Frontier Airlines® Baggage Fees

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

Frontier baggage fees
Baggage category Fee Max Weight Max Size (L+W+H)
Pre-booked carry-on $30-$45 35lbs 10"x16"x24"
Gate checked carry-on $60 35lbs 10"x16"x24"
First checked bag $30-$50 50lbs 62"
Second checked bag $45-$55 50lbs 62"
Third(+) checked bag $85-$95 50lbs 62"
Overweight bag +$75 51-99lbs 62"
Oversized bag +$75 50lbs 63"-109"

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Frontier Airlines carry-on baggage fees

While one personal item per passenger is allowed for free, Frontier charges a fee for all carry-on luggage. Carry on bags must not exceed 10" x 16" x 24" in size and 35lbs in weight. Bags exceeding this size must be checked at the gate at a cost of $60.

Frontier Airlines checked baggage fees

Frontier baggage fees for bags weighing up to 50lbs and measuring 62″ (L+W+H) or less are charged for the first and second checked bags. Checked baggage fees range from $30 to $55 depending on whether the fee is pre-paid or paid at the airport.

Frontier Airlines excess baggage fees

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

Frontier Airlines overweight baggage fees

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

Frontier Airlines oversized baggage fees

Most bags with a sum of length, width, and height of greater than 62 inches will be considered oversized. Frontier 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.

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More information on Frontier baggage fees

The actual Frontier baggage fees will vary depending on your specific fare class, loyalty status, and other factors. For additional information on Frontier Airlines checked baggage fees, please visit Frontier’s website. Frontier Airlines® is a registered trademark of Frontier Airlines, 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.