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How much does it cost to ship a container to port of Barcelona Spain.

Container shipping rates from USA to port of Barcelona

These are examples of the cheapest rates for 40 foot containers (FCL) loading with vehicles for shipping to Barcelona.

Port of loading:Container size:Shipping price:
New York to Barcelona
New Jersey to Barcelona
20FT Container
Loaded with 1 Car
from: $1470
New York to Barcelona
New Jersey to Barcelona
40FT Container
Loaded with 2 Cars
from: $1620
New York to Barcelona
New Jersey to Barcelona
40FT Container
Loaded with 3 Cars
from: $1720
New York to Barcelona
New Jersey to Barcelona
40FT Container
Loaded with 4 Cars
from: $1895

How much does it cost to ship a container from port of Barcelona

Container shipping rates from Barcelona to USA

These are examples of the cheapest freight rates for containers FCL from the port of Barcelona.

Port of loading:Container size:Shipping price:
Barcelona to New York
Barcelona to New Jersey
20FT Container
Loaded with 1 Car
from: €1470
Barcelona to New York
Barcelona to New Jersey
40FT Container
Loaded with 2 Cars
from: €1620
Barcelona to New York
Barcelona to New Jersey
40FT Container
Loaded with 3 Cars
from: €1720
Barcelona to New York
Barcelona to New Jersey
40FT Container
Loaded with 4 Cars
from: €1895

Shipping to Port of Barcelona

The Port of Barcelona in Catalunya Spain, named in Spanish “El Puerto de Barcelona“. This port is one of the most older ports in Spain, it has a 2000-years of history and a big contemporary commercial importance for imports and export in the Mediterranean sea as one of Europe’s major ports in the Mediterranean zone, as well as on of the biggest ports in Spain. Barcelona’s port is the third biggest port in Spain and Europe’s ninth largest container port, offering also ferries services and roll on roll off for vehicles, with a trade volume of 3 million TEU’s in 2009. The port is managed and controlled by the Port Authority of Barcelona and Spain customs. The por has an area of 7.9 km2 (3 sq mi) are divided into three zones:  the commercial/industrial port , port Vell (the Old Port of Barcelona), , and the logistics port (Barcelona Free Port). The port is located near the Llobregat River about 2 km (1.2 mi) to the south, and slightly pushing back the Llobregat Delta Nature Reserve as well. This port is an excellent option to import and export card from/to Spain.

Location of Barcelona port

Location of the port of Barcelona

Address: APM Terminals Barcelona Sud wharf 08039 – Barcelona – Spain

Address: BEST (Barcelona Europe South Terminal) Avda Estany de Port, 91 Prat wharf – 08820 – El Prat de Llobregat

Location
CountrySpain, Europe.
LocationBarcelona, Catalonia.
Details
Operated byAP Barcelona
Owned byPuertos del Estado de España
Land area10.700 square kilometres (1,065.3 ha)
Statistics
Vessel arrivals9000 vessels (2019)
Annual cargo tonnage65,000,000 tonnes (2019)
Annual container volume3,000,000 TEUs (2019)
Passenger traffic4,000,000 (2019)

Departures from USA and arrivals to Barcelona

Schedule departures from port of New York to destination port of Barcelona

Vessel nameVoyage NumberPort of loading - POLPort of discharge - PODETA: Arrival date (estimated)
CHICAGO EXPRESSV1New York
Maher Terminals
New Jersey
Barcelona-SpainWeek 1 2020
OOCL EUROPEV2New York
Maher Terminals
New Jersey
Barcelona-SpainWeek 2 2020
MOL EMISSARYV3New York
Maher Terminals
New Jersey
Barcelona-SpainWeek 3 2020
CHACABUCOV4New York
Maher Terminals
New Jersey
Barcelona-SpainWeek 4 2020

Estimated transit time to send a container from North America to Barcelona

Estimated transit time from New York to Barcelona

Port of originPort of destinationSteamship LineTransit timeContainer
New York, USA
New Jersey, USA
Maher Terminals, USA
Barcelona-SpainOOCL - Orient Overseas Container Line
25 Days20FT
40FT
40HQ
New York, USA
New Jersey, USA
Maher Terminals, USA
Barcelona-SpainHapag Lloyd25 Days20FT
40FT
40HQ
New York, USA
New Jersey, USA
APM Terminals, USA
Barcelona-SpainONE - Ocean Network Express25 Days20FT
40FT
40HQ
Baltimore Maryland, USA
Dundalk Terminal, MD, USA
Seagirt Marine Terminal
Barcelona-SpainMSC28 Days20FT
40FT
40HQ
Savannah Georgia, USA
Ocean Terminal, Savannah
Barcelona-SpainACL - Atlantic Container Line28 Days20FT
40FT
40HQ
Miami Florida, USA
Port everglade
Barcelona-SpainMAERSK CONTAINER LINE28 Days20FT
40FT
40HQ
Houston Texas, USABarcelona-SpainMSC32 Days20FT
40FT
40HQ
California, USA
Long beach port, USA
Port of Los Angeles, USA.
Barcelona-SpainMAERSK CONTAINER LINE35 Days20FT
40FT
40HQ
Port of Vancouver, CanadaBarcelona-SpainZIM LINE50 Days20FT
40FT
40HQ

