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Deuter Transit Reviews and Buyer's Guide (Mar 2019)

4.23
based on 49 reviews




Reviews Summary


90% of the Deuter Transit reviews are good or excellent!

Excellent (78%)
Good (12%)
Average (9%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (0%)


Here's what the reviewers think about the Deuter Transit:

Reviewers like these things about the Deuter Transit

  • A lot of users have mentioned that the Deuter Transit can be used for traveling and commuting.
  • Others thought that its shoulder straps could turn the pack into a practical shoulder bag.
  • Several reviewers thought that the clamshell feature of the main compartment reveals its entire contents.
  • Users found it comfortable to use.
  • According to some users, its compartments and straps keep the materials organized and safely in place.
  • A reviewer mentioned that it has excellent load stability.
  • Another reviewer thought that it has sufficient pack volume to keep the pack lightweight.
  • Testers found that wet and dirty clothes can be separated well from its zippered bottom compartment.
  • Other testers noted that it is easy to transport the bag through its padded grab handles.
  • Many wrote that it is comfortable to carry the bag due to its padded shoulder pads.
  • They also said that its breathable foam back panel provides comfort to the back as well.
  • Several of those who have tried the bag thought that its sternum strap secures the pack in place.
  • A lot of testers felt that it can support carrying heavy loads well due to its load-bearing aluminum frame.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer thought that it might not be functional when used as a daypack.
  • Another user found that the seams on some of the pockets started to come undone.

Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all Deuter Transit models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity40-65 l (2441-3967 cuin)
Weight iconWeight3.8-5.45 oz (1.7-2.5 kg)
Length iconLength18 in (46 cm)
Width9-13 in (23-33 cm)
Height13-14 in (33-36 cm)


The bag is recommended for these activities:

Travel
Sport
Hiking
Cycling
School
Backpacking



Popular Models


Deuter Transit 50

57% choose the Deuter Transit 50

57 %
Colors and combinations:

Green


Specs
Capacity iconCapacity50 l (3051 cuin)
Weight iconWeight5 oz (2.3 kg)
Length iconLength18 in (46 cm)
Width9 in (23 cm)
Height14 in (36 cm)


Deuter Transit 40

33% choose the Deuter Transit 40

33 %
Colors and combinations:

Green


Specs
Capacity iconCapacity40 l (2441 cuin)
Weight iconWeight3.8 oz (1.7 kg)
Length iconLength18 in (46 cm)
Width13 in (33 cm)
Height14 in (36 cm)


Deuter Transit 65

10% choose the Deuter Transit 65

10 %
Colors and combinations:

Black


Specs
Capacity iconCapacity65 l (3967 cuin)
Weight iconWeight5.45 oz (2.5 kg)
Length iconLength18 in (46 cm)
Width13 in (33 cm)
Height13 in (33 cm)




Deuter Transit 40 vs Transit 50


The two most popular Deuter Transit models are the Transit 40 and the Transit 50, so let's compare them:

Popularity and Prices

In total, 90% of the people interested in the Deuter Transit bags choose one of these two models. The most popular choice is the Transit 50 which is choosen by 57% (1.7 times as many as the 33% that choose the Transit 40).

Transit 40Transit 50
Most popular

Looking at the prices, the Transit 40 is typically around $40 cheaper than the Transit 50, but check the deals before you buy.

Transit 40Transit 50
Cheapest

Capacity and Packing

The Transit 40 has a capacity of 40 l, while the Transit 50 has a capacity of 50 l.

Transit 40Transit 50
Biggest

For a traveller, the 10 L (610 cuin) difference equals around 1 pants and 1 jacket.

Packing the Transit 40
laptop
1
toilet_bag
1
blouse
2
pants
1
tshirt
4
boxers
4
socks
4
shorts
1
shoes
1
towel
1
book
1
Extra in the Transit 50
pants
1
jacket
1

If you are an athlete, the 10 L difference equals 1 tshirt, 1 boxers, 1 pair of socks and 1 jacket.

Packing the Transit 40
water_bottle
2
toilet_bag
1
blouse
1
tshirt
2
boxers
2
socks
2
shorts
2
shoes
1
protein_bar
4
towel
1
football
1
book
1
Extra in the Transit 50
tshirt
1
boxers
1
socks
1
jacket
1

Outdoor people can equal the capacity difference as 1 pants, 1 tshirt, 1 boxers, 1 pair of socks and 2 packaged meals.

Packing the Transit 40
water_bottle
2
toilet_bag
1
blouse
1
tshirt
1
boxers
1
socks
1
shorts
1
jacket
1
protein_bar
2
towel
1
book
1
sleeping_bag
1
packaged_meal
2
Extra in the Transit 50
pants
1
tshirt
1
boxers
1
socks
1
packaged_meal
2

Check how you can pack the Transit here.

