A Comprehensive Guide to Shipping to Chennai – Everything You Need to Know

Apr 01, 2023 Lilia Khovrak Lilia Khovrak

Port Chennai (ex-Madras) is the second largest port in India and one of the oldest ports in the world. It is located on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal, making it an ideal destination for international trade. It has a long history of handling both cargo and passengers, making it a popular choice for many commercial organizations. The port offers a wide range of services, such as cargo handling, transportation to Chennai, and international trade. In this article, we will discuss what makes Port Chennai such an attractive option for businesses looking to ship goods abroad. We will also look at some of the benefits that come with shipping through this port as well as how it can help businesses grow their international presence.


How much does it cost to ship a container to and from Chennai?


Container shipping rates to Chennai

These are some examples of the most affordable 20-foot FCL container shipping costs to Chennai.


Ain Sukhna - Chennai
From 1,100 $
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Jebel Ali - Chennai
From 335 $
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Maputo - Chennai
From 1,150 $
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Mombasa - Chennai
From 1,050 $
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Port Kelang - Chennai
From 450 $
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Shanghai - Chennai
From 625 $
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*Actual rates are valid until May 5, 2023.


Container shipping rates from Chennai

These are some examples of the most affordable 20-foot FCL container shipping costs from Chennai.


Chennai - Ajman
From 890 $
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Chennai - Colombo
From 500 $
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Chennai - Dammam
From 850 $
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Chennai - Port Kelang
From 125 $
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Chennai - Sharjah
From 890 $
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Chennai - Singapore
From 125 $
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*Actual rates are valid until May 5, 2023.


Location of Chennai

Our World Sea Ports app has all the details you need about the Port of Chennai.




Scheduled departures and arrivals from and to Chennai


Scheduled departures from the port of Chennai


Vessel name
Voyage Number
Departure date (approx)
Documents cut-off
Cut-off
AL MANAMAH
2020 HLCU
03 Apr/2023
29 Mar/2023
29 Mar/2023
AL MANAMAH
2020 HLCU
10 Apr/2023
05 Apr/2023
05 Apr/2023
AL MANAMAH
2020 HLCU
17 Apr/2023
12 Apr/2023
12 Apr/2023


Scheduled arrivals to the port of Chennai


Vessel name
Voyage Number
Arrival date (estimated)
EGY GLORY
185ETRAPL
03 Apr/2023
EGY GLORY
185ETRAPL
10 Apr/2023
EGY GLORY
185ETRAPL
17 Apr/2023


How long does it take to move cargo to Chennai?


Country of origin
Port of origin
Port of destination
Transit time (days)
United States
Chicago
Chennai 
52
United States
Minneapolis
Chennai 
51
United States
Portland
Chennai 
51
United States
Savannah
Chennai 
26
United States
Chennai
Chennai 
19
United States
Oakland
Chennai 
15


Longest transit time to Chennai

The average time it takes to transport a container from Chicago - Chennai is 52 days. The next longest routes are Minneapolis - Chennai,  and Portland - Chennai, with an average of 51 days.


Shortest transit time to Chennai

Typically, a container may be shipped from Oakland to Chennai in 15 days. The next shortest routes are Seattle - Chennai, with an average of 19 days; and Savannah - Chennai, with an average of 26 days.

Using SeaRates Distances & Time, you can determine how long it will take to ship your cargo to Chennai using a variety of shipping options.

 

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Top 5 routes for shipping containers to Chennai


Origin
Destination
Barcelona
Chennai
Los Angeles
Chennai
Madrid
Chennai
New York
Chennai
Santo Domingo
Chennai


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Lilia Khovrak is a professional content manager from Odessa, Ukraine. Loves life by the sea. Dreams to see Paris and eat a croissant on the thresholds of Notre Dame de Paris. Hates to read meaningless articles.


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