Our next day express delivery service offers cost effective and fast delivery to the UK and selected destinations in the Republic of Ireland.

We provide a reliable, secure, flexible service for single or multi-item consignments of parcels, pallets, packets and documents.

With a range of UK Next Day delivery options you can be confident of guaranteed deliveries within a specified timeframe, tracked online every step of the way and with proof of delivery (POD).

  • UK Next Day Deliveries – ideal for companies who send small, medium or large volumes with fairly short deadlines
  • Timed Services – for more urgent items we offer a Pre 09:00, Pre 10:30 or Pre 12:00 delivery service
  • Additional Services – value added services  including Third Party Collections, Collect on Delivery, Collect From Us, Drop Into Us and Direct Injection

For smaller items, we can carry packets up to 2kg and also provide a special document service (Linkletter) and a 10kg single item service (Citypack).  We’ll even let your customers know when we’re on our way with our pre-notification alert service

Find out more, book a call back consultation with one of our specialist advisers or open a business account.

UK Next Day & Timed Services

Our range of delivery options will make sure your documents, packets, parcels and pallets will arrive safely and on time. You can even track and trace them online, from the moment they leave to the moment they arrive – all with POD.

Service Best For Documents Parcels Pallets
UK Next Day & Timed Service*
Next Day
  • Delivery Mon-Fri
    between 07:30 & 17:30




Pre 09:00
  • Delivery Mon-Sat
    between 07:30 & 09:00




Pre 10:30
  • Delivery Mon-Sat
    between 07:30 & 10:30




Pre 12:00
  • Delivery Mon-Sat
    between 07:30 & 12:00




Saturday Delivery
Pre 09:00
  • Saturday delivery
    between 07:30 & 09:00




Pre 10:30
  • Saturday delivery
    between 07:30 & 10:30




Pre 12:00
  • Saturday delivery
    between 07:30 & 12:00




Additional Services
  • Documents up to A3 size, weighing up to 1kg
  • Secure packaging




  • Items up to a maximum of 10kg
  • Secure packaging




Collect on Delivery
  • Combining a next day delivery with the collection of an item to be returned to you the next working day




Third Party Collection
  • Collection from any address and delivery to any other address




Collect From Us
  • People on the move, such as field sales or engineers, we’ll hold items at a specified depot for secure collection by your nominated person




Drop Into Us
  • Goods can be dropped into any City Link depot regardless of where your account is held




Direct Injection
  • Flexibility for you to run your own trunking fleet directly into one of our hubs
On Our Way
  • Notify your customer that their delivery is on its way, stating a two-hour timeslot. They may reschedule, redirect to a neighbour, leave safe or collect from our depot

* 1-2 day courier deliveries to Northern Ireland, and 2-3 days to remote areas of the UK such as the Scottish Highlands & Islands, Channel Islands, Scillies and Isle of Man

For deliveries to the Republic of Ireland click here. We also offer a range of fast international delivery services for single or multi-item consignments and pallets.

We don’t list our delivery prices as we will work with you to establish the best solution. Book a call back consultation with one of our specialist advisers to discuss your UK Next Day delivery requirements and the best shipping prices for your business.

10 Reasons to use UK Next Day

We deliver more for you, providing a reliable, secure and flexible service for your UK Next Day deliveries.

  1. 100% coverage across all areas of the UK and Ireland
  2. Simple booking solutions to suit your needs, with a single point of contact
  3. A full collection and delivery service using our fleet of over 1,700 vehicles
  4. Best secure network with cages, CCTV, scanners and trackers
  5. By transporting goods in cages we reduce damages, losses and missorts
  6. We attempt deliveries twice, and can deliver to a neighbour or leave safe
  7. We carry awkward and heavy freight, alongside your regular parcels
  8. Full tracking, PODs and reporting online 24/7 in real-time
  9. On Our Way delivery alerts
  10. Save money with simple, low-cost, transparent pricing

Find out more about our next day service and open a business account so you can start enjoying the benefits of next day shipping with City Link.