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Cost Of Shipping A Container To Norway

Published on 2021-09-02

How Much Does It Cost Of Shipping A Container To Norway?

Norway Container Shipping Cost for inland transport


Norway Container Shipping Cost

How much does it cost to ship a container to Norway? Well, there are many factors that can affect the entire shipping cost. But before you can start calculating the expenses, you must first find a reliable international shipping partner, like Three Movers.

Unlike other container shipping service companies, we offer transparency, and we can assure you that your container will arrive in Norway safe and sound. But how much will it cost you to ship abroad? Let’s see.

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How much does it cost to ship a container to Norway?

Shipping a container overseas might cost anything from $2000 to $3000. But keep in mind that this is simply an estimate. There’s no way to tell the exact price because a number of factors can affect it.

Shipping companies calculate the cost of moving based on factors such as the properties of your cargo, the mode of transportation, and the destination.

Also, the time of the year heavily determines the overall shipping cost. During peak seasons, the shipping rates of international shipments are higher than usual because ports will be busy with a large number of incoming and outgoing air cargo.

The peak season in Norway is between the middle of June and the end of August. This period is when the crowds will be at their heaviest.

Apart from that, here are additional factors that will affect your overall shipping cost:

  • Insurance
  • Packing
  • Taxes and Custom fees
  • Inspections
  • General Rate Increase
  • Storage

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Average Container Shipping Rates Estimates

Full Container Load (FCL) Shipping Rates

FCL shipping is best for transporting lots of boxes, pallets and anything which will require a full container shipping to Norway of up to 45,000lbs.

Full Container Load (FCL) Shipping Rates

20 ft Container $520
40 ft Container $655

Less Than Container (LCL) Shipping Rates

LCL shipping is more affordable way to transport less than container load shipments to Norway.

Less Than Container (LCL) Shipping Rates

Personal Effects $530
Household Goods $655

International House Moving Costs

International house moving to Norway services – quick, easy and cheap.

International House Moving Costs

Partial House (2000Lbs & Less) $460
1 Bedroom (3850 Lbs) $1545
2 Bedroom (4500 Lbs) $1855
3+ Bedroom (8750 Lbs) $2265

Container Car Shipping

International auto transport services to Norway via RoRo and container ships. Ship cars, trucks, suvs, atv’s, boats, RV’s, heavy equipment and more.

Container Car Shipping

Sedan (Container) $1370
SUV (Container) $1460
Sedan via RORO $740
SUV via RORO $795

Which Size of Shipping Container Works Best for Me?

The right size of container will depend on your items or budget. But you can narrow down your options to 20ft and 40ft containers. These are the ideal sizes for shipping residential and business cargo.

The 20ft container is enough to hold your stuff from an average-sized garage. If you are moving commercial goods, its storage capacity is enough to carry ten standard-sized pallets.

The 40ft alternative, on the other hand, has enough area for the contents of a three-bedroom house.

You can move your container through FCL (Full Container Load) or LCL (Less Than Container Load) shipment. In FCL, you will pay for the entire container to begin moving your cargo. Meanwhile, in LCL, you have to share the space of the container with another individual. Of course, you and the other person using the container will split the cost of using it.

Different Types of Freight Transportation

You can ship a container through land, air, or sea. But since Norway is your destination, sea freight and air freight are your only option.

Here’s the difference between the two to help you pick the right option:

  • Sea freight is a way of carrying large quantities of goods by ship. The ocean freight method is a cost-effective method to move huge amounts across long distances because a typical cargo ship can carry about 18,000 containers.
  • Air freight is the method of shipping products through an air carrier. Many people and businesses choose this type of transport because it assures that their cargo can go to and land anyplace in the world where an aircraft can fly.

When time is of the essence shipping via air freight is your best bet. The flight time for the air carrier is measured in hours rather than days. Unfortunately, the cost of this method is high and it is determined by the total weight of your shipment.

Meanwhile, the cost to send your cargo via sea will be established by the volume of your goods. It is cheaper than air freight but your things would not arrive at their final destination for days or weeks.

What’s Next?

Now that you know the factors that could affect the cost of shipping a container to Norway, your next move is to contact us! We’ll give you a free quote then we can start packing your things.

You can call us at (888) 202-0036 or send us an email at [email protected].

