USPS Sunday Delivery & Saturday Delivery Hours


Even in today’s world most of us use mail services to send our important documents from one place to another. Although, we have so many options to send our documents like email, apps, messages and much more, but we rely on mail services because we know nothing can replace the mail service.

If we want to send any of our important documents or items, we prefer to mail it, and for this, we choose the mail carrier companies that provide different options to mail any item. The United States Postal Service is one of the mail carriers which delivers mail & packages to almost every single household in the United States. It’s one of the oldest law enforcement agencies and mail carrier in the U.S. It delivers mail items 365 days a year, but it (delivery time) depends on the mail service which you use to send your item.

Many of the people, who use USPS services to send their mail items, want to know does mail run on Sundays and is mail delivered on Saturday? If you are one of them, then you will get all your answers related to USPS Sunday and Saturday delivery. Let’s find out the answers:

Does USPS deliver on Saturdays?

Yes, USPS delivers on Saturdays. The delivery depends on the mail class or service you choose. Priority Mail Express and Priority Mail items may be delivered to you on Saturdays. The delivery of first-class mail, retail ground (Standard Post), and media mail items is not specified.

USPS Saturday Delivery:

USPS Saturday DeliveryThe United States Postal Service delivers mainly the Priority Mail Express and Priority Mail items on Saturdays. Priority Mail items are delivered within 1-3 business days (not a guarantee). Priority Mail service is starting at $6.65 at Post Office locations and online. As like the Priority Mail Express, Priority Mail service also offers free package pickup service at your home or office. It also includes up to $50 of insurance with most of the shipments. To know more about Priority Mail service CLICK HERE.

USPS Saturday Hours:

There is no specific delivery time for USPS packages or any other mail items. The delivery time depends on many factors like the volume of mail, the distance of the warehouse where post offices store your mail items to deliver to your house, weather, etc. There is no difference b/w Saturday and any other day for the letter carriers. They have to deliver the route until all the deliveries are made. No letter carrier leaves his way unfinished voluntarily. If the number of mail items to be delivered is less, then they may reach you early and if they have a large amount of mail, then the USPS delivery hours may be prolonged.

Let’s see some of the post offices’ Saturday hours:

  • 29333 SW Town Center Loop E, Wilsonville, OR 97070:
    • Last Collection Times – 4:00 pm
    • Carrier Facility Hours – 8:30 am – 11:00 am
    • Self-Service Kiosk Availability – 12:01 am – 11:59 pm
  • 200 W 2nd St, Royal Oak, MI 48068:
    • Last Collection Times – 5:00 pm
    • Carrier Facility Hours – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    • Self-Service Kiosk Availability – 12:01 am – 11:59 pm
  • 1150 Garden View Rd, Encinitas, CA 92024:
    • Last Collection Times – 4:15 pm
    • Carrier Facility Hours – 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
    • Self-Service Kiosk Availability – 12:01 am – 11:59 pm

Does USPS Deliver on Sundays?

Yes, USPS delivers on Sundays. But, it delivers only two types of mail items – Priority Mail Express items and Amazon Packages.

USPS Sunday Delivery:

USPS Sunday DeliveryThe United States Postal Service delivers only Priority Mail Express items and Amazon Packages on Sundays. Priority Mail Express is the fastest domestic service with a money-back guarantee. It is available 365 days a year to most U.S. addresses including PO Boxes. Sunday Delivery is not exactly new for this mail carrier because it’s delivering Priority Mail Express items on Sundays for a very long time, but the really new thing is the low cost of this service which makes it the solid option for the consumers. This service is starting at $23.75 at Post Office locations and online. Package pickup service at home or office is also available for free. To know more about Priority Mail Express CLICK HERE.

