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Send a Parcel to Australia Fast - DHL Courier Delivery

When sending important documents or parcels half way around the world, it’s important to use a brand you can trust. That’s why DHL is the perfect choice. Located in more than 220 countries and territories worldwide, we are the leading choice for both UK and international deliveries. Established in 1972, DHL Australia handles millions of parcels every year, meaning you can rest safe in the knowledge that your parcel will be well looked after when leaving the UK.

Sending a parcel to Australia from the UK

How long will it take to send a parcel to Australia?

Parcel delivery to Australia can take as little as 3 working days with DHL, so whether your package to Australia is destined for Sydney or Perth, we’ll get it there for you in good time. You can even follow your parcel’s journey every step of the way with free tracking online or by email.

How do I send a parcel to Australia?

To send a parcel, get a quote and choose from our three simple options. For people who would like to drop off their parcel, you can use DHL Service Point, which can be found in 1,300 locations nationwide. Simply complete your parcel details online, visit your preferred store and choose the size of the free box or envelope you need. Pack your items and hand over your confirmation number at the counter to pay and send for your parcel. If you would prefer a courier to collect your parcel you can book online using DHLitNow or you can phone and book with customer services.

National Holidays 2024*
  • 1 January, Monday - New Year's Day
  • 26 January, Friday - Australia Day
  • 29 March, Friday - Good Friday
  • 31 March, Sunday - Easter Sunday
  • 1 April, Monday - Easter Monday
  • 25 April, Thursday - Anzac Day
  • 10 June, Monday - King's Birthday
  • 25 December, Wednesday - Christmas Day
  • 26 December, Thursday - Boxing Day
* Public holidays in Australia may affect our estimated transit times.

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DHL Express online tracking is the fastest way to find out where your parcel is.

Tracking number not 10 digits? Track your shipment on the DHL eCommerce UK (formerly DHL Parcel UK) website! 

Country facts
  • Canberra is the capital of Australia
  • Australia is nearly 32 times the size of the UK
  • As of October 2016, Australia has an estimated population of 24,259,100
  • Australia is the world's 6th largest country by area
  • The largest cities in Australia are Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide
  • The name ‘Australia’ comes from the Latin word ‘australis’, meaning southern
  • Australia is home to a variety of unique animals, including the koala, kangaroo, emu, kookaburra and platypus

We will be happy to answer any questions or concerns you may have. Please call us on

0844 248 0828**

Our opening hours are 07:30 - 20:00 Monday to Friday and 08:00 - 14:00 on Saturday.

** Calls to DHL Express UK phone numbers beginning ‘084’ cost 7 pence per minute, plus your phone company's access charge.