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Shipping Containers from China to the UK

Are you interested in shipping cargo or containers from China to the UK? We can help. Whether you are looking to ship by air or sea freight, we will make sure your freight arrives safely at an affordable cost. You can track where your container is through our online platform and our customer service team will be there every step of the way to help as well as explain the legal processes involved.

Read on to find out the cost of shipping a 20ft or a 40ft shipping container from China to the UK or get in touch now and we will provide you with a bespoke quote within 48 hours.

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    Shipping from China to the UK: What You Need to Know

    With our air and sea shipping services, we make sure your cargo gets from A to B or from Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, and Guangzhou to the UK as quickly as possible. We have worked with a range of businesses to ensure their commercial load arrives safely and on time, and we can help you, too.

    Shipping goods overseas requires a lot of legal work and logistics planning, but don’t worry – our service covers it all, including:

    • Door to Door Shipping (Land, Air, and Sea Freight)
    • Customs Clearance at all UK Ports
    • Legal Considerations in China
    • Customer Service
    • Tracking Software and Updates

    Our shipping routes from China to the UK are the same that we have used for hundreds of customers in dozens of industries.If you would like to discuss your shipping requirements in more detail, why not give us a call on +442045 414 340 or email us at ? Let us know what your shipping needs are and our experts can advise you on the next steps.


    Container Shipping FAQs

    Typically, shipping a container from China to the UK by air freight takes 3-7 working days and shipping by sea freight takes around 6 weeks. While air freight is quicker, it tends to be more expensive. If you are looking for cheap shipping from China to the UK, then sea freight is a better option for you as air freight tends to be more expensive.

    How much your cargo costs to ship will depend on how much cargo you’re sending. The more you send and spend, the better value you can expect. Shipping costs for this route are also highly variable, changing weekly and often significantly. As such, the best way to get an accurate quote is to contact us directly.

    A full quote will be provided within 48 hours of your enquiry and we will also send you price alerts for when prices are low.

    We have established routes from all major ports in China, including Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Guangzhou. We also have well-established routes to all major UK ports , including Felixstowe, Dover, Liverpool and Southampton. Plus, our specialists are on-hand to help you with customs clearance.

    Air Cargo from China to the UK

    Our team at Messiah Freight is well-versed in the global freight market and the different carriers available. By following our client’s budget, time constraints, and destination, we ensure that the right carrier is selected and you get the best container price from China to the UK. In addition to our thorough knowledge of competitive pricing and routing strategies, our experienced team of experts ensures that your cargo reaches its destination on time and hassle-free. 

    If you’re looking to ship from China to the UK by air freight, fill out the request form.  All of our quotes include prices for both sea and air freight, giving you the choice and freedom to decide how your goods travel from A to B.

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