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Parcel Select Ground® is the cheapest way to ship 1+ pound packages

For shipments that aren't time-sensitive, you can save multiple dollars per shipment with this USPS ground service.

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    The cheapest service for packages 1+ pounds

    For just a few days longer delivery, Parcel Select Ground is up to 79% cheaper than Priority Mail®

  • Delivered in 2 to 8 business days

    The savings possible through Parcel Select Ground make the additional delivery time worth it!

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    Free package tracking included

    Parcel Select Ground includes full door-to-door tracking, with optional email notifications for your recipients.

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    Save up to 56% by using Pirate Ship

    You'll save up to 56% buying Parcel Select Ground postage with Pirate Ship compared to paying retail.

Get the cheapest USPS Parcel Select Ground rates

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Parcel Select is a Commercial Pricing® service that isn’t available at the Post Office. The comparable Retail service is called Retail Ground® and it costs up to 56% more than Parcel Select Ground. Pirate Ship passes through the cheapest rates available for Parcel Select Ground.

The maximum size for Parcel Select Ground is a combined length and girth of 130" inches, which means adding together the dimensions of the longest side of the package plus the distance around the thickest part.

Packages exceeding 1 cubic foot are charged the dimensional weight (Length x Width x Height / 166) if greater than the actual weight.

The maximum weight for Parcel Select Ground is 70 pounds.

Weight
Up to, not over
0-150 miles
L, 1 & 2
150-300 miles
Zone 3
300-600 miles
Zone 4
600-1000 miles
Zone 5
1000-1400 miles
Zone 6
1400-1800 miles
Zone 7
1800+ miles
Zone 8
Territories
Zone 9
1 lb
$7.22
$7.53
$7.75
$7.87
$8.09
$8.61
$9.03
$9.03
2 lb
$7.28
$7.64
$7.95
$8.22
$9.58
$10.21
$10.85
$10.85
3 lb
$7.34
$7.74
$8.14
$8.80
$11.19
$11.63
$12.25
$12.25
4 lb
$7.44
$7.98
$8.65
$10.11
$11.70
$12.54
$13.17
$13.17
5 lb
$7.55
$8.14
$8.91
$10.31
$12.46
$13.19
$13.98
$13.98
6 lb
$7.66
$8.50
$9.40
$12.27
$12.77
$13.55
$14.22
$14.22
7 lb
$8.10
$9.27
$9.84
$12.65
$13.09
$14.02
$15.03
$15.03
8 lb
$8.24
$9.84
$11.20
$12.97
$13.58
$14.50
$15.62
$15.62
9 lb
$8.99
$10.28
$11.77
$13.17
$13.96
$15.20
$16.57
$16.57
10 lb
$9.44
$10.80
$11.94
$13.59
$14.38
$16.22
$17.83
$17.83
11 lb
$11.08
$11.79
$12.97
$14.05
$15.06
$17.86
$19.27
$19.27
12 lb
$11.61
$12.39
$13.21
$14.33
$15.70
$18.66
$20.26
$20.26
13 lb
$11.92
$12.81
$13.55
$14.82
$16.26
$20.05
$21.69
$21.69
14 lb
$12.30
$13.10
$13.62
$15.08
$17.29
$21.41
$23.21
$23.21
15 lb
$12.49
$13.58
$14.06
$15.85
$18.33
$22.19
$24.75
$24.75
16 lb
$12.80
$13.91
$14.20
$16.03
$19.01
$23.19
$25.50
$25.50
17 lb
$13.11
$14.41
$14.64
$16.74
$19.91
$24.68
$26.34
$26.34
18 lb
$13.18
$14.52
$14.80
$17.46
$20.84
$25.25
$27.97
$27.97
19 lb
$13.53
$15.22
$15.45
$18.65
$21.52
$26.19
$29.17
$29.17
20 lb
$13.76
$15.54
$15.85
$19.16
$22.33
$27.23
$30.58
$30.58
21-70 lbs
To see all USPS Parcel Select Ground® rates, view or download the rate sheets below

Parcel Select Ground is the cheapest way to ship packages that weigh more than 1 pound

Parcel Select Ground is USPS's ground-only service, with 2-8 day delivery speeds compared to the 1-5 day delivery speed of UPS® Ground. For shipments that aren't time-sensitive, Parcel Select Ground offers a great way to save multiple dollars per shipment in most cases.

You may also have to use this ground-only service if you're shipping flammable or hazardous products.

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