Ship container to Australia

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How much does it cost to ship containers to Australia

The cost of shipping containers to Australia can vary widely depending on several factors such as the size and type of container, the origin and destination ports, the shipping route, carrier rates, fuel costs, additional surcharges, and any applicable customs duties or taxes.

As a rough estimate, shipping a standard 20-foot container (TEU) from Asia to Australia typically ranges from $1,200 to $2,500, while shipping a 40-foot container (FEU) may cost between $2,500 to $4,500. However, prices can fluctuate based on market conditions, seasonal demand, and other factors.

It's important to obtain quotes from multiple freight forwarders or shipping lines to compare rates and negotiate the best deal for your specific shipping requirements. Additionally, consider factors such as transit times, service reliability, and any additional services offered when evaluating shipping costs.

Container Shipping Rate to and from Australia

FCL
Port of Singapore (SGSIN)
Port of Melbourne (AUMEL)
from
USD
550
FCL
Port of Shanghai (CNSHA)
Fremantle Port (AUFRE)
from
USD
1000
FCL
Port of Shanghai (CNSHA)
Port of Adelaide (AUADL)
from
USD
1000
FCL
Port of Norfolk (USORF)
Port of Adelaide (AUADL)
from
USD
349
FCL
Port of Busan (KRPUS)
Port of Sydney (AUSYD)
from
USD
551
FCL
Port of Shanghai (CNSHA)
Port of Brisbane (AUBNE)
from
USD
502
FCL
Port of Busan (KRPUS)
Port of Melbourne (AUMEL)
from
USD
900
FCL
Port of Shanghai (CNSHA)
Fremantle Port (AUFRE)
from
USD
1000
FCL
Port of Singapore (SGSIN)
Port of Sydney (AUSYD)
from
USD
450
FCL
Port of Shanghai (CNSHA)
Port of Melbourne (AUMEL)
from
USD
251
FCL
Port of Busan (KRPUS)
Fremantle Port (AUFRE)
from
USD
751
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Main ports in Australia

Choose the port you want to ship your container to in the Australia. FCL (Full Container Load) or LCL (Less than a Container Load), take your pick and let us help you with the rest.

Port of Brisbane (AUBNE), Port of Sydney (AUSYD), Fremantle Port (AUFRE), Port of Melbourne (AUMEL), Port of Adelaide (AUADL)

Average transit time from other main countries to Australia

Port of Singapore (SGSIN)
to
Port of Melbourne (AUMEL)
-
14
days
Port of Shanghai (CNSHA)
to
Fremantle Port (AUFRE)
-
20
days
Port of Shanghai (CNSHA)
to
Port of Adelaide (AUADL)
-
29
days
Port of Norfolk (USORF)
to
Port of Adelaide (AUADL)
-
49
days
Port of Busan (KRPUS)
to
Port of Sydney (AUSYD)
-
17
days
Port of Shanghai (CNSHA)
to
Port of Brisbane (AUBNE)
-
25
days

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