Ship container to United Kingdom

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How much does it cost to ship containers to United Kingdom

The cost of shipping containers to the United Kingdom 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 the UK typically ranges from $2,000 to $4,000, while shipping a 40-foot container (FEU) may cost between $4,000 to $7,500. 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 United Kingdom

FCL
Port of Shanghai (CNSHA)
Southampton (GBSOU)
from
USD
965
FCL
Port of Shanghai (CNSHA)
Felixstowe (GBFXT)
from
USD
1001
FCL
Port of Busan (KRPUS)
Southampton (GBSOU)
from
USD
965
FCL
Port of Shanghai (CNSHA)
Southampton (GBSOU)
from
USD
965
FCL
Port of Shanghai (CNSHA)
London Gateway (GBLGP)
from
USD
1001
FCL
Port of Los Angeles (USLAX)
London Gateway (GBLGP)
from
USD
2250
FCL
Port of Los Angeles (USLAX)
Southampton (GBSOU)
from
USD
1700
FCL
Port of Los Angeles (USLAX)
Felixstowe (GBFXT)
from
USD
2250
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Main ports in United Kingdom

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

Teesport (GBTEE), London Gateway (GBLGP), Bristol (GBBRS), Liverpool (GBLIV), Felixstowe (GBFXT), Immingham (GBIMM), Southampton (GBSOU), Manchester (GBMAN), Birmingham (GBBHM)

Average transit time from other main countries to United Kingdom

Port of Shanghai (CNSHA)
to
Southampton (GBSOU)
-
42
days
Port of Shanghai (CNSHA)
to
Felixstowe (GBFXT)
-
41
days
Port of Busan (KRPUS)
to
Southampton (GBSOU)
-
44
days
Port of Shanghai (CNSHA)
to
Southampton (GBSOU)
-
42
days
Port of Shanghai (CNSHA)
to
London Gateway (GBLGP)
-
54
days
Port of Los Angeles (USLAX)
to
London Gateway (GBLGP)
-
41
days

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