Shipping Cars To India From The UK

Shipping a Car to India

Shipping a Car to India via Mumbai

UK to India RoRo Car shipping

We offer an efficient service with very competitive rates for car shipping to India. We can offer shipping of cars by:

  • RoRo – Roll on Roll Off Car Shipping:

These are vessels specifically designed to carry cars under deck and are not exposed to any external elements. Cars are secured and lashed to the floor of the ship to prevent any movement during transit.

  • 20 FT or 40FT Containerised Car Shipping:

Cars are loaded and secured in the container to prevent any movement during transit. Containers only carry your car and are then sealed in the UK. On arrival at destination they are opened in the presence of your agent of yourself based on regulations.

Simba Shipping give have regular monthly roro (Roll on roll off) service from Southampton to Mumbai, India, for your cars, SUVs or 4 x 4s. It will take about 30 days to get to Mumbai from Southampton, subject to the scheduling and port calls in transit. We can also offer two sailings a month from Southampton to Chennai, India, and the transit will be approximately 30 days. Roll on roll off shipping is when the cars are driven onto the vessel and securely lashed under deck where they are protected from the elements. It is usually the cheaper and faster method.

If you would like us to quote for you please contact us by phone or email and let us know the make and model of your vehicle so that we can provide you with our rates. We have offer competitive rates and a reliable service to India. Please let us know if you have anything that you would like to load inside your car so we can get approval with the shipping lines and pass on applicable costs, if any.

We can also ship one car in a 20ft container or two cars in a 40ft container from Felixstowe or Southampton to Mumbai or Chennai, if this would be a preferable option for you. With regards to loading the containers with personal effects – you may load the car with items as long as the driving function is not hampered, but you may not load the space in the container around the car for cargo quality and safety reasons.

Please feel free to contact us for our rates or to talk through the procedure. If there is anything you are unsure of we will be glad to try and help clarify the process for you, so you have that peace of mind when you ship your vehicle, knowing it is in the best possible hands.


RoRo Car Shipping Schedule to India:


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