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Frequently Asked Questions

In every country, there will be items you will be prohibited and restricted to import. These are the prohibited items for import in Norway:

  • Acids
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • All products containing the biocide dimethyl fumarate (DMF)
  • Batteries
  • Bearer Documents
  • Bio Products
  • Bunker oil sample (for analysis)
  • Chemicals
  • Corrosives
  • Cosmetics
  • Dangerous Goods as defined by IATA (Intl. Air Transport Association)
  • Drugs, Prescription and Non-Prescription
  • Flammables
  • Non-Perishable Food
  • Foodstuffs
  • Furs
  • Gases
  • Grain samples
  • Wet Ice
  • Infectious Substances
  • Liquids
  • Magnetized Materials
  • Oxidizers
  • Paints
  • Perfume
  • Poisons
  • Radioactives
  • Satellites
  • Seeds
  • Ship spares
  • Soil
  • Telecommunications equipment
  • Tobacco
  • Toiletries
  • Viagra

It is restricted to import textile into the country. If you really have to do so, you will need to acquire an import license.

You will need quite a few important documents when you’re shipping internationally. Here’s a list of the most essential documents you will be needing:

For certain products, you might need additional documentation and/or special licenses/government permission. These are examples of documentation that you might need:

  • Health Certificate
  • Ingredients Certificate
  • Inspection Certificate
  • Pre-Shipment Inspection certificate
  • Phytosanitary Certificate/quarantine certificate
  • Radiation Certificate
  • Electronic Export Information
  • Certificate of Health or Sanitation
  • Generic Certificateof Origin
  • Dangerous Goods Certificate
  • Fisheries Certificate
  • Fumigation Certificate
  • Halal Certificate
  • Dock Receipt and Warehouse Receipt
  • ISPM 15 (Wood Packaging) Marking certificate
  • Product manual or Product catalog
  • Certified Engineer’s Report
  • Chartered engineer’s certificate
  • Product specification certificate

Products totaling up to 350 Norwegian Krone are exempt from duty and tax. Norwegian customs tariffs for industrial products are low, around 3 to 6%. All imports from an EEA (European Economic Area) country are free from import duty. Any import of products is subject to Value Added Tax, which is currently levied at 25% (standard rate, though four other rates are in place). The VAT is deductible if the goods are intended for use in a VAT chargeable business.

Shipping taxes are charged based on a predetermined rate system, calculated on the total value of the products imported into the country. They are imposed by the government. Shipping duties can vary but they will constantly be charged. They are based on the product’s characteristics. Shipping duties are a kind of shipping tax. They are imposed by the government to protect local industries, making the imported product more expensive than the locally made ones.

First, we have to be familiar with what the modes of shipping are. They are Full Cargo Load (FCL) and Less Than Cargo Load (LCL).

Full Cargo Load (FCL) is when a client decides to fill up one container for the shipment. The client is responsible for packing and unpacking the container from the departure point to the destination. Once this is sent for shipping, it will go directly to the destination port.

Less Than Cargo Load (LCL) is when multiple clients make use of one container. The shipping company will have to pack and unpack the items for shipping. Once it is sent for shipping, the container can go through multiple ports. It can get reworked and reorganized through each stop. This is why an LCL shipment is slower than an FCL.

Yes. You can track your cargo even if it’s in transit. Through the “cargo tracking system”, you can track your cargo from anywhere and anytime in the world. All you need is your container number, bill of lading, booking number, and the shipping line. You can get port details through this system too.

You’d have to sign off the delivery for the completion of your shipment process and we’d love for you to be there when we deliver your container so we can see you satisfied with the service.

We recommend that you have a lot of space when you’re having a home delivery for your containers. Since the containers are 8’ wide, you will need a minimum of 10’ clearance. 20’ containers will need around 50’ straightaway clearance, while a 40’ container will need 110’ straightaway clearance. A minimum of 17’ overhead clearance is recommended, as well. Please clear the overhead clearance of any debris that may be in the way of delivery. You will need as much space as possible for the trailer to drop off your container.

Shipping Containers Worldwide – Popular Routes

Three Movers can help you ship a container from anywhere in the world to Norway:





