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What is FedEx Home Delivery?

FedEx Home Delivery is a ground shipping service that delivers to residential areas. It is faster to more residential locations than UPS Ground. FedEx Home Delivery also delivers to more residential locations than UPS Ground on the weekend.

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Shipping/transit time

In the contiguous U.S., delivery takes 1–5 days. Shipping to and from Alaska and Hawaii is 3–7 days.1 Check transit times.

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Weekend deliveries

Deliveries are made every day of the week. FedEx Home Delivery delivers to more residential locations than UPS Ground on the weekend. You can even request evening or appointment delivery.

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Cost/rates

Get started by getting a shipping rate.

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Weight limit and maximum package size

Packages up to 150 lbs., 108" in length, and 165" in length plus girth (L+2W+2H) can be shipped.

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Delivery area

FedEx Home Delivery delivers throughout all 50 states.

When to use FedEx Home Delivery

Use FedEx Home Delivery to ship to someone’s house or apartment.

Use FedEx Ground to ship to businesses.

  • When you create a shipping label on fedex.com, make sure to select the check box labeled "This is a residential address."

  • If you’re not sure if your destination is a residential address, don’t worry.

  • Choose "Perform detailed address check." Our systems will tell you if the address is residential or commercial.

  • Then select the confirmed address or choose "Use address as entered" and check "This is a residential address."
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When you create a shipping label on fedex.com, make sure to select the check box labeled "This is a residential address."

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If you’re not sure if your destination is a residential address, don’t worry.

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Choose "Perform detailed address check." Our systems will tell you if the address is residential or commercial.

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Then select the confirmed address or choose "Use address as entered" and check "This is a residential address."

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How do I get my packages to FedEx?

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You can drop off your package at FedEx Office® locations and at many participating Dollar General stores, Walgreens, Albertsons, and more.

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Have a FedEx account? Use our online tool to schedule your packages to be picked up for a small fee. You can use pickups for shipping returns, too. If you ship frequently, you can even set up recurring pickups to save time.

Customize when your shipment arrives

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Get delivery any day of the week, including weekends

With FedEx Home Delivery, take advantage of Saturday and Sunday deliveries to all 50 states.

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Get delivery on the date you choose

Get convenience with FedEx Date Certain Home Delivery®. The date can’t be before the standard delivery date and must be within 10 days from the pickup. This service delivers Monday–Sunday, excluding holidays.

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Get delivery between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Get delivery between
5 p.m. and 8 p.m.

FedEx Evening Home Delivery® is a great option if your recipient isn’t available during the day. Use it to choose delivery in the evening on the scheduled day of delivery.

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Get delivery on a specific date, during your chosen 2-hour window

With FedEx Appointment Home Delivery®, it’s so easy. We’ll contact the recipient by phone in advance to schedule the delivery.

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How to use these customized home delivery options

Create a shipping label online and select your choice in the Special Services section. Or call Customer Service at 1.800.GoFedEx 1.800.463.3339 for help.

Tracking your home delivery shipment

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  • Customize your delivery with FedEx Delivery Manager, where you can manage your delivery by receiving alerts and providing special delivery instructions.

Answers to your FedEx Home Delivery questions

What’s the difference between FedEx Home Delivery and FedEx Ground?

  • FedEx Home Delivery, which is part of the FedEx Ground network, delivers packages 150 lbs. or less to residences every day of the week. A $4 residential surcharge is applied per package.
  • FedEx Ground delivers packages 150 lbs. or less to businesses or commercial areas Monday–Friday.

What’s the transit time for shipping within the contiguous U.S.?

FedEx Home Delivery delivers within 1–5 days every day of the week, including Saturday and Sunday (excluding Hawaii and Alaska). It’s ideal for packages shipping within the U.S.

What’s the transit time for shipping to/from the contiguous U.S. to/from Alaska or Hawaii?

If you’re shipping packages to/from the rest of the United States to/from Alaska and Hawaii, FedEx Home Delivery delivers shipments within 3–7 days.

What’s the FedEx Home Delivery weight limit?

FedEx Home Delivery can deliver items up to 150 lbs., up to 108" in length, and 165" in length plus girth (L+2W+2H). If you need help packing your shipment, we can guide you on how to pack and get the supplies you need.

