Sea Freight To Canada

Calculate Canada sea freight costs and get an estimate from the world’s largest database of freight rates in seconds.

How much is Sea Freight to Canada?

International sea freight calculator & freight rate estimates for shipping goods by ocean to and from Canada.

Get an estimate from the world’s largest database of Canada sea freight rates with our freight calculator and then join to compare, book, and manage your upcoming shipments.


Canada Sea Freight Rates

Planning your shipment to Canada? Find competitive sea freight rates to Canada. Compare quotes from leading freight forwarders and choose the best option for your shipment.

The prices listed below are current sea freight rates for shipping from Shanghai, China, to Vancouver, BC.

20′ Container
From $2,602
Transit Time: 28-38 days
From $576
Transit Time: 30-43 days

Canada Sea Freight Services

Understanding the intricacies of sea freight services to Canada is essential for businesses engaged in international trade. Generally speaking, sea freight  can be a cost-effective and reliable option for shipping goods to and from Canada. 

Importers and exporters that ship by sea can choose between full container loads (FCL) for larger shipments or less-than-container loads (LCL) for smaller shipments. It’s also important from research customs clearance procedures, documentation requirements, and international shipping regulations when shipping to Canada. Your freight forwarder can help you navigate these rules and regulations.

How long does it take to ship Sea Freight to Canada?

The transit time of sea freight shipments to Canada depends on several factors, primarily the departure and arrival ports, and the shipping route. Generally, shipping to Canada can take between a few weeks to several months.

Weather conditions, port congestion, and potential delays in customs clearance can also impact overall shipping time. Find out more here with our Transit Time Calculator.

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