Hand baggage

Hand or cabin luggage allowed aboard

To improve the experience and satisfaction of all passengers, those passengers not carrying hand luggage that occupies space in the overhead compartment shall have priority boarding after Business passengers, those with priority boarding and families with children. On certain flights with high levels of occupation and where cabin space is at a premium, hand luggage may travel in the hold at no additional cost to the passenger.

Learn what you can bring on board with you, to avoid problems later. If you are travelling with hand baggage only, we recommend you get your boarding pass when you check in online.

Size restrictions

The maximum size for hand baggage is 56 cm x 45 cm x 25 cm (126 cm), including handles, pockets and wheels. Also:

  • You must be able to fit your bags into the baggage gauge at the check-in area.
  • Baggage must be placed in the aircraft's overhead lockers or under the seat in front of you.
  • In especially full flights, we may not have space to stow all hand baggage safely on board. In these cases, you may be asked to check in some or all of your hand baggage, free of charge.

hand baggage

Number of items allowed on Iberia Express flights

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Personal items allowed
  • Small handbag or purse
  • Laptop computer
  • Small camera or video camera or pair of binoculars
  • A bag containing an infant's food
  • Crutches
  • An umbrella or walking stick
  • Overcoat, wrap or travel blanket

Electronic devices

Learn what electronic devices you can take on board.

Prohibited items

Sharp, pointy items and items deemed to be  dangerous goods under international regulations are prohibited.


You are only allowed to take small quantities of liquids in your hand baggage. All travel-size liquid containers must fit into one transparent, re-sealable plastic bag of not more than 10 containers of 100ml. See details