximum dimensions: 14 x 18 x 8 inches, or 36 x 46 x 20 cm (height x breadth x depth).
  • Maximum weight ought to tuck behind your front seat.
  • One paid carry-on bag—suitcases, small duffel bags, or backpacks—is optional.
  • contained in the bundles for WORKS and PERKS)
  • The maximum dimensions are 61 x 41 x 25 cm, or 24 x 16 x 10 in (height x width x depth).
  • Maximum 35 lb/15.88 kg weight; must fit beneath front seat or overhead bin

Note: The following guidelines also pertain to baggage:

  • Straps, wheels, and handles all go into the total bag size.
  • It is FREE for Frontier Miles members (Elite 20k and 50k) to bring a carry-on bag.
  • Additionally, WORKS or PERKS package buyers are eligible for a FREE carry-on bag. 
  • If the size or weight of your carry-on bag is greater than what is allowed, you will be charged more.

Frontier Airlines carry-on Baggage fees:

The cost of carry-on luggage with Frontier Airlines varies according to your itinerary, flight type, method of purchasing (online or offline), and time of booking. When you make your reservation, the baggage fees are the lowest; they thereafter continue to rise. 

  • You will be assessed significant baggage costs if your carry-on luggage is too big or too heavy, or if it does not fit.
  • The prices change based on weights, sizes, and whether they are domestic or international flights. 
  • The lowest possible sum for these Frontier baggage fees is USD 37, and the highest possible number is USD 89. 
  • If you purchase your carry-on luggage ahead of time or if you have a Frontier Airlines credit card or coupon, you may be eligible for discounts. 

A table is given below for domestic and international flights for standard carry-on baggage fees:


Standard Carry-on baggage fees per item during online booking (In USD)

Standard Carry-on baggage fees per item online before check-in(in USD)

Standard Carry-on baggage fees per item during online check-in(in USD)

Standard Carry-on baggage fees per item at the airport/call customer service(in USD)

Standard Carry-on baggage fees per item at airport gate(in USD)













Frontier Airlines Items Checklist

The goal of Frontier Airlines' baggage policy is to provide customers with convenient and safe travel. For this reason, they have a list of things you are allowed to bring on board in addition to your personal belongings and carry-on luggage. Look at this below:



Baby strollers

Laptops and chargers



Foot rugs for prayers

Assistive devices

Baby food

Hearing aids


Baby safety seats

Diaper bags







Foods or items bought at the airport after security checking





Liquids not exceeding 70 % alcohol are allowed

Oxygen concentrators approved by FAA

Frontier Airlines Items Prohibited

According to Frontier baggage regulation, several products are restricted or subject to restrictions. Keep in mind that you cannot insist on bringing these items on a flight; instead, avoid bringing them and have a hassle-free travel experience. Take a look at the products that are restricted below:




Lithium batteries

Sharp objects

Radioactive substances

Toy guns


Corrosive items





Magnetic materials

Insecticides & Pesticides

Certain glasses


Blunt-end objects

Frontier Airlines Check-In Baggage Policy

The Frontier Airlines The checked baggage is subject to baggage fees. Every bag that is checked ought to weigh less than 35 pounds (15 kg). Additionally, the length, breadth, and height of the sizes shouldn't be greater than 62 inches (158 cm). 

Frontier Airlines Check-In Baggage Fees And Allowances

Frontier Airlines' baggage check-in costs change based on the itinerary. Using the "airline's online bag price checker" is recommended for passengers. 

Look at the table below to identify your particular route from the list of routes provided:

During Booking on Web/Mobile App (in USD)

Before Check-in on Web/Mobile App (in USD)

At Check-in on Web/Mobile App (in USD)

At Airport Kiosk or Ticket Counter (in USD)

At Gate (in USD)

Via Call Center (in USD)

Carry-on baggage







1st checked baggage







2nd checked baggage







3 + checked price per bag







Frontier Airlines Additional Baggage Fees

For extra baggage allowance, the Frontier Baggage fee would be – 


Price (in USD)

41 to 50 pounds


51 to 100 pounds


Frontier Airlines Military Baggage Policy

The following benefits are available to you if you are an active duty member of the armed forces traveling in the United States, per the Frontier Military Baggage Policy:

  • Frontier Airlines' Policy on Military Baggage
  • One complimentary personal item
  • One complimentary carry-on bag
  • Free two checked baggage
  • For the first two bags, such as a carry-on bag and a personal item, Frontier Airlines does not impose baggage fees for large or overweight items.

Frontier Airlines Delayed Baggage

Within four hours of reaching your destination, notify a Frontier Airlines representative at the airport if your baggage is delayed. 

If you are unable to report the delay, you can report it to the Central Baggage Office by completing a "Delayed Baggage Form" or calling their customer service line at 801-401-9000

Frontier Airlines Damaged Baggage

Within four hours of reaching your destination, report the delay to a Frontier Airlines official at the airport if your luggage is damaged. 

If you are unable to report the delay, you can report it to the Central Baggage Office by completing a "Delayed Baggage Form" or by calling their customer service line at 801-401-9000. The airport authority will assess the damaged bag and take the appropriate action if you are present at the airport. 

Frontier Airlines Missing Any Item From Baggage

Inform a Frontier agent about the delay if you are at the airport and discover if anything is missing from your luggage. 

However, in order to report a lost item from your baggage when you are not at the airport, you must fill out a form. 

Recall that you have 24 hours from the time of your airplane arrival to report the missing item. 

Frontier Airlines Lost Baggage Policy

After arriving, you have 12 hours to report the missing baggage to the airport authorities if you have misplaced your luggage at Frontier Airlines. 

If the airport officials are unable to locate your luggage, you may take the following actions:

  • To get in touch with the Central Baggage Office,
  • A Lost Baggage Form for Frontier Airlines can be completed online.
  • Use of DoNotPay is possible. DoNotPay will support you in filing a lawsuit to recover damages for the lost or stolen property.  

Frontier Airlines Delayed Baggage Compensation

Although Frontier Airlines makes every effort to prevent accidents, unanticipated events can occasionally result in baggage loss, missing items, or delays in receiving baggage. 

Within four hours after your arrival at the destination airport, you can report your condition and make a compensation claim.

If you are not at the airport, call 801-401-9000 or complete their online forms. 

As to the baggage policy of Frontier Airlines, travelers are entitled to reimbursement in the event that the airline misplaces or delays their baggage. 

Domestic flights (checked bags)

USD 3500 per passenger

International flights (unchecked bags)

USD 400 per passenger


You're well on your way to reducing the cost of baggage fees on your upcoming travel now that you have a peek of all the price information for Frontier Airlines and know how to use the system to your favor.



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