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FedEx Ground shipping rates and times

FedEx Ground shipping rates and times

Your affordable, fast shipping option with competitive rates, quick delivery times and everyday residential delivery available in select cities for no additional cost.

Your affordable, fast shipping option with competitive rates, quick delivery times and everyday residential delivery available in select cities for no additional cost.

Why Choose FedEx Ground?

FedEx Ground is faster to more locations than UPS Ground. Deliveries take between 1­–5 days, with most packages arriving within 3 business days.

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Affordable shipping

FedEx Ground gets shipments to their destinations quickly at a more accessible price.

Always nearby

You can drop off packages at FedEx Office, Walgreens, Dollar General and more convenient locations.

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Open late

FedEx Office is open longer, with many locations open later than The UPS Store.

Find your shipment’s FedEx Ground rate

Enter your details into the FedEx rate calculator and expand the results to get your affordable FedEx Ground rate.


Frequently Asked Questions About FedEx Ground® Shipping

We have boxes of all shapes and sizes to fit your item or items. Our pros are experts at finding the right box and creating the perfect, affordable custom packing solution. See packing and shipping options.

The easiest way is to bring your item to one of our nearby FedEx Office locations, and a team member will handle everything for you. If you’re already packed and ready to ship, head to a nearby FedEx Office or FedEx dropoff location to drop off your package. See tips for return shipping.

FedEx Office offers professional packing for items of all shapes and sizes. You can also order the supplies and items you need to secure your packages through us. Learn more about packing by visiting the FedEx packing portal.

No, the white boxes are for FedEx Express shipments only. You can use your own box or purchase a brown box from us for FedEx Ground shipments. Learn more about the different available boxes.

There are three key factors that affect your shipping rate: weight, size and distance. The more a package weighs, the larger it is and the farther it must travel, the more it will cost.

Click here to print a shipping label for your package or return.

Tools and Resources

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Ready to ship?

If you just need a shipping label, you can create one online now, attach to your box and drop it off on your time.

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Pack with confidence

Looking to better secure your packages? We’ve got you covered with tips on how to pack, supplies or in-store shipping.

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