Bellroy Shift Backpack

By: Bellroy
Front facing view of the Bellroy Shift Backpack

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Size Details
Capacity 22L
Capacity per Weight 17.6L
Weight 1.25kg 2.8lbs High
Capacity per Kg 17.6 Low
Dimensions 55x30x20cm 55x30x20in
Cubic Space 33000cm 33000in
Capacity Diff 11 High
Airline Compatibility

✈️ 78% (156/199)

This bag can be used as a carry on in 78% of airlines.

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👍 Reasons to Buy

  • Lots of colors to choose from.
  • A sleek and stylish look that is eye-catching and fits every environment.
  • Made from durable and sustainable materials that also feel premium to touch.
  • Decent organization all throughout the entire bag.

🤔 Things to Consider

  • Expensive.
  • Could use some more external pockets for your handy things.
  • The water bottle pocket location isn't optimal to some as it is located inside the bag.

💬 Reviewers Have Said

  • "Great materials. Great design considerations. It fits snug and comfortably both on and off the bike...All in all, I give this one an A -."
  • "I use this as my "shift bag" for work, and LOVE it! The latch is really unique and grew on me instantly, because it provides such quick access to the bag. The thing is built like a tank, so it should easily last several years even with rough treatment. It's very comfortable and holds a ton of stuff to keep you ready for the Zombie Apocalypse. ;)"
  • "This backpack not only displays extraordinary build quality, but the attention to detail makes it the most elegant backpack that I own (and I own A LOT). I would have no problem in wearing it with a suit."

🔎 Reviews

This expandable, water-resistant backpack is my go-to for travel — I can easily pack a weekend's worth of stuff and retrieve items through a side zipper

"The Bellroy Shift Backpack is now my go-to bag anytime I travel or even for a day trip to the park or beach. While my folding and packing skills still need some work, the bag helps me fit everything I need, without fighting to get a zipper closed. Plus, the Shift is designed so that I don't have to unload all my stuff to retrieve something I stored at the bottom."


"...The organisation layer of the backpack sits high up in this carry to make for easy reach and to protect your devices from any crush from above. There is a minimalistic, understated aesthetic to this classy backpack from Bellroy that we’re loving at The Coolector and we’re sure plenty of others will be equally as enamoured with the dapper visuals."

Bellroy Shift Backpack

"Elegant, practical and adaptable, the Bellroy Shift Backpack embraces changing needs and environments with ease. Designed to shift between multiple settings, the pack works equally well during a bike commute, office meeting, gym trip or outdoor trail adventure. "

Owner Review: Bellroy Shift Backpack (2019)

"I've been pleased with my ownership of this bag so far. I would buy it again, no problem. The Shift has forced me to adjust my workflow to something more efficient by eliminating my second gym bag entirely. One bag is all I need now. This has turned out to be a pretty great everyday carry pack. It has enough space and enough style to move around town or the office and get work done. "

Bellroy makes bags and backpacks that are a perfect union of form and function — we love their clean, minimalist design and clever expandable compartments

"I've been testing the bag out for the past few months, and it's proven useful in all areas of my life. During the week, it has more than enough space to hold all of my commuting essentials, and when I need to bring home a new product to test, I can fit it in and simply adjust the top to accommodate it. I've also been able to pack it for short weekend trips. "


Compression N
Expanded Capacity None
Opening TopFlap
Passport N
Passthrough N
Backpack S
Frame N
Handles 1
Hip Belt N
Shoulder Strap N
Sternum Strap R
Laptop 15
Hydration N
Main Compartments 1
Organizer N
Shoe Compartment N
Lash Points 0
Hard Shell False
Molle N
Rain-fly N
Water Bottle Holder 1
Water Resistant Y
Venture-weave polyester

Compatible Airlines

Adria Airways, Aegean Airlines, Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, Aeropostal Alas de Venezuela, Air Asia, Air Astana, Air Baltic, Air Berlin (Closed), Air Canada, Air Caraibes, Air China, Air Europa, Air France, Air India, Air Koryo, Air Macau, Air Malta, Air Mauritius, Air New Zealand, Air Nostrum, Air Serbia, Air Seychelles, Air Tahiti Nui, Air Transat, AirAsiaX, Aircalin, Alitalia, All Nipon Airways, ANA, Asiana Airlines, ATA Airlines, Atlas Global, Austrian, Avianca , Azerbaijan Airlines, Azul Airlines, Azul Linhas, Bahamasair, Bangkok Airways, Belavia, Biman Bangladesh, Blue Air, Boliviana de Aviacion, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Bulgaria Air, Cambodia Angkor Air, Cape Air, Caribbean Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Cebu Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Conviasa, Copa Airlines, Croatia Air, Cubana de Aviacion, Czech Airlines, Dragonair, EL AL, Emirates Airlines, Enter Air, Ethiopian Airlines, Eurowings, EVA Air, Fiji Airways, Finnair, Flair Air, flybe, Gol Linhas Aereas, Hainan Airlines, Hong Kong Airlines, Iberia, Icelandair, Indigo, InselAir, Interjet, Iran Air, Iran Aseman Air, Japan Airlines, Jet Airways, Jet2, Jetstar Airways, Jetstar Asia, Juneyao Airlines, Kenya Airways, KLM, Korean Air, Kulula, Kuwait Air, LATAM , LOT Polish, Lufthansa, Luxair, Mahan Air, Malaysia Airlines, Mango, Meridiana Fly, Middle East Airlines, Monarch Airlines, Nordwind Airlines, Norwegian, Onur Air, Pakistan International, Peach, Pegasus Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Porter Airlines, Qantas Airways, Royal Air Morocco, Royal Brunei Airlines, Royal Jordanian, Ryanair, S7, SAS Scandinavian, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Shandong Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, SilkAir, Silver Airways, Singapore Airlines, Sky Airlines, Skywest, Inc., South African Airways, SpiceJet, SriLankan Airlines, Sun Express, Swiss Int'l Air Lines, TAAG Angola, TAM Airlines, TAP Air Portugal, TAROM, Thai Airways, Thomson Airways, Tianjin Airlines (A320 & E190), Travel Service Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Turkmenistan Airlines, Ukraine International, Ural Airlines, uTair Airlines, Uzbekistan Air, Vietnam Airlines, VIM Airlines (Closed), Virgin America, Virgin Atlantic, Vivaaerobus, Volotea, Wizz Air, WOW Airlines, Xiamen

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