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International Shipping to UK from USA

Services for International Cargo Shipping to the UK

Since 1977, Schumacher Cargo has offered international shipping to the UK from the USA and vice versa.

Items we ship to the United Kingdom include cars, boats, yachts, motorcycles, household goods, and other precious goods.

Read our guide below on how to ship a container to the UK from the USA and start your shipment today!

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How to Ship to the UK from USA

When shipping to the UK, you want to start with all of the details particular to your shipment. A few of the things you should have in mind are the type of good, origin, and destination. With this info we can begin to work with you on completing your shipment. Once you start working with Schumacher, you’ll realize shipping between the United States and the United Kingdom is quite easy.

What Are You Shipping to the UK

Whether you need to move your family from the US to London or have your Harley Davidson shipped to Belfast, the dedicated professionals at Schumacher will help you with any questions you may have regarding your shipment.

In addition to motorcycles and household goods/home relocation, we offer car shipping to major cities, overseas boat and yacht transport, and also removal services. Our international shipping services to the UK even cover pet transportation and relocation.

How Much Does Shipping to UK Cost

International shipping rates for the UK will range depending on your shipment. Some factors are what you are shipping, which US port the ship is leaving from, and where your goods are headed in the UK. As an example, cargo leaving from our international shipping locations on the east coast have a lower rate than from our warehouse in Houston or Los Angeles (other factors aside).

If you need a quote for shipping goods overseas to a location in the United Kingdom, we offer a few options. You can:

  • Fill out the online quote form with the details of your shipment to the UK
  • Call 800-599-0190/562-408-6677 and speak with one of our international shipping experts. They’ll be able to answer any additional questions you may have

We look forward to helping you plan a successful shipment out of the US and into your new English home!

Destinations for Container Shipping from USA to UK

Our UK shipping services frequent the port of Felixstowe, as Schumacher UK’s office is located in Suffolk, England. Felixstowe is the UK’s busiest port for containerized cargo. The vast majority of shipments to England, Wales, and Scotland ship here and is also the port for services from the UK to one of our 5 US locations.

**Southampton and Tilbury are also available as port options depending on sail schedules and shipments.

If you are going to be shipping internationally to the region of the UK in Northern Ireland, we can freight your cargo to Dublin which will eliminate having to transship across the UK.

The UK is a major market which we specialize in moving household goods and shipping vehicles to as a destination. We have been shipping to this area since 1977 and have developed the expertise to service the whole country. Each year, we make more than 1,200 shipments to cities across England, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

Schumacher’s international shipping services to the UK frequent multiple port cities each year:

Aberdeen Belfast Cardiff
Dublin Dover Grimsby
Ipswich Hull Liverpool
London Southampton  

UK Container Shipping Service

Our main service for shipping to the United Kingdom is through container shipments.

We offer both consolidated and exclusive container services which each have their own benefits.

Consolidated Container

With consolidated container shipping to the UK, a container loads with goods from multiple people. In regards to cars, 2-4 are loaded depending on size. For household goods, the containers need loads of varying sizes until it’s full. This type of shipment is the most popular as it offers the best value with the protection of a container. The tradeoff is the time to ship takes a bit longer as the container has to be filled by multiple customers.

Exclusive Container

We also offer exclusive use of 20 and 40 foot containers to the UK. This service’s benefit is there is no wait time to ship once we have your goods and documentation. When using this service the overall shipping time will be faster. The tradeoff is that the cost is higher because they are not split with other people shipping.

Interesting Facts for Shipping to England

 
  • More than 189,000 Americans have moved to England.
  • London is the UK’s biggest city and more than 6 times larger than the next
  • Shipping to London is one of our most popular services
  • France is only 35 km across the English Channel
  • The UK is a little smaller than Oregon but has almost 10 times the amount of people

More Info on Shipping to UK

If you are ready to ship a container to the UK, fill out our Online Quote Form today!

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Schumacher Cargo Logistics utilizes insured, secured and bonded facilities. We provide warehousing, packing, crating, trucking and loading services out of our own warehouses here in the USA - Los Angeles, Houston, Savannah, Miami, New York, and New Jersey. All other worldwide destinations are covered by our affiliated organization member companies.