Rapid Shipping are a market leader in shipping to Japan. Whether you are shipping household goods or commercial freight to Japan, we have a service to suit. Full or part containers by sea and daily airfreight delivery to Japan. With over 20 years experience in shipping to Japan and a well established network of local delivery agents, we have the local know-how to handle all paperwork and customs formalities.
Shipping Time to Japan
Shipping time from UK to Japan is around 4 weeks for goods shipped by sea in a dedicated shipping container. For goods sent in a part load container the shipping time to Japan is around 6 weeks. Part load times are not guaranteed in advance, so we always recommend that you check in advance with our team for our latest shipping schedule to Japan before planning delivery to Japan.
Air shipping time to Japan is around 1 – 2 days. We offer daily departures from major UK airports so delivery time from UK to Japan is normally no longer than 3 days.
As with any country, exact shipping time from the UK to Japan will depend upon the time taken for customs clearance in Japan. Air shipments will normally be delivered in Japan within 1 – 2 days of arrival. For sea shipments to Japan, customs clearance and delivery would normally be complete within one week.
For more specific information regarding shipping times, or to check our part load shipping schedule for Japan, please contact our team on 0845 463 4656.
Shipping Costs to Japan
The cost of shipping to Japan will depend upon the type and size of your shipment, and whether it is shipped by sea or air. For shipments sent by sea the shipping cost will also depend on whether your goods are shipped as a part load or a full load shipment.
Air shipping costs to Japan are based on a combination of the dimensions and weight of your consignment. It is important that this information is accurate in order for us to prepare an exact quotation for your air shipping costs.
Sea shipping to Japan can be on either a full load or part load basis. For goods sent as a full load, shipping costs are based on a lump sum for an entire shipping container, and will not vary, no matter how full or empty the container is. For goods sent as a part load, the shipping cost will depend upon the amount of space your goods take up in the container. It is therefore important that you have accurate sizes of your goods for shipment so we can prepare an accurate quotation for your shipping costs.
To get exact shipping costs to Japan, please contact one of our shipping team on 0845 463 4656 or complete the shipping quote request form on the right hand side of this page.
Shipping Goods to Japan
For commercial exporters shipping goods to Japan we provide a full range of export facilities. Daily collections throughout the UK with air shipping and sea shipping options.
We have regular part load shipping schedule to Japan with weekly departures to minimise Japan shipping times.For larger consignments of shipping goods to Japan we will deliver a container directly to your premises for you to load. If you prefer we can send our one of our specialist loading crews to pack your shipping goods into the container.
Our network of Japan based customs agents will ensure that all customs formalities are handled smoothly and we will handle all necessary documentation. We can obtain Certificate of Origin documents directly from the Chamber of Commerce on a ‘same day’ basis to ensure your goods are shipped as quickly as possible.
For more information on shipping goods to Japan, please contact our shipping team on 0845 463 4656 or complete the shipping goods quote request form.
Shipping Boxes to Japan
Need to ship boxes from the UK to Japan? We supply free shipping boxes and bubble wrap, daily collections throughout the UK, and ‘per box’ shipping costs to Japan. Chose from either air shipping or sea shipping to Japan with daily departures by air and a regular sea shipping schedule. We can also ship your own boxes, bags, suitcases and other small items to Japan. We offer free UK storage to all our customers shipping boxes, so we can ship your boxes to coincide with your arrival in Japan.
- Unlimited free shipping boxes, tape and bubble wrap
- Ship our boxes or ship your own boxes, bags & suitcases
- Daily collections throughout the UK
- Regular sailing schedule to Japan
- Prices are ‘per box’ so you know exactly what your shipping costs will be
- Online tracking
- Fully comprehensive transit insurance available
To find out our costs for shipping boxes to Japan or to discuss your box shipping requirements in more detail, please complete the quote request form or call us on 0845 463 4656 and speak to our shipping team about costs for shipping boxes to Japan.
Shipping Furniture to Japan
From a few selected pieces of furniture to a full household removal with cars – we handle furniture shipping to Japan for thousands of satisfied customers every year. Our expert packing teams will carefully wrap your furniture items in your home and create a full customs inventory. A complete door to door service means we handle all aspects of customs clearance in Japan. Our local partner will deliver your furniture and household goods directly to your new home in Japan, unpack and remove the debris. We provide full transit insurance for your peace of mind and protection.
- Choose full export packing service or pack your own boxes
- Choice of full or part-load shipments to suit your budget
- Shipped in secure steel containers under customs seal
- Regular sailings to Japan with onward delivery throughout the country
- All customs clearance and paperwork handled – full door to door service
- Furniture delivered into your new Japan home and unwrapped
- Comprehensive transit insurance
- Storage available in UK or Japan
Car Shipping to Japan
Wondering how to ship your car to Japan? We offer a choice of container shipping or roll-on roll-off car shipping to Japan. Our regular car shipping schedule means weekly departures for Japan and we can arrange full transit insurance for your peace of mind. For high value or non-running cars we can collect directly from your home or office and deliver to the port directly.
When you import your car into Japan we provide a choice of full customs clearance or a door-to-port service where you can collect your car directly.
- Roll-On Roll-Off or Containerised car shipping
- Weekly shipping schedule to Japan
- Nationwide collection service
- Secure UK storage available
- Full car customs clearance service
- Comprehensive transit insurance
For cheapest car shipping costs and up to date shipping schedules to Japan, please call one of our car shipping team on 0845 463 4656 or complete the quote request form and we will contact you directly.
Free Quotations and Shipping Advice
We always offer free quotations and our staff are always happy to give shipping advice to anyone! If you need a specific shipping time to Japan, or want specific shipping costs for your individual project or relocation, just give one of our team a call on 0845 463 4656. It’s helpful if you know specific details of what you are sending – but don’t worry if you don’t have all the information as we will always help as much as possible and the gaps can be filled in later.