China is one of the largest exporting countries on the globe supplying the world’s demand in different industry fields. In 2019, the export sales from China to Costa Rica were 1.5 billion Dollars.

Among some of the commercial products being exported, the following are worth naming: oil, gas, vehicles (cars), oversize vehicles (buses, trucks), household appliances, beverages, pharmaceuticals, aluminum, electrical equipment, plastic gear products, advanced electronic components, epoxy chemical compounds, adhesives, foam tapes, lathes, farming equipment, medical equipment, heavy machinery, food processing equipment, solar power signs, LED products and many others.

These manufactured items and raw materials are transported worldwide using different ocean and air freight shipping services. There are many international freight companies that offer container shipping services and air cargo transportation. However it is important to work with a freight forwarder that will better adapt to your needs. Good communication and dependability are essential.

Our Freight Shipping Services From China To Costa Rica

Throughout the years, our China - Costa Rica transportation division has managed to develop service agreements with the most prestigious air and ocean carriers. This allows us to offer the cheapest way to ship from China to Costa Rica and to secure space availability when transporting your cargo.
We use our expertise to handle your transportation so that you may develop stronger relationships with your Chinese suppliers and customers.

Sea Freight & Container Shipping From China To Costa Rica

Are you looking to ship cargo containers from China to Costa Rica? Our ocean transportation services from China to Costa Rica cover all the major ports: Shanghai, Shenzhen, Ningbo, Qingdao, Guangzhou, Tianjin, Dalian, Xiamen, Hong-Kong and Macao. We offer door to door, door to port and port to port transportation services from China to Costa Rica, depending on your specific needs.

With our door-to-door service you will be able to have your cargo delivered to different inland cities such as San José, Alajuela, San Francisco, Cinco Esquinas and many others. Depending on the destination city, we will transport your cargo via the most convenient ports in Costa Rica such as Puerto Caldera, Puerto Limon or Puerto Moín.

The transit time to ship a container from China to Costa Rica is estimated between 25 to 35 days from port to port. The number of days will vary depending on the required service route and sailing schedule.

Full Container Load - FCL Shipping from China to Costa Rica

We offer FCL ocean service to Costa Rica in 20ft container and 40ft container. In case the cargo being shipped would require a different type of equipment such as open top containers, flat racks, reefers or others, our specialized equipment division will offer you the best alternatives available.

Less than a Container Load - LCL Shipping from China to Costa Rica

If a shipment cannot fill an entire container, our ocean consolidation service from China to Costa Rica is always available. When using this service, the rate applicable is based on the volume of the cargo. If the weight of the cargo exceeds the maximum weight allowed per cubic meter, then the rate applicable is based on the weight.

Air Freight From China To Costa Rica

We have developed a vast network of carriers that specialize in air cargo transportation, offering daily and weekly departures from China’s main airports to any air destination in the globe.

Our air freight service from China to Costa Rica provides safe and reliable solutions for all your air transportation needs including time sensitive and high value commodities. Our shipping options include airport-to-airport, door-to-door, airport-to-door and door-to-airport services, among others.

When shipping by air, our team of experts offers the most cost-effective solutions and the fastest routes available. We take care of your shipments from beginning to end, overseeing every stage in the logistics chain, from the moment your cargo is picked up until it gets delivered to its destination.

Depending on the shipping route chosen, the average transit time for air cargo from China to Costa Rica is usually 3 to 7 days. This could vary in times when there is a high volume of cargo moving due to a higher demand in the market.

Air Cargo Charter from China to Costa Rica

Air cargo charter is the perfect solution when all other air cargo transportation alternatives cannot meet your required schedules or space capacity needs. Cargo chartering allows your goods to be transported quickly and cost-efficiently from any point in China to Costa Rica.

Latin American Cargo’s Charter Services give you peace of mind when handling your freight exports from China to Costa Rica. Some of the commodities we ship by charter include:
  • Regular commercial cargo
  • High-value commodities
  • Sensitive cargo such as hazardous, fresh, or perishable goods
  • Time-critical freight
  • Medical supply & humanitarian relief aid
  • Heavy load & oversized equipment
  • Car, Aircraft and ships spare parts

Our part charter and full charter options range from 10.000 lbs (5.000 kgs) to 45.000 lbs (22.000 kgs), loadable in pallets, skids, crates or simply bulk.

Freight Storage And Warehousing

Our warehousing facilities in China provide our customers with different services such as loading and unloading, temporary storage, palletizing and crating whenever required.

Customs Clearance

Our team of experts offers export customs clearance services. They are prepared to handle any complex situation along with all the required customs documentation.

Seaports/Airports of Loading (POL) in China, and Discharge (POD) in Costa Rica

China POL Costa Rica POD
Shanghai Puerto Caldera
Shenzhen Puerto Limón
Ningbo Puerto Moín
China POL Costa Rica POD
Shenzhen (SZX) San José (SJO)
Shanghai (PVG)
Beijing (PEK)
Qingdao (TAO)
Ningbo (NBG)
Xiamen (XMN)
Guangzhou (CAN)
Hong-Kong (HKG)
Zhengzhou (CGO)
Xi’An (XIY)

* We also offer ocean & air freight from Taiwan to Costa Rica via Taipei, Keelung & Kaoshiung

Cargo & freight shipping from China to Costa Rica by Air Charter or Ocean Container - Main POL, POD & Routes

Latin American Cargo's Shipping Services From China To Costa Rica Are Your Best Alternative


We simplify the logistics process for all your imports from China. Our many years of experience in this market are your best ally when trading with China. We know what to do and how to do it.


Your valuable cargo is in better hands with us. Our main priority is to prevent any potential damages or delays when shipping your freight.


You will be given expert support. Our superior knowledge of the market, our specialized services and our large network of reliable carriers allow us to offer you cost-effective solutions tailored specifically to your needs.


You will get a 24/7 faster and reliable service regardless of the time difference. We track your freight throughout the whole shipping journey, which allows you to make informed business decisions at any time.

When it comes to shipping cargo to Costa Rica from China, LAC is your best logistics partner.