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:

Madrid - Chennai

From 506 $

Valencia - Chennai

From 496 $

Barcelona - Chennai

From 582 $

NEW YORK - Chennai

From 846 $

Los Angeles - Chennai

From 961 $

Long Beach - Chennai

From 961 $

Shipping rates from United States to India

new york - chennai (ex madras)
DV20
$ 100
DV40
$ 6,072
40HC
$ 4,234
norfolk - jawaharlal nehru (nhava sheva)
DV20
$ 448
DV40
$ 4,910
40HC
$ 3,561
norfolk - jawaharlal nehru (nhava sheva)
DV20
$ 580
DV40
$ 4,374
40HC
$ 3,080
norfolk - jawaharlal nehru (nhava sheva)
DV20
$ 580
DV40
$ 4,497
40HC
$ 3,355
norfolk - jawaharlal nehru (nhava sheva)
DV20
$ 580
DV40
$ 4,597
40HC
$ 3,455

Shipping rates from Spain to India

valencia - hazira
DV20
$ 501
DV40
$ 726
40HC
$ 2,783
valencia - mundra
DV20
$ 506
DV40
$ 649
40HC
$ 1,353
madrid - mundra
DV20
$ 506
DV40
$ 2,433
40HC
$ 1,870
valencia - visakhapatnam
DV20
$ 548
DV40
$ 769
40HC
$ 769
valencia - chennai (ex madras)
DV20
$ 548
DV40
$ 784
40HC
$ 2,049

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

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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) - oakland
DV20
$ 1,375
DV40
$ 1,644
40HC
$ 1,644
jawaharlal nehru (nhava sheva) - los angeles
DV20
$ 1,375
DV40
$ 1,644
40HC
$ 1,644

Shipping rates from India to Spain

cochin - valencia
DV20
$ 575
DV40
$ 852
40HC
$ 852
chennai (ex madras) - madrid
DV20
$ 586
DV40
$ 3,041
40HC
$ 4,027
ahmedabad - algeciras
DV20
$ 628
DV40
$ 967
40HC
$ 967
cochin - valencia
DV20
$ 631
DV40
$ 852
40HC
$ 852
chennai (ex madras) - algeciras
DV20
$ 681
DV40
$ 1,477
40HC
$ 1,477

Shipping rates from India to Dominican Republic

jawaharlal nehru (nhava sheva) - caucedo
DV20
$ 3,393
DV40
$ 3,237
40HC
$ 3,237
jawaharlal nehru (nhava sheva) - rio haina
DV20
$ 3,674
DV40
$ 3,549
40HC
$ 3,549
chennai (ex madras) - caucedo
DV20
$ 3,736
DV40
$ 3,965
40HC
$ 3,965
chennai (ex madras) - rio haina
DV20
$ 4,048
DV40
$ 4,173
40HC
$ 4,173
tuticorin - caucedo
DV20
$ 4,438
DV40
$ 4,641
40HC
$ 4,641

Shipping rates from India to Mexico

tuticorin - veracruz
DV20
$ 4,628
DV40
$ 4,628
40HC
$ 4,628
jawaharlal nehru (nhava sheva) - veracruz
DV20
$ 4,940
DV40
$ 4,524
40HC
$ 4,524
kolkata (ex calcutta) - veracruz
DV20
$ 5,110
DV40
$ 5,148
40HC
$ 5,148
chennai (ex madras) - veracruz
DV20
$ 6,418
DV40
$ 4,628
40HC
$ 4,628

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
AmericaUnited StatesCincinnati, OhChennai (Ex Madras)691,750$
AmericaUnited StatesKansas CityChennai (Ex Madras)641,401$
AmericaUnited StatesJacksonvilleChennai (Ex Madras)60880$
AmericaUnited StatesChicago, IlChennai (Ex Madras)202,005$
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 Cincinnati, Oh - Chennai (Ex Madras), with an average of 69 days. The next longest routes are Kansas City - Chennai (Ex Madras), with an average of 64 days and Jacksonville - Chennai (Ex Madras), with an average of 60 days.

Shortest transit time to India

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

Top 5 routes for shipping containers to India

At iContainers, you can find 238 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%