IKEA Mattress & Bed Sizes: Are They Different Vs Standard European?
During the last four months of 2014 IKEA introduced standard UK sized mattress to their range. Before they would only sell the European standard size mattress. The company announced a huge increase after adopting the UK normal mattress sizes. Alongside this they also started selling on amazon so you can get all the benefits of ordering there. Click on the following link to see them:
There is a still a huge amount of confusion as to what IKEA mattress dimensions are. Contrary to reports in some of the mainstream English press IKEA still sell the old European measurement mattress alongside the new British versions.
Shop names & sizes + Standard bed sizes chart UK
IKEA have specific names for their mattresses such MOSHULT, MALFORDS, HÖVÅG etc but they provide them in a range of sizes including UK standards. In the following I detail all the sizes available along with the corresponding metric and imperial measurements so their can be no confusion. If you are looking for a US and Canadian sizing guide check out this ikea mattress sizes guide.
Normal UK Dimensions Compared With IKEA Mattress Sizes Chart
|IKEA Mattress Name||Standard UK Mattress Equivalent||Width In Metric||Length In Metric||Width In Imperial||Length In Imperial|
|80x200 cm||No equivalent||80 cm||200 cm||31.4961||78.7402|
|90x200 cm||No equivalent||90 cm||200 cm||35.4331||78.7402|
|140x200 cm||No equivalent||140 cm||200 cm||55.1181||78.7402|
|160x200 cm||No equivalent||160 cm||200 cm||62.9921||78.7402|
|Standard Single||Single||90 cm||190 cm||35.4331||74.8031|
|Standard Double||Double||135 cm||190 cm||53.1496||74.8031|
|Standard King||King Size||150 cm||200 cm||59.0551||78.7402|
|Standard Super King||Super King Size||180 cm||200 cm||70.8661||78.7402|
Mattress dimensions: a side by side comparison
To see the different standard mattress sizes that IKEA rolled out in 2014 including the IKEA double bed take a look at the following picture which shows a side by side comparison:
Bed sizes: both European & UK standard sizes sold
As well as adding standard UK dimensions and naming conventions to the mattress the sell IKEA also added normal UK sized beds. Unfortunately on the website you cannot view all beds in particular sizes. You will need to navigate to the individual bed and then use the drop down to see what sizes its available in. This is also the case if you are looking to buy bedding in the right size. So if you have a mattress that you want to see whether there is a bed available in at IKEA or vice versa you will need to check each one individually.
Standard bed sizes UK
They also only stock 4 sizes of bed: single, double. king and super king. Many other UK sized beds are not stocked e.g. small double. Here is a video explaining the full list of UK mattress sizes which correspond directly with UK bed sizes: