What Time Does USPS Delivers?

usps delivery time

USPS is one of the best postal services that the package of the customer will deliver to the destination as soon as possible in the US. This is the fastest delivery service when compared to others.

This service allows customers to ship their packages all over the country on time. In today’s busiest life this is the best choice to transfer important things from one place to another. Depending upon our rush to deliver items the USPS came up with different types of service that included it. USPS makes your shipping easy and fast based on customers ‘ requirements. By choosing the right one your delivery time will depend.

USPS timing is based on the services that the mailing that is sent up. Timings to deliver your items will depend on the volume of deliveries on your route.

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USPS delivery time

We all know that the working hours of USPS will be from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm for retailers and 10:00 am to 5:00 pm for passport appointments. Moreover, we have to keep in mind that all mail items and packages will reach the destination before 5:00 pm. Sometimes the time of delivery may vary because of more deliveries on your route by shipping carriers. Here, some services will deliver the customers packages by different timing.

  • Priority Mail Express by 10:00 am.
  • Domestic express mail will deliver on or before 12 pm.
  • International mail delivers on or before 3 pm.

We are providing the timing of different mail classes in the table below.

Domestic Mail class Timing

                         Mail Class                       Delivery time
Priority Mail Regional Rate 1–3 business days
Priority Mail Express Overnight to most locations in the U.S.
First Class Package Service 1–3 business days
Priority Mail 1–3 business days
First Class Mail 1–3 business days
USPS Retail Ground 2–8 business days
Parcel Select 2–8 business days
Media Mail 2–8 business days

International mail classes Timing

                         Mail Class                       Delivery time
First-Class Mail International Varies
Priority Mail Express International 3 to 5 business days
First-Class Package International Service Varies
Priority Mail International 6 to 10 business days
Airmail M-Bags Varies
Global Express Guaranteed (GXG) 1 to 3 business days

USPS will deliver their mails every day except Sunday. But, the priority mail express will deliver their packages even on Sundays. Priority mail class items every day and it takes 1 – 2 days to deliver items. If you want to send packages or mails even on weekends the priority mail is the best option to choose. USPS provides a money claim option when your parcel is not delivered on weekends(Saturday or Sunday). Amazon packages and priority mail express will send the packages on Saturdays and Sundays every year including holidays in the postal department. Amazon has been working with USPS for 5 years. These services are very cheap and economical when compared to other postal services.

Types of post boxes delivery time

  1. Alpine: Sat 10:00 am
  2. Westover: Mon-Sat 9:00 am
  3. Vincent: Mon-Sat 10:00 am
  4. Harpersville: Mon-Sat 9:30 am
  5. Sterrett: Mon-Sat 10:00 am

Post boxes are closed on sundays.

How to find my post office usps

Nowadays it is very easy to find your nearest post office and also its working hours. To make this easy USPS provides a tool called USPS locator or PO locator. By using this tool you should know the information regarding working hours and the nearest post office from your home.

This tool is more useful for the customers who are new to the place and also who don’t know the location of the postal office to go.

Here we explain the stepwise process of how we can use the tool.

1. Using the official website www.usps.com

2. On the page select the Quick tool which is given at the top of the page.

3. By selecting the Quick tool you will get “Find USPS Location” then click on it. After that enter, the details like zip code or else use your current location, type of the location and services. Here there are different types of locations given. They are

  • Post Offices and Approved Postal Providers
  • Post Offices
  • Approved Postal Providers
  • Self-Service Kiosks
  • Collection Boxes
  • Passports

5. Select the distance that you need upto (1 mile to 25 miles) from your house or office.

6. After entering all the details click on Search Box provided.

By doing this you will get results about the details of postal services.


The timing of USPS delivery will depend upon the class you chose. The detailed information about the classes and how much time it will take to reach the destination. In this article, we also provide how to know the working hours and to find the nearest post offices by using the USPS tool. Hope this information is helpful for you.

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