ParcelForce Parcel Sizes

ParcelForce offers two UK parcel Delivery services. The standard service has a maximum parcel size of 3m in length and girth combined with length not being more than 1.5m. The large parcel service has a maximum size of 4m in length and girth combined with length not being more than 2.5m. Both standard and large services have a maximum weight of 30kg.

ParcelForce Service Maximum Size Maximum Weight
Standard Parcel Delivery Service 3m in length and girth combined and up to 1.5 metres in length 30kg
Large Parcel Delivery Service 4m in length and girth combined and up to 2.5 metres in length 30kg

ParcelForce Size Limits – Standard Delivery Services

ParcelForce Maximum Weight

If you are sending packages in the UK there is a weight limit of 30kg per parcel. There is no limit on the number of parcels you can send but each package must not weigh more than 30kg. Weight limits vary for international locations.

ParcelForce Maximum Dimensions

ParcelForce’s standard delivery services have a maximum size of 3m in length and girth combined and must be no larger than 1.5 metres in length.

We have a variety of cardboard boxes you can choose from that would be suitable for ParcelForce’s delivery services. We also offer bespoke cardboard boxes to create the exact box you need.

Large Parcel Delivery Services

ParcelForce’s large parcel delivery services have a size limit of 2.5 metres in length and 4 metres length and girth combined. The weight limit is 30kg for individual parcels with no restrictions on the amount of packages you can send.

ParcelForce Large Parcel Delivery Prices

ParcelForce’s large parcel delivery prices are based on what pickup and dropoff option you choose and whether or not you want the package delivered in 24 hours or 48 hours.

Express24 Large Parcel Prices

Parcel Weight up to (KG) Collection from a chosen address Drop off at a depot
2 £42.30 £39.30
5 £43.32 £40.32
10 £46.74 £43.74
15 £53.88 £50.88
20 £58.98 £55.98
25 £70.26 £67.26
30 £74.40 £71.40
Add per kg £1.56 £1.56

Express48 Large Parcel Prices

Parcel Weight up to (KG) We collect from a chosen address Drop off at a depot
2 £30.30 £27.30
5 £31.32 £28.32
10 £34.74 £31.74
15 £41.88 £38.88
20 £46.98 £43.98
25 £58.26 £55.26
30 £62.40 £59.40
Add per kg £1.56 £1.56

Prices were up-to-date 4 December 2020. Please visit the ParcelForce website if you want to check for any price increases.

Who is ParcelForce?

ParcelForce Worldwide is a subsidiary of the Royal Mail and offers both domestic and international delivery services.

ParcelForce is the UK’s fourth most popular parcel delivery service in the UK according to a survey by Statista, with Royal Mail being the top choice of online shoppers that responded.

Due to UK-wide paper shortages for the production of corrugated board, there are now industry-wide disruptions within UK box making plants. Boxtopia’s lead times have increased and with immediate effect all orders placed will have a 2 week lead time. Please bear with us during this time.
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