Freight From China to the Philippines

Best Freight Shipping Services from China to the Philippines

China and the Philippines have been close trade partners since ancient times, when Chinese traders first arrived in the Philippines to exchange goods.

Nowadays, China export to the Philippines electronics, machinery, textiles, and chemicals. The Philippines exports agricultural products such as bananas, coconuts, and seafood. In 2020, the total trade volume between the two countries reached $59.6 billion. China accounts for a significant portion of the Philippines’ total trade.

The available options for cargo transportation between the two countries are ocean and air. The choice of transportation mode depends on the urgency of delivery, the nature of the cargo, and cost considerations.

Ocean Freight

Major ports in China and the Philippines are:

  • Port of Shanghai (CNSHA)
  • Port of Shenzhen (CNSZX)
  • Port of Ningbo-Zhoushan (CNNGB)
  • Port of Manila (PHMNL)
  • Port of Cebu (PHCEB)

There are several shipping lines that operate between China and the Philippines, including Maersk Line, Cosco Shipping, Evergreen Line, and Yang Ming Line. These shipping lines offer both container shipping and LCL services, with transit times ranging from 5 to 20 days, depending on the specific route and shipping line chosen.

Air Freight

Major airports in China and the Philippines are:

  • Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK)
  • Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN)
  • Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL)
  • Mactan-Cebu International Airport (CEB)

There are numerous airlines that operate between China and the Philippines, including China Southern Airlines, Philippine Airlines, and Cebu Pacific Air. Air freight is a faster option compared to sea freight, with transit times ranging from 1 to 3 days, depending on the airline and route selected.

It is crucial to consult a freight forwarder or shipping agent to ensure compliance with all the required documentation and procedures for shipping goods from China to the Philippines. Agora Freight can provide expert guidance and assistance throughout the shipping process, ensuring a smooth and efficient transportation experience.

For the instant online quotations from China to the Philippines, use our online calculator. You can see instantly from multiple shipping companies to compare prices and choose and book the most cost-effective option.

Why Agora Freight

Agora Freight

We have simplified the process of calculating freight rates and placing bookings using a simple-to-use but accurate and reliable on-line rate and cargo booking platform.

The best cost options

Free access to up-to-date competitive rates for the cargo shipping by various modes of transport, including multimodal cargo, all on-line. No hidden costs or unpleasant surprises!

Optimal transportation option

Enter the parameters of the cargo, collection and destination points, and the online system will calculate the various options for the delivery of cargo, both cost and transit time.

Only verified members

It is no secret that freight forwarders, in essence, being “transport architects,” arrange shipments via their partners: air, maritime, road carriers and overseas transport agents. Our worldwide partner network has been tested over many years of cooperation and thousands of shipments.

Personal manager

We are sure that everything that can be digitised will be digitised, but no technology can replace personal attention within the transportation process. On placing a booking, a personal manager will contact you promptly and make all the necessary arrangements.

Convenient cargo booking method

Agora Freight is a fast, convenient and efficient way to order the cargo shipping by various modes of transport. You no longer need to spend time sending out rate requests to several companies to find the best option. Here you get it online and can immediately place an order.

By combining our vast experience in the freight industry with digitalization expertise, we aim to make our clients’ journeys quicker and as efficient as possible.

Samples of Quotations

Freight Quotes from China to the Philippines


Shanghai (CNSHA)


Manila (PHMNL)

Cargo type


1 pcs

20000 KG


Ningbo (CNNGB)


Cebu (PHCEB)

Cargo type


1 pcs

20000 KG


Yantian (CNYTN)


Manila (PHMNL)

Cargo type


1 pcs

20000 KG


What is frequently shipped
from China?

Digital and home appliances
Clothes and shoes
Medical equipment
Leather products
The process

How it works


Enter the route, weight, and dimensions of cargo.


Choose the most suitable options for the shipment of your cargo.


Submit your booking which will be immediately assigned to one of our specialists who will manage everything from there.


Track your cargo in your personal area, automatic e-mail or sms notifications on status changes may be switched on.

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