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Shipping From Houston to Costa Rica

Looking for an easy & reliable way to ship your cargo to Costa Rica from Houston? You have found the right logistics partner!

➤ Get cost-effective shipping solutions from Houston to Costa Rica with LAC! We offer the most competitive air freight & container shipping services in the Americas

Exporting goods to Costa Rica from Houston, whether it is for the first time, or on a regular basis, can be a challenging experience. There are many elements to consider when shipping to a country such as Costa Rica.

If you are in the US and not entirely familiar with the Latin American market, you should consider a cargo shipping company that knows the business culture, the language, the customs regulations and has a proven track record of success when it comes to freight shipping to Costa Rica.

Our Freight Shipping Services to Costa Rica From Houston

During the past 25 years, our specialized logistics and freight forwarding services by land, ocean, and air have helped various US exporters to succeed in the Latin American markets.

Using our expertise, our vast network of carriers, and extensive knowledge of the business culture , we give you the peace of mind you need to continue developing stronger relationships with your suppliers.

Sea Freight & Container Shipping

Are you looking to ship cargo containers from Houston to Costa Rica? Our ocean transportation service is handled from the Port of Houston, one of the busiest ports in the USA. We offer door to door, door to port and port to port transportation services from Houston 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, Heredia, Cartago, Limón, Puntarenas, Liberia, Grecia, Puerto Viejo, La Fortuna and many others. Depending on the destination city, we will transport your cargo via the most convenient ports in Costa Rica such as Puerto Limón, Puerto Moin, San José, or Caldera.

The transit time to ship a container from Houston to Costa Rica is estimated between 25 to 50 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

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

If a shipment cannot fill an entire container, our ocean consolidation service from Houston 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.

Sea Freight Container Shipping Services
Container Sea Freight is one of the most reliable and cost-effective ways to ship your cargo.

Air Freight Shipping

We have developed a vast network of carriers that specialize in air cargo transportation, offering daily and weekly departures from the George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) of Houston to Costa Rica.

Our air freight service from Houston 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 Houston 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 Houston 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 Houston to Costa Rica.

Latin American Cargo’s Charter Services give you peace of mind when handling your freight exports from Houston 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.

Air Freight and Air Cargo Charter Shipping Services
Air Transportation or Air Cargo Charter Service can be a good option when you need fast shipping times.

Freight Storage And Warehousing

Our warehousing facilities 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.

With more than 25 years of experience helping companies do business with Costa Rica, our team of professionals will give you the support to manage the customs process in the best way and keep your logistics operations running smoothly.

Customs Clearance Services
Understanding the Import-Export Process and its customs procedure is essential.

Ship From Houston to Any Place in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is one of the most interesting markets in South America and a land of opportunities for US exporters. Whether it is a one-time deal or as part of your ongoing requirements, shipping cargo from Houston to Costa Rica can be a challenging experience.

We provide you with all the experience and necessary tools and offer the most flexible freight services in the industry to ship your freight from Houston to Costa Rica headache-free:

Want to learn more about how to ship to Costa Rica? Read our latest shipping guide:

➤ Discover our Trade & Export Guide to Costa Rica

Shipping from the Port of Houston Texas
Aerial view of the Port of Houston, Texas as shot from an altitude of about 2000 feet during a helicopter photo flight.

Discover why it’s better to ship with LAC

BetterWe bridge the communication gap to Latin America!
Our company’s bicultural identity and extensive knowledge of the Latin American business culture ensure improved communication with both your customers and your suppliers.
EasierWe simplify the Latin American Market!
Gain peace of mind as we manage all aspects of the logistics chain on your behalf, including unique and potentially risky situations specific to the market.
SmarterWe offer expert solutions for your needs!
Discover cost-effective cargo solutions with our extensive carrier network, providing tailored freight forwarding services to meet your unique requirements.
FasterWe respond and deliver solutions promptly!
Our commitment to timeliness goes beyond prompt deliveries. We pride ourselves on timely responses, ensuring swift and reliable solutions for your satisfaction.

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