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Car Shipping

From the USA to the United Kingdom

Welcome to Direct Express Inc, where we specialize in seamless international auto shipping services from the USA to the UK. Our dedicated team understands that shipping your vehicle is not just about moving an asset—it’s about relocating a part of your life. With decades of experience in the auto shipping industry, we offer a comprehensive service that ensures your vehicle arrives safely, efficiently, and without any unexpected surprises.


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Cargo Type

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Destination Overseas

In addition, we offer marine insurance @2% declared value of the vehicle. Insurance is additional at 2% for full coverage with a minimum fee of 125.00 USD.

In case of a claim, there is a 500.00 USD or 3% deductible that must be met in order for the claim to be processed. UNIRISC Insurance Terms and Conditions.

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Contact Information

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Freight Type

Ocean Freight

Ocean Freight

Air Freight

Air Freight

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Open Car Carrier

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Inland Shipping

Open Car Carrier

Do you need help with the In-land shipping of your vehicle to one of our ports?

Our departure ports are Los Angeles, CA; Houston, TX; Savannah, GA; New Jersey, NJ. 

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Marine Insurance

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In addition, we offer marine insurance @2% declared value of the vehicle. Insurance is additional at 2% for full coverage with a minimum fee of 125.00 USD.

In case of a claim, there is a 500.00 USD or 3% deductible that must be met in order for the claim to be processed. UNIRISC Insurance Terms and Conditions.

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*Please note the above rate excludes;

-customs inspections if applied. Their charges will be additional

-Destination charges such as drayage, unloading, customs clearance, taxes and duty..etc

***rates subject to change without notice, prior to booking please confirm rates with DEI sales representative***


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Your #1 Export & Import

Why Choose Direct Express Inc for Your International Car Shipping Needs?

  1. Comprehensive Shipping Solutions: We provide a range of services, including door-to-door pickup and delivery, customs clearance, and registration assistance, to make your experience as straightforward as possible.
  2. Professional Handling: Your vehicle will be handled by experts trained to deal with all the intricacies of international shipping, ensuring your car reaches its destination in the condition it left.
  3. Cost-Effective Pricing: We offer competitive rates without compromising on service quality. Our pricing is transparent, with no hidden fees.
  4. Safety and Security: With state-of-the-art loading equipment and secure shipping facilities, we prioritize the safety of your vehicle from start to finish.
  5. Customer Support: Our dedicated customer service team is here to guide you through every step, providing peace of mind and answering any questions you may have.

Navigating the Complexities of Transatlantic Shipping

Shipping a car from the USA to the UK involves various steps and considerations, from adhering to legal requirements to understanding tax implications. Here’s how Direct Express Inc makes this process smooth:

  • Documentation Assistance: We assist with all necessary documentation, including export declarations, bill of lading, and UK import forms.
  • Customs Expertise: Our on-ground customs agents ensure that all duties and taxes are handled correctly to prevent any delays.
  • Vehicle Preparation: We provide detailed instructions on how to prepare your car for shipping, including guidelines on personal belongings, fuel levels, and battery maintenance.
  • Insurance Coverage:  We offer every shipment a comprehensive insurance coverage, offering you peace of mind throughout the transportation process.

The Shipping Process: From the USA to Your UK Destination

Step 1: Quote & Booking Fill out our online form or speak to one of our agents to receive a custom quote. Once you approve, we’ll schedule your shipment and handle all the necessary documentation.

Step 2: Vehicle Pickup We offer door-to-door service. Our professional drivers will collect your vehicle at a time that suits you, ensuring it’s safely loaded onto our transport carriers.

Step 3: U.S. Departure Your car is shipped from the USA, setting sail from major ports such as Los Angeles, New York, or Miami. We’ll keep you updated every step of the way.

Step 4: UK Arrival & Customs Clearance Upon arrival at UK ports like Southampton or Liverpool, our local partners will manage customs clearance, ensuring your car complies with all UK regulations.

Step 5: Delivery to Your Door After clearing customs, we arrange for the transportation of your vehicle to your specified UK address. It’s a truly door-to-door service for your convenience.

FAQs on Car Shipping from the USA to the UK

How long does shipping a car from the USA to the UK take? The transit time can vary depending on the shipping option chosen and the departure and arrival ports. On average, shipping takes between [insert time range, e.g., 2-4 weeks].

What documents are required for shipping a car to the UK? You’ll need the original vehicle title, a bill of sale, and a valid photo ID. Our team will guide you through any additional paperwork required by UK authorities.

Are there any restrictions on the types of vehicles that can be shipped? Most vehicles can be shipped from the USA to the UK. However, it’s important to ensure your vehicle meets UK environmental and safety standards. Contact our experts for more information.

How much does it cost to ship a car from the USA to the UK? Costs can vary based on the shipping method, the size of the vehicle, and the level of service required. For an accurate estimate, please use our online quote tool or contact our customer service.

Your #1 Export & Import

International Auto Shipping

Get started today with Direct Express Inc and experience the ease of international car shipping. Our dedicated team is ready to assist you with every detail of your car’s journey from the USA to the UK. Request a quote or contact us to speak with an auto shipping expert.

Air Freight

At Direct Express Inc, we understand the importance of timely delivery, especially for time-sensitive car shipments required for events or exhibitions. When time is of the essence and you need your car to arrive abroad as quickly as possible, we've got you covered with our reliable air freight shipping services. Our team of experts is experienced in handling car shipments of all sizes, ensuring swift and safe delivery to its destination. With Direct Express Inc's air freight shipping services, you can enjoy peace of mind knowing that your car is in good hands. We prioritize your needs and preferences, providing fast and reliable services. Contact us today to discuss your air freight shipping needs and let us help you get your car abroad as quickly as possible.

Inland Transport

Looking for a stress-free and worry-free way to transport your car to its new home? Direct Express Inc offers an excellent inland transport service that takes care of everything, from picking up your car from any location in the USA to delivering it to its destination. Our experienced drivers handle your car with care and ensure it's secured with specialized equipment, arriving in perfect condition. We can also arrange for crating and packing to give your car the love and attention it deserves. Sit back, relax, and let us take care of the transportation, knowing your car is in good hands with Direct Express Inc's inland transport service. Contact us now for more information and a quote on our reliable and efficient transportation services.


Warehouse and Loading

At Direct Express Inc, we offer secure and reliable warehousing facilities for your car before or after shipping. Our state-of-the-art facilities are equipped with advanced security features, such as surveillance cameras and restricted access controls, ensuring that your car is protected from theft and damage. Our facilities can accommodate cars of all sizes, providing both short-term and long-term storage options to cater to your needs and preferences. You can trust that your car is in good hands with Direct Express Inc, so contact us today to learn more about our warehousing services and how we can help you with all your car shipping needs.

Ocean Freight

RORO shipping is an efficient and cost-effective way to transport your car. With RORO shipping, we can safely and securely load and unload your vehicle onto the shipping vessel using specialized equipment. This method of shipping is ideal for larger cars or cars that cannot be disassembled. On the other hand, containerized shipping provides extra protection for your car during transit. We offer different container sizes to accommodate various types of cars and equipment. Containerized shipping is an excellent option for smaller cars or cars that can be disassembled. Our team will work with you to determine the best shipping solution for your needs and budget, whether it be RORO shipping or containerized shipping. We also offer additional services such as crating and insurance to ensure that your car is protected during transport.





230 West Carob St. Rancho Dominguez, CA 90220

Direct Express, Inc. is a leader amongst shipping companies.