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Shipping from China to the UK (United Kingdom) | Ultimate Guide 2020 | Ver1.1

Shipping from China to the UK (United Kingdom) | Ultimate Guide 2020 | Ver1.1

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Introduction

If you want to import products from china to the UK probably you looking for a reference that covers all your question, like how you ship from china to the UK, how much is the shipping cost from china to the UK or how long is take shipping from china to the UK or what should you do for customs clearance in china or UK.

In this article, we answer all of your question and DDPCH team prepare a full guide about improper and shipping from china to the UK ( united kingdom ).

this article explains air cargo, sea freight, express and rail, and finally Door to Door (DDP) shipping service from China to the UK.

Customs clearance in UK

There are several tasks you need to do before you can get goods through customs.

if you want to import products to the UK first you must be sure can get into the UK; actually, UK Customs is a border control unit that monitors and controls what is allowed to leave the country, so if you want to import from china to the UK you must have deep knowledge about the customs clearance process

What is EORI Number ?

If you want to import any product from China to the UK, you will need an EORI number.

An EORI number – which stands for an Economic Operator Registration and Identification Number – is a unique ID code used to track and register customs information in the EU.

Some customer from the UK does not have EORI number so its make delay and extra cost after shipment arrive to UK customs.
for example, more delay for customs clearance in the UK make more delay so need pay storage fee in UK customs and ports

Do you know?

Any individual involved in imports and exports within the EU must have an EORI number.

DDPCH suggest you apply for EORI number m because its take up more than one week for getting EORI number

How to apply for EORI number?

There are many paper works for getting EORI number in the UK. the document you need for EORI number depends on your business, but there is a list of necessary steps that you need to finish for EORI ID

  • Visit the EORI information page on the UK government website
  • Find and complete the correct form for your needs, based on your location and business type
  • Submit the form electronically
  • Receive your EORI number by email within three working days
  • Pass your EORI number to the DDPCH team to use for customs declarations.

How long is take apply for the EORI number?

after that, you finish all steps for EORI number its take around 3 or 4 days that you receive this ID

Can you use the DDPCH team for customs declaration and clearance in UK?

Yes, you can use the DDPCH team that deals with customs and transport the goods for you, or you can do it yourself. Most of our customers that import goods from china to the UK use DDPCH AS shipping or customs agent.

Why need commodity codes for customs clearance in the UK?

when you import your product from China to the UK for customs declaration your goods, you need choosing commodity code 

If you classify your goods correctly you’ll know what rate of duty and import VAT you should pay, and if:

  • the duty is suspended
  • you need a license to move your goods
  • your goods are covered by:
    • the Common Agricultural Policy
    • anti-dumping duties
    • tariff quotas

How to find Trade Tariff for your product?

If you want to do yourself customs clearance process in UK, you just choose the best HS code for customs clearance declaration in UK customs.

you can find best Tariff code or HS code for your product from this link ( A–Z of Classified Goods )

Necessary document for import goods from China to the UK

for import goods from China to the UK and finish customs clearance process you need some important document like

Bill of lading

This an official shipping document that issue by airline or sea shipping company; you can get this document from your shipping agent.

If you use the DDPCH service for shipping from china to the UK, we prepare the original Bill of lading for your shipment and give it to you.

please pay attention without Bill of lading you can not get your shipment in the UK

Commercial Invoice or Proforma invoice

If you order any goods from china for sure, you have an invoice or proforma invoice. A pro forma invoice is a preliminary bill of sale sent to buyers in advance of a shipment or delivery of goods. The invoice will typically describe the purchased items and other important information, such as the shipping weight and transport charges.

Customs in UK for calculating Duty and Tax you need to be paying need to know the value of your goods.

you can get a proforma invoice from your seller.

Packing List

A packing list is a shipping document that is widely used in international trade. As its name suggests, it contains information about the contents of the exported goods. It is glued on the exterior of the shipment.

