Pricing & Tools

Our new Customized Rate Profile tool enables you to create, save and run rate reports for the commodities you ship the most and the shipping lanes you most frequently use. Also, all customers now have to log in to access pricing tools and information. If you do not have your login ID, please register on bnsf.com using our new expedited registration process. Once registered, you will have instant access to pricing information.

Pricing ToolsTransit, Routing and Speed Tools

Carload Shipping Advisor

Evaluate the best shipping options for your carload freight. By entering commodity, origin and destination, we'll display options that include details on equipment, estimated days of transit, route and price, including estimated fuel surcharge and associated price publications and terms and conditions. It also allows you verify rail service, find Rule 11 rates and search for nearby BNSF transloaders.

Intermodal Advisor

Find out if intermodal is right for you. Compare over-the-road costs, review transit times and find out how much carbon you can save.

Customized Rate Profile

Need to track price updates on your frequently used lanes and the commodities you ship the most? Use the Customized Rate Profile tool to create and customize reports that will help you stay on top of any rate changes for the lanes and commodities you specify.

Carbon Estimator

Estimate your carbon footprint savings by using rail transportation..

Serving Carrier Reciprocal Switch Inquiry

See if the industry or facility you are looking for is served by the BNSF using our Serving Carrier Reciprocal Switch Inquiry tool.

Intermodal Schedules

Look up estimated transportation times for shipping containers and trailers on our intermodal network.

Published Rates

Locate pricing for any product from grain to coal or from lumber to steel -- as well as information on national tariffs, demurrage and storage charges, fuel surcharges and finance charges.

Display Lot Location

Find the lot location and check for billing at intermodal facilities with a given unit number.

Industrial Products Rate Groups

Browse to find what cities are included in the various industrial products rate groups.

Carload Schedules

Look up estimated transportation times for traditional rail service.

Fuel Surcharge

Find mileage-based and percent-of-revenue Fuel Surcharge rates and information.

Serving Carrier Reciprocal Switch Inquiry

See if the industry or facility you are looking for is served by the BNSF using our Serving Carrier Reciprocal Switch Inquiry tool.

Finance Charges

Find information regarding potential finance charges.

ALK Rail Miles

Calculate ALK rail miles from point to point.

Demurrage, Storage & Extended Services

Optional services that allow you to utilize or store equipment on BNSF property for an extended period of time.

Routing Guides

Use our routing guides to find interchange points with these other rail carriers:

Industrial Products Rate Calendar

A yearly calendar which shows by month when prices renew for industrial product commodities.

Machinery Transloader Directory

Identify potential machinery transloaders who can offload/load dimensional shipments across BNSF Network.

 

 

Shipping Instructions Checklist

This list will help you prepare to submit instructions to BNSF using the Shipping Instructions application.

 

 

Station Lookup

Browse our entire list of rail stations for more detail such as OPSL, SPLC, and county.

 

 

 

Weight Restriction Maps

A collection of printable weight restriction maps.

 

 Reference Guides Descriptions 
Carload Customer Reference Guide A complete reference guide for the tools available for carload customers from set up, planning, and shipping to management.
Oversized Shipments Reference Guide A quick reference guide for oversized, dimensional, or high-wide shipments.
Intermodal Rules and Policies A guide to policies and rules for credit and collections, shipping, service, equipment, liability, storage, drayage, and more.
Intermodal Reference Refer to the Intermodal Reference for details about setup, planning, shipping and managing.
Automotive Rules and Policies A guide to policies and rules for credit and collections, shipping, service, equipment, liability, storage, drayage, and more.
Automotive At a Glance A quick reference guide for automotive customers.

 

 Notifications  Descriptions
Service Advisories Temporary changes to service, including derailments, weather and holiday interruptions.
Facility Updates Information related to specific facilities.
Marketing News New service or product offerings, or permanent changes to existing service.
bnsf.com Updates Information about new, or changes to existing, Web-enabled tools at bnsf.com.
Pricing Updates Changes to existing private or public price authorities for both intermodal and carload traffic.
Customer Letters Customer Letters sent to customers on a variety of Marketing and service-related topics.
Track Maintenance Detailed information and maps covering maintenance on the BNSF network.
All Notifications  Customer Notifications

 

 Quick Links  Descriptions
Equipment Characteristics Look up UMLER specifications for up to 300 railcars.
Premier Transloaders Find locations of Premier Transload Facilities on a map or search by zip code or city.
LOGs The Loading Origin Guarantees (LOGs) program is a centerbeam flatcar, boxcar, refrigerated boxcar, gondola, and bulkhead flatcar guaranteed equipment placement program.
Video Gallery Short videos that share timely and relevant information with customers on a variety of topics.
Credit Application Complete and submit a credit application online.
Glossary of Railroad Terms Glossary of railroad terminology, jargon and abbreviations.
STCC/Commodity Lookup

Look up the Standard Transportation Commodity Code (STCC) either by partial digits or description.