ANA Baggage Fees & Tips To Cover The Expenses

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ANA has a generous baggage policy in comparison with most airlines – even economy travelers get 2 bags included in their base fare.

However, if you’re traveling with overweight or oversized bags, it’s important to note that ANA will charge a fee each time you exceed a category.

ANA Carry-On Allowance

1 personal item: FREE
1 standard carry-on bag: FREE

Size Restrictions

  • Personal: undisclosed
  • Standard: 22″ x 16″ x 10″, no more than 10kg (22lb)

Lap Infant Carry-On Policy: undisclosed

Stroller Check Policy: 

  • Strollers will be checked at gate free of charge. However, if checking the stroller at the ticket counter is desired, ANA’s baby strollers are also available to borrow from the counter until the boarding gate.

ANA Checked Baggage Allowance

For Domestic Routes

All checked bags must adhere to max linear dimensions of 208cm. Economy passengers have a weight allowance of 20kg and premium class passengers have a weight allowance of 40kg.

There are no restrictions on the number of pieces you can bring, provided the combined weight does not exceed the permitted allowance.

For International Route Sectors

All checked bags must adhere to a max weight of 23kg (50lb) for Economy & Premium Economy;  32kg (70lb) for Business and First Class fares, and all checked bags must adhere to max linear dimensions of 158cm.

Economy / Premium Economy: first 2 bags included (23kg)
Business: first 2 bags included (32kg)
First Class: first 3 bags included (32kg)

Hot Tip: ANA states your free baggage allowance should be clearly printed on your e-Ticket/Receipt, which can be found on the reservation details page. This ANA link is helpful in showing you where to find this information.

Lap Infant Checked Bag Policy

  • If you are accompanied by a child (infant) who does not have a designated seat, you can check the following luggage in addition to your standard Free Baggage Allowance.
    • Quantity: 1 Piece (All Classes)
    • The size and weight of this additional piece should conform to the baggage rules which apply to the accompanying adult passenger.

Additional / Excess Baggage Fees

For Domestic Routes

Route1 – 10 kg11- 20 kg21 – 30 kgEach subsequent 10 kg
Domestic routes (excluding routes below) ¥2,500¥3,500¥4,500+ ¥1,000
Tokyo-Hachijojima, and routes inside Hokkaido, Fukuoka-Tsushima/Goto Fukue/Miyazaki, Nagasaki-Tsushima/Goto Fukue/Iki, Okinawa (Naha)-Miyako/Ishigaki¥1,500¥2,500¥3,500+ ¥1,000

For International Route Sectors

RouteExtra PieceOverweight
(23kg – 32kg)
(32kg – 45kg)
(158cm – 292cm)
Travel Across:
North America,
Latin America & Hawaii
CAD 200
Travel Across:
Europe, Africa
& The Middle East
Travel Across:
Asia (incl Japan)
& Oceania
Travel Within:
North America,
Latin America & Hawaii**
Travel Within:
Europe, Africa
& The Middle East**
Travel Within:
Asia (incl Japan)
& Oceania**
Domestic Japan*¥5,000¥1,000¥5,000¥5,000

In the event that two or more criteria, such as baggage number and baggage weight or baggage weight and size, are exceeded, the sum of all individual excess charges shall apply.

*Consumption Tax may be applied.
**The above fees are not applicable for the itineraries which are subject to U.S./Canada laws and regulations.

For baggage fees related to special luggage (sporting equipment, musical instruments, etc.) please refer to ANA’s policy here.

Can I Pre-pay for Baggage?

ANA does allow passengers the ability to pre-pay for baggage online. This can be done by logging in to your booking on ANA’s website and visiting the ‘Reservation Details’ section.

Pre-payment is possible from the point of booking up until 6 hours before departure.

Credit Cards That Reimburse You For Checked Bag Fees

If you will be checking several bags or your luggage is overweight or oversized, use one of the cards below so you can be reimbursed for the cost.

Capital One® VentureOne® Rewards Credit Card - This no annual fee card comes with a 20,000 mile welcome bonus (worth $200) once you spend $1,000 on purchases within the first 3 months from account opening. When you use your card for travel purchases (e.g. baggage fees), use your miles to pay off all, or part of, your statement! This is why we like this card.
Capital One® Venture® Rewards Credit Card - The "big brother" card to the VentureOne® with a larger 50,000 welcome bonus (worth $500) once you spend $3,000 on purchases within the first 3 months from account opening.

