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Container Shipping

From the USA mainland to HAWAII

Welcome to Direct Express Inc., your trusted partner for hassle-free and reliable container shipping to Hawaii from West Coast ports. With our years of experience and commitment to excellence, we offer seamless auto shipping solutions that ensure your vehicle reaches the beautiful islands of Hawaii securely and on time.


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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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USA – Hawaii

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Container Shipping from the USA to Hawaii

When it comes to choosing Direct Express for container shipping to Hawaii, our expertise in auto shipping stands out. With a proven track record in the industry, we fully grasp the unique challenges and requisites of transporting vehicles to Hawaii, allowing us to tailor our services to precisely meet our customers’ needs. Our comprehensive array of container options caters to both your vehicle’s specifications and your budget. Whether it’s open-top containers for larger vehicles or enclosed containers for added protection, we have the perfect solution. Our secure and efficient process is managed by an experienced team that loads and secures your vehicle within the container with the utmost care. Employing cutting-edge securing techniques, we ensure zero movement during transit, guaranteeing your vehicle’s safety throughout the journey.

Operating from major West Coast ports adds to the convenience and efficiency of shipping your vehicle to Hawaii. Our established partnerships with reputable carriers further streamline the entire shipping process. Container shipping with us offers numerous benefits, including enhanced protection against external elements such as weather, debris, and road hazards, providing a shield for your vehicle from start to finish. The versatility of container shipping suits various needs, whether you’re relocating, sending a gift, or planning an extended stay in the islands. The enclosed nature of container shipping provides peace of mind, particularly for vintage, luxury, or delicate vehicles, allowing you to rest assured that your prized possession is in safe hands.


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Navigating through our streamlined process is as easy as it gets:

Kick-start the journey by requesting a quote, either through our user-friendly online portal or by reaching out to our knowledgeable customer service team. Provide essential details about your vehicle and your shipping prerequisites to receive an accurate estimate.

Next up, it’s time to select the container type that perfectly aligns with your vehicle’s dimensions and your preferences. Rest assured, our experts are at your disposal to assist you in making the optimal choice if you require guidance.

With the choice made, our adept professionals take over. Your vehicle is securely loaded and skillfully braced within the chosen container, ensuring that it remains steadfast during the entire transit phase.

The transition to the next stage is seamless. Your designated container embarks on its journey to the West Coast port, where it’s meticulously loaded onto the carrier ship. Throughout this voyage, you’re empowered to track your shipment’s progress and stay informed.

Finally, as your container arrives in the captivating destination of Hawaii, a careful unloading process ensues. Your vehicle, having made the journey intact, undergoes a thorough inspection to confirm its condition aligns with the initial pre-shipping assessment. This meticulous attention to detail underscores our commitment to a timely and impeccable delivery.

How long does it take to ship a container to Hawaii?

The duration it takes to ship a container from West Coast ports to Hawaii can vary based on several factors, including the specific ports of departure and arrival, the shipping route, weather conditions, carrier schedules, and any potential stops along the way. On average, container shipping from the West Coast ports to Hawaii usually takes around 5 to 10 days. However, this is a general estimate and actual transit times may be shorter or longer.

It’s important to note that the shipping company you choose, the type of service you opt for (standard or expedited), and any unforeseen circumstances can all influence the shipping timeline. It’s recommended to contact your Direct Express Inc agent for the most accurate and up-to-date information regarding transit times for container shipping to Hawaii from West Coast ports.

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Container Shipping Overseas

Having the right representative in the USA to make all the necessary arrangements creates the difference in the world. The successful transport of your container is our main goal as well as our top priority.

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.