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Packing List

Prohibited & Restricted Items in UK

Like all country around the world, there are many items that you can not import from china to the UK

here we prepare era list for you

  • Flick and Gravity Knives; knives with blades that open automatically by operation of a spring device, or released by gravity or centrifugal force
  • Indecent or Obscene Material
  • Offensive Weapons such as belt-buckle knives, death stars, throwing stars, and martial arts equipment, Pepper and similar sprays
  • Asbestos
  • Counterfeit coins and banknotes
  • Counterfeit or pirated goods
  • Goods bearing false origin statements
  • Goods infringing a trademark
  • Goods infringing a copyright
  • Lottery Material
  • Prison-made goods
  • Stamps (fictitious) including dies and plates for manufacture
  • Video senders; equipment capable of transmitting video images
  • Eggs
  • Straw
  • Soil
  • Investigational Drugs
  • Animal Hair and Wool
  • All products containing the biocide dimethyl fumarate (DMF)
  • Non-perishable foodstuff weighing more than 10 kg to private individuals
  • Products containing meat or milk products including Whey Protein for personal consumption
  • Shipments subject to Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)
  • Live Animals (including insects, fruit flies/drosophila melanogaster and nematodes)
  • Plants of Mangifera sp (Mangoes), Solanum melongena (Aubergine), Colocasia sp (Patra leaves), Momordica sp (Bitter gourd), and Trichosanthes sp (Snake gourd), originating in India.
  • Hides, skins, and apparel from the following animals: Castor Canadensis, Lutra Canadensis, Canis Iatrans, Canis lupus, Lynx Canadensis, Felis Rufus, Martes zibellina, Procyon lotor, Ondatra zibethicus, Martes pennant, Taxidea taxus, Martes Americana and Mustela ermine are prohibited from certain countries.

Every day we send many shipments from China to the UK, and most of our customers ask about import Duty and VAT in the Uk.


The amount of UK Duty that you are required to pay is dependent on the declared value of the goods.

for calculating vat, please pay attention :

If you import goods from outside the EU, no need to pay VAT to the supplier, but that doesn’t mean you won’t have to pay it at all.

The taxable import on which VAT is payable is the amount that you pay for your goods, plus the shipping cost, plus the UK Duty.

What is proforma invoice?

A proforma invoice is an estimated bill that the seller sends clients before the official invoice.

A proforma invoice is a precursor to the official invoice.

It lets your clients know ahead of time what services are being delivered when they will be completed and how much the project is going to cost. In other words, it is a “heads up” before they are faced with sending payment.

so if you buy any goods from China in the first steps, you must get one proforma invoice from your seller

Tips about filling proforma invoice

if you want to ship any goods from china to the UK, you must have a proforma invoice

for customs declaration and customs clearance process in the UK, you need this document.

And please pay attention without proforma invoice do not pay money to sellers.

here we tell you some tips about filling proforma invoice, that help you have a better understanding of this document and help you have more safe business with Chinese sellers

The transport mode to be used as well as the weight and total packages are indicated in a proforma invoice.
The preparation of this document is not complicated because it only entails a simple process as long as you have all the necessary details at hand.

Tip1. Consider all the costs you are likely to incur as a seller as you plan to ship the goods to the buyer. This will help you to be as precise as possible as you note down the total figure of sending the consignment. Such costs will include duties and customs fees, transportation and shipping costs, taxes, storage costs, insurance costs, among others.

Tip 2. Basically, the format of preparation is similar to commercial invoices you are currently using though the word “Proforma Invoice” has to be indicated on the front top page of the document.
If it has a validity period, this needs to be indicated together with exact details of both the receiver and sender.

Tip 3. The description of each item needs to be indicated separately if there are a number of items to be shipped, and this needs to be as detailed as possible. The country of origin is a requirement by customs, and it needs to be indicated too.

What does United Kingdom import from China?

