When packing for your flight, please note your airline's baggage regulations and the security regulations in force at Zurich Airport.
The baggage allowance depends on your airline, destination and booking class. If you have any questions about the permitted weight or size of your baggage, please contact your airline or travel agency.
The permitted size and weight for hand baggage depends on your airline and booking class.
For most airlines, hand baggage is allowed up to the following dimensions: 56 x 45 x 25 cm and max. 8 kg.
If you have any questions about the hand baggage allowance, please contact your airline or travel agency.
Special rules apply for the carriage of bulky items (musical instruments, surfboards, diving equipment, golf clubs, bicycles, etc.). If you have any questions about bulky items, please contact your airline or travel agency.
These items will be accepted together with your other baggage at the check-in counter.
Security regulations for baggage
Security provisions apply to your checked baggage and hand baggage. Dangerous items are prohibited. You can find information about dangerous substances, security checks and customs regulations on the detailed pages:
Close your suitcase as usual but please avoid using padlocks.
Bagagge wrapping service
Baggage wrapping service
Would you like to protect your baggage against moisture, damage or unauthorised opening?
Daily 05:30 a.m. – 09.30 p.m., Check-in 2
Lost or damaged baggage & lost items
Did your checked baggage not arrive or was it damaged in transit? Did you forget something in the aircraft? Please contact the Lost & Found Service of your airline or its handling agent. Airlines
Did you leave something in the airport terminal? Please contact the Airport Lost & Found Office.
For items lost at the airport rail station or in the train please contact the SBB Lost and Found Office (24h every day):
Phone +41 (0)900 300 300 (CHF 1.19/Min. from Swiss fixnet)