How long does USPS takes to deliver a Package?

Probably the most common question that comes to mind after sending a package that “How much time is it going to take to reach a destination?”. Actually, that depends mostly on the type of service you’re using i.e. whether you’re sending a package domestically or internationally. USPS offers multiple mail services, check out the information shared below to know the number of days each service takes to deliver a package.

However, there are multiple reasons which may cause late delivery such as any natural hazard, weather etc. Apart from natural calamities, there are other factors as well which might prevent the delivery of mail, if you’re in a situation where you haven’t received your mail then you must know about the options exist for late mail delivery so that you can receive your package at the earliest.

Domestic Mail Services

Multiple domestic mail services are there which allow people to send mail items, parcels, packages etc within United Stated. Check the number of days each service takes to deliver a package.

Priority Mail: 1 – 3 Business Days

Priority Mail Express: 1 – 2 Business Days (the fastest mail service)

First Class Mail: 1 – 3 Business Days

USPS Retail Ground: 2 – 8 Business Days

Media Mail: 2 – 8 Business Days

Late Delivery of Mail, USPS


International Mail Services

Multiple international mail services are there which allow people to send parcels, packages to other counties. Check the number of days each service takes to deliver a package.

Globel Express Guaranteed: 1 – 3 Business Days

Priority Mail Express International: 3 – 5 Business Days

Priority Mail International: 6 – 10 Business Days

First Class Mail International: 2 – 4 Business Days

For each service, you’ve to pay a particular fee, visit USPS Services Page to grab detailed information about each service separately.

Also, note that the volume of mail fluctuates daily so there is no specific delivery time. As per USPS guidelines, all the deliveries should be made 5:00 p.m. local time. No mail items will be delivered on Sunday except Priority Mail Express and Amazon parcels.

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