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Essential Guide to Shipping from Singapore to Indonesia

How Much Does it Cost to Ship to Indonesia?

Here are the estimated costs of shipping from Singapore to Indonesia.

Service Type Estimated Cost (SGD/kg)
Courier Express 10 – 20
Courier Standard 5 – 10
Air Freight Express 5 – 10
Air Freight Standard 4 – 8
Sea Freight LCL (Less than Container Load) 2 – 5
Sea Freight FCL (Full Container Load) 1 – 3

Please note:

  • These are estimated costs and may vary depending on several factors, including:
    • Package weight and dimensions: Larger and heavier packages will cost more to ship.
    • Destination: Some areas in Indonesia may be more expensive to ship to than others.
    • Additional services: Additional services such as insurance, tracking, and customs clearance will increase the cost.
  • Getting quotes from several shipping companies before booking a shipment is recommended.

Here are some resources where you can get more accurate quotes:

What is the Cheapest Way to Send a Parcel to Indonesia from Singapore?

Singapore Post (SingPost) is the cheapest way to send a parcel from Indonesia to Singapore. It can achieve this for several reasons:

  • Dominant Market Presence: SingPost is the national postal service of Singapore and has a well-established network within the country. This allows them to offer lower prices due to economies of scale and efficient logistics.
  • Subsidized Services: The Singapore government subsidizes certain SingPost services, including international mail, which helps keep prices lower than those of private couriers.
  • Focus on Affordability: SingPost prioritizes affordability in its pricing strategy. They often offer special promotions and discounts, making them a competitive option for budget-conscious individuals and businesses.
  • Government Partnerships: SingPost has partnerships with Indonesian postal authorities, allowing them to streamline customs clearance and reduce administrative costs, ultimately leading to lower customer prices.
  • Focus on Efficiency: SingPost has invested heavily in automation and technology to streamline its operations. This improves efficiency and reduces costs, which allows them to offer competitive prices to their customers.
  • Wide Range of Services: SingPost offers a variety of international delivery options, including standard, express, and registered mail. This allows customers to choose the most affordable option that meets their needs.

Here’s a table comparing the price ranges of 10 parcel couriers for standard and express services from Singapore to Indonesia for a 1kg parcel:

Courier Standard Service (SGD/kg) Express Service (SGD/kg)
Singapore Post – Speedpost International Economy 3.50 – 7.00 5.50 – 9.00
Aramex 5.00 – 9.00 8.00 – 12.00
DHL Ecommerce 5.50 – 8.50 10.00 – 14.00
FedEx International Economy 6.00 – 10.00 11.00 – 15.00
Ninja Van 6.50 – 10.50 11.50 – 15.50
TNT Economy Express 7.00 – 11.00 12.00 – 16.00
UPS Standard 7.50 – 11.50 12.50 – 16.50
Parcelabc 8.00 – 12.00 13.00 – 17.00
EasyParcel 8.50 – 12.50 13.50 – 17.50
JustShip 9.00 – 13.00 14.00 – 18.00

Please note:

  • These estimated price ranges may vary depending on the destination and additional services chosen.
  • It is recommended to compare prices and shipping times from different couriers before making a final decision.
  • Additional fees such as customs clearance and taxes may apply.

Additional Resources:

How Long Does Shipping from Singapore to Indonesia Take?

Here is a table comparing the shipping times from Singapore to 10 major cities in Indonesia via several services.

Service Type Jakarta Surabaya Bandung Medan Semarang Palembang Makassar Denpasar Yogyakarta Balikpapan
Courier: 2-4 days 3-5 days 3-5 days 4-6 days 3-5 days 4-6 days 3-5 days 3-5 days 3-5 days 5-7 days
Air Freight: 4-7 days 5-8 days 5-8 days 6-9 days 5-8 days 6-9 days 5-8 days 5-8 days 5-8 days 7-10 days
Sea Freight LCL: 7-10 days 8-11 days 8-11 days 9-12 days 8-11 days 9-12 days 8-11 days 8-11 days 8-11 days 10-13 days
Sea Freight FCL: 5-7 days 6-8 days 6-8 days 7-9 days 6-8 days 7-9 days 6-8 days 6-8 days 6-8 days 8-10 days

Please note:

  • These estimated time ranges may vary depending on the courier, air freight company, or shipping line chosen.
  • Customs clearance can sometimes delay shipping times, especially for air and sea freight.
  • Weather conditions and unexpected events can also impact shipping times.
  • It is recommended to check with the specific courier, air freight company, or shipping line for the most accurate estimated delivery time.

Here are some additional factors that can affect shipping times:

  • Package weight and dimensions: Larger and heavier packages may take longer to ship.
  • Destination: Some areas in Indonesia are more remote and may take longer.
  • Additional services: Some additional services, such as customs clearance and insurance, can add to the shipping time.

It is always a good idea to allow extra time for shipping when sending a package to Indonesia, especially during peak seasons or holidays.