Find the Right Domestic Mail Service
USPS® standard and express mail services allow you to choose delivery options that fit your needs. Find the fastest shipping rate or most affordable shipping cost depending on what items you’re sending and when you want them delivered.
Compare USPS Mail Services to quickly see which option is best for your shipment.
Priority Mail Express
Our fastest domestic shipping service, Priority Mail Express® delivers 7 days a week, 365 days a year (with limited exceptions). Overnight delivery is available to most U.S. addresses and PO Boxes™2 with a money-back guarantee1. With our free Flat Rate Envelopes, you don’t need to weigh shipments 70 lbs and under. Purchase Priority Mail Express postage and shipping labels at a Post Office™ location or online. Prices start at $26.35.
Shipping in 1–3 Business Days
Priority Mail® is our bestselling mail service. Domestic deliveries arrive in 1-3 business days3 depending on where your package starts and where it’s going. Tracking and insurance are included, shipping boxes and envelopes are free, and with Priority Mail Flat Rate®, you don’t need to weigh shipments 70 lbs and under. Purchase Priority Mail postage and shipping labels at a Post Office or online. Prices start at $7.50.
Mail in 1–3 Business Days
First-Class Mail® is an affordable mail service for standard-sized, single-piece envelopes weighing up to 3.5 oz and large envelopes and small packages weighing up to 13 oz with delivery in 3 business days or less. From $0.55 at a Post Office.
Compare Mail Services
Compare USPS mail services by Starting Price (retail and commercial), Ship Time, and more. Most services automatically include USPS Tracking, and you can purchase additional insurance and extra services.
|Service||Starting Price||Ship Time||Pricing Options||Where to Pay Postage||Insurance||Other Services|
|Priority Mail Express®||$26.35 (at Post Office & Online)$22.75 (Commercial)6||Overnight Guaranteed7||Flat RateVariable Price||At Post Office & Online||$100 included8||Included: USPS TrackingAvailable: Signature Confirmation™9, Return Receipt10, Collect on Delivery|
|Priority Mail®||$7.50 (at Post Office & Online)$7.02 (Commercial)6||1-3 days11||Flat RateVariable PriceRegional RatePrepaid||At Post Office & Online||$50 included12||Included:USPS TrackingAvailable: Signature Confirmation, Return Receipt, Collect on Delivery|
|First-Class Mail®||$0.55 (at Post Office & Online)$0.389 (Commercial)6||1-3 days||Variable Price||At Post Office||Available||Available: Return Receipt13, Collect on Delivery|
|First-Class Package Service®||$3.80 (at Post Office)$2.74 (Commercial6)||1-3 days||Variable Price||At Post Office (& Online with Click-N-Ship® business account)||Available||Included: USPS TrackingAvailable: Signature Confirmation, Return Receipt, Collect on Delivery|
|USPS Retail Ground®||$7.50 (at Post Office)||2-8 days||Variable Price||At Post Office||Available||Included: USPS Tracking (packages only)Available: Signature Confirmation (packages only), Return Receipt, Collect on Delivery|
|Media Mail®||$2.80 (at Post Office)$2.10 (Commercial)6||2-8 days||Variable Price||At Post Office||Available||Included: USPS Tracking (packages only)Available: Signature Confirmation (parcels only), Return Receipt14, Collect on Delivery|