2nd Class Parcels

UK-wide parcel delivery within 3 working days

2nd Class Parcels offers a low-cost, reliable, UK-wide delivery service for parcels weighing up to 20kg that aims to deliver your parcel within 2–3 working days, including Saturdays.

At a Glance 

  • 2–3 working day delivery, including Saturdays
  • Cost-effective delivery for parcels up to 20kg
  • Optional customer collection from a local Post Office® branch

What do you want to send?

Prices for 2nd Class parcel delivery vary, depending on the size and weight of the item you're sending. Use the table below to determine the size and format of your parcel.

Parcel formats
Format Examples Max weight Max length Max width Max thickness
Small parcel Handbags, shoes, board games 2kg 45cm 35cm 16cm
Medium parcel Heavy or bulky items 20kg 61cm 46cm 46cm

Tube-shaped items

For tube-shaped items, the length of the item plus twice the diameter must not exceed 104cm, with the greatest dimension being no more than 90cm.

Special requirements? Upgrade your delivery with these options:

  • Signature on delivery with Royal Mail Signed For®
  • Offer your customers collection from a local Post Office® branch with Local Collect®

How much will it cost?

You can calculate the price for 2nd Class delivery of your parcel using our Get a price calculator