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

Madrid - Houston

From 3,961 $

Valencia - Houston

From 3,864 $

Barcelona - Houston

From 3,864 $

Algeciras - Houston

From 3,864 $

Bilbao - Houston

From 4,383 $

Container shipping rates from Houston

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

Houston - Tarragona

From 783 $

Houston - MALAGA

From 750 $

Houston - Bilbao

From 1,454 $

Houston - Vigo

From 1,593 $

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
AL KHARJ006E ONEY31 Jan/202226 Jan/202226 Jan/2022
AL KHARJ006E ONEY07 Feb/202202 Feb/202202 Feb/2022
AL KHARJ006E ONEY14 Feb/202209 Feb/202209 Feb/2022

Recent departures from the port of Houston

Vessel nameVoyage NumberNationalityDeparture date
C HAMBURGME148E MSCU07 Dec/2021
DIMITRA CDMC1021 ACLU03 Dec/2021
VEGA SAGITTARIUS202S KOSL03 Dec/2021
ZIM QINGDAO096E ZIMULR01 Dec/2021
MSC MARIA ELENAME147E MSCUPA30 Nov/2021

Scheduled arrivals to the port of Houston

Vessel nameVoyage NumberNationalityArrival date (estimated)
RIO NEGRO020N SUDU31 Jan/2022
RIO NEGRO020N SUDU07 Feb/2022
RIO NEGRO020N SUDU14 Feb/2022

Recent arrivals to the port of Houston

Vessel nameVoyage NumberNationalityArrival date
COSCO SHIPPING TAURU019W06 Jan/2022
LING YUN HE2147E31 Dec/2021
COSCO SHIPPING GEMIN018W30 Dec/2021
LING YUN HE2147E24 Dec/2021
LING YUN HE2146E24 Dec/2021

Estimated transit time to send a container to Houston

Continent of originCountry of originPort of originPort of destinationTransit time (days)20DV FCL
AsiaJordanAl ´AqabahHouston, Tx3712,669$
AsiaMalaysiaKuching, SarawakHouston, Tx3713,089$
AsiaMalaysiaPasir Gudang, JohorHouston, Tx3712,309$
EuropeFranceLe HavreHouston, Tx27,378$
EuropeNetherlandsRotterdamHouston, Tx27,229$
EuropeSwedenGoteborgHouston, Tx28,109$

Longest transit time to Houston

The longest transit time to ship a container to Houston is the route Al ´Aqabah - Houston, Tx, with an average of 37 days. The next longest routes are Kuching, Sarawak - Houston, Tx, with an average of 37 days and Pasir Gudang, Johor - Houston, Tx, with an average of 37 days.

Shortest transit time to Houston

The shortest transit time to ship a container to Houston is the route Le Havre - Houston, Tx, with an average of 2 days. The next shortest routes are Rotterdam - Houston, Tx, with an average of 2 days; and Goteborg - Houston, Tx, with an average of 2 days.

Top 5 routes for shipping containers to Houston

At iContainers, you can find 530 routes for sending containers to Houston. Here are the top 5 routes:

OriginDestination
MundraHouston, Tx
NingboHouston, Tx
QingdaoHouston, Tx
ShanghaiHouston, Tx
VeracruzHouston, Tx

Peak Season 2021

Dive into the factors affecting this year’s peak season and their impact, as well as the advice and tips needed to begin planning your shipment

Peak Season 2021 eBook
Klaus Lydsal

"Shippers should plan as far in advance as possible. With COVID on the map and lack of space, this season will be more unpredictable than the previous one, with rates never seen"

Klaus Lydsal, vice president of operations at iContainers