Vehicle Shipping to Europe from the USA and Canada

Ship your Motorhome, Campervan or Truck to Europe

Vehicle shipping North America (USA & Canada) to Europe

We specialise in shipping cars, 4x4’s, Motorhomes, Campervans & Camping trucks to Europe from the United States (USA) and Canada (North America), offering shipping services on fast, frequent Roll on Roll off (RORO) and container vessels from all major North American ports including Canada (Halifax, Montreal, Vancouver), USA (Galveston, Houston, Baltimore, Brunswick, Jacksonville, Los Angeles, Seattle & Tacoma).

Arrivals to all major European (EU) ports including The UK (Southampton, Tilbury, Liverpool, Felixstowe, London Gateway and Bristol), Belgium (Zeebrugge & Antwerp), Germany (Bremerhaven & Hamburg) , Netherlands (Rotterdam) and many others.

Sailing can take between 6 and 21 days depending on the departure and destination ports.

*Please note there are no Roll on Roll Off services to and from the West Coast of Canada, the closest port is Tacoma in the USA or Roll on Roll Off services to Halifax Canada on the east coast.

Import Requirements – Europe

Generally temporary entry for tourists is straightforward. Tourists can enter the Europe with their vehicle for up to six months months without the need for permanent import.

A Carnet De Passage is not required for entry.

Foreign Motor Vehicle Insurance

Insurance is required in in Europe to legally drive on the roads, commonly you can purchase frontier insurance which covers you for all EU states at the minimum level required by law. Average cost is around €150 per month for third-party liability only.

Travel Insurance

We would strongly recommend a Travel insurance policy for travel in North America due to the high cost of medical services in the region. Read more about North America Travel Insurance.

Booking

We recommend booking North American services 2-3 months before departure due to the high volume of cargo on this route. To obtain a quote please complete our online quotation form

Shipping Rates

RORO rates start from £38/€44/$49 per cubic metre, to most North European ports. Import costs and customs clearance is straightforward and reasonably priced in Europe expect to pay between €200 and €350 for temporary import of the vehicle.

Shipping from the West Coast of the United States can be almost double the cost from the East.

Container shipping prices vary but start from $1200 for a 20ft container and $1400 for a 40ft Container, excluding stuffing and local charges.

Cruise / Travel with your vehicle

Its possible to sail with your vehicle from Europe to North on the same RORO ship.

The prices include full board

Rates are charged as follows:

Passenger Fares Per Person (Full Board)

Departures from Halifax to Hamburg / Antwerp / Liverpool & Return

Fare code Configuration Price
Outside Cabins
DE2 2 Beds  €         750
DE1 Single use  €        1,050
Owners Cabin, Outside
EM1 Large Bed  €        1,300
EM2 Single use  €        1,800

Departures from Newark to Hamburg / Antwerp / Liverpool to Baltimore & Return

Fare code Configuration Price
Outside Cabins
DE2 2 Beds  €          980
DE1 Single use  €        1,300
Owners Cabin, Outside
EM2 Large Bed  €        1,300
EM1 Single use  €        2,100

Port Connections to / from Europe and North America

Vehicle Shipping Services

Container Vehicle Shipping

Container Vehicle Shipping Services from port to port. We offer FCL and shared container services. View our example container rates  for cars, 4x4's and motorcycles here.

Roll on Roll Off (RORO)

Roll on Roll off vehicle shipping services normally offer a more economical shipping than container shipping. View example RORO shipping rates for Cars, 4x4's, Motorhomes & Trucks. RORO Shipping ports

Vehicle Customs Clearance

We can provide customs clearing services directly in the UK and work with trusted agents in other regions to clear your vehicle.

Why ship with us?

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Competitive Pricing

We offer fair and reasonable pricing for our services and negotiate rates with our partners to provide you the best possible price.

If you already have a quotation, we will do our best to match or beat any valid quotation.

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Unrivaled Expertise

We have the knowledge, information and the contacts to ensure your vehicle safely reaches its destination. We can advise on permanent & temporary Import requirements, Carnet Requirements, Local laws and customs, Insurance providers and Local agents & partners.

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Personal Service

We specialise in shipping vehicles, whether for touring purposes, expeditions or for business.

Every shipment is treated equally no matter the size.

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Trusted Agents

We only use known / trusted agents to clear your vehicle. This helps avoid unexpected costs and complications.

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Communication

We believe communication is of the utmost importance. During the shipping process we will keep you informed every step of the way.

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We understand your needs

We have shipped our own vehicle to many places around the world, and fully understand your needs and requirements as a customer.

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Helpful information

Roll on Roll off Shipping Rates
Container Shipping Rates
Carnet Requirements Map
Container share

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Office Hours
We work in the United Kingdom
Monday – Friday 9am to 5pm (Time Zone United Kingdom)
Closed on Public Holidays & Weekends

UK : +44 (0) 208 144 4161
US : +1 347-741-8804
E: info@ivssuk.com