Port of Houston

The Port of HOUSTON is located in the fourth-largest city in the US. It’s 25 miles long and located just a few hours’ sailing time from the Gulf of Mexico. It’s the busiest port in the US in terms of foreign tonnage.

How much does it cost to ship a container to/from Houston

Container shipping rates to Houston

These are examples of the cheapest rates for 20 foot FCL container shipping to Houston

Veracruz - Houston

From 1,252 $

Valencia - Houston

From 1,739 $

Madrid - Houston

From 2,226 $

Barcelona - Houston

From 2,265 $

Container shipping rates from Houston

These are examples of the cheapest rates for 20 foot FCL container shipping from Houston

Houston - Valencia

From 278 $

Houston - Barcelona

From 586 $

Houston - Madrid

From 724 $

Houston - Bilbao

From 907 $

Houston - Vigo

From 941 $

Location of Houston

Country:UNITED STATES

Coordinates:

Latitude:29.75757 , Longitude:-95.3512

Departures and arrivals

Scheduled departures from the port of Houston

Vessel nameVoyage NumberNationalityDeparture date (aprox)Documents cut-offCut-off
SKIATHOS I0DV8TS126 Apr/2021
CMA CGM LIBRA0ME8YE126 Apr/2021
TBN026 Apr/2021
DINA TRADER1626 Apr/2021
MSC RANIAIU114R26 Apr/2021

Recent departures from the port of Houston

Vessel nameVoyage NumberNationalityDeparture date
CMA CGM TITUS.16 Apr/2021
CMA CGM TITUSv16 Apr/2021
AMELIE BORCHARD009516 Apr/2021
ONE MANCHESTER027E16 Apr/2021
ONE MANCHESTER 027E16 Apr/2021

Scheduled arrivals to the port of Houston

Vessel nameVoyage NumberNationalityArrival date (estimated)
BASLE EXPRESS,26 Apr/2021
BASLE EXPRESSMD1111E26 Apr/2021
BASLE EXPRESSv26 Apr/2021
BASLE EXPRESSV26 Apr/2021
MSC LORENAMD117A26 Apr/2021

Recent arrivals to the port of Houston

Vessel nameVoyage NumberNationalityArrival date
APL NEW JERSEY0VB8DW1MA17 Apr/2021
NORDICA2101117 Apr/2021
WEC VERMEER997N17 Apr/2021
NORTHERN MONUMENT110E17 Apr/2021
MAERSK IOWA112W17 Apr/2021

Estimated transit time to send a container to Houston

Continent of originCountry of originPort of originPort of destinationTransit time (days)20DV FCL
OceaniaNew ZealandWellingtonHouston, Tx464,848$
AsiaChinaQingdaoHouston, Tx373,508$
AsiaChinaDalianHouston, Tx353,508$
EuropeSpainAlgecirasHouston, Tx182,375$
EuropeNetherlandsRotterdamHouston, Tx172,558$
AmericaMexicoVeracruzHouston, Tx31,110$

Longest transit time to Houston

The longest transit time to ship a container to Houston is the route Wellington - Houston, Tx, with an average of 46 days. The next longest routes are Qingdao - Houston, Tx, with an average of 37 days and Dalian - Houston, Tx, with an average of 35 days.

Shortest transit time to Houston

The shortest transit time to ship a container to Houston is the route Veracruz - Houston, Tx, with an average of 3 days. The next shortest routes are Rotterdam - Houston, Tx, with an average of 17 days; and Algeciras - Houston, Tx, with an average of 18 days.

Top 5 routes for shipping containers to Houston

At iContainers, you can find 202 routes for sending containers to Houston. Here are the top 5 routes:

OriginDestination
CartagenaHouston, Tx
Ho Chi Minh CityHouston, Tx
Jawaharlal Nehru (Nhava Sheva)Houston, Tx
ShanghaiHouston, Tx
VeracruzHouston, Tx

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