Question: How Much Does USPS Shipping Cost?


Starting PriceShip TimeUSPS Tracking®
$25.50 (retail & online) $22.68 (commercial)1Overnight Guaranteed2Included
$7.35 (retail & online) $6.95 (commercial)11-3 days6Included
$0.55 (at retail) $0.383 (commercial)11-3 daysIncluded (Packages only)
$7.35 (at retail)2-8 daysIncluded

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How much does USPS shipping cost per pound?

USPS Postage Rates

New Rate (effective Sunday, January 27, 2019)Postage Rates
Priority Mail Express (0.5 lb., zones 1&2)$22.68 and up
Priority Mail (1 lb., zones 1&2)$6.95 and up
First Class Package Service (1-6 oz.)$2.66 and up
Parcel Select Ground (1 lb., zones 1&2)$6.85 and up

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Does USPS charge by weight or size?

In general, if a piece is large and relatively light for its size, it is subject to dimensional weight pricing. Items mailed in USPS-provided Priority Mail Flat Rate packaging are charged the same flat-rate regardless of weight (up to 70 lbs.) and domestic destination.

How do I calculate shipping costs?

Calculated Shipping

The most basic way to begin calculating shipping is to take measurements of the products before listing them for sale. Measure the weight and dimensions of the package. From there, the shipping charge is automatically calculated based on the packages measurements and the customer’s location.6 Apr 2017

Is USPS or UPS cheaper?

If You Are Shipping Items Under 2 Pounds… USPS will always be cheaper than FedEx or UPS hands down. However as the weight creeps closer to 2 pounds, USPS pretty much reaches pricing parity with UPS and FedEx Ground.