Slowest transit time from North America to Barcelona

The slowest transit time to ship a container with cars to Barcelona Spain in Europe is the route from Vancouver Canada in the west coast of North America to port of Barcelona, with an estimated average transit time between 50 to 65 days. The next longest route is from Long Beach California to Barcelona, with an average of 40 to 50 days of transit time.

Fastest transit time from USA to Barcelona

One of the shortest transit time to ship a container with vehicles, cars, boats, and personal effects to Rotterdam is the route from New York NYCT using Hapag Line from New York Container Terminals AL1 service, with an average of 18 days of transit time. The next shortest route is with OOCL using New Jersey as a port of loading with an average of 25 days.

Top 5 most popular routes for shipping containers from USA to port of Barcelona

At BR EXPORT USA, we offer you a professional international shipping services from United States of America to Barcelona Spain, as loading cars in to containers, export docs, inland transport, and international transport for the routes for sending containers to Barcelona. Here are the top 5 routes from United States of America to Barcelona as a port of destination:

OriginDestination
Port: NYCT, New York, USAPort: ESBCN, Rotterdam,
Netherlands, Europe.
Port: Maher Terminals, New Jersey, USAPort: ESBCN, Rotterdam,
Netherlands, Europe.
Port: Ocean Terminal, Savannah, Georgia, USAPort: ESBCN, Rotterdam,
Netherlands, Europe.
Port: Miami, Florida, USAPort: ESBCN, Rotterdam,
Netherlands, Europe.
Port: Los Angeles, California, USAPort: ESBCN, Rotterdam,
Netherlands, Europe.

Alternatives destinations to your ocean shipping freight from USA to Barcelona Spain

There are a lot of alternative offers to send containers to Barcelona Spain. Another options are the port of Valencia, in the Valencian Comunity, and the port of Tarragona in Catalunya.

Ship a Container to port of Valencia, Ship a Container to port of Tarragona.

What is better FCL or LCL ocean freight to Barcelona?

Shipping commercial cargo to Barcelona Spain as cars, boats, motorcycles, jet ski, motor homes, auto parts, etc, the first step is to assess your shipping volume and weight, then contact your forwarder or exporter in USA. Then your forwarder will recommend you whether you need a is full container for one or more than 2 cars, up to 4 car in to a 40HQ container with (FCL), another option is a shared container or a groupage (a less-than-container load, or LCL shipping). Contact BR EXPORT USA for more information for shipping recommendations and rates to Barcelona.

Types Shipping services to Barcelona

Container shipping

At BR EXPORT USA INC we offer full container load and less than a container load to Barcelona, as 20ft containers, 40ft container loaded with vehicles, and shared container to ship one car to Barcelona.

Roll on Roll off service

At BR EXPORT USA INC we offer another option to ship a car to Barcelona using our good service of RO-RO for vehicles.

Air Cargo

At BR EXPORT USA INC we offer air transport to Barcelona from all the airports in the United States, this option is no cheap to ship your car but is the faster one to Barcelona.

Barcelona as Import-Export Commodity Port for Trading.

Barcelona port is big destination for commodity trading with a particular focus from China’s commodities and cars from USA.

Barcelona handled 900,000 20-foot-equivalent units during the first half of 2020 , up 7 percent from the same period last year as imports showed a significant improvement.

The port, which is positioning itself as the gateway to southern Europe for goods imported from Asia, handled 220,200 import containers during the period, up 11 percent year-over-year.

Container throughput handled by the port’s two major container terminals is on track to match or exceed last year’s total throughout of 2 million TEUs.

China dominated volumes, with goods from there accounting for 116,000 TEUs or almost 54 percent of the first-half imports.

Export containers, which are more significant in absolute terms, reached 279,477 TEUs during the first half, up 1 percent year-over-year.

From 2010 this port of Rotterdam has converted in to a transshipment destination port for all kind of commodities from China and for vehicles from USA, to then move the cars to another cities in Spain. Because Barcelona’s geographic position and good facilities for imports most of the shippers are choosing Barcelona as good port of destination for import customs clearance of vehicles in Spain.

