How much does it cost to ship a container to Australia

These are examples of the cheapest rates for 20 foot FCL container shipping to Australia’s ports:

Algeciras - Sydney

From 677 $

Valencia - Sydney

From 677 $

Barcelona - Sydney

From 653 $

Long Beach - Sydney

From 875 $

Los Angeles - Sydney

From 875 $

Houston - Sydney

From 1,019 $

Shipping rates from United States to Australia

new york - sydney
DV20
$ 100
DV40
$ 2,120
40HC
$ 6,391
long beach - sydney
DV20
$ 875
DV40
$ 1,255
40HC
$ 1,255
los angeles - sydney
DV20
$ 875
DV40
$ 1,255
40HC
$ 1,255
long beach - melbourne
DV20
$ 875
DV40
$ 1,255
40HC
$ 3,927
los angeles - melbourne
DV20
$ 875
DV40
$ 1,255
40HC
$ 3,927

Shipping rates from Spain to Australia

barcelona - melbourne
DV20
$ 729
DV40
$ 1,453
40HC
$ 2,324
barcelona - sydney
DV20
$ 729
DV40
$ 1,912
40HC
$ 2,439
barcelona - melbourne
DV20
$ 745
DV40
$ 1,489
40HC
$ 2,270
barcelona - sydney
DV20
$ 745
DV40
$ 1,847
40HC
$ 2,373
algeciras - sydney
DV20
$ 746
DV40
$ 1,453
40HC
$ 2,911

Shipping rates from Netherlands to Australia

rotterdam - brisbane
DV20
$ 835
DV40
$ 1,823
40HC
$ 1,869
rotterdam - adelaide
DV20
$ 837
DV40
$ 1,869
40HC
$ 1,869
rotterdam - melbourne
DV20
$ 837
DV40
$ 1,869
40HC
$ 1,869
rotterdam - sydney
DV20
$ 837
DV40
$ 2,800
40HC
$ 1,869
rotterdam - sydney
DV20
$ 852
DV40
$ 1,548
40HC
$ 1,510

Shipping rates from Germany to Australia

hamburg - brisbane
DV20
$ 874
DV40
$ 1,858
40HC
$ 1,905
hamburg - sydney
DV20
$ 874
DV40
$ 1,905
40HC
$ 1,905
hamburg - fremantle
DV20
$ 896
DV40
$ 1,905
40HC
$ 1,905
hamburg - sydney
DV20
$ 906
DV40
$ 1,603
40HC
$ 3,792
bremerhaven - sydney
DV20
$ 906
DV40
$ 1,603
40HC
$ 3,820

Shipping rates from Belgium to Australia

antwerp - melbourne
DV20
$ 844
DV40
$ 1,577
40HC
$ 1,577
antwerp - sydney
DV20
$ 869
DV40
$ 1,881
40HC
$ 1,881
antwerp - melbourne
DV20
$ 869
DV40
$ 1,881
40HC
$ 1,881
antwerp - sydney
DV20
$ 903
DV40
$ 1,539
40HC
$ 1,577
antwerp - brisbane
DV20
$ 903
DV40
$ 1,694
40HC
$ 1,694

How much does it cost to ship a container from Australia

Shipping rates from Australia to United States

brisbane - oakland
DV20
$ 1,283
DV40
$ 2,108
40HC
$ 2,108
melbourne - oakland
DV20
$ 1,368
DV40
$ 1,787
40HC
$ 3,468
sydney - los angeles
DV20
$ 1,368
DV40
$ 1,890
40HC
$ 2,055
sydney - long beach
DV20
$ 1,368
DV40
$ 1,890
40HC
$ 2,055
melbourne - long beach
DV20
$ 1,368
DV40
$ 1,890
40HC
$ 2,343

Shipping rates from Australia to Spain

brisbane - valencia
DV20
$ 1,092
DV40
$ 2,927
40HC
$ 1,908
adelaide - valencia
DV20
$ 1,120
DV40
$ 1,956
40HC
$ 1,956
melbourne - valencia
DV20
$ 1,372
DV40
$ 2,006
40HC
$ 2,006
adelaide - barcelona
DV20
$ 1,372
DV40
$ 2,250
40HC
$ 3,221
fremantle - algeciras
DV20
$ 1,372
DV40
$ 2,468
40HC
$ 2,408

Shipping rates from Australia to Germany

melbourne - hamburg
DV20
$ 1,312
DV40
$ 2,317
40HC
$ 2,376
brisbane - hamburg
DV20
$ 1,312
DV40
$ 2,319
40HC
$ 2,377
sydney - hamburg
DV20
$ 1,312
DV40
$ 4,211
40HC
$ 2,318
fremantle - hamburg
DV20
$ 1,314
DV40
$ 2,732
40HC
$ 2,791
melbourne - hamburg
DV20
$ 1,362
DV40
$ 1,558
40HC
$ 1,656

Shipping rates from Australia to Netherlands

sydney - rotterdam
DV20
$ 1,241
DV40
$ 2,189
40HC
$ 2,247
brisbane - rotterdam
DV20
$ 1,272
DV40
$ 2,189
40HC
$ 2,303
fremantle - rotterdam
DV20
$ 1,273
DV40
$ 2,245
40HC
$ 2,304
sydney - rotterdam
DV20
$ 1,290
DV40
$ 1,487
40HC
$ 1,545
melbourne - rotterdam
DV20
$ 1,290
DV40
$ 1,487
40HC
$ 1,584

Shipping rates from Australia to Belgium

sydney - antwerp
DV20
$ 1,241
DV40
$ 2,660
40HC
$ 2,718
sydney - antwerp
DV20
$ 2,300
DV40
$ 1,525
40HC
$ 1,584

Ship containers to different ports in Australia

Ship your container to Australia in FCL (Full Container Load) or LCL (Less than a Container Load) shipment at the best rate. iContainers operates in 8 ports in Australia from the United States and in 6 ports in Australia from Spain for ocean freight transport.

Estimated transit time to send a container to Australia

Continent of originCountry of originPort of originPort of destinationTransit time (days)20DV FCL
EuropeSpainBilbaoSydney78800$
AmericaUnited StatesPittsburghSydney691,810$
AmericaUnited StatesIndianapolisSydney68782$
EuropeSpainAlgecirasSydney33325$
AmericaUnited StatesLong BeachSydney31824$
AmericaUnited StatesLos AngelesSydney31824$

Longest transit time to Australia

The longest transit time to ship a container to Australia is the route Bilbao - Sydney, with an average of 78 days. The next longest routes are Pittsburgh - Sydney, with an average of 69 days and Indianapolis - Sydney, with an average of 68 days.

Shortest transit time to Australia

The shortest transit time to ship a container to Australia is the route Long Beach - Sydney, with an average of 31 days. The next shortest routes are Los Angeles - Sydney, with an average of 31 days; and Algeciras - Sydney, with an average of 33 days.

Top 5 routes for shipping containers to Australia

At iContainers, you can find 248 routes for sending containers to Australia. Here are the top 5 routes:

OriginDestination
BarcelonaSydney
Lazaro CardenasSydney
Los AngelesSydney
ManzanilloSydney
New YorkSydney

Ship container to Australia: Import duty rates

2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Average duty rate 2.7% 2.7% 2.5% 2.5% 2.5%
Maximum duty rate 140% 153% 126% 176% 163%