Vehicle Shipping to Australia and New Zealand RORO & Container

Ship your Car, Motorhome, Campervan or Truck to Australia & NZ




vhicle shipping to Australia and New Zealand 

At our company, we are experts in providing reliable and efficient shipping services for a range of vehicles, including cars, 4×4’s, Motorhomes, Campervans, and Camping trucks. Our primary focus is on shipping to Australia and New Zealand, and we offer a comprehensive range of services to meet our clients’ needs.

We offer fast, frequent Roll on Roll off (RORO) and container vessel shipping services to all major Australian ports, including Freemantle (for Perth), Adelaide, Melbourne, Port Kembla (for NSW and Sydney), and Brisbane. We also provide shipping services to three major ports in New Zealand: Auckland, Wellington, and Lyttelton (for Christchurch).

Our RORO departures originate from major European (EU) ports, including the UK (Southampton), Belgium (Zeebrugge, Antwerp), France (Le Havre), Germany (Bremerhaven), the Netherlands (Amsterdam), and other EU countries. Our services from Europe have a transit time of 40-60 days, depending on the route and carrier.

In addition to our European services, we also operate from the USA, with a sailing time of around 30 days, Panama (25 days), South Africa (26-30 days), and some East African ports.

Our team of experienced professionals ensures that your vehicle is safely and securely shipped to your desired destination. We provide flexible options for pickup and delivery, and our rates are competitive and transparent, with no hidden costs.

Consider us your Seabridge for shipping to Australia and New Zealand. Contact us today to discuss your shipping requirements and get a quote.


RORO Services to australia & nz

There are multiple regular and reliable Roll on Roll off (RoRo) services available for transportation to and from Europe. These services are provided by various carriers, and the sailing times may vary depending on the specific carrier chosen. On average, the sailing times range between 36 to 47 days, which provides flexibility for customers to choose a carrier that best suits their needs.

One of the main advantages of RoRo services is that they are an excellent option for those with oversized vehicles that cannot be transported using standard containers. The roll on roll off system allows vehicles to be driven directly onto the vessel, which eliminates the need for disassembly and reassembly of the vehicle. This feature provides convenience and also saves time and money in the transportation process.

Moreover, RoRo services are also a cost-effective option for transporting smaller vehicles. In fact, they offer comparative costs to sharing a 40ft container, making it a viable option for those who want to save on transportation costs. The competitive pricing makes RoRo services an ideal option for individuals and businesses alike.

Overall, the regularity and reliability of RoRo services, combined with their ability to accommodate oversized vehicles and cost-effectiveness, make them an attractive option for transporting vehicles to and from Europe.


Container shipping Services to austalia & nz


Our company is committed to providing our customers with fast and reliable container shipping services to major ports in Australia and New Zealand. We understand that timely transportation is critical, which is why we ensure that our services are efficient and dependable.

Our container services cover most major ports, including Freemantle, Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Auckland, Wellington, and Lyttleton port. We have established strong relationships with shipping lines and port authorities to ensure that we can offer our customers the best possible service and competitive rates.

We take pride in our ability to handle a wide range of cargo, including vehicles, machinery, household goods, and personal effects. Our containers are available in a range of sizes to accommodate your specific needs, and we can also provide additional services such as packing and crating if required.

Our team of experienced professionals is committed to providing excellent customer service, and we are always available to answer any questions or concerns you may have about your shipment. We utilize the latest technology to track your shipment in real-time, ensuring that you are always up-to-date on its status.

Whether you are shipping a car, machinery, or household goods, our container services provide a safe, reliable, and efficient transportation solution to Australia and New Zealand 


Import  / Export Requirements –  Australia and NZ

For Australia and New Zealand for tourism purposes, we recommend shipping with a valid Carnet. If the vehicle is to be imported permanently a carnet is not required, however taxes and duty will be payable.

For import, we ask that the original carnet is with our local agents at least a week prior to the ship’s arrival so that they may complete the necessary customs formalities.

For export, under normal circumstances, the vehicle is dropped off at the port 48 hours before the vessel’s arrival.



Shipping to and from Australia and New Zealand

 There are regular services between Australia and New Zealand. The shipping times are between 4 and 9 days depending on the port.



Shipping Rates

RORO rates

Europe To Australia and NZ start from USD $100 per cubic metre + port fees and customs clearance, special rates are available for vehicles under certain heights / volume.

Australia to and from New Zealand start from AUD $70 per cubic metre + port fees and customs clearance, special rates are available for vehicles under certain heights / volume.


Latest Schedules from Europe to Australia




We recommend booking Australia and New Zealand bound 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.


Australia & New Zealand quarantine regulations

Both Australia and New Zealand operate strict import and quarantine regulations. All vehicles must be “factory clean”, with no dirt, mud, seeds or any other biological material.

The Department Of Health (Quarantine) will inspect the vehicle on its arrival. The Quarantine inspection fee is AU$250
depending on the port of entry. Please ensure your vehicle is thoroughly cleaned and vacuumed prior to shipment, paying particular attention to the wheel arches, the underside, radiator, air filter, engine compartment and interior, passenger and boot compartments. In the event that Quarantine fails the vehicle, you will incur a charge of approximately AU$ 475 (Motorcycle) or AU$595 (car) for steam cleaning and subsequent re-inspection.


Travel Insurance

We would strongly recommend a Travel insurance policy for travel in Australia and New Zealand . Read more about Australia and New Zealand Travel Insurance.


Recommended Reading / Information

The Overlanding & Touring Australia and NZ facebook group is the best resource for travelers with their vehicles, providing information on routes, campsites, visas, and much more. Join today and meet other travelers.

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Car Shipping & International Vehicle Shipping Services

Container Vehicle Shipping

Looking for reliable container car shipping services from port to port? Our company offers both Full Container Load (FCL) and shared container options for transporting cars, 4x4's, and motorcycles. Get an instant quote for your container shipping needs today!

Roll on Roll Off (RORO / Ro Ro)

Roll on Roll off (RORO / Ro Ro) vehicle shipping services typically provide more cost-effective shipping options than container shipping. Get an instant quote for RORO shipping rates for Cars, 4x4's, Motorhomes & Trucks and find RORO Shipping ports near you. Contact us now for affordable and reliable RORO shipping services.

Vehicle Customs Clearance

We offer reliable car and vehicle customs clearing services in the UK, and collaborate with reputable agents in other areas to ensure hassle-free clearance for your vehicle. Our expertise covers a range of customs requirements, including temporary import for tourism, permanent import, and clearance for historic, classic, and collectible vehicles.

Why ship cars with us?


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.


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.


Personal Service

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

Every shipment is treated equally no matter the size.


Trusted Agents

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



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


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.

Helpful information

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

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

UK : +44 (0) 203 787 4201
US : +1 917-781-4536
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