Purchasing a used shipping container compared to a new one is a great way to save money. Shipping containers are extremely durable and if you take care of the container it can last more than 20-30 years. While used shipping containers are much cheaper than new units, they still cost between $1,000 to $5,000, but financing options are available. Check out the guide below to see how much used shipping containers typically cost. To see exactly how much a used shipping container costs fill out the quick quote form.