How Strict Is Iberia With Carry On Size? 2024

Ready to kick your flight but you are not sure how strict Iberia with their baggage allowances and policies?

You just come to the right place.

Read this detailed guide to have more chance to avoid unnecessary events and surprises at the airport.

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all the information you need about Iberia allowance and information so that your suitcases and items can travel with you on the trip

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Carry on size

Iberia carry on baggage allowance depends on your class tickets.

Passengers with Tourist , Business Class – Short / Medium Haul / Premium Economy tickets they are entitled for one cabin bag with the Maximum size of ( 56 * 45 * 25 cm) so it will fit the overhead compartment, plus one personal item ( 40 * 30 * 15 cm ) that must fit under the seat in front of you and it may be one briefcase, handbag, small portfolio or laptop.

Business Plus Long Haul ticket holders can carry 2 cabin bags with Maximum size (56 cm x 45 cm x 25 cm), plus one personal items Maximum size: 40cm x 30cm x 15cm This item may be one briefcase, handbag, small portfolio or laptop..

“please not that if there is not enough space on board the aircraft your personal items will be removed an placed in the aircraft hold.”


Carry on weight

Contrary to many airlines Iberia do enforce some weight restrictions to the your carry on or personal item.

Economy / premium economy tickets are allowed 10 kg / 31 lbs.

Business Class Short / Medium Haul / Business Plus Long Haul tickets are allowed 14 kg / 31 lbs.

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Just like any other airline, you will take only small amount of liquids and toiletries in your carry on bag.

Less than 100 ml / 3.4 oz in a saleable quart sized bag .

Ensure that you don’t take any flammables or or prohibited items inside your carry on bag, to avoid any inconvenience at the airport.

Learn more about what to take in carry on baggage here.

Iberia Checked-in baggage

the Iberia standard checked baggage maximum weight for each item is 23 kg and 158 cm(height+width+length) in total dimension; you can pay a fixed fee for excess weight up to a maximum of 32 kg.

if you need to carry more baggage with you you can add another bag when you make your booking or at a later time from Booking management. And you can add up to 9 bags during online check-in.

Excess baggage fees

Flights to/fromBusiness Plus/Class Premium EconomyEconomy
United States, Mexico and CanadaFree excess baggageEUR 75/USD 100/GBP 65EUR 75/USD 100/GBP 65
Latin America, Asia and South AfricaFree excess baggageEUR 100/USD 110/GBP 80EUR 100/USD 110/GBP 80
Domestic, Europe, North Africa and
Middle East
Free excess baggage EUR 60/USD 66/GBP 47

Iberia Dangerous and restricted baggage

Iberia cares most about your safety and all its customers safety, so they provided a list of prohibited and restricted items that passengers can’t carry on their air crafts.

  • Explosives
  • Inflammable liquids
  • Inflammable solids and reagents
  • Oxidising materials and organic peroxides
  • Toxic or infectious substances
  • Corrosives
  • Lithium batteries and e-cigarettes
  • Carrying cases and security bags
  • Gasses and gas cylinders
  • Other dangerous items
  • Liquid oxygen systems


There are more chance that Iberia staff will check your carry on bag size and weight at the airport.

Therefore it is important to stay within the airline size and weight requirements.

We hope this helps

Happy travels