How long does it take to ship your products from China to the UK by sea?


how long ship from china to uk

It is quite important for people who is running a business with products from China to know how long it might take to get your shipment to United Kingdom. By knowing the date of your products are going to arrive in allows you to set up plans and make decisions for your business.

When you ship products to the UK, the transit time can be affected by where your supplier or manufacture is located. And please know that, the transits times are only inclusive of the time your goods spend on boat.

In this article, we are going to tell you how long it will take to ship from the manufacture in China to your store in the UK.

China to UK

 

How long does it take to ship your products from China to the UK?

 

You should know that there are processes at both end of the shipment. Extra time will be needed in both countries for things such like loading and unloading and customs clearance. We will calculate the total transit time from the manufacture in China to your door step.

Shipping from Southern China (Guangzhou/Shenzhen) to the UK

It takes 21 to 25 days on the water and another 7 or 14 days for the processes in both countries. So the total transit time will be around 6 weeks.

Shipping from Central China (Shanghai/Ningbo) to the UK

It takes 26 to 31 days on the water and another 7 or 14 days for the processes in both countries. So the total transit time will be around 7 weeks.

Shipping from Northern China (Qingdao/Tianjin/Xingang) to the UK

It takes 31 to 36 days on the water and another 7 or 14 days for the processes in both countries. So the total transit time will be around 8 weeks.

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