Shipping from UK to India

Ready to bridge the distance between continents? Ship cargo with SLG Logistics today and see how easy international shipping can be!

Shipping from the UK to India has never been smoother, thanks to our freight forwarding services tailored to your needs. With commercial links to the UK, we ensure your items arrive safely and on time, whether you’re sending personal belongings, business inventory, or anything in between. Our team of experts navigates the complexities of customs clearance and logistics, making the process straightforward for you.

We offer a variety of shipping options to suit every timeline and budget. From air freight for urgent deliveries to cost-effective sea freight for larger shipments, our solutions are designed to provide flexibility and peace of mind. With SLG Logistics, you can access real-time tracking, dedicated customer support, and a network of local partners in India, ensuring your shipment is handled carefully at every step.

Choose SLG Logistics for your shipping needs from the UK to India and experience a seamless, worry-free process. Our commitment to excellence and customer satisfaction makes us the go-to choice for individuals and businesses. Ready to ship? Contact us now to get started!

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Freight Forwarding from UK to India

Navigating the complexities of international shipping from the UK to India is seamless with SLG Logistics. Discover the top benefits of using our freight forwarding services, designed to streamline your logistics experience from start to finish

Expert Navigation of Customs Regulations

Freight forwarders like SLG Logistics have in-depth knowledge of the customs duties and regulations in both the UK and India. This expertise ensures your shipments comply with all legal requirements, avoiding delays or penalties. With us, your goods move smoothly across borders.

Cost-Effective Shipping Solutions

We optimise your shipping process, offering the most cost-effective routes and modes of transport. Our network and negotiating power with carriers mean lower shipping costs for you without compromising service quality.

Flexible and Reliable Shipping Options

Our freight forwarding services provide flexibility to meet your needs, whether you require fast air freight for urgent shipments or economical sea freight for larger volumes. We ensure reliability and timely delivery, keeping your business on track.

Full Logistics Support

SLG Logistics offers end-to-end support from pick-up in the UK to delivery in India. Our services include warehousing and local distribution within India, simplifying your logistics process. We’re here to support your shipping journey every step of the way.

How to Ship from UK to India

What Items Can You Ship from UK to India?

You can ship a wide range of items from the UK to India, keeping in mind certain restrictions and regulations: 

  • Personal belongings and household items
  • Pharmaceuticals and medical supplies (with proper documentation)
  • Machinery and industrial products
  • Books and educational materials
  • Food items (that have a shelf life of 6 months+)
  • Cosmetics and beauty products
  • Artwork including collectibles
  • Clothing
  • Shoes and bags
  • Mail, personal pictures, and gifts
  • Music instruments

Shipping from UK to India: The Process

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How Much Does it Cost to Ship from UK to India?

The cost of shipping from the UK to India varies based on several factors, including the type of goods, shipping method, and delivery speed. As an international courier, we’ll send your cargo in the safest, cheapest and quickest way possible.


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Shipping from UK to India FAQs

How long does shipping take from UK to India?

Shipping times can vary. Air freight typically takes 2-5 days, while sea freight might take 3-6 weeks, depending on the service and specific routes.

Yes, but there are strict regulations. Packaged food often requires specific documentation and labelling: 

  • Food must be in the original manufacturer’s packaging
  • Food labels must list all ingredients
  • Food must have a shelf life of more than 6 months from the date of shipping
  • Packaging must be sealed and not tampered with in any way

Fresh or perishable foods are more restricted.

Yes, all international shipments must clear customs. SLG Logistics assists with customs clearance, providing expertise to streamline the process.

Use sturdy packaging and internal cushioning. At SLG Logistics, we offer advice on the best packaging practices and can arrange for specialised handling. Insuring your shipment is also wise

Yes, India imposes import taxes and duties on goods coming from the UK. SLG Logistics can help determine the applicable rates based on the item’s category and value, simplifying the import process.

When sending items from the UK to India using a courier service, it’s important to be aware of all restricted items. Certain goods are on the prohibited items list and are not allowed due to regulations or safety concerns: 

  • Animal products
  • Rough diamonds
  • Liquor
  • Hazardous materials
  • Soil
  • Tobacco and all tobacco products (including cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco)
  • Seeds
  • Black tea leaves
  • Products containing biocide dimethyl fumarate (DMF)
  • Alcohol
  • Pornography material
  • Lottery tickets
  • Temperature-controlled items
  • Radioactive material
  • Precious and semi-precious metals
  • Harmful chemicals
  • Passports
  • Lithium batteries
  • Antiques

Ready to ship to India, New Delhi, or Mumbai? Contact SLG Logistics now and get your goods moving today!

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