The Land Down Under has become a massive attraction for expats of all corners of the world on a large scale as it has been experiencing an economic boom in the past century.
Australia is rich in diversity and culture, therefore, a suitable destination for career opportunists of all racial and economic backgrounds. The immense migration from the middle of the 20th century is still peaking even today, as this country is one of the most developed and most prosperous in the world.
If you’re planning to experience the quality of life in Australia first-hand, you’d find it useful to learn how much it would cost to move there.
Our article includes sea freight prices for 20’ and 40’ intermodal containers which you can use to transport all of your household items to or from your preferred location.
The picturesque scenery of Australia is quite far from most places on Earth, so you’ll notice a trend with the Australia container shipping rates which tend to be higher than those of Canada, the US, the UK, or Germany, to name a few.
Shipping Container Costs to Australia (Sydney)
Shipping Container Costs from Australia (Sydney)
|Destination Country (Port/City)||20FT||40FT|
|Andorra (Andorra la Vella)||$9,863||$13,934|
|Antigua and Barbuda (St John's)||$10,171||N/A|
|Argentina (Buenos Aires)||N/A||$12,406|
|Belize (Belize City)||$10,171||N/A|
|British Virgin Islands (Road Town)||N/A||$12,406|
|Cayman Islands (George Town)||N/A||$12,406|
|Costa Rica (Limon)||$10,483||N/A|
|Czech Republic (Prague)||N/A||$8,770|
|Guatemala (Guatemala City)||N/A||$12,406|
|Isle of Man (Douglas)||$7,649||N/A|
|New Zealand (Auckland)||$1,561||$2,083|
|Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)||$1,561||$2,083|
|Russia (Saint Petersburg)||N/A||$8,770|
|Saudi Arabia (Jeddah)||$6,750||N/A|
|Sint Maarten / Saint Martin (Philipsburg)||N/A||$12,406|
|South Africa (Durban)||$6,904||$8,523|
|Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)||$6,904||$8,523|
|Trinidad and Tobago (Port of Spain)||$10,171||N/A|
|Turks and Caicos Islands (Providenciales)||N/A||$12,406|
|UAE (Jebel Ali)||$6,750||N/A|
|US (New York)||$12,085||$15,370|
|US (Los Angeles)||$10,808||$13,663|
|US Virgin Islands (St Croix)||N/A||$12,406|
|Venezuela (Puerto Cabello)||N/A||$12,406|
Notes about data:
- All $ figures in United States Dollars (USD);
- Rates accurate as of late 2023;
- The maps in this article were created using https://www.mapchart.net. You are free to share the maps so long as you provide an attribution link back to MoverDB;
- The rates above are estimates only and may have changed since the time this article was updated (October, 2023). They are based on the lowest estimated rate from either https://www.icontainers.com or https://www.freightos.com;
- To get a more accurate idea of the cost for you, please use the quote form at the top of this page;
- Please also see our guide to international container shipping.