United Kingdom was the number 5 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 9 in total exports, the number 6 in total imports, and the number 13 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2018, United Kingdom exported $464B and imported $651B, resulting in a negative trade balance of -$187B. In 2018, the United Kingdom’s exports per capita were $6.98k and its

The UK import many types of products from china like:

  • Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers; television image and sound recorders and reproducers, parts and accessories of such articles
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof
  • Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, n.e.s.; illuminated signs, illuminated name-plates and the like; prefabricated buildings
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof
  • Apparel and clothing accessories; not knitted or crocheted
  • Iron or steel articles
  • Plastics and articles thereof
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories

Air freight from china to UK ( Air cargo )

every day more than 200 tons of shipment and goods ship by air from China to the UK and many businessmen and company chose air freight service from China to the UK

DDPCH as one of the main and biggest air shipping agent in china can offer best air cargo service from main Chinese city like Shanghai, Ningbo, Yiwu, Shenzhen, Guangzhou and Hong Kong to the united kingdom

we have shipping service to man UK city like

London
Birmingham
Manchester
Glasgow
Newcastle
Sheffield
Liverpool
Leeds

Which Airlines have air freight service from China to the UK?

Every day more than 15 airlines have a flight from China to the UK that can ship package and goods from China.

but each airline have different quality and shipping cost and transit time
here we tell you all active airline from China to the UK that you can choose for air freight service and shipping your package

China to London flight information

  • Cathay Dragon
  • Hong Kong Airlines
  • Air China
  • China Southern Airlines
  • Swiss International Air Lines
  • Turkish Airlines
  • Ethiopian Airlines
  • Finnair
  • British Airways
  • Cathay Pacific

Air freight routes from China to the UK ( London )

DDPCH can cover all main Chinese city for air freight service from china to Uk, so it is not important where is your seller or factory, we can offer you best price and transit time from all main Chinese city

here is most of main air freight route from china to the UK

  • Air freight from Hong Kong to London
  • Air freight from Shanghai to London
  • Air freight from Macao to London
  • Air freight from Chongqing to London
  • Air freight from Beijing to London
  • Air freight from Changsha to London
  • Air freight from Chengdu to London
  • Air freight from Guangzhou to London
  • Air freight from Xi’an to London
  • Air freight from Hangzhou to London
  • Air freight from Wuhan to London
  • Air freight from Tianjin to London
  • Air freight from Shenyang to London
  • Air freight from Haikou to London
  • Air freight from Quanzhou to London
  • Air freight from Dali to London
  • Air freight from Nanjing to London
  • Air freight from Shenzhen to London
  • Air freight from Zhengzhou to London

Why chose air freight shipping from China to the UK?

The above table gives a brief overview of how different factors pan out for both methods of shipping. Deciding which one is better than the other also depends on on your requirements.

FactorsAir FreightOcean Freight
Reliability, safety of goodsMore reliableLess reliable due to time
CostMore expensiveLess costly
Charges for goodsBy weightBy volume
TimeFasterSlower
DestinationsMore inland destinationsPort Destinations
LogisticsSpecific air rulesSpecific ocean rules
TrackingProvidedProvided

What is the air cargo shipping process from China to United Kingdom?

Step 1: Customer contact with DDPCH sales team, our team help customer to have the best price and transit time and solution in the market
step 2: seller send the package to DDPCH warehouse in china
Step 3: we keep our customer’s package in our warehouse until the flight date
Stop 4: DDPCH team prepper customs document for export shipments from china
Step 5: we send the package to the airport in china
Step 6: After an inspection in the airport we load the shipment to airplane
Step 7: transit time from china to Russian take around 1-3 days
Step 8: we do customs clearance for our customers in the UK
step 9: after finish customs clearance in Russia we send customer packages to his address in UK

air cargo shipping process from china to UK
air cargo shipping process from china to UK

