Freight from China to Vietnam

Best Freight Shipping Services from China to Vietnam

China is Vietnam’s largest trading partner. The trade between China and Vietnam has been steadily increasing over the years. The main goods that Vietnam exports to China are agricultural products, such as rice, coffee, and seafood.

Vietnam is also a major exporter of textiles and garments to China. China exports electronics, machinery, and equipment to Vietnam.

China covers over 30% of Vietnam’s total imports, being Vietnam’s largest import market.

Vietnam, on the other hand, is China’s largest trading partner in Southeast Asia. Bilateral trade between the countries reached over $100 billion in 2020.

The role of Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in boosting economic cooperation between the two countries is immense. The BRI aims to enhance connectivity and cooperation among countries along the ancient Silk Road routes, and both China and Vietnam have been actively participating in this initiative.

When it comes to cargo transportation from China to Vietnam, sea and air freight are the only options.

The choice of transportation mode depends on the urgency of delivery, the nature of the cargo, and cost considerations.

Sea freight

Sea freight is one of the most popular options for shipping cargo from China to Vietnam. The main ports involved in this route are Shanghai (CNSHA), Shenzhen (CNSZX), and Ningbo (CNNGB).

In Vietnam, the main ports are Ho Chi Minh City (VNSGN), Hai Phong (VNHPH), and Da Nang (VNDAD).

Maersk, COSCO Shipping, and Evergreen Line are the major shipping lines that operate between China and Vietnam.

The transportation time can vary depending on the specific route and the shipping line used, but it typically takes around 5-10 days.

Air freight

The main airports in China are Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK), Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG), and Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN).

In Vietnam, the main airports are Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN), Noi Bai International Airport (HAN), and Da Nang International Airport (DAD).

China Southern Airlines, Vietnam Airlines, and Air China are the main airlines operating between the two countries.

It usually takes around 1-3 days to transport cargo by air from China to Vietnam.

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 Vietnam.

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 Vietnam use our free 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 digitalisation expertise, we aim to make our clients’ journeys quicker and as efficient as possible.

Samples of Quotations

Freight Quotes from China to Vietnam


Shanghai (CNSHA)


Ho Chi Minh (VNSGN)

Cargo type


1 pcs

20000 KG


Ningbo (CNNGB)


Hai Phong (VNHPH)

Cargo type


1 pcs

20000 KG


Yantian (CNYTN)


Da Nang (VNDAD)

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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