From the U.S. to Uganda, Africa

Air Cargo Shipping from the USA to Uganda:

Flying Jet

Nile Cargo Carrier, Inc.

70 Princeton St, Suite 4,
North Chelmsford, MA. 01863 USA
Landline phone: 1-781-891-4035 | WhatsApp: 1-781-844-3014 | WhatsApp: 1- 781-775-3603
nilecargo@msn.com | Website: www.NileCargoCarrier.com

Below are Air freight rates from our main shipping Terminal
in North Chelmsford (Boston), Massachusetts, USA to Kampala, Uganda

(Minimum charge for Air cargo is $40.00 for 5 Lbs or $52.00 for 3 kgs)

10 Lbs. cost $75.00 (flat fee)    |   5 Kgs cost $80.00 (flat fee)

11 Lbs + cost $7.00 per Lb.       |    6 Kgs + cost $15.40 per Kg

20 Lbs + cost $6.50 per Lb.       |    10 Kgs + cost $14.30 per Kg

30 Lbs + cost $6.00 per Lb.        |    14 Kgs + cost $13.20 per Kg

50 Lbs + cost $5.50 per Lb.        |    23 Kgs + cost $12.10 per Kg

100 Lbs + cost $5.00 per Lb.     |   45 Kgs + cost $11.00 per Kg

220 Lbs + cost $4.75 per Lb.      |   100 Kgs + cost $10.50 per Kg.

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

 Ship to Uganda from:

Atlanta, Albuquerque, Austin, Baltimore, Birmingham,  Boston, Brookline, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Des Moines, Detroit, Eugene, Grand Rapids, Jacksonville, Hartford, Houston, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Lexington, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Miami, Minneapolis, Milwaukee, Nashville, Newark, New York, New Orleans, Norfolk, Oklahoma City, Omaha, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Portland, Raleigh, Richmond, San Diego, San Francisco, Sacramento, Seattle, St. Louis, South Bend, Tacoma, Tampa, Tulsa, Tucson, Winston Salem, Washington, DC and many more.

20 Lbs and more cost $8.50 per Lb.

30 Lbs and more cost $8.00 per Lb.

50 Lbs and more cost  $7.50 per Lb.

100 Lbs and more cost  $7.00 per Lb.

220 Lbs and more cost   $6.75 per Lb.

  • There is a $20.00 fee for Airway Bill for Air shipments weighing 50 Lbs and more. (it’s a flat fee per shipment).
  • Air cargo rates are based on actual weight or dimensional weight whichever is greater.
  • Customs Clearing fees are not included in the air cargo rates above, however, we can include your Customs clearing fees on your shipping invoice if you fill out a detailed Packing List.
  • Air freight rates are subject to change without prior notice.

Please contact us for the current rates. 

  • Television shipping rates are based on the Size of the box it is packed in.
  • The Laptops ship for a standard fee of $100 via Air cargo fee.

Receiving Agents in the U.S.:

  • We have Receiving Agents in most major cities in the USA where you can drop off your well-packed Box, Package, Suitcase, or Luggage, you are shipping by  Air cargo or Ocean shipping.
  • We offer pick-up services in most major cities of the USA at a fee. However, we do not pick up unpacked items. 

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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