The main international airport in the UK for accept cargo from china

in uk t

In the UK, many international airports can accept cargo and shipment from China.
ou can use DDPCH service for booking flight and send your shipment directly to these airports:

  • London-Heathrow
  • London-Gatwick
  • Manchester
  • London-Stansted
  • London-Luton
  • Edinburgh
  • Birmingham
  • Glasgow
  • Bristol
  • Belfast-International
  • Newcastle
  • Liverpool
  • East Midlands
  • London-City
  • Leeds Bradford

Air freight transit times from China to UK

If you want to use air freight service it is better to know Standard air freight between China and the UK generally takes around 3-5 days. It’s not that planes are slower; it comes down to the fact that air freight processes that are much complicated than for express freight

Transit timeLondonBirminghamManchesterLiverpoolGlasgow
Shanghai2-4 days3-5 days3-5 days5-7 days2-4 days
Shenzhen2-4 days2-4 days5-7 days3-5 days2-4 days
Guangzhou2-4 days2-4 days2-4 days5-7 days3-5 days
Beijing2-4 days5-7 days5-7 days5-7 days2-4 days
Hongkong3-5 days2-4 days3-5 days2-4 days2-4 days
Tianjin2-4 days2-4 days2-4 days5-7 days3-5 days
Chengdu2-4 days5-7 days5-7 days5-7 days2-4 days
Dongguan3-5 days2-4 days3-5 days2-4 days2-4 days
Yiwu2-4 days2-4 days2-4 days5-7 days2-4 days
air cargo transit times from China to UK

Air freight Cost from China to UK (Shipping cost china to the United Kingdom)

every day may customer ask us about air freight cost from china to the UK, actually, air freight shipping cost depend on many factors like

  • Weight and Volume
  • airline
  • Time and Temperature-Sensitive Cargo 
  • insurance

But here we make ready an average of air freight cost from china to main UK city

Transit time22kg+100kg+300kg+500kg+1000kg+
Air freight from Shenzhen to London3.532.523.5
Air freight from Shanghai to London32.52.42.13
Air freight from Guangzhou to London2.521.81.72.5
Air freight from Beijing to London3.532.523.5
Air freight from Hongkong to London43.83.43.34
Air freight from Shenzhen to Birmingham3.53.532.52
Air freight from Shanghai to Birmingham332.52.42.1
Air freight from Guangzhou to Birmingham2.52.521.81.7
Air freight from Beijing to Birmingham3.53.532.52
Air freight from Hongkong to Birmingham432.52.42.1
Air freight from Shenzhen to Birmingham3.52.521.81.7
Air freight from Shanghai to Birmingham3.53.532.52
Air freight from Guangzhou to Birmingham343.83.43.3
Air freight from Beijing to Birmingham2.53.532.42.4
Air freight from Hongkong to Birmingham3.532.51.81.7
Air freight from Shenzhen to Liverpool3.532.523.5
Air freight from Shanghai to Liverpool32.52.42.13
Air freight from Guangzhou to Liverpool2.521.81.72.5
Air freight from Beijing to Liverpool3.532.523.5
Air freight from Hongkong to Liverpool43.83.43.34
Shipping cost from china to UK
Currency : USD – Term of shipping: FOB
This price does not include customs clearance fee and local port fee in china

Tracking Air cargo from China to UK

if you use air DDPCH air freight service from China to the UK, after booking flight our team give you AWB-number, that you can track your shipment will arriver to your country
for tracking air freight service, you can use these links