Exclusions & Waivers

Domestic flights: Star Alliance Gold members are permitted an extra 20 kg of luggage in addition to their free baggage allowance.

International flights: For Star Alliance Gold members, free baggage allowance is based on the boarded class of service + 1 additional piece free of charge.

More ANA Related Articles

To see more airline baggage fees and policies, click here.


Does ANA weigh carry-on?

ANA allows passengers to bring onboard a piece of standard carry-on baggage plus a personal item. These items combined must not weigh more than 10kg and not exceed 22″ x 16″ x 10″. There is always a chance ANA will weigh your carry-on baggage so it is best not to chance this to avoid having to store your bag in the hold.

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  1. Sharon chia · March 19, 2019 · Reply

    Hi, can I confirm if check-in baggage allowance to U.S. from Singapore is 2 pieces (each weighing up to 23 kg or 50 lb) per person?

  2. KP Mohan · March 20, 2019 · Reply

    Can we carry a bag with linear dimension of 177 cms with 32 kgs instead of 2 bags of 23 kgs each?

    • Hi KP, ANA states that the max linear dimensions of any bag shall not exceed 158cm. Since your bag is 177cm, you’ll be subject to an ‘excess baggage charge’.

      Additionally, if you’ve purchased an economy fare, airlines are pretty strict about your weight limit. ANA’s weight limit per bag for economy travelers is 23kg. Anything over will incur an excess charge.

      Lastly, it’s important to note with ANA that if you exceed both weight and size, you’re subject to BOTH excess charges.

      The charges applied will depend on your flight route — you can see more details on Excess Baggage at ANA’s site here.

      • richard sventek · August 1, 2019 · Reply

        I’m traveling to Japan with my partner and we will each have a snowboard bag 150cm and 159cm in size will these be able to travel with us on all our flights including our flight from Japan to Austria all tickets are booked with ANA.
        Thank you.

        • Hi Richard!

          Yes, your snowboard will be able to travel with you but they will be subject to the excess baggage charges outlined in the post.

          Thanks for reading!

  3. Mariz Villaluz · March 23, 2019 · Reply

    Hi, I just want to ask if the check-in baggage allowance for Manila to Osaka flight is 2 pieces and each is weighing up to 23kg or 50lbs per person? Thanks!

    • Hi Mariz, this should be correct since this is an international flight. However, since we are not ANA, we cannot 100% confirm.

      ANA does state that your free baggage allowance should be clear on your e-Ticket/Receipt which can be found on the reservation details page. This link is very helpful in telling you where to find this information. Hope this helps!

  4. SANCHITA KANDARKAR · March 28, 2019 · Reply


    I need to check, my baggage is not more than 18kg but I am not sure about the size of may bag. The bag capacity is up to 30kg but my total baggage is not more than 18kg.
    I will be travelling Osaka to Haneda on NH. I hope baggage will not be any issue in my case, as I want to avoid excess charges.

    Please advise.

    • Catherine Luther · March 29, 2019 · Reply

      Hi Sanchita,

      For checked luggage, ANA has a maximum linear size allowance of 158cm, so you would need to measure the length + height + width of your bag to calculate this.

      We’re not sure what cabin you’re traveling in, but it’s worth noting that Economy and Premium Economy has a maximum weight allowance of 23kg per bag, Business and First Class has 32kg per bag.

  5. A Bindra · March 31, 2019 · Reply

    Hi, I am traveling from New Delhi to Calgary by NH828 & AC10. I am allowed to take two 23 kg bags and I want to know how much I will be charged for my one extra 23 kg bag.
    Thank you.

    • Hi A, according to ANA’s website, this should be a charge of $200 USD for the outbound flight (converted to the local currency of the country of departure) and 200 CAD for the return flight.

      Please keep in mind we are not ANA, this is simply what we have gleaned from their website – for the most accurate information, we suggest calling their customer service department.

  6. Hello,

    I will have 2 extra bags from KL to Tokyo. Can you confirm that it is 100USD per piece? Can I pay cash at the airport? What currency do I pay in?

    I tried to look at the ANA website to no avail.

    Thank you.

    • Hi Mars – First, please be advised we are not ANA. We are Upgraded Points, a website publishing points and miles based articles and additional travel content like this baggage fee article. As such, we can give you our best researched answer, but we cannot 100% confirm any fee as we are not ANA – you would have to call their customer service line for that.