Amazon Packages are also shipped by USPS. The online retail giant Amazon signed a deal with the USPS in November 2013 according to which the U.S Postal Service started the delivery of Amazon packages in New York and Los Angeles metropolitan areas. Later, the area was expanded, and 15 more cities were added. Now, the national mail carrier is delivering Amazon packages to most U.S. addresses. Not only on Sundays, but it is also delivering Priority Mail Express items and Amazon Packages on post office holidays. This Sunday delivery is for all Amazon customers. However, if any customer is Amazon Prime account holder, then he/she can order any item as late as Friday and can potentially expect the delivery on Sunday.

USPS Sunday Hours:

If you use the Priority Mail Express service, then USPS promises the overnight scheduled delivery by 10:30 am. You can see the different delivery and pick up hours for Priority Mail Express users below. The following operations with hours are just for getting an idea about the delivery and pickup time.

Post Offices with full retail operations and their hours:

  • Aurora Main, 16890 E. Alameda Parkway: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Denver Sullivan, 8700 E. Jefferson Ave.: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Denver GMF Finance, 7550 E. 53rd Place: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Northglenn, 11887 Washington St.: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Lakewood, 10799 W. Alameda Ave.: 11 a.m.- 3 p.m.
  • Boulder Main, 1905 15th St.: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Only Package Pickup:

  • Aurora Gateway, 2500 S. Abilene St.: 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Aurora Tower, 18555 E. Smoky Hill Road: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Glendale, 945 S. Birch St.: 9-11 a.m.
  • Arvada Indian, 7765 Wadsworth Blvd.: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Ken Caryl, 8200 Shaffer Parkway: 9 a.m.- 2 p.m.
  • Littleton Main, 5753 S. Prince St.: 9 a.m.- 2 p.m.

Note: The delivery or pickup time may vary according to location and volume of mail.

For more details, check the table below:

 Priority Mail ExpressPriority MailFirst-Class MailUSPS Retail Ground (Standard Post)Media Mail
Standard Delivery1-2 business days with a money back guarantee1-3 business days, but not a guarantee1-3 business days, but not guaranteed2-8 business days, but not guaranteed2-8 business days, but not guaranteed
USPS delivery days365 days a year, Sat and Sun deliveries includedMonday to Saturday (except holidays)Not specifiedNot specifiedNot specified
PriceStarts at $22.95 at post office locations or online to any state; flat rate up to 70 lbsStarts at $6.45 at post office locations or online; flat rate up to 70 lbsPrices depend on mail/package’s size, weight and shapeStarts at $6.75 at a post officeStarts at $2.72 at a post office
Features-with $100 insurance
-inclusion of proof delivery signature records and tracking information
-overnight delivery schedule by 10:30am, Sunday or holiday deliveries are available
-inclusion of USPS tracking for online shipping and retail
-with $50 insurance
-no surcharges for fuel, or rural, residential and regular Saturday deliveries
-best priced service for 13 oz mail
-$5,000 worth of merchandise is covered with insurance
-can be combined with other services for delivery confirmation
-best choice for businesses
-only available on retail
-choice for larger packages that cannot be accommodated in Priority Mail Express and Priority Mail
-with USPS tracking-only available on retail
-choice for larger packages that cannot be accommodated in Priority Mail Express and Priority Mail
-with USPS tracking
-cost-effective way in sending educational materials like books
Restrictions-70lbs max weight
-seal flat rate envelope with normal folds
-maximum weight is 70 lbs.
-maximum combined length and girth (girth is the distance around the thickest part) is 108"
-when sealing a Flat Rate Envelope or Box, the container flaps must be able to close within the normal folds.
-maximum weight is only 13 oz
-postcards and envelopes must be rectangular, otherwise, a different charge may be added
-can only be used by shipments weighing up to 70 lbs and length and girth of 130 inches
-there is a special pricing for large and lightweight packages
-maximum weight is at 70 lbs
-there are restrictions on the types of media that can be sent as it only includes educational materials (video games, digital drives, computer drives are not qualified to be sent via Media Mail prices).

You can see that the different USPS services offer a different kind of options and features. You may choose any of the services offered by USPS according to your requirement. Now, you don’t need to ask again “is mail delivered on Sundays or does mail run on Saturdays” because you know the answer very well.

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