How much does it cost to ship a container to India

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

Valencia - Chennai

From 455 $

Madrid - Chennai

From 455 $

Barcelona - Chennai

From 538 $

NEW YORK - Chennai

From 830 $

Miami - Chennai

From 860 $

Long Beach - Chennai

From 985 $

Shipping rates from United States to India

new york - chennai (ex madras)
DV20
$ 100
DV40
$ 6,072
40HC
$ 4,234
charleston - mundra
DV20
$ 550
DV40
$ 1,015
40HC
$ 1,015
charleston - visakhapatnam
DV20
$ 570
DV40
$ 1,005
40HC
$ 1,005
baltimore - visakhapatnam
DV20
$ 575
DV40
$ 1,422
40HC
$ 1,422
new york - chennai (ex madras)
DV20
$ 580
DV40
$ 6,144
40HC
$ 4,900

Shipping rates from Spain to India

madrid - jawaharlal nehru (nhava sheva)
DV20
$ 441
DV40
$ 1,609
40HC
$ 502
madrid - mundra
DV20
$ 441
DV40
$ 2,031
40HC
$ 1,601
valencia - mundra
DV20
$ 441
DV40
$ 502
40HC
$ 1,296
valencia - jawaharlal nehru (nhava sheva)
DV20
$ 441
DV40
$ 1,588
40HC
$ 502
valencia - jawaharlal nehru (nhava sheva)
DV20
$ 496
DV40
$ 612
40HC
$ 612

Shipping rates from Mexico to India

lazaro cardenas - mundra
DV20
$ 981
DV40
$ 1,391
40HC
$ 1,391
manzanillo - mundra
DV20
$ 981
DV40
$ 1,426
40HC
$ 2,031
veracruz - jawaharlal nehru (nhava sheva)
DV20
$ 981
DV40
$ 2,802
40HC
$ 1,057
manzanillo - jawaharlal nehru (nhava sheva)
DV20
$ 981
DV40
$ 3,286
40HC
$ 1,391
manzanillo - chennai (ex madras)
DV20
$ 1,014
DV40
$ 1,134
40HC
$ 1,163

Shipping rates from Netherlands to India

rotterdam - jawaharlal nehru (nhava sheva)
DV20
$ 472
DV40
$ 1,855
40HC
$ 600
rotterdam - mundra
DV20
$ 530
DV40
$ 673
40HC
$ 673
rotterdam - chennai (ex madras)
DV20
$ 589
DV40
$ 849
40HC
$ 849
rotterdam - jawaharlal nehru (nhava sheva)
DV20
$ 631
DV40
$ 940
40HC
$ 963
rotterdam - mundra
DV20
$ 647
DV40
$ 940
40HC
$ 940

Shipping rates from Germany to India

bremerhaven - jawaharlal nehru (nhava sheva)
DV20
$ 752
DV40
$ 849
40HC
$ 849
hamburg - jawaharlal nehru (nhava sheva)
DV20
$ 752
DV40
$ 849
40HC
$ 849
bremerhaven - mundra
DV20
$ 752
DV40
$ 870
40HC
$ 870
hamburg - mundra
DV20
$ 752
DV40
$ 870
40HC
$ 870
hamburg - mundra
DV20
$ 852
DV40
$ 908
40HC
$ 908

How much does it cost to ship a container from India

Shipping rates from India to United States

mundra - seattle
DV20
$ 1,305
DV40
$ 1,587
40HC
$ 1,588
jawaharlal nehru (nhava sheva) - los angeles
DV20
$ 1,305
DV40
$ 1,587
40HC
$ 1,588
jawaharlal nehru (nhava sheva) - long beach
DV20
$ 1,305
DV40
$ 1,587
40HC
$ 1,588
jawaharlal nehru (nhava sheva) - tacoma
DV20
$ 1,328
DV40
$ 1,658
40HC
$ 1,551
jawaharlal nehru (nhava sheva) - seattle
DV20
$ 1,328
DV40
$ 2,190
40HC
$ 1,840