      ANA’s policies state that on international flights, economy passengers (you did not state which cabin class you are flying so I am just assuming economy here) are allowed two free checked bags up to 23kg/50lbs a piece.

      For extra bags, ANA states “The currency and fee applied vary depending on the itinerary, the sector on which baggage is checked in, as well as the airport at which the payment is made.” The currency should be USD when you are paying in Malaysia, and JPY when you are paying in Japan.

      Currently, the way ANA shows pricing on their website, you should expect to pay $100 per extra bag, per leg of your trip. If you have 2 extra bags both ways, this should amount to $400 total for extra baggage fees.

      If you would like to prepay online, please see our “Can I Prepay for Baggage” section above for more details. In terms of if you can pay cash at the airport? Many airport ticketing desks no longer accept cash payments – this varies by airline and even airport in some cases. We are unable to confirm whether or not you can pay cash but if this is your only option (vs. prepaying online or paying via cc) we suggest you call ANA first to confirm you can do so.

      Hope this helps…

      • Phi Le · May 15, 2019 · Reply

        Hi, I’m leaving the United States and flying to Tokyo. Are there any restrictions for my checked bags? Can I bring lotion, vitamins, makeup and perfume in my checked bag. Not my carry on.

        • Catherine Luther · May 15, 2019 · Reply

          Hi Phi,

          You can view ANA’s restricted items on the airline’s website.

          In regards to cosmetics, ANA states:

          “Non-radioactive Cosmetics and Drugs (Including Hair Spray)

          2 kg or 2 liters per person are permitted to be checked in or carried on board in containers of up to 0.5 kg or 0.5 liters.

          * Sprays must have their valve secured by a cap or other adequate method to prevent the content from accidentally leaking out.
          * When checking in non-radioactive cosmetics or drugs and sprays for sporting equipment or daily use together, their combined amount must not exceed 2 kg or 2 liters.”

          So the items you mentioned should be fine, provided they are within ANA’s stated restrictions.

  7. patricia · April 20, 2019 · Reply

    For a passenger traveling from Tokyo to Singapore, is the cost of excess baggage US$60 for any excess between 23kg – 32kg?
    Thank you.

  8. Gary Hagan · May 12, 2019 · Reply

    My daughter is travelling from the US to Japan on ANA. Above you say that travelers get 2 bags included in their base fare. Is this including the carry-on (i.e only one checked bag and one carry on), or can she have 2 checked bags (compliant with size and weight each) plus the carry-on? Thanks!

    • Catherine Luther · May 13, 2019 · Reply

      Hi Gary, the carry-on allowance would be in addition to the 2 checked bags.

  9. isao suma · May 13, 2019 · Reply

    I heard a rumor that some carriers do not allow smart backpacks (that have smartphone chargers attached to the backpack) as carry on baggage or even as check-in baggage. What’s your policy?

    • Hi Isao, please be informed we are not ANA. We are Upgraded Points, a website publishing educational information on points and miles strategies as well as other travel related articled such as this baggage fee post.

      As such, we can’t confirm ANA’s policy on this. That being said, we attempted to search their website but have found no specific mention of smart backpacks. They DO mention that lithium-ion batteries are not permitted in checked luggage and in terms of carry on baggage, items with lithium-ion batteries are allowed but only if the battery can be removed.

      We suggest calling ANA’s customer service and inquiring directly with them for the most accurate answer to your question.

  10. Jessica Tham · May 15, 2019 · Reply


    Just want to confirm, from Osaka to Singapore, with 2 checked-in baggage at 23KG each. A total of 46KG will be allowed for each passage right? I will need not pay for any additional cost right?

    Please advise.

    Thank you

    • Catherine Luther · May 16, 2019 · Reply

      Hi Jessica,

      Yes, that’s correct. ANA permits Economy passengers to bring 2 checked bags weighing up to 23kg each within their free allowance.


  11. Tal Mayo · June 10, 2019 · Reply


    I would like to know how many baggage we can bring to the flight NH378
    from Nakashibetsu to Tokyo?
    My booking code is xxxxxx.

    Also – when will I get the tickets? When doing check-in?

    Thank you


    • Catherine Luther · June 10, 2019 · Reply

      Hi Tal,

      For a domestic flight, passengers flying economy are permitted to bring 20kg of checked luggage and passengers flying premium class can bring 40kg. A single item may not exceed total linear dimensions of 203 cm.

