How Long Does It Take to Ship a Package From China?

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Shipping packages from China takes anywhere from one business day to several weeks. Several factors affect the shipping time, such as the shipping service used and the size and weight of the package.

For example, certain expedited FedEx shipping options provide for one to three business days delivery speeds. However, these shipping methods are often extremely expensive. Another option is to use China Post, which is the official postal service. It has several different transportation methods, catered to the urgency of the situation. Packages shipped via air take approximately two weeks to arrive. For situations when urgency is not a priority, delivery via sea transport is a cost-effective option. These packages sometimes take over a month to arrive.