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Delta Air Lines® Baggage Fees

Below is a summary of Delta baggage fees charged for most domestic flights. The actual Delta checked baggage fee you will pay may vary based on fare class, frequent flier status, and specific route flown. Please consult Delta’s website to calculate the exact fee you will pay.

Delta baggage fees
Baggage category Fee Max Weight Max Size (L+W+H)
First checked bag $30 50lbs 62"
Second checked bag $40 50lbs 62"
Third checked bag $150 50lbs 62"
Fourth(+) checked bag $200 50lbs 62"
Overweight bag +$100 51-70lbs 62"
Overweight bag +$200 71-100lbs 62"
Oversized bag +$200 50lbs 63"-80"

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Delta Air Lines checked baggage fees

The new fees for checking baggage at the airport with Delta are $30 for the first bag and $40 for the second checked bag. These fees apply to bags weighing up to 50lbs and measuring 62″ (L+W+H) or less.

Delta Air Lines excess baggage fees

Checking excess baggage, meaning three or more bags per passenger, on Delta Air Lines flights will cost $85-$95 per bag.

Delta Air Lines overweight baggage fees

Overweight baggage is considered any bag weighing more than 50lbs. The fees for checking overweight baggage on Delta are charged in addition to any standard, excess or oversized baggage fees. Bags weighing more than 99lbs are not accepted as checked luggage on Delta.

Delta Air Lines oversized baggage fees

Most bags with a sum of length, width, and height of greater than 62 inches will be considered oversized. Delta oversized baggage fees are charged in addition to any standard, excess, or overweight fee. Bags measuring greater than 109" in total dimensions will not be accepted as checked luggage.

Luggage shipping alternative

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More information on Delta baggage fees

The actual Delta baggage fees may vary depending on your specific fare class, loyalty status, and other factors. For additional information on Delta Air Lines checked baggage fees, please visit Delta’s website. Delta Air Lines® is a registered trademark of Delta Air Lines, Inc. This page was last updated on September 26, 2018. Neither LugLess, nor its parent, subsidiaries, and/or affiliates, makes any warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information contained herein.