      Please be aware that we are not ANA – we are so we can’t comment on when you will receive your tickets. Please contact the airline for this information. I have removed your booking reference for your privacy.

  12. Lequyen · June 20, 2019 · Reply

    I am going to SGN Vietnam, 7/1/19. I want to check in one additional bag (two are free) – how much for the third 50 pounds? Or 70pounds? Thank you.

  13. Arceli P Arcilla · June 26, 2019 · Reply

    I am traveling from Houston Texas to Manila. I have 2 check-in luggage and 1 hand carry and 1 pc. sporting { fiberglass diving fins }. The diving fins are 8 x 38 inch or 20 x 95 cm and 3kg in weight. What is the procedure to check in? And in case 1 luggage exceeds 23 kg, my understanding is that I will pay $60.
    Thank you and best regards

    • Catherine Luther · June 27, 2019 · Reply

      Hi Arceli,

      ANA accepts sporting equipment with a weight not exceeding 45 kg and total linear dimensions (length, width, height) not exceeding 292 cm. This can be checked as part of your free baggage allowance but if you have already exceeded your allowance then you will need to pay for an additional bag ($200). If one of your checked bags exceeds 23 kg then then excess charge for 23-32 kg is $60.

  14. Arceli P Arcilla · July 1, 2019 · Reply

    I’m still confused and have some other information to ask. My flight is on July 8, 2019. My 1st luggage is already 29.94 kg. and the 2nd is 21.65kg. I’m bringing my medicine with me because I’m a diabetic and using insulin. Is it possible to put my V-GO disposable insulin device and my insulin that needs ice, in my hand carry bag? Can I hand carry my diving fins that measure 8 x 38 inch or 20 x 95 cm and 3.0kg together with my hand carry luggage that has 6.5kg + 3.0 kg the diving fins a total of 9.5 kg? In my understanding, I will pay 60$ for the excess. is it correct? Need asap reply.

    thanks and best regards,
    Arceli Arcilla

    • Hi Arceli, since we are not ANA, we are not comfortable speaking to the specific regulations for your medical equipment and medications. Additionally, since the rest of your question is very specific, and again – we are not ANA – we suggest you call their customer service line directly to inquire with them directly. Sorry to not be of more assistance.

  15. Chablis Applewhite · August 5, 2019 · Reply

    Thank you for the very concise information. I wonder if you could explain the baggage charges/ allowances for an international flight (LAX- NRT- SGN / ANA airline flight the whole way), economy class, with a small pet. I understand the fee for the pet is $400 USD.

    My question is, do you think I am still allowed to have 2 pieces of checked luggage at the allowable weight of 50 lbs each, and the pet crate ($400) and a carry on and a personal item? I am moving to Vietnam, so this is a one way trip.

    • Catherine Luther · August 9, 2019 · Reply

      Hi Chablis,

      Your standard ticket would include your carry-on, personal item and 2 pieces of checked luggage. The service fee for the transportation of your pet would be separate and this would not be considered part of your checked luggage.

  16. Matthew Siow · September 5, 2019 · Reply


    Thanks for the information.

    I will be travelling from KUL to Japan in December. However, I still confuse with the measurement of luggage size. Is it the height including handle even though the handle can stretch out and draw back?

    Thanks in advance!


    • Catherine Luther · September 6, 2019 · Reply

      Hi Matthew,

      The maximum measurement includes wheels and handles, when the handle is retracted in its stored position.

  17. Hi. I bought some honey and they packed it nicely in a carton. But that will mean I will have 3 pieces of luggage to check-in. All 3 pieces are under 23kg each and in total, they do not weigh more than 46 kg.
    I am flying from Tokyo to Singapore in a few days.

    Is that okay or will I incur fees?

    Thank you.

    • Hi Cherie,

      You may have to pay up to $200 in order to check the 3rd piece since it is over the 2 you are allowed.

      Thanks for reading!

  18. Mian Lee · November 3, 2019 · Reply


    Regarding to the max linear dimensions of 158cm, does it include the wheels and handle?


  19. Julaiha Azmi · November 4, 2019 · Reply

    Hi! I will travel Singapore to Tokyo normal economy class.. and I heard that for baggage is times ×2 of 23kg per person.. so per person is 46 kg in total? Is it true? Cause I saw different info saying is for premium economy class..

    • Catherine Luther · November 4, 2019 · Reply

      Hi Julaiha,

      The economy allowance for international routes is 2 x 23 kg bags so a combined total of 46 kg.

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