Airline Namelink for Tracking CargoAirline Namelink for Tracking Cargo
Emirates Sky Cargo TrackingClick hereKLM airline cargo trackingClick here
Qatar Airways Cargo TrackingClick hereBritish Airways cargo trackingClick here
Cathay pacific cargo trackingClick hereEtihad airline cargo trackingClick here
Korean airlines cargo trackingClick hereVirgin airline cargo trackingClick here
Cargolux Cargo trackingClick hereAir Canada cargo trackingClick here
Lufthansa cargo trackingClick hereAeroflot airline cargo trackingClick here
Air China Cargo TrackingClick hereSaudi Arabian Airlines cargo trackingClick here
Singapore Airlines Cargo TrackingClick hereOman Air cargo trackingClick here
China Southern Airlines Cargo TrackingClick hereAmerican Airlines cargo trackingClick here
Turkish Airlines Cargo TrackingClick hereair India cargo trackingClick here
Mahan airline Cargo TrackingClick hereKuwait airways cargo trackingClick here
Hainan airlines cargo trackingClick hereIran air cargo trackingClick here
Thai Airways Cargo trackingClick hereFedex cargo trackingClick here
Japan Airlines Cargo TrackingClick hereUPS Air Cargo trackingClick here

Tracking shipment with airline

Rail freight from China to the UK (Train cargo)

DDPCH Rail Freight shipping offer secure, reliable and environmentally-friendly freight transportation via rail, either throughout Europe or connecting Europe and Asia, West- and Eastbound, LCL (Less-than-Container-Load) or FCL (Full-Container-Load).

DDPCH rail fright service one of the most famous services for customers from the UK.

We offer fast and normal Rail Freight shipping service from China to the UK

Type of Rail freight service from china to the UK

Rail Freight (Full-Container-Load (FCL))

  • Regular departures from major business centers across Europe and Asia
  • An environmentally friendly alternative for your FCL cargo transportation
  • Services available for containers, trailers, wagon groups, and block train movements
  • we cover 25 cities in China and ship to all city in the UK

Rail freight (Less-than-Container-Load (LCL))

  • Fast & secure transportation of your Less-than-Container-Load (LCL) cargo
  • Regular departures from major business centres across Europe and China
  • Defined & reliable transit times
  • we cover 25 cities in China and ship to all city in the UK

Why chose rail freight from China to the UK?

Why chose rail freight ?
Why chose rail freight ?

Here we tell you why you can use rail freight service.

  • Compared to transport by road, transport by Sea is more environmentally as fuel consumption is lower.
  • Possible to transport huge shipments at once.
  • Low prices for long-distance transport.
  • Rail freight transport is well-organized with fixed timetables, which give allow accurate rail freight quotes. Also, it is not influenced by traffic conditions such as traffic jams.
  • Railways transport is the safest way of transporting goods.

Rail freight map from china to the UK

Maybe you want know From which city in china we have rail freight service to Russia?

normally we can pick up your shipment from all city in china and send with the train to a major city in the UK
but for the information, you can check this photo

train map from china to UK
train map from china to UK

Why chose DDPCH as your Rail freight agent for shipping from china to the UK?

we try offer best rail freight service to our customer from uk .

also we offer some special service lile😀

  • Standard equipment; 40‘ High Cube containers (20‘ container in pairs 2×20‘)
  • Pick up and delivery by trailer or chassis truck
  • Customs procedure in China in rail hub or in customer bonded zone
  • Daily status updates
  • Re-loading of container for gauge change
  • Efficient handling of import, export and transit formalities
  • Additional insurance coverage on request

Main Sea Port of United Kingdom ( UK )

Book ocean freight shipping services easily with DDPCH, we help our customers have good experience with sea shipping service from china to all main seaport in the UK.

There are

ocean freight container specifications for the different containers available.