INTERNATIONAL CAR SHIPPING TO BARCELONA SPAIN FROM THE USA

At BR EXPORT USA company we offer full shipping services for your car, motorcycle, truck, or any other vehicles to Barcelona Spain, with BR Export a USA based car shipping company with more than 10 years of experience on shipping cars to Barcelona Spain in the Mediterranean zone of Europe. With office and warehouse in Kearny New Jersey. We are able to handle ground transportation(Towing Service) from all the American Auto Auctions, Dealers, residential address to the port or loading place, vehicle documentation, export and import clearance, and shipping to Barcelona by container, air-freight, and Roll on roll off. You can get an instant rate to ship your car to Barcelona using our shipping calculator or contacting us.

Car Shipping To Barcelona

BR EXPORT USA company specializes in car shipping, container loading with vehicles, roll on roll of shipping to Barcelona port from all the port in the United States of North America. We offer full service handling everything from pick in up the cars from the auctions or cars dealers in the US, to then do the international shipping process.

How Cars Are Shipped Overseas

Vehicles as cars, trucks, 4×4 vehicles, or motor homes are shipped to the Netherlands using shipping container shipping service or Roll on Roll off service for big oversize vehicles. The shipping container is one of the most cheapest, and popular shipping type to Barcelona, to ship most types of small and medium size vehicles. Cars, motorcycles, classic cars, and exotics are all shipped from the US to Barcelona Spain in a shipping container. You can also place ship auto parts, and household goods with your car when shipping by container, that are the differences to the RO-RO service that you can ship only the car with nothing inside of the vehicles.

What are the most popular cars shipped Barcelona?

  • Muscle cars – Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Camaro, Dodge Charger
  • Sports cars – Porsche 911, Chevrolet Corvette, Shelby Cobra, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Chevrolet Corvette mid engine, Viper, Etc.
  • Sedans: Audi A4, Audi S5, Mercedes Benz S500, Mini Morris, Mini Cooper, Land Rover.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR EXPORT

Vehicle documentation:

  • Original vehicle title
  • Bill of sale
  • invoice

International residents:

  • Letter of intent for export vehicles from USA.
  • Copy of passport
  • Power of attorney.

US citizens:

  • Shipping Letter of intent.
  • EIN letter, TAX ID#.
  • Power of attorney.

Cost To Ship A Car To Barcelona Spain

Ocean Freight to Car shipping to Barcelona port is an affordable shipping option from USA to Spain. The rates range from $900 using shipping port out of New York (East Coast), and $1500 when using shipping sailing port from California(West Coast). Then you will have the inland transport that will depend of the location of the vehicle, it can be between of the range of $120 (East Coast) to $2000 when transport a car from the West coast to the East coast for overseas export proposes for shipping vehicles to Barcelona.

Importing Regulations for Barcelona Spain

To import in Spain using the port of Barcelona you will need to know the European Union importation rules and process. When having your personal vehicle, car, motorcycle, 4×4 vehicle, motor home, or boat shipped to the port of Barcelona. As time of arrival Customs officials in Spain will need to see your Passport, Driver’s License, Car Title if coming from USA, registration, export documentation from USA, Bill of lading showing the shipper, consignee, vehicle information, as Year, Maker, Model, VIN#, and the bill of sale showing the value of the vehicle, you will need to use a customs broker or clearing agent at the customs checkpoint to handle it for you. If you have moved to Barcelona and you are a permanent resident you can avoid paying taxes showing your consulate UN-registration( Spain Embassy in Washington, DC ) from USA, and re registration in Spain. Then you will need to have your car registered at your local “TRAFICO” office and must have local license plates and vehicle registration for the car when driving. If you are not a permanent resident however, or doing the import to Barcelona just a business, you will need to pay import duties, taxes on the value of your car as well as a green tax for emissions. In order to import your car to Rotterdam.

Import taxes for vehicles in Barcelona Spain:

After the vehicle arrives it is necessary to pay the relevant taxes and fees for commercial or personal imports of cars to Barcelona:

Duties 10%, is paid on the value of the vehicle plus the value of the freight.
VAT 21% on the value of freight plus shipping plus tariffs.
Customs and local shipping costs to the shipping company (Arrival and port expenses)
If the vehicle enters the classic sector, registered as historical, or exhibitions, you could request an exemption from tariffs and pay only 10% VAT instead of 21%, this is the way to import a car in Spain with tax exemption.
Vehicles entering Netherlands in Removal or return are exempt from VAT and tariffs, the documentation must be submitted before the vehicle enters the country.
Contact BR LOGISTICS EUROPE to exempt taxes on imports of cars and vehicles in Barcelona Spain.

Barcelona Car Import Agents

BR EXPORT USA is member of Freight Forwarders and Logistics Services of BRL with branch offices in Spain. we work closely with reliable import agents in Barcelona to make your car import-Export clearing process as fast and simple as possible. We work to clear local import customs in Spain, unload the car from the container, or RO-RO vessel, and have the car ready to pick up or transport via car carries to your address. We have a door to door vehicle delivery between all the states in the USA to Barcelona Spain as a port of discharge.

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