China To USA Air Transport | How Much Does It Cost ? – Xiongda

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When thinking about ways to shipping from China to USA, the first thing that comes to our mind may be the speed of shipping. If you want to receive your goods purchased from China in a very short time, China to USA air transport will be your best choice.

China to USA air transport is perfect for urgently needed shipments.

However, if you are not very urgent and want to receive your goods, you can choose to ship by sea to save shipping costs and gain greater profits.

Time for air freight from China to the US

Air DDP from China to US is usually about 8-10 days;

Fast air freight DDU/DDP from China to USA takes about 2-7 days with direct flights;

Shipping from China to our airport takes about 2-5 days from airport to airport.


China to USA air transport


The process of China to USA air transport

  • The shipping procedure for this shipping method is very simple:
  •  Pick up at your supplier’s address and truck to the freight forwarder’s warehouse
  • If necessary, the freight forwarder can help you pack (Xiongda International Logistics can help you)
  • Customs declaration in China (Freight forwarder can help you with customs declaration, Xiongda International Logistics can help)
  •  Air freight process from China to the United States
  • Customs clearance (VAT and other taxes) upon arrival in the US
  • Truck delivery to your address

Air freight forwarders arrange cargo loading and customs clearance in China (1-2 days).

Flights from China to the US (2-3 days).

US customs clearance (1-2 days). Inland shipping to your warehouse (2-3 days).


China to USA air transport


P: The above time is only an estimate and is for reference only. Times may vary depending on circumstances. For example, if customs declarations in China are delayed, it may result in the suspension of flight schedules, affecting the overall delivery time.

Cost of China to USA air transport

If your cargo weighs more than 150kg, the price will be a little more expensive.

Some air carriers charge $5 to $7 per kg for shipments weighing 150-500 kg from China to the US.

If your goods are light, the freight forwarding company will charge the freight according to the size of the goods.

In addition to the basic shipping fee, the cost of China to USA air transport also includes these additional charges:

  • Airport transfer fee
    Terminal fee
  • Customs fees
  • Security surcharge
  • Fuel Surcharge
  • Cargo Insurance


Terminal Handling Charge


How long in advance do I need to book China to USA air transport?

Usually, you need to book 10-15 days in advance to ensure that your shipment can reach its destination on time. And booking in advance can also give you more time to learn more about freight forwarding companies so that you can make better choices.

How to find a reliable freight forwarder for China to USA air transport?

When looking for a freight forwarder to ship your goods from China to the United States, it is important to find a company you can trust. There are many freight forwarders, but not all of them are reputable or reliable. When choosing a freight forwarder, keep the following in mind:

  • Make sure the company has a license to operate.
  • Read online reviews of other customers.
  •  Get quotes from multiple companies to compare before making a decision.
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