Ocean Freight Cargo Shipping to Haiti | Best Rates 2024

Ocean Freight Shipping Haiti International Ocean Freight Shipping rates

Sea freight cargo shipping to Haiti stands out as the most cost-effective and affordable method for transporting goods to Haiti. Cargo vessels offer versatile shipping solutions for moving commodities across the ocean. While ship sizes can vary greatly, they tend to be quite large to maximize efficiency through economies of scale. In addition to standard cargo ships, ocean freight can utilize smaller vessels like bulk carriers or tankers for specialized cargo.

The shipping cost to Haiti typically ranges around $2,700. However, this price can fluctuate based on several factors, including the dimensions and weight of your shipment, as well as the distance from the origin port to the destination in Haiti. It’s important to note that a shipping container is a reusable unit, allowing for multiple shipments over its lifespan. This reusability factor contributes to the overall cost-effectiveness of ocean freight for transporting goods to Haiti.


Full container load (FCL)

This method  is the most economical and cost-effective method for cargo shipping to Haiti. it is usually referred to as cheap shipping.

Average Cost of shipping a full container to Haiti

Goods weighing from 250 lbs. to 45,000 lbs. can be packaged in shipping boxes, pallets, and entire container loads.

  • 20 ft. Container $1453
  • 40 Ft. Container $1652

Request a 20-foot container for a 40-foot container and a 40-foot container high cube and get it at an affordable and cost-effective price from Ameritrans freight in a fast and reliable way.

Less Container Load (LCL) shipping

Less Container Load (LCL) shipping is a cost-effective way to transport shipments to Haiti.

Cost of LCL Shipping to Haiti Estimated

LCL shipping is  ideal for shipping boxes, pallets, and less-than-container loads from 250 lbs. to 20.000 lbs. It is a cost effective method for cargo shipping to Haiti.

  •  LCL : $72.10 per CBM. 
  •  household goods :$797.60
  • Personal belongings : $541.30

Container Car Shipping

Our global reach and specialized knowledge in RoRo and container car shipping make us a preferred choice for customers seeking seamless vehicle and equipment transportation across international waters, including routes to and from Haiti.


Average Cost of Shipping a Car to Haiti

Personal automobiles, farm equipment, machinery, huge vehicles, and also other items can be shipped using this method. Get a quote for any oversized cargo and automobile in RORO or container ships at affordable and cost-effective prices.

  • Sedan (Container) $1950
  • SUV (Container) $1980
  • Sedan via RORO $1157
  • SUV via RORO $1247

Sedan should be requested (in-container) and also using RORO.

Request a sport utility vehicle (in-container) or an SUV through RORO.

Shipping rates for a car to Haiti

Most car transportation services from the United States to Haiti cost between $1,200 and $2,700, without counting applicable taxes and registration fees.

Because Haiti is so close, shipping rates may be significantly lower than those listed below, particularly for items arriving from Florida.

New York,  to Port au Prince $4,100
Houston, TX to (New York port) to Port au Prince $4,200
Chicago, IL to (New York port) to Port au Prince $4,200
San Jose, CA to (California port) to Port au Prince $3,600
Portland, OR to (California port) to Port au Prince $3,500
Memphis, TN to (New York port) to Port au Prince $4,100
Las Vegas, NV to (California port) to Port au Prince. $3,600
Phoenix, AZ to (California port) to Port au Prince $4,150
Detroit, MI to (New York port) to Port au Prince $4,250
Denver, CO to (California port) to Port au Prince $3,600

  • Prices and times are estimated. They can vary depending on the season and the type of vehicle.
  • Prices are for one car in a 20-foot container. This is also  the safest and most dependable method of transporting a vehicle across international borders. Other items may be placed in the container to assist you in saving money on your move.
  • Using the RoRo (roll-on, roll-off) approach saves money and  also improves shipments delivery time.

International house relocation services

International house relocation services  for cargo shipping to Haiti are rapid, simple, and also  inexpensive. Therefore one should make any moving since it is favorable and cost effective.

House Relocation Costs Around the World

The following are average costs

  • $640 for a partial house (2000 lbs. or less)
  • $2300 for a one-bedroom (3850 lbs.)
  • $32002 Bedroom (4500 Lbs.)
  • $4507 3+ Bedroom (8750 Lbs.)

Air freight shipping cost

The Cost of air freight exceeds that of ocean freight by a wide margin.  Depending on the volume and weight of your consignment, you can ship a 40ft container via air for roughly $2000-3000 USD.  Shipments by air arrive at their destination in 5-7 days. The Cost of transporting a container by air is substantially higher than shipping by sea. Hence it is not practicable for most cargoes.

Extra Cost Cargo Shipping To Haiti

Preparing for extra costs after the original quotation is necessary when budgeting for shipping commodities to Haiti; these charges comprise insurance, customs fees, inspection, VAT, Universal Rate Hike (GRI), and delivery schedules.

How much does it cost to ship a car to Haiti?

Most car transportation services from the United States to Haiti cost between $1,200 and $2,700, without counting applicable taxes and also  registration fees.

When shipping to Haiti, what documents are required?

To find out what documents are required, visit the official website for Haiti’s import laws or guidelines. If you don’t have the appropriate paperwork, your cargo could be delayed or even prevented from reaching its destination. Always prepare all essential papers before packing your belongings to avoid delays and ensure that your cargo arrives on time. The following are some of the most common forms that must be completed when moving a container internationally:

  • Bills of Lading
  • Packing List
  • Shipper’s Letter of Instructions (SLI)
  • Safety Data Sheet (SDS)
  • Operational Instructions
  • Shipping Under a Letter of Credit.
  • Commercial and Proforma Invoices
  • Automated Export System (AES) Filing and Certificate of Origin (CO)

What Items Am I Not Permitted to Ship to Haiti?

Many items cannot be sent to Haiti. If your package contains one of the forbidden items, the shipping process may take longer than usual, or your consignment may be denied entry to its destination. So, before you pack your belongings into a container and also double-check each country’s import laws.

The following products are subject to additional limitations when shipped to Haiti:

Acids, Batteries, Hazardous Bearer Documents, Bio Products, Hazardous Biological Substance Category B (UN3373) Chemicals and also  Hazardous Computer Printouts



In conclusion, Ameritrans freight shipping company offers fast, reliable, and cost-effective rates in container shipping, RORO, ocean freight shipping (FCL and LCL), and also  Air freight shipping to Haiti from USA.

To get a quotation for your Ocean Freight Cargo Shipping to Haiti, contact us through;

anthony@ameritransfreight.com and also through our contact number below