If your shipment is over 150 lbs. and you’re looking for an affordable ground option, you can ship your heavy items with FedEx Freight. It’s our less-than-truckload (LTL) trucking service with lower costs than expedited shipping.

How long does FedEx Home Delivery take?

FedEx Home Delivery takes 1–5 days to deliver within the contiguous U.S. or 3–7 days if you're shipping to residential addresses in Alaska or Hawaii. The exact time your FedEx Home Delivery shipment will be delivered is based on your shipment’s origin and the distance to the destination. You can use our interactive maps to estimate FedEx shipment times and cost. Just provide the origin ZIP/postal code.

Can FedEx Home Delivery ship to P.O. boxes? 

No, FedEx Home Delivery can't deliver to P.O. boxes at this time. You can choose to have a package held for pickup at a local FedEx location.

Can I ship hazardous materials with FedEx Home Delivery?

No, FedEx Home Delivery can't be used to ship hazardous materials, except ORM-D and Limited Quantity items.

My recipients need their package delivered by a specific date. What can I do?2

If you’re looking to have your shipment arrive on a specific date, you can select FedEx Date Certain Home Delivery. Packages will arrive on your chosen date from Monday to Sunday, excluding holidays. The date can’t be before the standard delivery date and must be within 10 days from the pickup date.

If you need expedited shipping, you can use one of our express options for overnight or 2–3-day delivery.

My recipient won't be home during the day to accept the delivery. What can I do?2

If you know the recipient won't be home during the day to accept their package, use FedEx Evening Home Delivery. With it, you can schedule a delivery for between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. on the standard day of delivery.

My recipient wants to know exactly when the shipment will be delivered. What can I do?2

If your recipient wants to arrange the specific date and time their residential delivery will arrive, choose FedEx Appointment Home Delivery. We'll contact them by phone in advance to schedule. Otherwise, they can track their shipment or use FedEx Delivery Manager to provide specific instructions and stay up to date with alerts and notifications. 

If your business gets a lot of shipment status requests, sign up for FedEx Advanced Tracking. You can customize and manage your shipments, get seamless visibility, and notify recipients of updates and alerts via email.

How do I track my FedEx Home Delivery package?

If you’re expecting a package, you can track a shipment here.

If you want to customize your delivery by requesting to hold packages at a FedEx location, sign up and use FedEx Delivery Manager. You can also use it to sign for a package virtually, or even receive alerts when a FedEx package is being sent to you.

Does FedEx Home Delivery deliver on Saturday?

Yes, FedEx Home Delivery delivers seven days a week. You (or your recipients) don't have to wait until Monday to get shipments that are sent late in the week. You don't have to pay an extra fee or choose an expedited service for weekend delivery. Get more details about weekend deliveries.

Does FedEx Home Delivery deliver on Sunday?

Yes, FedEx Home Delivery delivers to most residential locations on Saturdays and Sundays. In fact, it reaches nearly 95% of U.S. residential addresses on Sundays, while UPS Ground doesn't deliver on Sundays at all. See our FedEx Ground service maps for coverage details.

How late does FedEx Home Delivery deliver?

Packages are typically delivered by 8 p.m. You can track and manage your incoming shipments by signing up for FedEx Delivery Manager.

What time does FedEx Home Delivery deliver?

There are no official delivery hours for FedEx Home Delivery, because each delivery time is dependent on the package and its destination. Track your package to get more information.

I’m unsure if my destination is a business or a residence. Can you help?

Absolutely. Here are some examples of business locations: nursing homes, churches, prisons, firehouses, farms, and doctors’ offices. Examples of residences include apartment buildings, college dorms, and convents.

Other FedEx shipping services

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Fast, reliable delivery the very next day with FedEx Overnight

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Cost-effective, time-specific delivery in 2 days with FedEx 2Day®

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Cost-effective delivery in 3 days with FedEx Express Saver®

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International delivery in 1 to 3 days with FedEx International Priority®


1View latest updates on FedEx Home Delivery money-back guarantee.

2To enable any of the FedEx Home Delivery features, choose them in the "special options" section when creating a label online. Additional  fees may apply.