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Default transit time

Default transit times for domestic sellers

Amazon sets the default transit time for new shipping templates, as shown in the table below. The default transit time is the setting that is automatically populated when you create a new template. If you are not able to meet the maximum allotted default transit time with your current carrier, then you need to set different timelines in your shipping templates.

The recommended transit time to the Lower 48 states is two to four business days.

Region Ship from country Destination Default Transit Time Available Transit Time Options
1 U.S. Lower 48 States 2-4 days

2-3 days

2-4 days

5-8 days

2 U.S. Hawaii, Alaska 5-8 days

2-3 days

2-4 days

5-8 days

7-14 days

3 U.S. U.S. Protectorates APO/FPO 14-28 days

5-10 days

7-14 days

14-28 days

Default transit time for international sellers

Amazon sets default transit times for sellers who ship from a country outside the home marketplace.

The chart below shows the default transit times to the United States by shipping region:

Ships from location Default shipping time
Canada 7-14 days
Japan 10-20 days
Korea 10-20 days
United Kingdom 10-20 days
Rest of Asia 14-28 days
Rest of Europe 14-28 days
Middle East 14-28 days
Africa 14-28 days
South America 14-28 days

The available transit times for international shipping are:

  • 2-3 days
  • 2-4 days
  • 5-8 days
  • 5-10 days
  • 7-14 days
  • 10-20 days
  • 14-28 days

Learn more about setting faster transit times.

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