United carry on size

Looking for the United carry on size for your traveling luggage?
At United airlines you are allowed to bring one bag plus one personal item, per customer on the aircraft. The maximum combined linear measurement (length + width + height) of carry-on bags must not exceed 45 linear inches (114 cm). Below you will find the measurements and personal items.

1 carry on

carry on size
9″ H x 14″ W x 22″ L

1 personal item

  • 1 shoulder bag
  • or 1 backpack
  • or 1 laptop bag
  • or 1 other small item (no larger than 9″ x 10″ x 17″)

Besides the one carry on and one personal item you can bring the following items on the plane:

  • Overcoat or wrap
  • Umbrella
  • A reasonable amount of reading material
  • Pet carrier (fees apply)
  • A collapsible wheelchair
  • Child restraint seat meeting FAA approval standards
  • Camera
  • Diaper bag
  • A limited amount of duty-free merchandise or food purchased in the airport
  • Assistive devices (a cane, one set of crutches, prescription medications and any medical devices needed to administer the medications, a portable oxygen concentrator (POC), etc.)