Container Shipping Times to the United States

Planning a move to the USA? Get dates and port to port transit times for each vessel departing from the UK.

Short Answer: Port to port transit times to the States vary from between 10 to 30 days depending on your destination port. For more detailed times for each port/vessel please see our table below.

How Long Does it Take to Ship Personal Effects from the UK to USA?

Destination Vessel Name Last Moving Date to Meet Vessel Sailing Date Port to Port Transit Time
Houston St Louis Express 10/04/2021 20/04/2021 19
Charleston Express 17/04/2021 27/04/2021 19
Yorktown Express 24/04/2021 04/05/2021 19
Philadelphia Express 01/05/2021 11/05/2021 19
Los Angeles MOL Emissary 13/04/2021 23/04/2021 30
Bilbao Bridge 20/04/2021 30/04/2021 30
Budapest Bridge 27/04/2021 07/05/2021 30
MOL Glide 04/05/2021 14/05/2021 30
Miami MOL Emissary 13/04/2021 23/04/2021 14
Bilbao Bridge 20/04/2021 30/04/2021 14
Budapest Bridge 27/04/2021 07/05/2021 14
MOL Glide 04/05/2021 14/05/2021 14
New York MOL Emissary 13/04/2021 23/04/2021 12
Bilbao Bridge 20/04/2021 30/04/2021 12
Budapest Bridge 27/04/2021 07/05/2021 12
MOL Glide 04/05/2021 14/05/2021 12

UK to USA Container Shipping Costs

Our page on the cost of international removals from the UK to the USA covers everything you need to know about how much it costs to ship your belongings to the America.

Many factors are involved in calculating the costs to ship a container to the USA. Each house move is different and the USA is a big place!

To get a bespoke rate for your own specific house move and find out the exact costs and prices to ship a container to the USA please complete our simple quote form on this page.

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