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, 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 in 2012 alone we transported over 19 million parcels. And when that many customers trust us with their deliveries, you know you’re in safe hands.

Want to know exactly where your parcel is as it travels through the DHL network? No problem! Free tracking via text, phone or online as all part of the standard DHL service. Plus, when your parcel arrives at its destination, we’ll get a signature before handing it over, giving you peace of mind it’s been delivered safely.

Parcel delivery within the UK usually only takes 1 working day and this can be booked through two different types of services. You can either drop your parcel off to one of our 1,200 DHL Service Points located nationwide. Or you can book a collection at a time and location that suits you from either DHLitNow our online service, or DHL by Phone.

National Holidays 2020*
  • 1 January, Wednesday - New Year’s Day
  • 2 January, Thursday - Day after New Year's Day (Scotland only)
  • 10 April, Friday - Good Friday
  • 12 April, Sunday - Easter
  • 13 April, Monday - Easter Monday (except Scotland)
  • 8 May, Friday - Early May Bank Holiday
  • 25 May, Monday - Spring Bank Holiday
  • 3 August, Monday - Summer Bank Holiday (Scotland only)
  • 31 August, Monday - Summer Bank Holiday (except Scotland)
  • 30 November, Monday - St Andrew's Day (Scotland only)
  • 25 December, Friday - Christmas Day
  • 26 December, Saturday - Boxing Day
* Public holidays in the United Kingdom 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 Parcel 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 Queen
  • 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:

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

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