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Shipping costs to India

Shipping to India From Netherlands

Shipping Times

1 - 3 days by air

12 - 18 days by sea
Estimated Shipping Costs to India

1 bed flat

£2,341 - £2,587
£9,363 - £10,348

3 bed house

£3,601 - £3,980

5 bed house

£5,402 - £5,970

Shipping Container Costs to India

India, with its stunning landscapes, rich culture and history and growing economy, is a truly captivating country. There are plenty of work and business opportunities and adjusting to life here is made easier by English being spoken almost everywhere. Indians are friendly and welcoming, the cost of living is low, and the sights are spectacular. There are plenty of places to explore and the multiple cultures offer you many options for entertainment and learning.

Before you ship your possessions to India, you'll need to know first which shipping container to use. You can either use a 20-foot container or a 40-foot one. A 20-foot container will hold the contents of a 3-bedroom house. A 40-foot container will hold the same volume, along with a car; it can also accommodate the contents of a 4- or 5-bedroom house.

40ft Shipping Container

67 Cubic Meters | 12.04m x 2.35m x 2.39m (l x w x h)
See how much you can fit in a 40ft Container

Price: £6,842 - £7,562

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image of shipping container

20ft Shipping Container

33 Cubic Meters | 6.04m x 2.35m x 2.39m (l x w x h)
See how much you can fit in a 20ft Container

Price: £3,601 - £3,980

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Car Shipping Costs from Netherlands to India

In general a car will fit into a 20ft container. You will also need to consider quarantine and tax charges usually levied on importing vehicles.

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Car Shipped by Sea Freight

Max Dimensions 5.75m x 2.2m x 2.2m (l x w x h)

Base Price: £3601 - £3980

Quarantine & Taxes: £1,000 - £2,500

Price: £4,601 - £6,480

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Unusual Restricted Items

Live Birds and Other Animals


All live animals, including pets, are subject to restrictions.

Counterfeit Items

Home & Garden

All counterfeit and pirated goods are prohibited.


Home & Garden

All ancient objects and artefacts are completely prohibited.

Pornographic Materials


Pornographic materials are banned.

Narcotics and Psychotropic Drugs


Narcotics and any substances that can cause addiction are prohibited



Foreign currency notes must not exceed US$5,000

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