Depending on your cargo type, volume, and shape, certain sea freight container sizes may be more appropriate than others
so we suggest you contact DDPCH team, we help you to choose the best container for ocean freight service from China to the UK

if you want send your shipment from china to uk you must chose one of main sea ports in uk like

sea port Pwllhelisea port Littlehamptonsea port Dundeesea port Aberdeen
sea port Ramsgatesea port Liverpoolsea port Dunoonsea port Aberdovey
sea port Richboroughsea port Llanarmonsea port Exetersea port Aboyne
sea port Rotherhamsea port Llanddulassea port Exmouthsea port Alexandria
sea port Rothessea port Lochalinesea port Falmouthsea port Annalong
sea port Roystonsea port Lochboisdalesea port Fawleysea port Annan
sea port Runcornsea port Loch Gairlochsea port Felixstowesea port Anstruther
sea port Ryesea port Lochmaddysea port Fishguardsea port Appledore
sea port Salt Endsea port Londonsea port Fleetwoodsea port Arbroath
sea port Saundersfootsea port Londonderrysea port Folkestonesea port Ardglass
sea port Scallowaysea port London Gateway portsea port Forth Portssea port Ardrishaig
sea port Scarboroughsea port Looesea port Fosdykesea port Avonmouth
sea port Scrabstersea port Lossiemouthsea port Fraserburghsea port Ayr
sea port Seahamsea port Lowestoftsea port Gariestonsea port Banff
sea port Selbysea port Lybstersea port Garliestonsea port Barmouth
sea port Sheernesssea port Lydneysea port Girvansea port Barnes
sea port Sheffieldsea port Macduffsea port Glasgow Aptsea port Bathgate
sea port Shorehamsea port Machrihanishsea port Glensandasea port Bedlington
sea port Shottonsea port Maldonsea port Goolesea port Belfast
sea port Sillothsea port Mallaigsea port Gourocksea port Berwick-upon-Tweed
sea port Southamptonsea port Manchestersea port Grangemouthsea port Bideford
sea port South Shieldssea port Medway Portssea port Greenocksea port Bird Port
sea port Stocktonsea port Mevagisseysea port Greenwichsea port Birmingham
sea port Stornowaysea port Middlesboroughsea port Grimsbysea port Birtley
sea port Strangfordsea port Minworthsea port Halifaxsea port Blyth
sea port Stranraersea port Mistleysea port Hamptonsea port Bolton
sea port Stretfordsea port Montrosesea port Harwichsea port Boston
sea port Stromnesssea port Mostonsea port Holyheadsea port Braefoot Bay
sea port Sunderlandsea port Mostynsea port Hound Pointsea port Brandon
sea port Sutton Bridgesea port Nailseasea port Howdendykesea port Bridgwater
sea port Swanseasea port Nairnsea port Hullsea port Bridlington
sea port Teesportsea port Neath Abbeysea port Hunterstonsea port Brierley Hill
sea port Teignmouthsea port New Hollandsea port Hydesea port Brightlingsea
sea port Tetney Terminalsea port Newlynsea port Ilfordsea port Bristol
sea port Thamesportsea port Norwichsea port Imminghamsea port Bryn
sea port Thursosea port Padstowsea port Invernesssea port Buckie
sea port Tilburysea port Parsea port Ipswichsea port Bude
sea port Tobermorysea port Peeblessea port Irvinesea port Burghead
sea port Torquaysea port Pembrokesea port Isle Of Grainsea port Burntisland
sea port Tranentsea port Penrynsea port Isle of Whithornsea port Caernarfon
sea port Trent Wharvessea port Penzancesea port Kilkeelsea port Caerphilly
sea port Troonsea port Perthsea port Kilrootsea port Cairnryan
sea port Cambussea port Peterheadsea port Kirkcudbrightsea port Caledonian Canal
sea port Cardiffsea port Kirkcudbrightsea port Kirkwallsea port Cambus

What is the best sea port in UK for import from china?

When importing goods from China to the UK using DDPCH services, you’ll never need to know which port we use for your particular shipment as we’ll give you a full rate on the best service for your shipment delivered to your final delivery location.

