Ship container to India

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How much does it cost to ship containers to India

The cost of shipping containers to India 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 India typically ranges from $800 to $2,000, while shipping a 40-foot container (FEU) may cost between $1,500 to $3,500. 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 India

FCL
Port of Singapore (SGSIN)
Jawaharlal Nehru (Nhava Sheva) INNSA / INNHV (INNSA)
from
USD
700
FCL
Port of Los Angeles (USLAX)
Jawaharlal Nehru (Nhava Sheva) INNSA / INNHV (INNSA)
from
USD
750
FCL
Port of Shanghai (CNSHA)
Jawaharlal Nehru (Nhava Sheva) INNSA / INNHV (INNSA)
from
USD
650
FCL
Port of Jebel Ali (AEJEA)
Chennai (ex Madras) (INMAA)
from
USD
117
FCL
Port of Jebel Ali (AEJEA)
Port of Visakhapatnam (Vizag) (INVTZ)
from
USD
410
FCL
Port of Shanghai (CNSHA)
Port of Mundra (INMUN)
from
USD
800
FCL
Jakarta(Tanjung Priok) (IDJKT), Jakarta, Indonesia (IDJKT)
Jawaharlal Nehru (Nhava Sheva) INNSA / INNHV (INNSA)
from
USD
450
FCL
Port of Jebel Ali (AEJEA)
Port of Kolkata (Calcutta) (INCCU)
from
USD
840
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Main ports in India

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

Port of Mundra (INMUN), Palwal ICD (INPWL), Jawaharlal Nehru (Nhava Sheva) (INNSA / INNHV), Chennai (ex Madras) (INMAA), Port of Tuticorin (INTUT), Port of Kolkata (Calcutta) (INCCU), Port of Cochin (INCOK), Kattupalli (INKAT), Port of Visakhapatnam (Vizag) (INVTZ), Port of Haldia (INHAL)

Average transit time from other main countries to India

Port of Singapore (SGSIN)
to
Jawaharlal Nehru (Nhava Sheva) INNSA / INNHV (INNSA)
-
9
days
Port of Los Angeles (USLAX)
to
Jawaharlal Nehru (Nhava Sheva) INNSA / INNHV (INNSA)
-
45
days
Port of Shanghai (CNSHA)
to
Jawaharlal Nehru (Nhava Sheva) INNSA / INNHV (INNSA)
-
21
days
Port of Jebel Ali (AEJEA)
to
Chennai (ex Madras) (INMAA)
-
6
days
Port of Jebel Ali (AEJEA)
to
Port of Visakhapatnam (Vizag) (INVTZ)
-
17
days
Port of Shanghai (CNSHA)
to
Port of Mundra (INMUN)
-
21
days

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