Freight to UK has a crucial role in the import and export of goods. It is the freight services that facilitate the movement of these goods thereby enhancing trade and commerce. The United Kingdom has a strategic location – it serves as a gateway between Europe, North America, and Asia. The access to major shipping routes and international markets makes the UK a major player in global logistics. Hence cargo to UK plays a major role in logistics.

Also, the UK has advanced technology and infrastructure for seaports, airports, rail, and road networks. This apart from the developed logistics services like warehousing, distribution, customs clearance, and third-party logistics (3PL) solutions raised the UK as a top freight forwarder internationally. Sending cargo to UK can be made simple and easy with Boxman. Here, we address some of your most common concerns regarding freight shipping to UK.

Cargo Variations to the United Kingdom

Choose the appropriate cargo service to UK according to your convenience. Boxman offers sea freight to UK, air freight to UK, and express courier to UK. We also provide door to door cargo to UK. Avail these services according to the weight of your cargo to UK and the time that you have. If you are short on time, we recommend our air freight to UK. On the other hand, if you have ample time, then you can go for the most affordable shipping solution, our sea freight to UK. Whereas if you need urgent, quick deliveries, we recommend our express cargo services.

Air Cargo from UAE to UK

Air cargo would be the best choice if you want quick delivery of your Dubai to UK cargo. Both the UK and UAE are home to major airport hubs for air cargo. UAE has Dubai International Airport (DXB) and Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) and the UK has airports like London Heathrow Airport (LHR), East Midlands Airport (EMA), and Manchester Airport (MAN). There are specialized freighter aircraft for various air cargo to UK. They have ample capacity suited for different varieties of cargos in delivering cargo to UK from Dubai too.

List of Airports in the UAE with Cargo Freights to the UK

Following are the list of airports in UAE that have air freight to Europe.

Freight from Dubai to UK:
  • Dubai International Airport (DXB)

  • Dubai Al Maktoum (DWC)

Freight to UK from Abu Dhabi:
  • Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH)

Freight from Sharjah to UK:
  • Sharjah International Airport (SHJ)

Cargo to London from Dubai

These are the airports in the UK that have advanced customs clearance facilities for air cargo freights from UAE:

  1. London Heathrow Airport (LHR)

  2. Manchester Airport (MAN)

  3. Birmingham Airport (BHX)

Sea Cargo to UK

Cargo shipping to UK is the most affordable option for shipping cargo to UK. This is because of the lower cost per unit of weight. Also, sea cargo to UK provides a large capacity to handle cargo. This huge capacity for affordable rates is what attracts many businesses like wholesalers, manufacturers, retailers, etc.

Major Seaports in UK

Here are some of the busiest and most important ports that deal with sea freights in UK:

  1. Port of Felixstowe

  2. Port of Southampton

  3. Port of London

  4. Port of Liverpool

  5. Port of Immingham

  6. Port of Teesport

  7. Port of Dover

  8. Port of Harwich

  9. Port of Bristol

  10. Port of Hull

Sea Freights from UAE to UK

The following are the major sea ports in the United Arab Emirates that handle sea cargo to UK:

  • Port of Jebel Ali (Dubai)

  • Port Rashid (Dubai)

  • Khor Fakkan Port (Sharjah)

  • Mina Zayed (Abu Dhabi)

Dubai to UK Cargo Charges per KG

Here are the major Dubai to UK cargo charges per KG. For express courier (quickest mode of cargo)to the UK for shipments above 70KG, we charge AED 14 to 19 per KG. For normal air cargo to the UK, we charge AED 12 to AED 16. Fuel Surcharge and other surcharges are not included in this.

Expert Cargo Shipping Company in Dubai

Boxman’s team is more than just professionals. We are a dedicated team of individuals who value and respect ourselves and our clients alike. UAE sees logistics as an integral part of its economy that contributes to its national growth and hence, the government of the United Arab Emirates supports new efforts in the logistics industry. With the support of our team, the government, and our customers, we continue to achieve milestones in our journey.

Cargo shipping to the UK is no more a hassle with Boxman. You can select the freight service that is convenient for you. Consider the time you have and the volume of your cargo to choose the cargo to the UK that you need. This could be different for every customer. Boxman also provides door to door cargo to the UK from Dubai. Which is why you need to choose according to your specific needs. We have the solution for it all. 


Send cargo to UK from Dubai. Get professional and premium services at affordable rates by Boxman. Choose from our different door-to-door cargo to UK.

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