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Ryanair allows all passengers to bring one small personal bag per person free of charge that must fit under the seat in front of you and stay there throughout the duration of your flight, unless you need to access your bag of course. If you do bring more luggage to the gate, you will be charged a fee. Ryanair do allow more luggage on board at a fee through priority only, priority allows passengers to have two carry on bags, one of these must fit under the seat in front of you and the other must go in the overhead locker, you will be expected to lift this yourself.

Standard Limits

Height: 40cm
Width: 25cm
Depth: 20cm
Weight: 10.0kg

Best Bags for Ryanair

Cabin Max Chicago Hand Luggage Backpack
Our Rating 5/5
Strong material and lots of pockets perfect for traveling.
  • Wheels: None
  • Lock Type: No Lock
  • Laptop Space: Yes
  • Volume: 20 litres
  • Case Material: Polyurethane
  • Weight: 0.8kg
Multifunctional Carry on Backpack Blue Pattern
Our Rating 4/5
Multi-use and perfect for any weather conditions.
  • Wheels: None
  • Lock Type: No Lock
  • Laptop Space: Yes
  • Volume: 20 litres
  • Case Material: Polyester
  • Weight: 0.6kg
Max Manhattan Shoulder Backpack Travel Bag
Our Rating 4/5
Spacious inside and comfortable while full.
  • Wheels: None
  • Lock Type: No Lock
  • Laptop Space: Yes
  • Volume: 20 litres
  • Case Material: Soft
  • Weight: 0.5kg
Aerolite Hand Luggage Hardshell Carry On
Our Rating 4/5
Lightweight feel and plenty of inside storage compartments.
  • Wheels: None
  • Lock Type: No Lock
  • Laptop Space: Yes
  • Volume: 20 litres
  • Case Material: Hard
  • Weight: 1.2kg
EveryDay Safari Travel Duffel bag
Our Rating 4/5
Large capacity and its lightweight.
  • Wheels: None
  • Lock Type: No Lock
  • Laptop Space: Yes
  • Volume: 20 litres
  • Case Material: Soft
  • Weight: 0.3kg
Aerolite Holdall Cabin Travel Bag
Our Rating 4/5
Very spacious and lightweight.
  • Wheels: None
  • Lock Type: Key
  • Laptop Space: No
  • Volume: 14 litres
  • Case Material: Soft
  • Weight: 0.4kg


Ryanair Priority

Ryanair allows an extra bag through priority only. You are allowed one of these carry on bags L 55cm W 40cm D 20cm with a weight of 10kg, and one smaller standard bag that must sit under the seat front of you.

Priority Limits

Height: 55cm
Width: 40cm
Depth: 20cm
Weight: 10.0kg

Samsonite S'cure Spinner Zip Free Carry on luggage
Our Rating 5/5
Zip free, easy to push and sturdy.
  • Wheels: 4
  • Lock Type: Numbers
  • Laptop Space: No
  • Volume: 34 litres
  • Case Material: Hard
  • Weight: 2.9kg
Cabin Max Hack Hand Luggage Carry On
Our Rating 5/5
The handbag storage feature is a hidden gem.
  • Wheels: 2
  • Lock Type: No Lock
  • Laptop Space: Yes
  • Volume: 28 litres
  • Case Material: Polyester
  • Weight: 2.7kg
Samsonite Duosphere Spinner Hand Luggage
Our Rating 5/5
Many pockets are a must when traveling and this bag has that and it looks smart.
  • Wheels: 4
  • Lock Type: Numbers
  • Laptop Space: Yes
  • Volume: 40 litres
  • Case Material: Polyester
  • Weight: 3.0kg
Cabin Max Fusion ABS Hand luggage with a Handy Outside Pocket
Our Rating 5/5
Spacious inside and a handy outside pocket.
  • Wheels: 4
  • Lock Type: Numbers
  • Laptop Space: Yes
  • Volume: 38 litres
  • Case Material: ABS Plastic
  • Weight: 3.0kg
Cabin Max Copenhagen Two Piece Carry On Cases
Our Rating 5/5
Great price and spacious in both bags.
  • Wheels: 4
  • Lock Type: No Lock
  • Laptop Space: Yes
  • Volume: 40 litres
  • Case Material: Polyester
  • Weight: 1.9kg
Cabin Max Hard Shell Carry On Case
Our Rating 4/5
Lightweight, perfect for pulling through the airport and modern.
  • Wheels: 4
  • Lock Type: Numbers
  • Laptop Space: No
  • Volume: 40 litres
  • Case Material: Hard
  • Weight: 2.7kg

Ryanair allows each passenger to bring one small personal bag on board that must be small enough to fit under the seat in front of you free of charge. If you exceed this then you will be charged a fee. Ryanair do allow more baggage at an extra charge through priority booking only. This allows you two bags, one standard bag and one carry on bag, your smaller bag must fit under the seat in front of you and the other must fit into the over head locker, you must be able to lift this yourself so please keep it a max of 10kg. 

Booking through priority gives you the benefit of queuing via priority and carrying your luggage on board with you meaning you don't have to wait for the bag at the terminal at the destination. You can buy Priority tickets online up to 2 hours before you departure, or using the Ryanair app up to 40 mins before your flight departs. 

All passengers are allowed a 20cmx20cm bag with liquids and pastes with the volume of 100ml per item with the whole capacity not exceeding 1 litre. Permitted and restricted items

If you are due to switch flights, please be sure to check with the other airlines baggage policy.