How much does it cost to ship a container to South Africa

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

Valencia - Durban

From 1,594 $

Bilbao - Durban

From 1,742 $

Algeciras - Durban

From 1,855 $

Miami - Durban

From 2,052 $

NEW YORK - Durban

From 2,052 $

Houston - Durban

From 2,382 $

Shipping rates from United States to South Africa

norfolk - cape town
DV20
$ 2,027
DV40
$ 2,582
40HC
$ 2,582
charleston - durban
DV20
$ 2,027
DV40
$ 2,582
40HC
$ 2,582
charleston - cape town
DV20
$ 2,027
DV40
$ 2,582
40HC
$ 2,582
norfolk - durban
DV20
$ 2,027
DV40
$ 2,582
40HC
$ 2,582
philadelphia - durban
DV20
$ 2,052
DV40
$ 2,741
40HC
$ 3,506

Shipping rates from Spain to South Africa

vigo - cape town
DV20
$ 1,858
DV40
$ 3,305
40HC
$ 3,936
algeciras - cape town
DV20
$ 1,889
DV40
$ 4,045
40HC
$ 3,416
barcelona - cape town
DV20
$ 2,113
DV40
$ 4,003
40HC
$ 3,696
madrid - durban
DV20
$ 2,113
DV40
$ 4,430
40HC
$ 4,127
valencia - coega
DV20
$ 2,113
DV40
$ 1,940
40HC
$ 2,496

How much does it cost to ship a container from South Africa

Shipping rates from South Africa to Spain

durban - barcelona
DV20
$ 1,583
DV40
$ 1,217
40HC
$ 2,208
cape town - algeciras
DV20
$ 1,689
DV40
$ 4,185
40HC
$ 3,107
cape town - algeciras
DV20
$ 1,957
DV40
$ 3,432
40HC
$ 2,049
cape town - barcelona
DV20
$ 2,031
DV40
$ 1,695
40HC
$ 1,247
durban - valencia
DV20
$ 2,294
DV40
$ 5,828
40HC
$ 4,210

Ship containers to different ports in South Africa

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

Estimated transit time to send a container to South Africa

Continent of originCountry of originPort of originPort of destinationTransit time (days)20DV FCL
AmericaUnited StatesSeattleDurban574,844$
AmericaUnited StatesOaklandDurban554,544$
AmericaUnited StatesLong BeachDurban534,544$
AmericaUnited StatesCharlotteDurban43,110$
AmericaUnited StatesEl PasoDurban45,939$
AmericaUnited StatesGreensboroDurban43,619$

Longest transit time to South Africa

The longest transit time to ship a container to South Africa is the route Seattle - Durban, with an average of 57 days. The next longest routes are Oakland - Durban, with an average of 55 days and Long Beach - Durban, with an average of 53 days.

Shortest transit time to South Africa

The shortest transit time to ship a container to South Africa is the route Charlotte - Durban, with an average of 4 days. The next shortest routes are El Paso - Durban, with an average of 4 days; and Greensboro - Durban, with an average of 4 days.

Top 5 routes for shipping containers to South Africa

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

OriginDestination
AlgecirasDurban
Atlanta, GaDurban
BarcelonaDurban
MiamiDurban
ValenciaDurban

Importing From Asia In 2022

Discover how to import or export from/to China, India or Vietnam and avoid delays on your cargo. Includes Incoterms and documents.

asia eBook
Klaus Lydsal

"Customs duties play an important role in your international shipment. How they're determined and calculated varies from country to country"

Klaus Lydsal, vice president of operations at iContainers