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Baggage Allowance for IndiGo

Baggage Allowance for IndiGo

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About IndiGo

IndiGo is one of the largest airlines in India, it is also the fastest growing airline in the world. The company was started in 2006 by Rahul Bhatia and Rakesh Gangwal. IndiGo has a fleet of more than 120 aircrafts and operates to more than 200 destinations across India, the Middle East, North America, Africa, Europe, and Asia. It is headquartered in Gurgaon near New Delhi.

The company has been ranked as the best airline in India for eight consecutive years from 2009 to 2017 by Skytrax. It was also ranked as one of the best low-cost carriers globally by Skytrax for five consecutive years from 2011 to 2015.

About IndiGo

Know your free baggage allowance on IndiGo

  • Carry-on baggage (Hand carry bag)

This baggages are featured with limited weight and dimension and to be carried in with the passenger in the cabin in the overhead compartment.

  • Checked luggage 

It is the type of baggage that you will hand at the checked baggage counter to calculate its weight and dimension, then it will be stored in the cargo compartment after adding the label with all passenger information.

  • Infant baggage 

Infant baggage has its own policy, it differs from one airline to another, yet there are exceptions related to infant baggage weight. 

  • Special Baggage

Airlines set policies for the baggage with different sizes and shapes, differ in weight, and where to be stored either in the cabin or cargo compartment.

Domestic & International Flights 


Flight type 

Maximum Weight

Maximum quantity 


Hand Baggage

Domestic & international 

7 kgs

One piece 

55cm x 35cm x 25cm


checked baggage Baggage


15 kgs

One piece 

158cm (62 inches)


20-40 kgs

Two pieces


  • International flights have different checked baggage‌ allowances according to the destination, we recommend visiting IndiGo official website to know more.
  • Flights under Vande Bharat Mission, the baggage allowance will 25kg (checked baggage) +7kg (hand baggage).
  • For customers who have oversized items, they may carry it after receiving permission from IndiGo to purchase another seat for their extra items

General advisories regarding your baggage

  • Keep an eye on your baggage at the airport 
  • Don’t accept any baggage from unknown passengers
  • In case of carrying any arms or explosive substances, please declare that before the screening 
  • Check if the baggage label is correct under your name, address, and contact details 

Infants Baggage 

Passenger with infants can carry one hand bag up to 7 kgs and 115 cms on domestic and international flights. For contactless travel we recommend to place it under the seat in front, on board.

One stroller or baby pram per infant is allowed without any charge.

Excess baggage

IndiGo offers excess baggage purchase policy according to your destination. Pasengers can purchase pre-paid excess baggage up to 2 hours prior to the scheduled departure. 

Lost Baggage

Personal Items are only customer’s responsibility, if passengers leave baggage delivery area without reporting any loss or damage in baggage it will not be considered as IndiGo liability. For delayed baggage, you can track your baggage from this link.

Special baggage 

Please contact IndiGo representative at the airport or leave a comment while purchasing your ticket to know IndiGo policy and fees for Special baggage 

  • Sports/Skiing equipment
  • Golf bags
  • Bicycles
  • Surf boards
  • Musical Instruments
  • LCD and LED TVs of size more than 99.06 cms 
  • Other large and/or odd-sized items, including cartons, whose dimensions (L+W+H) exceed 158 cms

Prohibited Items 

Carry-on and checked baggage‌ 

  • Compressed gases - deeply refrigerated, flammable, non-flammable and poisonous such as butane oxygen, liquid nitrogen, aqualung cylinders and compressed gas cylinders
  • Corrosives such as acids, alkalis, mercury and wet cell batteries and apparatus containing mercury
  • Explosives, munitions, fireworks and flares, ammunition including blank cartridges, handguns, fire works, pistol caps
  • Flammable liquids and solids such as lighter refills, lighter fuel, matches, paints, thinners, fire-lighters, lighters that need inverting before ignition, matches (these may be carried on the person), radioactive material, briefcases and attache case with installed alarm devices
  • Oxidizing materials such as bleaching powder and peroxides
  • Poisons and infectious substances such as insecticides, weed-killers and live virus materials
  • Anything that possesses and/or is capable of possessing and/or emitting a conspicuous and/or offensive odour
  • Other dangerous articles such as magnetized materials, offensive or irritating materials

Carry-on baggage 

  • Dry cell batteries
  • Knives, scissors, Swiss army knives and other sharp instruments
  • Toy replicas  of fire arms and ammunition
  • Weapons such as whips, nan-chakus, baton, or stun gun
  • Electronic devices which cannot be switched off
  • Aerosols and liquids
  • Any other items which are deemed security hazards by local law

Please note, IndiGo has a list with all items that you can carry either allowed in checked baggage or cabin with restricted quantity of each. Check the list of items that you can carry IndiGo website.

*All of the above information is updated according to IndiGo Baggage allowances.

*The content of this page is professionally articulated and accurately reviewed by Almosafer's editorial team to ensure that the content is always up to date and accurate.

FAQs for IndiGo

  • Does IndiGo allow web check-in?

    Yes, IndiGo allows web check-in.

  • Does IndiGo provide online seat selection?

    Yes, IndiGo offers online seat selection at a nominal fee or free. It depends on your flight booking.

  • Can I cancel my flight on IndiGo?

    Almosafer would help you with cancellations. Make sure to check our cancellation policy before making any changes. Furthermore, Cancellation information can be found via your booking details.

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  • Does IndiGo offer priority boarding?

    IndiGo provide priority boarding to business and first-class passengers, passengers with frequent flyer status or loyalty program members, and passengers with disabilities or special needs.

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