BikeFlights and ShipBikes offer the cheapest rates on UPS and FedEx Ground delivery within the U.S. Overnight Bikes offers the cheapest rates on FedEx Priority Overnight delivery.
A bicycle shipping service, like Overnight Bikes or BikeFlights, can help you save money on the cost of shipping. Some bicycle shipping services offer 3 to 6 day ground delivery while others offer 1 to 2 day express delivery. You may prefer one service type over another depending on your budget and needs.
Shipping cost varies depending on package size and weight, as well as shipping origin and destination. Overnight Bikes offers $99 flat rate shipping and next business day delivery within the U.S.
Depending on your level of experience and the type of packaging you are using, it may take as little as 30 minutes up to 2 hours to securely pack your bike for shipping.
To ship a bike, some disassembly is required. You may need to remove the pedals, wheels, disc brake rotors, bottle cages, handlebars, seatpost and rear derailleur. Disassembly varies based on the size of your bike and the box or case you will be using to ship it.
You can ship a bike in a cardboard box, hard case or travel bag. Packages that exceed 130-inches length plus girth will be subject to an oversize shipping fee.
Use a tape measure to determine the length, width and height of your package. The length is always the longest side your box or case; height is the second longest, and width is the third longest. Always round up any measurement to the next whole inch. For example, a measurement of 30.25-inches should be rounded […]
A standard bike box is less than or equal to 130-inches length plus girth. For example, the FedEx bike box measures 54 x 8 x 28 which is equal to 126-inches length plus girth.
A FedEx bike box costs $16. A FedEx bike box plus packing services costs $25.49. A FedEx bike box plus fragile packaging costs $30.49. Fragile packing services include extra cushioning for added protection and a “fragile” shipping label. FedEx Bike boxes are available in-store at FedEx Office.
A FedEx bike box costs $16. A FedEx bike box plus packing services costs $25.49. A FedEx bike box plus fragile packaging costs $30.49. Fragile packing services include extra cushioning for added protection and a “fragile” shipping label. FedEx bike boxes are available in-store at FedEx Office.