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Shipping FAQs about importing to Melbourne
How long does it take to ship a container from Melbourne?
When shipping from Melbourne, the transit time depends on where your destination port is located in the world. It’s important to note that typically transit times are not all inclusive; they’re only inclusive of the time your goods spend on the water.
Allow extra time in both countries for things like customs, delivery to and from ports, loading and unloading.
We’ve included both the time your goods spend on the water and the total journey time from door to door in Explorate.
Transit time examples:
- Melbourne (AUMEL) to Sydney (AUSYD) - 14 - 30 days* depending on the shipping line.
- Melbourne (AUMEL) to Los Angeles (USLAX) - 14 - 30 days* depending on the shipping line.
- Melbourne (AUMEL) to Rotterdam (NLRTM) - 14 - 30 days* depending on the shipping line.
- Search live freight schedules and rates for Melbourne (AUMEL)
Can I get a door-to-door price for my goods out of Melbourne (AUMEL)?
We can source transport vendors on your behalf or you can use your chosen operators as well.
Does Explorate offer EXW, FOB and DAP terms out of Melbourne (AUMEL)?
Yes, the Explorate booking platform outlines trade terms specific costs and allows you to find the best price for your business. Explorate also has FCL, LCL & air freight booking abilities. Get live ocean freight rates for Melbourne (AUMEL) based on your trade terms.