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Shipping costs to Germany

Shipping to Germany From Nigeria

Shipping Times

1 - 3 days by air

9 - 12 days by sea
Estimated Shipping Costs to Germany

1 bed flat

£1,628 - £1,799
£6,510 - £7,194

3 bed house

£2,504 - £2,767

5 bed house

£3,756 - £4,151

Shipping Container Costs to Germany

Shipping your worldly belongings to Germany doesn’t have to be a big deal. With the choice of Berlin or Hamburg as main hubs, you can get your belongings shipped to Germany with little hassle involved.

Regardless of whether you’ll be residing in Hamburg, Berlin or heading further afield, MoveHub will help you find the right shipping company to make it happen.

Different shipping options to Germany

As part of mainland Europe, there are several options for shipping your items over to Germany. You can take advantage of the Eurotunnel by sending things overland, or go for the quicker, but more expensive option of air transport.

Alternatively, you can choose to send your personal effects by sea, which usually takes under a week and is very cost effective and convenient, as international shipping includes door-to-door delivery as standard. This means that even if you’re moving further inland than Hamburg or Berlin to places like Munich or Frankfurt, your stuff can still be brought direct to your door.

Bringing items into Germany

Despite Germany being part of an agreement with other EU countries that offers the freedom of movement of goods for personal belongings, there are still restrictions applied to certain items. There’s a list of general items below, but for more details you can also visit the German Customs website.

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: £4,758 - £5,257

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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: £2,504 - £2,767

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Car Shipping Costs from Nigeria to Germany

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: £2504 - £2767

Quarantine & Taxes: £1,000 - £2,500

Price: £3,504 - £5,267

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Unusual Restricted Items

Dangerous Dogs


Dogs belonging to or are crossbreeds of the following: Pit Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, Staffordshire Bull Terrier and Bull Terrier

Unconstitutional Publications/Harmful Media


Unconstitutional publications and media that are deemed harmful to minors

Medicinal Products and Narcotics


Counterfeit medicines, substances that are harmful and frequently used for doping and narcotics are prohibited.

Animal Products

Plant & Animal Products

Meat and milk products from non-EU countries are strictly prohibited.

Products from Protected Species

Plant & Animal Products

Products from protected species listed under CITES

Plants and Plant Products

Plant & Animal Products

Potatoes, vines, wineleaves and soil or any plant substrate from most Easterrn and non-European countries are banned in Germany.

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