From the U.S. to Uganda, Africa

Air Cargo Shipping from the USA to Uganda:

Flying JetUSA Contacts

Nile Cargo Carrier, Inc.

70 Princeton St, Suite 4,
North Chelmsford, MA. 01863 USA
WhatsApp Cell: +1-781-844-3014
WhatsApp Cell: + 1-781-775-3603
Landline Phone: + 1-781-891-4035

Email: nilecargo@msn.com

Uganda Contacts

Nile Cargo Uganda, Ltd.

Bakuli House, Plot 17 Hoima Rd, Bakuli.
Kampala, Uganda.
Rebecca Busulwa, Mobile: +256-700-389-155
Sharon Nakaye, Mobile: +256-700-389-147
Email: nilecargoug@gmail.com


We offer Air Cargo services from the USA to Kampala, Uganda.

Please Note: Air cargo rates are based on Actual weight (on scale) or dimensional weight whichever is greater.

Below are our current Air cargo rates from our shipping terminal in Boston, Massachusetts, USA to Kampala, Uganda.

5 Lbs. cost $35 (flat fee)

10 Lbs. cost $65 (flat fee)

11 Lbs and above cost $7.00 per Lb.

20 Lbs and above cost $6.00 per Lb.

30 Lbs and above cost $5.50 per Lb.

50 Lbs and above cost $5.00 per Lb.

100 Lbs and above cost $4.50 per Lb.

220 Lbs and above cost $4.00 per Lb.

500 Lbs and above cost $3.85 per Lb.

There is $20.00 charge (flat fee) for Airway Bill for shipments weighing 50 Lbs and above.

Air Cargo rates from different major U.S. cities to Kampala, Uganda

Atlanta, Albuquerque, Austin, Baltimore, Birmingham, Buffalo, Charleston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbia, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Des Moines, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Hartford, Harrisburg, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Memphis, Miami, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Nashville, Newark, New York, New Orleans, Norfolk, Oklahoma City, Omaha, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Portland, Raleigh-Durham, Reno, Richmond, Salt Lake City,  San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, South Bend, St Louis, Syracuse, Tampa, Tulsa, Tucson, Washington DC.

20 Lbs and above cost $7.50 per Lb.

50 Lbs and above cost $6.50 per Lb.

70 Lbs and above cost $6.00 per Lb.

100 Lbs and above cost $5.50 per Lb.

250 Lbs and above cost $5.00 per Lb.

  • There is $20.00 charge (flat fee) for Air Bill for shipments weighing 50 Lbs and above.

Receiving Agents in the U.S.:

  • We have Receiving Agents in most major cities across the USA where you can drop off your well packed Air cargo or Ocean freight.

Pick-up of Shipments from different States in the U.S.

  • We offer pick-up services in most major cities of the USA at a fee. However, we do not pick-up unpacked items and we do not pick-up small packages.

Ocean Shipping to Kampala, Uganda (Less than container Load)

  • Ocean freight costs $15.00 per cubic foot from our warehouse in USA to Kampala, Uganda.
  • We ship a consolidated ocean container from the USA to Uganda every two months.
  • With our ocean shipping service, you can ship 1 box or 20 boxes, or even more in our consolidated container to Kampala.
  • We have over 80 Receiving Agents across the U.S. where you can drop off your Air and ocean shipment.
  • Ground transportation out of the state to our warehouse in Boston, Massachusetts cost from $0.70 to $1.25 per Lb. depending on the weight and distance.
  • Ocean shipping transit time from the USA to Uganda is approximately 2 and a half months.

For a quote on a 20ft or 40ft ocean container; please provide us with city, state, and zip code where you are planning to load the container from and the items you intended to load in a Sea container.

 Online Shopping from the USA: 

  • Nile Cargo makes Online shopping in the USA easy for online buyers in Uganda or other locations outside of the U.S.
  • American Goods can be purchased online from your Laptop or Smartphone while you are in Uganda; you will receive your items in Kampala within 10 to 21 days via Air Cargo.
  • When you purchase items from different websites, we will consolidate and ship when you are ready.
  • Our U.S. warehouse address is available for shipping purposes only.
  • If you do not have a credit card to buy your items online, we can help you. Please call our Kampala office at 256-700-389-155 or 256-700-389-147
  • The items or Goods purchased online must be shipped directly to our U.S. warehouse to the address below in your names, care of Nile Cargo as follows:


Your Names

c\o Nile Cargo

70 Princeton St, Suite 4,

North Chelmsford, MA. 01863

Tel: 1-781-891-4035

Important Shipping information

  • Air cargo rates are based on actual weight or dimensional weight We consider whichever is greater.
  • Shipping rates for both Air cargo and Sea freight are subject to change without prior notice.
  • Customs Clearing feesThe customs clearing fees are not included in the air cargo rates and Ocean freight rates, However our Kampala office offer Customs Clearing services and Door delivery anywhere in Uganda.
  • The Customs clearing fees or import taxes in Uganda are charged based on the type of an item imported, its value and the quantity. Some items pay more import taxes than others.
  • If our customer fills a detailed Packing List containing 3 Forms from our web site, (Shipping Forms)and submit it online or email us a detailed packing list, we will be able be to give him or her a good estimate of the customs fees expected to be paid for his or her shipment.
  • Our customers in U.S. can also pay their customs clearing fees along with their shipping fees here in U.S. after we have received a detailed packing list.
  • Transit time: We cannot guarantee on time arrivals, (ETA) mainly because of Weather, Security, Covid19 Pandemic, lack of cargo space on the Cargo Airlines, Airport delays or other However, be assured we will make every effort to have it there on time and in good shape.
  • Door Delivery: Our Kampala Office offers door deliveries anywhere in Uganda for a small delivery fee.

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