Single bed, duvet & bedding size guide

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The three main UK single bedding sizes you need to know: 90 x 190cm is the size of a single bed, single mattress and single fitted sheet. 135 x 200cm is the size of a single duvet. 140 x 200cm is the size of a single duvet cover.

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Single bedding size chart

Here's our size guide to single bedding measurements:

Single duvet cover size
140 x 200cm
53 x 79"
Single duvet size
135 x 200cm
53 x 79"
Single fitted sheet size
90 x 190cm
36 x 75"
Single flat sheet size
180 x 275cm
90 x 108"
Single mattress size
90 x 190cm
36 x 75"
Single bed size
90 x 190cm
53 x 75"
Small single bed size 75 x 190cm 30 x 75"
Long single bed size 90 x 200cm
36 x 79"
Long single duvet size 135 x 220cm 54 x 86"

BEDDING SIZE GUIDE - Here's our overall size guide for the measurements of other bedding sizes.


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Single bedding size faqs:

1. WHAT IS A SINGLE DUVET SIZE UK? - Single duvet dimensions are 135 x 200cm or 53 x 79 inches. 

2. WHAT SIZE IS A SINGLE DUVET COVER? - A single duvet cover measures 140 x 200cm or 53 x 79 inches. 

3. IS A DOUBLE DUVET TOO BIG FOR A SINGLE BED? - A standard single duvet is 135cm wide and 200cm long. A standard double duvet is 200cm wide and 200cm long, so it will be 65cm wider than a single size duvet.

4. WHAT SIZE SHEETS FIT A SINGLE BED? - A single fitted sheet is 90cm x 190cm or a single flat sheet measures 180cm x 275cm.

5. WHAT SIZE IS A SINGLE BED? - A standard single bed is 90cm x 190cm or 53" x 75".

6. WHAT SIZE IS A SMALL SINGLE BED? - A small single bed is 75cm x 190cm or 30" x 75", 15cm less wide than a standard single bed.

7. IS A TWIN BED THE SAME SIZE AS A SINGLE BED? - An American twin bed is the approximate size of a UK single bed. Alternative names for duvets in the US are comforters, quilts and duvet inserts.

8. WHAT SIZE IS SINGLE BEDDING IN CM? - A single duvet cover is 140cm x 200cm, a single fitted sheet is 90cm x 190cm and a single flat sheet is 180cm x 275cm.

9. WHAT SIZE IS SINGLE BEDDING IN INCHES? - A single duvet cover is 53" x 79", a single fitted sheet is 36" x 75" and a single flat sheet is 90" x 108".

10. WHAT SIZE IS A LONG SINGLE DUVET? - Also called extra long duvets, a long size single duvet is 135cm x 220cm or 53" x 86". Two long single duvets can be used on a King or Super king size bed as the length is equivalent, 220cm long. The width of two single duvets is approximately the same as the width of a super king duvet. Long single duvets are popular in Europe and are also the size of Ikea single bedding in the UK.


  • Single bed size is 90 x 190cm / 53 x 75 inches.
  • Single mattress size is 90 x 190cm / 36 x 75 inches.
  • Single duvet size is 135 x 200cm / 53 x 79 inches.
  • Single duvet cover size is 140 x 200cm / 53 x 79 inches.
  • Single fitted sheet size is 90 x 190cm / 36 x 75 inches.
  • Single flat sheet size is 180 x 275cm / 90 x 108 inches.
  • Single quilt size is 135 x 200cm / 53 x 79 inches.
  • Single bed dimensions are 90 x 190cm / 53 x 75 inches.





What is the size of a single bed?

A single bed is 90cm wide and 190cm long or 53 inches wide and 75 inches long.

What is the size of a single duvet?

A single duvet is 135cm x 200cm or 53" x 79".

What size duvet is best for a single bed?

A single duvet measuring 135cm x 200cm is best for a single bed. 

What size is a single duvet cover?

A single duvet cover is 140cm x 200cm or 53" x 79".

Published: 8 February 2022Last modified: 18 April 2024

Bedding size guide


These are standard UK bedding measurements so if you know your mattress size, you can easily work out which duvet size you need. (Width x length.)

UK sizes Duvet size Mattress size
Single 135 x 200cm (53 x 79") 90 x 190cm (36 x 75")
Double 200 x 200cm (79 x 79") 135 x 190cm (53 x 75")
King 225 x 220cm (89 x 87") 150 x 200cm (60 x 78")
Super king 260 x 220cm (102 x 87") 180 x 200cm (72 x 78")

US/CANADA BEDDING SIZES: Approximate matches to UK sizes are US King/UK Super king, US Queen/UK King,  US Full/UK Double and US Twin/UK Single.

EUROPEAN BEDDING SIZES: Each size - Single, Double, King and Grand king - is a little larger than the UK equivalent.

Measure your mattress to see which size bedding you need: our UK v European v US mattress comparison guide.



Young children can overheat so if they are old enough to use a full size bed, we recommend using a single size 4.5 tog duvet.

 Tog rating Season / heat Feel
2.5 tog High summer / hot sleepers Light thermal insulation
4.5 tog Summer Lower thermal insulation
9 tog Spring & Autumn Cosy medium heat
All season 13.5 tog 4.5 tog + 9 tog Very warm
All season 11.5 tog 2.5 tog + 9 tog Warm
All season 7 tog 2.5 tog + 4.5 tog Lower warmth



Our goose down duvets have high 700 fill power. Fill weight is measured in GSM (grams per square metre). For example view our 9 tog king size goose down duvet for more duvet details.

Fill weight (not total duvet weight)
Single All seasons - 788gsm
9 tog - 486gsm 
4.5 tog - 302gsm 
2.5 tog - 220gsm
Double All seasons - 1168gsm
9 tog - 720gsm
4.5 tog - 448gsm
2.5 tog - 320gsm
King All seasons - 1478gsm
9 tog - 911gsm
4.5 tog - 567gsm
2.5 tog - 400gsm
Super king All seasons - 1671gsm
9 tog - 1030gsm
4.5 tog - 641gsm
2.5 tog - 480gsm



Our pillows come in two sizes and two firmness options. (Width x length.)

Standard  50 x 75cm
King 50 x 90cm



Our fitted sheets are deep fit, up to 40cm / 15.7" mattress depth. And our duvet covers fasten with large, easy to use buttons. (Width x length.)

Duvet cover Fitted sheet Flat sheet Pillowcase (pair)
Single 140 x 200cm 90 x 190cm 180 x 275cm
Double 200 x 200cm 135 x 190cm 230 x 275cm 50 x 75cm (Standard)
King 230 x 220cm 150 x 200cm 275 x 275cm 50 x 90cm (King)
Super king 260 x 220cm 180 x 200cm 305 x 275cm



Our mattress protectors are deep fit, up to 40cm mattress depth. Choose the same size protector as your mattress size. (Width x length.)

Mattress protector size Mattress size
Single 90 x 190cm 90 x 190cm
Double 135 x 190cm 135 x 190cm
King 150 x 200cm 150 x 200cm
Super king 180 x 200cm 180 x 200cm 


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