One of the first questions you may ask when you first look into sea freight is “which port is closest to me?” and the second question is which port has cheaper ocean freight to me?

we suggest you use this seaport in the UK:

  • The Port of Felixstowe
  • The Port of Southampton
  • The Port of Tilbury
  • The Port of Grangemouth
  • London Gateway Port

Sea freight transit times from China to UK ( Ocean fright transit time )

transit times from China to UK
transit times from China to UK

Many factors go into transit time shipping from China to the UK, including location, size, and shipping mode: sea FCL, sea LCL, This guide will give you Transit time estimates for each sea shipping from popular ports in China to popular ports in the UK.

but for checking transit time from main china sea port to UK you can check this table

From / ToPort of FelixstowePort of SouthamptonPort of LondonPort of ImminghamPort of Liverpool
Shanghai35  Days30 Days35  Days25 Days35  Days
Shenzhen30 Days30 Days25 Days30 Days35  Days
Ningbo25 Days35  Days30 Days25 Days30 Days
Guangzhou30 Days35  Days30 Days35  Days25 Days
Hong Kong30 Days30 Days25 Days30 Days35  Days
Qingdao25 Days25 Days30 Days25 Days35  Days
Tianjin25 Days35  Days30 Days35  Days35  Days
Xiamen30 Days30 Days25 Days25 Days30 Days
Dalian35  Days30 Days35  Days30 Days25 Days
Dongguan25 Days30 Days35  Days30 Days35  Days
Nanjing35  Days30 Days25 Days25 Days35  Days
Sea freight transit times

Type Of Sea shipping service from china to UK

At this moment ddpch can offer two types of ocean freight service from China to the UK

FCL Sea Freight from China to the UK

FCL, or full container load, means your goods fill an entire container, either 20’ or 40’ long. If you are shipping at a high volume, you’ll save time and money by shipping FCL. Pricing for FCL is done as a flat rate, regardless of whether your container is full.

LCL Sea Freight from China to the UK

LCL, or less than a container load, means your goods do not fill an entire container and be shipped along with other boxes or pallets. Note that your products will need to be consolidated at the origin port and deconsolidated at the destination port when you ship LCL. That’s why LCL shipping takes a few days longer than FCL.

Sea Shipping Cost from China to UK (Ocean freight rate)

You are trying to estimate Sea shipping costs when importing products from China to the UK? Here, you’ll find a complete overview of the various Ocean freight costs, common pitfalls, and how to ensure that you get quoted the right freight cost from DDPCH or supplier.

From / ToPort of FelixstowePort of SouthamptonPort of LondonPort of ImminghamPort of LiverpoolPort of Hartlepool
Shanghai850 USD850 USD850 USD4852 USD850 USD850 USD
Shenzhen1210 USD850 USD1050 USD4110 USD1210 USD850 USD
Ningbo850 USD980 USD1100 USD1100 USD850 USD980 USD
Guangzhou850 USD980 USD1420 USD1420 USD850 USD980 USD
Hong Kong1210 USD850 USD1420 USD850 USD1210 USD850 USD
Qingdao1100 USD980 USD1210 USD1050 USD1100 USD980 USD
Tianjin1210 USD1100 USD1100 USD850 USD1210 USD1100 USD
Xiamen850 USD850 USD1100 USD1050 USD850 USD850 USD
Dalian1210 USD980 USD1050 USD1100 USD1210 USD1100 USD
Dongguan850 USD1050 USD5110 USD1050 USD850 USD850 USD
Nanjing1210 USD1420 USD1420 USD850 USD1210 USD980 USD
FOB – USD – Sea Shipping Cost from China

Which Shipping Lines have Sea freight service from china to UK?

at this moment more than ten sea shipping line have service from china to UK like

  • APM-Maersk
  • MSC – Mediterranean Shipping Company
  • COSCO – China Ocean Shipping Company
  • CMA-CGM
  • Hapag-Lloyd
  • ONE – Ocean Network Express
  • Evergreen Line
  • Yang Ming Marine Transport
  • Hyundai Merchant Marine
  • PIL Pacific International Line

DDPCH team try to give you the best price with all of this company for shipping from china to the UK

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