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Casket Prices: How Much Does a Casket Cost?

Planning for a funeral can be an emotional and financial challenge. The subject matter is often new and unfamiliar to funeral planners, and the process is further complicated by the vast range of options and prices. 

Casket prices can be among the most difficult subjects to tackle, as funeral caskets are typically the most expensive items to purchase and there are so many options. Families want to find the best possible casket for sale - one that is expertly built and properly honors their loved one without overwhelming their budget. The choice is not easy, and there is a lot of information to sort through.

What is the Cheapest Casket For Sale on the Market (Inclusive of Shipping)?

Titan Casket builds superior quality caskets to suit every budget. Whereas the average casket price at a funeral home is over $2,000, our casket prices range from $679 for a simple yet dignified Cloth model, to $2,599 and beyond, depending on your size and style preference. Each casket is comparable to, or better quality than, the caskets for sale at your funeral home, and at a fraction of the price. Shipping is free. 

Below are some suggested guidelines to follow when comparing casket prices and retailers.

How much does a casket cost online versus the funeral home?

Before meeting with the funeral home, we advise looking at caskets online to get a sense of your requirements and preferences.  Are you looking for the least expensive casket available? Perhaps you would like a particular color or style, or anticipate needing a larger size?

Casket prices vary depending on material, size, and finishings. Cloth and simple wood boxes are at the lower end of the spectrum, and prices increase for metal, oversize, and intricately detailed caskets. Here are some of our bestsellers in each of those categories, as well as an estimate of what you might spend for a comparable casket at a funeral home: 

Entry Level Wood Caskets: starting at $799

Titan Casket Pine BoxOur Titan Eco I Pine Box Casket for $799 is a great choice for a modest, eco, or Jewish burial.  Made of unfinished white pine and without any metal, this option adheres to strict burial guidelines. Our pine box comes without interior lining but we can add wood shavings upon request.

Estimated funeral home price: $1099 - $1499

Entry Level Steel Caskets: Starting at $879

Titan Casket Andover Series in Pink $879A great option for anyone seeking a basic casket at a lower price point, our Andover Series features a classic shape and style. The Andover is dignified in appearance and expertly made, and available in all colors. Shown here is the Andover Series Steel Casket in Pink.

Estimated funeral home price: $1099 - $1399

Step Up Premium Caskets: Starting at $1,199

Titan Casket Satin Series Royal Purple with White Crepe InteriorOur Satin Series in Royal Purple for $1,199 is a high end steel casket, complete with rubber gasket and swingbar handles. The Satin Series available in a wide range of colors, and the Royal Purple option makes a bold and sophisticated statement.

Estimated funeral home price: $2499 - $2899

Specialty Caskets: Starting at $1,699

Titan Casket has great options for honoring the brave men and women who served in our Military.  Shown here is our Veteran Select Air Force Casket for $1,699. Like all our Veteran Select entries, the Air Force Casket features an embroidered head panel, poly blend tipped lining, and patriotic imagery throughout.

Estimated funeral home price: $3099 - $3599

Oversize Caskets: Starting at $1,399

We build caskets to suit every customer. Our Atlas line is designed for those needing more room, from 28" up to 36" and beyond. Atlas caskets are available in any color and with any head panel. If you don't see what you are looking for, just ask! Featured here is the Atlas XL Oversize Casket in Light Blue, starting at $1,399.

Estimated funeral home price: $2899 - $3199

Know Your Rights

Funeral homes are required to supply you with a catalog of their goods and services upon request.  This document is called the General Price List, or “GPL” and is mandated by the “Funeral Rule” as set forth by the Federal Trade Commission.

Should you decide to purchase a casket from Titan Casket or any other retailer, you have the right to do so without being charged extra fees by the funeral home. Federal law requires that the funeral home accept the casket without making the process burdensome, and at no extra cost to you.

For additional help understanding and exercising your rights, we recommend reviewing the Titan Casket Consumer Advocacy section. There, you will find an explanation of the Funeral Rule, as well as the steps to take if you feel your rights have been violated.  We also offer a State-by-State Guide for assistance with local laws and resources.

Compare Your Options

Once you have narrowed down the caskets available from funeral homes and online retailers, it’s a good idea to compare them side-by-side. Are you getting exactly what you want and need? How do the quality and price measure up? Is the casket made in the USA? Does the retailer charge extra for shipping? What are the timing considerations? How does the customer service compare?

At Titan Casket, we are focused on preventing an emotional loss from turning into a financial loss. We stand by the quality of our USA-made caskets, which we deliver to the destination of your choice at no extra charge. By selling directly to consumers, we are able to offer all of this at bargain prices. Before, during, and after your purchase, our customer service team is there to help and inform you every step of the way.

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