Retail Ground - USPS Retail | Rate Table

What are the USPS Ground rates?

USPS Retail Ground

Retail Ground is USPS’s ground-based service. It is one of the least expensive, but slowest USPS services available. Delivery is estimated between 1-8 days. Learn more about USPS Retail Ground.

Retail Rates

Retail Ground rates are determined by weight, dimensions, distance (Zone), and rate class.

This service uses parcel weight and dimensions are used to determine postage costs. Costs increase as weight and dimensions increase.

USPS uses Zones to measure the distance a domestic shipment must travel, ranging from Zone 1 (local) to Zone 9 (very far away). Costs increase as the Zone, or distance, increases. Calculate your zone using the USPS ® Dynamic Zone Map.

Retail pricing is offered directly from the USPS at Post Office retail locations or USPS.com. It does not include discounts on postage prices like those received via ShippingEasy.

Nonstandard Fees & Dimensional Noncompliance Fees:

USPS has added Nonstandard Fees & Dimensional Noncompliance Fees for oversized packages or packages that have been labeled with incorrect dimensions effective April 2022. These surcharges will only apply to domestic residential and commercial addresses.

Flat Rate packages and Regional Rate packages are not applicable.

Learn more about all the USPS rate changes for 2022.

Compare with USPS Retail Ground

USPS provides a multitude of services and rate classes. Check out these similar services and rates to see how they compare:

2022 Rates: USPS Retail Ground

Tip

Prices in Zones 1 - 4, up to 70 lbs, are only for the mailing of hazardous materials, live animals, or items required to be shipped by ground/surface transportation.

USPS Retail Ground

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