Shipping rates from India to Spain

mundra - barcelona
DV20
$ 600
DV40
$ 792
40HC
$ 792
mundra - valencia
DV20
$ 600
DV40
$ 792
40HC
$ 812
jawaharlal nehru (nhava sheva) - barcelona
DV20
$ 600
DV40
$ 812
40HC
$ 812
jawaharlal nehru (nhava sheva) - valencia
DV20
$ 615
DV40
$ 812
40HC
$ 812
ahmedabad - algeciras
DV20
$ 634
DV40
$ 976
40HC
$ 976

Shipping rates from India to Netherlands

jawaharlal nehru (nhava sheva) - rotterdam
DV20
$ 706
DV40
$ 952
40HC
$ 976
mundra - rotterdam
DV20
$ 724
DV40
$ 976
40HC
$ 976
mundra - rotterdam
DV20
$ 774
DV40
$ 1,140
40HC
$ 911
jawaharlal nehru (nhava sheva) - rotterdam
DV20
$ 804
DV40
$ 2,505
40HC
$ 2,037
tuticorin - rotterdam
DV20
$ 923
DV40
$ 1,368
40HC
$ 1,368

Shipping rates from India to Germany

jawaharlal nehru (nhava sheva) - hamburg
DV20
$ 846
DV40
$ 1,211
40HC
$ 1,211
mundra - hamburg
DV20
$ 846
DV40
$ 1,212
40HC
$ 1,007
tuticorin - hamburg
DV20
$ 1,052
DV40
$ 1,789
40HC
$ 1,789
cochin - hamburg
DV20
$ 1,052
DV40
$ 1,789
40HC
$ 1,789
vizag - hamburg
DV20
$ 1,086
DV40
$ 2,039
40HC
$ 1,922

Shipping rates from India to Belgium

mundra - antwerp
DV20
$ 706
DV40
$ 1,311
40HC
$ 1,344
chennai (ex madras) - antwerp
DV20
$ 871
DV40
$ 1,220
40HC
$ 1,403
kolkata (ex calcutta) - antwerp
DV20
$ 1,062
DV40
$ 1,642
40HC
$ 1,700
cochin - antwerp
DV20
$ 1,088
DV40
$ 1,642
40HC
$ 1,700
tuticorin - antwerp
DV20
$ 1,088
DV40
$ 1,642
40HC
$ 1,700

Ship containers to different ports in India

Ship your container to India in FCL (Full Container Load) or LCL (Less than a Container Load) shipment at the best rate. iContainers operates in 24 ports in India from the United States and in 16 ports in India from Spain for ocean freight transport.

Estimated transit time to send a container to India

Continent of originCountry of originPort of originPort of destinationTransit time (days)20DV FCL
EuropeSpainBilbaoChennai (Ex Madras)511,250$
EuropeSpainVigoChennai (Ex Madras)511,250$
EuropeSpainSanta Cruz De TenerifeChennai (Ex Madras)481,430$
EuropeSpainBarcelonaChennai (Ex Madras)26460$
EuropeSpainMadridChennai (Ex Madras)20400$
EuropeSpainValenciaChennai (Ex Madras)20400$

Longest transit time to India

The longest transit time to ship a container to India is the route Bilbao - Chennai (Ex Madras), with an average of 51 days. The next longest routes are Vigo - Chennai (Ex Madras), with an average of 51 days and Santa Cruz De Tenerife - Chennai (Ex Madras), with an average of 48 days.

Shortest transit time to India

The shortest transit time to ship a container to India is the route Madrid - Chennai (Ex Madras), with an average of 20 days. The next shortest routes are Valencia - Chennai (Ex Madras), with an average of 20 days; and Barcelona - Chennai (Ex Madras), with an average of 26 days.

Top 5 routes for shipping containers to India

At iContainers, you can find 257 routes for sending containers to India. Here are the top 5 routes:

OriginDestination
Los AngelesChennai (Ex Madras)
New YorkChennai (Ex Madras)
Port KelangChennai (Ex Madras)
ShanghaiChennai (Ex Madras)
ValenciaChennai (Ex Madras)

Ship container to India: Import duty rates

2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Average duty rate 13.5% 13.5% 13.4% 13.4% 13.8%
Maximum duty rate 150% 156% 150% 150% 150%