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Send a Parcel In The UK Fast - DHL Courier Delivery

Whilst we have the capabilities to send parcels to more than 220 countries and territories worldwide, we also deliver to every corner of the UK. If you need to send a parcel within the United Kingdom, whether it's to Newcastle, London or Manchester, the process couldn’t be easier or more convenient with DHL. We’ve been transporting important documents and parcels through our fast and secure parcel delivery service to UK addresses for more than 50 years, and each year we transport tens of millions of parcels. And when that many customers trust us with their deliveries, you know you’re in safe hands.

How long does parcel delivery take within the UK?

Parcel delivery within the UK usually only takes 1 working day, whether you drop your parcel off or book a collection. 

How do I send a parcel within the UK?

You can either drop your parcel off at one of 1,300 DHL Service Points located nationwide or book a courier collection at a time convenient to you. Collections can be arranged online using DHLitNow or by phone with Customer Service. 

How much does it cost to send a parcel within the UK?

The price depends on the size and weight of the parcel, the destination and the service you choose. Get a quote and compare our prices. DHL Service Point is a cost-effective and popular way to send a parcel within the UK and our most economical collection option is DHLitNow. 

Can I track my parcel?

DHL Express offers many ways to track a parcel. Online tracking is the fastest way to find out where your parcel is as it speeds through the DHL network, but we also offer tracking by phone, email and text message. 

National Holidays 2024*
  • 1 January, Monday - New Year's Day
  • 2 January, Tuesday - New Year Holiday (Scotland only)
  • 17 March, Sunday - Saint Patrick's Day (Northern Ireland)
  • 18 March, Monday - Saint Patrick's Day Holiday (Northern Ireland)
  • 29 March, Friday - Good Friday
  • 31 March, Sunday - Easter Sunday
  • 1 April, Monday - Easter Monday (except Scotland)
  • 6 May, Monday - Early May Bank Holiday
  • 27 May, Monday - Late May Bank Holiday
  • 12 July, Friday - Battle of the Boyne (Northern Ireland)
  • 5 August, Monday - August Bank Holiday (Scotland only)
  • 26 August, Monday - August Bank Holiday (except Scotland)
  • 30 November, Saturday - St Andrew's Day (Scotland only)
  • 2 December, Monday - St Andrew's Day Holiday (Scotland only)
  • 25 December, Wednesday - Christmas Day
  • 26 December, Thursday - Boxing Day


* Public holidays in the United Kingdom may affect our estimated transit times.

Compare DHL courier services for parcel delivery within the United Kingdom

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
  • London is the capital of the UK
  • The United Kingdom comprises four countries: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, along with fourteen overseas territories
  • The UK covers a total area of 94,060 square miles
  • The Summer Olympic games have been held in the UK three times
  • The British National Anthem is called God Save the King
  • The population of the UK is around 63.8 million (July 2014)

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.