Frequently asked questions

Can I take sporting equipment with me?


Larger sports equipment such as bicycles (except e-bikes), skis or surfboards can be registered online in step 2 of the booking process or up to 30 minutes before departure in the “My Germanwings” section online, or using our mobile services under "manage flights" (depending on availability).

Online please click on “optional services” and on your mobile phone on "special services" and enter the desired service for the outward and return legs. Click here for further information on adding sports equipment at a later date. 

To book by phone please contact our call centre.

You cannot register the carriage of sport weapons online. Please contact our call centre.

Bicycles can only be transported in a bike bag or cardboard box. The handlebars should be folded or removed. The pedals should also be removed and the tyres deflated.

E-bikes can unfortunately not be transported because of their electric power system, their battery.

Body and surfboards can only be transported in protective bags.

We levy a surcharge for the transportation of sports equipment. Click here to find out whether a surcharge is applicable and, if so, the amount.

We cannot accept unaccompanied luggage on any flight.

You can take sporting equipment even on Germanwings flights booked via one of our partner airlines or at a travel agency. Please contact the corresponding airline or travel agency for more information.

On flights operated by our partner airlines their conditions apply.

Further questions regarding "Sporting equipment and special baggage"