Last Updated:
05 Jan 2018

Flying With a Bike on Delta Airlines 2018

Delta Airlines Bikes Policy 2018
Airline Name Delta Airlines
Category Bikes
Accepts Bikes Yes
Counts Toward Baggage Allowance Yes
Cost $150 USD
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Delta Airlines Bikes Policy

Delta accepts bicycles as checked baggage on its flights.

Delta defines a bicycle as a non-motorized touring or racing bicycle with a single seat. Bicycles are allowed as checked baggage on most flights with the exception of some Delta Connection® carriers and other aircraft that may have different limits due to cargo constraints.

A bicycle box may exceed the standard baggage dimension limits, but must not exceed total linear dimensions of 115 linear inches (292 cm). No oversized fee will be charged. However, standard excess baggage fees will apply if this is an extra piece of baggage.

Bicycles over 70 lbs will be charged the applicable excess weight fee. Bicycles over 100 lbs will not be accepted.

Bicycle Transport Fees on Delta Airlines Flights
$150 USD/CAD for travel to all regions (excluding Brazil, Europe, and North Africa)
$150 USD, $175 CAD*, or 125 EUR* for travel to/from Europe or North Africa
$75 USD for travel to/from Brazil
*CAD amount will be charged exit Canada, and EUR amount will be charged exit Europe.

Packing your Bike on Delta Flights
Your bike must be packaged in a container (cardboard, canvas, hard shell, etc.) in one of the following ways:
handlebars fixed sideways and pedals removed
handlebars and pedals encased in plastic, Styrofoam or other similar material

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