European low-cost airlines will happily charge you a ton for carrying the ski equipment. In this post we’ve listed the fees you can expect to pay when flying with your winter stuff in Europe.
Latest update: Mid 2023; make sure to check the airline terms at the links below before booking!
- easyJet: snowboard 20kg, €42 per flight
- Ryanair: ski equipment 20kg, €45 per flight
- Transavia: ski equipment 15kg, €42 per flight
- Wizz Air: sports equipment, €45 per flight
- Lufthansa (Economy Light fare): snowboard, €80 (holy crap!) per route
- Eurowings: from €30, but can be as high as €60 per flight
If you don’t feel like flying:
- Deutsche Bahn: free; ICE trains don’t offer much luggage space but it’s usually possible to squeeze a snowboard bag into some corner
- FlixBus: €9 one way, and make sure to call them as early as possible, otherwise, they don’t guarantee the space