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Car Shipping To India

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  • Cost starts from: £925.00
  • Roll on/Roll off: Yes ✓
  • Container Shipping: Yes ✓
  • Frequency of sailing: monthly

RORO & Container Shipping to India

Car Shipping to India by roll on/roll off or by container services offers our valued customers, great choice when they are looking to ship their vehicle from the UK by sea. Ship Cars Ltd have been shipping vehicles to India for over 10 years to the ports of Mumbai, Chennai, Nhava Sheva and many other destinations throughout India. Our reliable services have proved invaluable to our customers, with frequent sailings and great transit times.

We guarantee to ship your vehicle to India safely, on time and in the exact same condition as you left it. We operate only safe and secure services which helps put our customer’s minds at ease.

Car Shipping Costs to India

Typical car shipping costs to India for a saloon car or 4 x 4 in a 20ft container from Felixstowe to Nhava Sheva costs as little as £995.00. Whereas Tuticorin & Visakhapatnam costs £1295.00. Transit time takes only 25 days to Nhava Sheva, where Tuticorin & Visakhapatnam takes approximately 33-39 days. We aim to keep our shipping costs from the UK to India as low as possible.

Roll on/Roll off car shipping costs to India will vary depending on the make and model of the vehicle, typical costs for a saloon car is £925.00 and for 4 x4’s is £1050.00 to Mumbai, whereas our car shipping costs to Chennai for a saloon car is £960.00 and 4 x 4’s is £1095.00.

RORO Vehicle Shipping to India

Roll On Roll off car shipping to India

Our roll on/roll off car shipping services to Mumbai sails from Southampton twice a month, whereas sailings to Chennai or Ennore are only once a month. Transit time takes approximately 32 days to reach India. These purpose built vessels offer a totally secure and are a safe way of shipping any vehicle to India.

We’ve been shipping cars, vans, trucks and caravans to India for over 10 years by RoRo services from the UK. Each vessel can ship a couple thousand vehicles at any one time. Vehicles are loaded onboard and are secured using ratchet straps to the front and back of each vehicle. Safety is taken very seriously so all straps are checked daily to ensure that none have worked loose whilst in transit.

Container car shipping to India

Container shipping cars to India

Our weekly 20ft, 40ft and 40ft HC containers sail to many ports in India. Our reliable and safe container services operate from the port of Southampton. Providing your vehicle will fit within the container dimensions, we can load it for you at our loading facility or we can arrange to have the container delivered to your property for you. Our professional loaders will take photographs of your vehicle, during and after it has been loaded to show you how safe and secure it will be in transit. Safety of your vehicle is always our concern and we will guarantee to look after it whilst it is carefully loaded inside the container.

Is there an age restriction for shipping cars to India?

All used vehicles being imported in to India must not be older than 3 years from when it is imported. The car should have been used for at least 12 months overseas prior to importing in to India. Each vehicle must undergo homologation in India to ensure it meets Indian standards of emission, fuel quality and road safety. For further information on USED Vehicle Imports in to India go to NRI Website here you will find some really valuable information.

What Paperwork is needed to ship cars to India?

When shipping a vehicle to India from the UK, we would require copies of the following documentation:

  • V5C (or title document) for the vehicle
  • Photo page of the consignees passport
  • Purchase/Sales Invoice of the vehicle

For further information about our car shipping to India service, please contact one of our very experienced members of staff today. We assure you only the best service is offered on our roll on/roll off or our container services.



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