How Much Does It Cost to Buy a 40′ Shipping Container?

Used shipping containers are sold at the end of their useful life, and 40′ shipping containers are the most common. Used 40′ containers start as low as $1,200 but can cost as much as $3,000 in markets where supply is scarce. One trip 40′ containers, which are like new, can cost anywhere from $4,200 to $7,000, depending on availability.