How do you ship a bike on a plane?

How much does it cost to ship a bike on a plane?

Depending on your carrier and destination, flying with a bike could cost as little as $30 or as much as $300 each way. So if you’re planning a trip, it pays to do your homework. A slightly more expensive ticket on one airline may be worthwhile if another charges hefty bike fees.

Should I fly with my bike or ship it?

Depending on the distance to your destination, and the size of the box or case you pack your bike into, and whether you opt for shipment insurance to the value of your bike, shipping your bike ahead of time can be cheaper than than paying excess baggage fees to fly with it.

How much does it cost to ship a bike with FedEx?

FedEx: you’ll pay somewhere between $50 and $160. This price doesn’t include insurance, which can be added for an extra fee.

What’s the cheapest way to ship a bike?

The best, cheapest way to ship BIKES is FedEx Ground 3-Day. You can ship a bike box with bike plus maybe 30 lbs of luggage, etc., for about *$45* across the USA. As for SKIS, there’s only one way to go: USPS Priority. You can ship skis across the US for about $10-25 this way.

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Can I check a bike on a plane?

Airlines permit you to check your bike and place it in the plane’s cargo hold during the journey, although some require you to place the bike inside a bag or other casing. If your bike doesn’t fall within the airline’s checked bag weight requirements, the airline assesses additional fees for the extra weight.

How much does it cost to ship a bike USPS?

The cost to ship a bike with USPS ranges from $80 to $210 depending on the destination. When shipping within the U.S., the cost varies according to the distance your package will travel.

USPS domestic bike shipping cost by distance.

Distance in miles Cost
up to 50 $80
51-150 $80
151-300 $101.70
301-600 $123.45

How does shipping a bike work?

The bike shop will pack your bike in a new or lightly used bike box and ship it wherever you need it to go. If you have it sent to another affiliated bike shop, they’ll unpack and fully assemble your bike for you at your destination. The average cost for shipping is about $60, plus box and disassembly.

What bike do I need for my height?

#1 – Simple Size Chart

Your Height Bike Frame Size
5’7″ – 5’11” 16 – 17 inches
5’11” – 6’2″ 17-19 inches
6’2″ – 6’4″ 19 – 21inches
6’4″ and taller 21+ inches