Baggage Information

The basics on baggage

The basic baggage policy for checked baggage on Road Runner Stage Lines is:

  • First checked bag free
  • Second checked bag:  $10 fee
  • Limit two bags
  • One (1) carry-on bag plus one (1) small personal item can be taken on board for each adult or child. All carry-on bags must fit in the overhead compartment or under your seat.

Personal-type items include purses, briefcases, cameras, food containers, or laptops (case included).

Baggage weight and size limits

Carry-on bags must be 25 pounds or less and are limited to the dimensions of 10 x 16 x 24 inches.While as a rule, Road Runner Stage Lines does not intend to search every rider, all Customers and Employees and their items are subject to a thorough, physical search.  This constitutes a notice that Road Runner Stage Lines follows federal Transportation Security Administration (TSA) regulations.

Carry-on baggage

One (1) carry-on bag plus one (1) small personal item can be taken on board for each adult or child. All carry-on bags must fit in the overhead compartment or under your seat.

The following items are not considered carryon bags or personal-type items and are not counted against the “one-bag plus one personal-type item” limit:

  • A child restraint device for a ticketed child with a reserved seat or when complimentary, available space exists.
  • Assistive/mobility devices for individuals with a disability.
  • Outer garments or other wearable articles of clothing.
  • Food for consumption during your trip.
  • Walking canes or umbrellas.

Moving baggage

Passengers are responsible for transferring their own bags. Baggage assistance is available upon request.

All checked baggage must have identification tag. This will be given to passengers at the terminal or will be provided by the bus driver.

The bus driver will open the luggage and storage compartment, assist passengers in loading and unloading baggage in appropriate luggage storage compartment, and close luggage compartment after all handling of baggage is completed.

Note: If you are traveling on with Greyhound or another carrier, you may want to check their baggage policies.

Types of Acceptable Baggage

In general, acceptable baggage includes suitcases, duffel bags, toolboxes, trunks, and securely tied cardboard boxes. Plastic, cloth, and/or paper bags is not acceptable as checked baggage. Baggage must not exceed 62 inches when adding the total exterior dimensions of the piece (length + width + height). Bicycles, skis and snowboards will be accepted on a space available basis.  Kayaks, boats, paddleboards and other large outdoor recreational equipment will not be accepted.

Note: If you are traveling on with Greyhound or another carrier, you may want to check their baggage policies.

Prohibited Items on Road Runner and Greyhound

Road Runner Stage Lines prohibits passengers from bringing on board or checking in luggage any items which are explosive corrosive or flammable.  Acids, ammunition, animals, combustible liquids, compressed gases, corpses, cremated remains, explosives, firearms of all types, fireworks, flammable liquids, furniture, hazardous materials (poisons, radioactive materials, etc.), materials with a disagreeable odor, matches, merchandise for resale, protruding articles, or any unsecured articles including those in plastic or paper bags are prohibited. Large electronic equipment (television, stereos, etc.)

Open topped boxes and bags may be prohibited at driver discretion

Items such as money and prescription medication may not be checked as baggage and are to be carried in the customer’s possession.Laptop computers are considered “electronic items” and are prohibited as checked baggage, however they may be brought aboard as a carry-on item.

If you have any questions about what specific items are allowed on board Road Runner or Greyhound (as carry-on or checked), please check Greyhound’s Prohibited Items List. Some items we allow on the list may be considered illegal on board public transportation in certain states. Road Runner and Greyhound will follow local law in these cases.

Note: If you are traveling on with Greyhound or another carrier, you may want to check their baggage policies.

Liability on Lost Luggage

Disclaimer:  do not offer coverage, do not accept responsibility