Crowdsourced specs across all Deuter Transit models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity40-65 l (2441-3967 cuin)
Weight iconWeight3.5-5.45 oz (1.6-2.5 kg)
Length iconLength18 in (46 cm)
Width9 in (23 cm)
Height14 in (36 cm)

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.

Popular Models

Deuter Transit 50

63% choose the Deuter Transit 50

Colors and combinations:


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

37% choose the Deuter Transit 40

Colors and combinations:


Capacity iconCapacity40 l (2441 cuin)
Weight iconWeight3.5 oz (1.6 kg)
Length iconLength18 in (46 cm)
Width9 in (23 cm)
Height14 in (36 cm)

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.

4040 l3.5 oz0.09 oz/L
5050 l5 oz0.1 oz/L
6565 l5.45 oz0.08 oz/L

Deuter Transit
Average for 17,986+ different bags


vs Deuter Bags

The Deuter Transit ranks #13 compared with the other Deuter bags.

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12Deuter Transit
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13Deuter Fox
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14Deuter Schmusebar
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15Deuter Kikki
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vs All Bags

The Deuter Transit ranks #355 compared with all the bags we have checked.

Top 30% bag

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354Deuter Transit
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356Osprey Syncro
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357Pacsafe Metrosafe
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Vs Other Bags

Deuter Transit vs Osprey Farpoint

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.

Osprey Farpoint 4.52 based on 1,371 reviews

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Last updated on January 20, 2019