Afghanistan to Norway
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Andorra to Norway
Angola to Norway
Antigua to Norway
Argentina to Norway
Armenia to Norway
Australia to Norway
Austria to Norway
Azerbaijan to Norway
Bahamas to Norway
Bahrain to Norway
Bangladesh to Norway
Barbados to Norway
Belarus to Norway
Belgium to Norway
Belize to Norway
Benin to Norway
Bhutan to Norway
Bolivia to Norway
Bosnia Herzegovina to Norway
Botswana to Norway
Brazil to Norway
Brunei to Norway
Bulgaria to Norway
Burkina to Norway
Burundi to Norway
Cambodia to Norway
Cameroon to Norway
Canada to Norway
Cape Verde to Norway
Central African Rep to Norway
Chad to Norway
Chile to Norway
China to Norway
Colombia to Norway
Comoros to Norway
Congo to Norway
Congo {Democratic Rep} to Norway
Costa Rica to Norway
Croatia to Norway
Cuba to Norway
Cyprus to Norway
Czech Republic to Norway
Denmark to Norway
Djibouti to Norway
Dominica to Norway
Dominican Republic to Norway
East Timor to Norway
Ecuador to Norway
Egypt to Norway
El Salvador to Norway
Equatorial Guinea to Norway
Eritrea to Norway
Estonia to Norway
Ethiopia to Norway
Fiji to Norway
Finland to Norway
France to Norway
Gabon to Norway
Gambia to Norway
Georgia to Norway
Germany to Norway
Ghana to Norway
Greece to Norway





Grenada to Norway
Guatemala to Norway
Guinea to Norway
Guinea-Bissau to Norway
Guyana to Norway
Haiti to Norway
Honduras to Norway
Hungary to Norway
Iceland to Norway
India to Norway
Indonesia to Norway
Iran to Norway
Iraq to Norway
Ireland to Norway
Israel to Norway
Italy to Norway
Ivory Coast to Norway
Jamaica to Norway
Japan to Norway
Jordan to Norway
Kazakhstan to Norway
Kenya to Norway
Kiribati to Norway
Korea North to Norway
Korea South to Norway
Kosovo to Norway
Kuwait to Norway
Kyrgyzstan to Norway
Laos to Norway
Latvia to Norway
Lebanon to Norway
Lesotho to Norway
Liberia to Norway
Libya to Norway
Liechtenstein to Norway
Lithuania to Norway
Luxembourg to Norway
Macedonia to Norway
Madagascar to Norway
Malawi to Norway
Malaysia to Norway
Maldives to Norway
Mali to Norway
Malta to Norway
Marshall Islands to Norway
Mauritania to Norway
Mauritius to Norway
Mexico to Norway
Micronesia to Norway
Moldova to Norway
Monaco to Norway
Mongolia to Norway
Montenegro to Norway
Morocco to Norway
Mozambique to Norway
Myanmar, {Burma} to Norway
Namibia to Norway
Nauru to Norway
Nepal to Norway
Netherlands to Norway
New Zealand to Norway
Nicaragua to Norway
Niger to Norway
Nigeria to Norway
Oman to Norway
Pakistan to Norway





Palau to Norway
Palestine to Norway
Panama to Norway
Papua New Guinea to Norway
Paraguay to Norway
Peru to Norway
Philippines to Norway
Poland to Norway
Portugal to Norway
Qatar to Norway
Romania to Norway
Russian Federation to Norway
Rwanda to Norway
Saint Vincent & the Grenadines to Norway
Samoa to Norway
San Marino to Norway
Sao Tome & Principe to Norway
Saudi Arabia to Norway
Senegal to Norway
Serbia to Norway
Seychelles to Norway
Sierra Leone to Norway
Singapore to Norway
Slovakia to Norway
Slovenia to Norway
Solomon Islands to Norway
Somalia to Norway
South Africa to Norway
South Sudan to Norway
Spain to Norway
Sri Lanka to Norway
St Kitts & Nevis to Norway
St Lucia to Norway
Sudan to Norway
Suriname to Norway
Swaziland to Norway
Sweden to Norway
Switzerland, {Eswatini} to Norway
Syria to Norway
Taiwan to Norway
Tajikistan to Norway
Tanzania to Norway
Thailand to Norway
Timor-Leste to Norway
Togo to Norway
Tonga to Norway
Trinidad & Tobago to Norway
Tunisia to Norway
Turkey to Norway
Turkmenistan to Norway
Tuvalu to Norway
Uganda to Norway
Ukraine to Norway
United Arab Emirates to Norway
United Kingdom to Norway
United States to Norway
Uruguay to Norway
Uzbekistan to Norway
Vanuatu to Norway
Vatican City to Norway
Venezuela to Norway
Vietnam to Norway
Yemen to Norway
Zambia to Norway
Zimbabwe to Norway

Written by Chris Townsend

Chris Townsend

Chris Townsend is a moving professional and relocation expert that has more than 10 years of experience in the moving industry. With a background that includes working in virtually every aspect of the company, he has distinguished himself as an integral part of our operations with expertise in all things related to moving.

If you have any questions about moving, our services, or anything else you think he may be able to help with, you can contact Chris by emailing him at [email protected]

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