# Calculating Package Weight and Package Size

How big is too big?

Here at TNT, we want to ensure our customers are fully informed with everything they need to know about our services. So if you’re unsure about anything from parcel weight restrictions to calculating package weight, here’s what you need to know:

## Calculating Volumetric Weight

For larger yet lightweight parcels and packages, we charge you for the space that they take up rather than their actual weight. This means you need to work out its volumetric weight. When calculating the volumetric weight, you need to initially work out the volume of your package and then multiply this by the relevant conversion factor. For more detail see below:

 Service Conversion factor National Express (UK) Length (m) x Width (m) x Height (m) x 250 EXPRESS SERVICES (Int) Length (m) x Width (m) x Height (m) x 200 Special Express (Int) Length (m) x Width (m) x Height (m) x 200 9:00 Express (Int) Length (m) x Width (m) x Height (m) x 200 10:00 Express (Int) Length (m) x Width (m) x Height (m) x 200 12:00 Express (Int) Length (m) x Width (m) x Height (m) x 200 Express (Int) Length (m) x Width (m) x Height (m) x 200 ECONOMY SERVICES (Int) Length (m) x Width (m) x Height (m) x 250 12:00 Economy Express (Int) Length (m) x Width (m) x Height (m) x 250 Economy Express (Int) Length (m) x Width (m) x Height (m) x 250

## Calculating Volumetric Weight

For larger yet lightweight parcels and packages, we charge you for the space that they take up rather than their actual weight. This means you need to work out its volumetric weight. When calculating the volumetric weight, you need to initially work out the volume of your package and then multiply this by the relevant conversion factor. For more detail see below:

 Service National Express (UK) EXPRESS SERVICES (Int) Special Express (Int) 9:00 Express (Int) 10:00 Express (Int) 12:00 Express (Int) Express (Int) ECONOMY SERVICES (Int) 12:00 Economy Express (Int) Economy Express (Int) Conversion factor Length (m) x Width (m) x Height (m) x 250 Length (m) x Width (m) x Height (m) x 200 Length (m) x Width (m) x Height (m) x 200 Length (m) x Width (m) x Height (m) x 200 Length (m) x Width (m) x Height (m) x 200 Length (m) x Width (m) x Height (m) x 200 Length (m) x Width (m) x Height (m) x 200 Length (m) x Width (m) x Height (m) x 250 Length (m) x Width (m) x Height (m) x 250 Length (m) x Width (m) x Height (m) x 250

## Package Size and Weight Restrictions

Other packages will be charged based on their size and weight and will be subject to restrictions. Be aware though that the TNT parcel size and weight restrictions can vary depending on origin and destination.

You can of course contact customer services on 0800 100 600 should you have any queries regarding your shipment and our restrictions, and we’ll be happy to assist you. Alternatively, you can find out more about calculating package size and the TNT parcel weight restrictions in our guide below:

## UK Express Services

See below the size and weight restrictions for our UK services

 09:00 EXPRESS 10:00 Express 12:00 Express Express MAX. DIMENSIONS: L x W x H (metres) 3.6 X 1.8 X 2.1 3.6 X 1.8 X 2.1 3.6 X 1.8 X 2.1 3.6 X 1.8 X 2.1 MAXIMUM PIECE WEIGHT (not palletised) 70kg 70kg 70kg 70kg MAXIMUM PIECE WEIGHT (palletised) 1,000kg 1,000kg 1,000kg 1,000kg MAXIMUM CONSIGNMENT WEIGHT 2,000kg 2,000kg 2,000kg 2,000kg

## UK Express Services

See below the size and weight restrictions for our UK services

 MAX. DIMENSIONS: L x W x H (metres) MAXIMUM PIECE WEIGHT (not palletised) MAXIMUM PIECE WEIGHT (palletised) MAXIMUM CONSIGNMENT WEIGHT 09:00 EXPRESS 3.6 X 1.8 X 2.1 70kg 1,000kg 2,000kg 10:00 Express 3.6 X 1.8 X 2.1 70kg 1,000kg 2,000kg 12:00 Express 3.6 X 1.8 X 2.1 70kg 1,000kg 2,000kg Express 3.6 X 1.8 X 2.1 70kg 1,000kg 2,000kg

## Within Europe Express Services

See below the size and weight restrictions for our Express services within Europe

