International movers Osaka (Kansai)

International shipping of personal effects and household goods from Kansai area. Osaka and Kobe (Hyogo) area.

Overseas removals company in Osaka and Kobe

Japan Luggage Express Ltd.

Worldwide Moving and Shipping Services

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International moving from Kansai – Osaka and Kobe (Hyogo)

Planning an international move from Osaka, Kobe or Kansai Area? Here at Japan Luggage Express, we handle all your overseas shipping needs. As a leading overseas shipping company in Japan, we offer a wide range of overseas moving and shipping services including air freight and sea freight. We have been serving the international community in Japan since 1995. If you are looking for affordable and reliable international movers serving Osaka and Kansai area, come to Japan Luggage Express.

Shipping by air

If you are shipping only a few packages, air service is recommended. When shipping by air, you will be charged according to weight. However, volume is also a factor; so-called “volumetric weight” will apply if a shipment is low in weight density in accordance with the standards of the International Air Transport Association. Discount rates are available from 45kgs regardless of the number of packages. Services are available from Kansai International Airport (KIX) in Osaka to destinations worldwide.

Service by sea

Most personal effects are transported by sea. The minimum for sea shipping is one cubic meter. Service by sea can be arranged to many inland states/provinces in the United States and Canada, as well as land-locked countries in Europe when you ship door-to-port. Shipments to many destinations can be custom-cleared at Osaka ports. (Depending on the destination, the port of departure will be Kobe.)

Door-to-port is much cheaper.

When using the services of a Japanese international moving company or a shipping company, you can ship either door-to-port or door-to-door. Generally, door-to-port service, in which a moving company in Japan picks up your shipment at your residence and arranges for shipping to the destination terminal where you custom clear yourself, is much less expensive.


Shipping large household goods such as furniture can be expensive because of the amount of space they take up as well as because of the charges related to packing. Most expats leaving Japan ship only those items they can pack in boxes themselves. If you have a piece of furniture or another large item which you would like to ship, please let us know and we can include the charge in our quote.

Transit Time

The time required for shipping from Osaka, Kobe port is about one month to one month and a half for shipping to Canada, USA, Australia and New Zealand. If the shipping destination is Europe such as UK, France, Germany or Scandinavia, it would be about one month and a half to two months. It takes approximately one to two weeks to process customs clearance before shipments can leave the ports in Japan.

Why choose us

  • Serving the international community for more than 24 years
  • Reasonable rates even for small shipments.
  • Expert overseas moving company
  • Vast knowledge and experience on all kinds of shipments including personal effects /household goods and commercial cargoes
  • Dedicated to provide top quality customer service

It would be hard to find a better and cheaper international moving and shipping company serving the Osaka area. Our customer’s testimonials speak for themselves.