Weight and dimensions

The weight of the Transit 40 is 1.2 kg (42.3 oz) lower than the weight of the Transit 50.

Transit 40Transit 50
Lightest

If we look at dimensions, both the Transit 40 and the Transit 50 has the same length (18 in). Both bags are the same width (13 in), while the height is the same (both 14 in).

Features and Colors

Both models are available in green.




Feature Summary


Many sources mention these Deuter Transit features:
  • Carry-on size
  • Compression straps
  • Hip belt
  • Sternum strap

Actual features depends on the model, so check the features before you buy.


Packing Guide


See how much a traveller, an athlete and an outdoorsy person can pack in the different Deuter Transit models (the most popular choice is the Transit 50).




Capacity/Weight Levels


The capacity/weight level shows how much the bag weights compared with it's capacity (volume).

The lower the capacity/weight level, the better.

ModelCapacityWeightLevel
4040 l3.8 oz0.1 oz/L
5050 l5 oz0.1 oz/L
6565 l5.45 oz0.08 oz/L


Deuter Transit
Average for 20,280+ different bags




Rankings


vs Deuter Bags

The Deuter Transit ranks #15 compared with the other Deuter bags.

13Deuter Kid Comfort
4.25
Deuter Kid Comfort
14Deuter Zugspitze
4.23
Deuter Zugspitze
15Deuter Transit
4.23
Deuter Transit
16Deuter Pico
4.23
Deuter Pico
17Deuter Kikki
4.20
Deuter Kikki

vs All Bags

The Deuter Transit ranks #534 compared with all the bags we have checked.

Top 20% bag

532Deuter Zugspitze
4.23
Deuter Zugspitze
533Deuter Transit
4.23
Deuter Transit
534Timbuk2 Bruce
4.23
Timbuk2 Bruce
535Osprey Syncro
4.23
Osprey Syncro
536Dakine Stashable
4.23
Dakine Stashable



Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparisons of the Deuter Transit vs 3 other, similar bags.

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Some sources mention this feature


Deuter Transit vs Deuter Cargo


Deuter Transit
Deuter Transit

4.23
BEST
Based on 49 reviews
Capacity: 40-65 l
Weight: 3.8-5.45 oz
Price: $$$


Deuter Cargo
Deuter Cargo

4.12

Based on 15 reviews

Capacity:
Weight: 1.4 oz
Price: $$

  • The Transit is rated a little bit better than the Cargo.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 64 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Transit is 289% heavier than the biggest Cargo (5.45 oz vs 1.4 oz).

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black

Only the Transit is available in these colors:
Green




Deuter Transit vs Deuter Traveller


Deuter Transit
Deuter Transit

4.23
BEST
Based on 49 reviews
Capacity: 40-65 l
Weight: 3.8-5.45 oz
Price: $$$


Deuter Traveller
Deuter Traveller

4.05

Based on 8 reviews

Capacity: 60 l
Weight: 6.5 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Transit is rated a little bit better than the Traveller.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 57 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Transit is 8% bigger than the biggest Traveller (65 L vs 60 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Transit is 19% lighter than the biggest Traveller (5.45 oz vs 6.5 oz).

FeatureTransitTraveller
Carry-on size
Compression straps
Hip belt
Removable daypack
Sternum strap

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black

Only the Transit is available in these colors:
Green




Deuter Transit vs Osprey Farpoint


Deuter Transit
Deuter Transit

4.23

Based on 49 reviews
Capacity: 40-65 l
Weight: 3.8-5.45 oz
Price: $$$


Osprey Farpoint
Osprey Farpoint

4.56
BEST
Based on 2,241 reviews

Capacity: 38-76 l
Weight: 3-4 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Transit is rated a bit worse than the Farpoint.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 2,290 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Transit is 17% smaller than the biggest Farpoint (65 L vs 76 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Transit is 36% heavier than the biggest Farpoint (5.45 oz vs 4 oz).

FeatureTransitFarpoint
Carry-on size
Compression straps
Hip belt
Laptop compartment
Organizer panel
Removable daypack
Side pockets
Sternum strap

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black

Only the Transit is available in these colors:
Green

Only the Farpoint is available in these colors:
Grey
Red
Blue

Deuter and Osprey are backpack top sellers. The Deuter Transit and Osprey Farpoint backpacks are a perfect choice if you are looking for a hybrid pack – can be carried on shoulder and in hand and you can stow straps whenever they aren’t needed.

The difference between the Transit and the Farpoint:

  • The Transit is heavier than the Farpoint.

  • Laptop storage location: Deuter's is at the back while Farpoint's is on the front.

  • Osprey Farpoint has water bottle mesh pockets while the Transit doesn’t.

  • Front compression straps on the Farpoint lack on the Transit.





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Last updated on March 24, 2019