 09:00 Express 10:00 Express 12:00 Express Express MAX. DIMENSIONS: L x W x H (metres) 2.4 x 1.2 x 1.5 2.4 x 1.2 x 1.5 2.4 x 1.2 x 1.5 2.4 x 1.2 x 1.5 MAXIMUM PIECE WEIGHT (not palletised) 30kg 30kg 70kg 70kg MAXIMUM PIECE WEIGHT (palletised) N/A N/A 500kg 500kg MAXIMUM CONSIGNMENT WEIGHT 210kg 210kg 500kg 500kg

## Within Europe Express Services

See below the size and weight restrictions for our Express services within Europe

 MAX. DIMENSIONS: L x W x H (metres) MAXIMUM PIECE WEIGHT (not palletised) MAXIMUM PIECE WEIGHT (palletised) MAXIMUM CONSIGNMENT WEIGHT 09:00 Express 2.4 x 1.2 x 1.5 30kg N/A 210kg 10:00 Express 2.4 x 1.2 x 1.5 30kg N/A 210kg 12:00 Express 2.4 x 1.2 x 1.5 70kg 500kg 500kg Express 2.4 x 1.2 x 1.5 70kg 500kg 500kg

## Within Europe Economy Express Services

See below the size and weight restrictions for our Economy Express services within Europe

 12:00 Economy Express Economy Express MAX. DIMENSIONS : L x W x H (metres) 2.4 x 1.2 x 1.5 2.4 x 1.2 x 1.8 MAXIMUM PIECE WEIGHT (not palletised) 70kg 70kg MAXIMUM PIECE WEIGHT (palletised) 500kg 1000kg MAXIMUM CONSIGNMENT WEIGHT 500kg 7000kg

## Within Europe Economy Express Services

See below the size and weight restrictions for our Economy Express services within Europe

 MAX. DIMENSIONS : L x W x H (metres) MAXIMUM PIECE WEIGHT (not palletised) MAXIMUM PIECE WEIGHT (palletised) MAXIMUM CONSIGNMENT WEIGHT 12:00 Economy Express 2.4 x 1.2 x 1.5 70kg 500kg 500kg Economy Express 2.4 x 1.2 x 1.8 70kg 1000kg 7000kg

## Intercontinental Express Services

See below the size and weight restrictions for our Intercontinental Express services

 09:00 Express 10:00 Express 12:00 Express Express MAX. DIMENSIONS : L x W x H (metres) 2.4 x 1.2 x 1.5 2.4 x 1.2 x 1.5 2.4 x 1.2 x 1.5 2.4 x 1.2 x 1.5 MAXIMUM PIECE WEIGHT (not palletised) 30kg 30kg 70kg 70kg MAXIMUM PIECE WEIGHT (palletised) N/A N/A 500kg 500kg MAXIMUM CONSIGNMENT WEIGHT 210kg 210kg 500kg 500kg

## Intercontinental Express Services

See below the size and weight restrictions for our Intercontinental Express services

 MAX. DIMENSIONS : L x W x H (metres) MAXIMUM PIECE WEIGHT (not palletised) MAXIMUM PIECE WEIGHT (palletised) MAXIMUM CONSIGNMENT WEIGHT 09:00 Express 2.4 x 1.2 x 1.5 30kg N/A 210kg 10:00 Express 2.4 x 1.2 x 1.5 30kg N/A 210kg 12:00 Express 2.4 x 1.2 x 1.5 70kg 500kg 500kg Express 2.4 x 1.2 x 1.5 70kg 500kg 500kg

## Intercontinental Economy Express Services

See below the size and weight restrictions for our Intercontinental Economy Express services

 12:00 Economy Express Economy Express MAX. DIMENSIONS : L x W x H (metres) N/A 2.4 x 1.2 x 1.5 MAXIMUM PIECE WEIGHT (not palletised) N/A 70kg MAXIMUM PIECE WEIGHT (palletised) N/A 1000kg MAXIMUM CONSIGNMENT WEIGHT N/A 1500kg

## Intercontinental Economy Express Services

See below the size and weight restrictions for our Intercontinental Economy Express services

 MAX. DIMENSIONS : L x W x H (metres) MAXIMUM PIECE WEIGHT (not palletised) MAXIMUM PIECE WEIGHT (palletised) MAXIMUM CONSIGNMENT WEIGHT 12:00 Economy Express N/A N/A N/A N/A Economy Express 2.4 x 1.2 x 1.5 70kg 1000kg 1500kg

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