Alabama to California Car Shipping

Alabama to California Car Shipping

The easiest way to ship a car from Alabama to California

Alabama to California Car Shipping Experts

When you need to ship a car from Alabama to California, you need car shipping experts you can rely on. Through our advanced network of over 14,000 open and enclosed auto transporters nationwide, we can provide you with a safe and reliable way to ship a car from Alabama to California.

Pickup Anywhere in Alabama Delivery Anywhere in California

We provide direct door-to-door car shipping service from any residential or business location in Alabama to any location in California.

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Alabama to California Car Shipping Experts

When you need to ship a car from Alabama to California, you need car shipping experts you can rely on. Through our advanced network of over 14,000 open and enclosed auto transporters nationwide, we can provide you with a safe and reliable way to ship a car from Alabama to California.

Pickup Anywhere in Alabama Delivery Anywhere in California

We provide direct door-to-door car shipping service from any residential or business location in Alabama to any location in California.

Route Availability

9 / 10

Based on recent dispatch reports, the carrier availability rating from Alabama to California is 9/10.

Approximate Distance

2,200 miles

The center of each state is used to approximate mileage between locations.

Estimated Transit Time

4 - 6 days

Estimated transit times are based on carriers traveling up to 500 miles per day.

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Shipping from the State Of Alabama

Alabama (AL), the 22nd state of the United States, is situated in the southeastern part of the country. The state encompasses a total area of 52,419 sq miles.

The state of AL shares its boundaries with the U.S. states of Georgia, Tennessee, Gulf of Mexico, Mississippi, and Florida. An Alabama Map helps the first time visitor in the state precisely locate all the major places of interest in the Yellowhammer State. The state of AL is famous for a host of sightseeing spots such as beaches, nature parks, monuments, and historical locations. The capital of Alabama is Montgomery but the biggest city is Birmingham.

Alabama to California Car Shipping
Car Shipping Alabama to California

Shipping to the State Of California

Nicknamed "the Golden State", California is located along the Pacific coast of the United States. It is bordered by Oregon to the north, by Nevada and Arizona to the west, and by Mexico to the south.

The capital of California is Sacramento, and its largest city is Los Angeles. California is the most populous state in the United States, with an estimated population of over 38 million. California is the third largest state by area in the country, with a total of 163,696 square miles (423,970 square kilometers).

California is divided into 58 counties and there are 481 incorporated cities and towns. There are five major metropolitan areas in California, around which most of the states population resides. These metropolitan areas are Los Angeles, the San Francisco Bay Area, Riverside-San Bernadino, San Diego, and Sacramento.

Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about the vehicle shipping process.


The cost of shipping a car from Alabama to California depends on the type of vehicle you are shipping and the timeframe you intend to ship. Calculate your Alabama to California car shipping quote instantly via our online quote calculator to get an accurate rate for your transport.


The estimated transit time from Alabama to California is 4 - 6 days. The approximate distance for this route is around 2,200 miles. Standard carriers typically travel an average of 500 miles per day. Expedited service is also available for shipments that require quicker delivery.


Shipping a car from Alabama to California with RoadRunner is as easy as 1-2-3. Step 1 - Calculate your instant car shipping quote and select a convenient time for pickup. Step 2 - Your vehicle is picked up from your sepcified location in Alabama. Step 3 - Your vehicle is delivered to your specified location in California.


Yes, however any vehicle with clearance lower than 4 inches will likely need to be shipped on an enclosed trailer with a lift gate. Low-clearance vehicles simply cannot be driven onto an open trailer because the car would risk bottoming out while being loaded onto the carrier.


You should have about a quarter of a tank of gas in your car at the time of shipment. This leaves enough for the car to be loaded and unloaded but doesn't add much additional weight.


Yes, online tracking is available to you 24 hours a day and is updated in real time. Upon scheduling your shipment, you will receive a unique booking number that will allow you to track the status of your shipment online. Your tracking portal will also give you the ability to live chat with a shipping agent that can answer any questions you may have regarding the status of your shipment.


We accept all major credit cards, electronic transfer, postal money order, and bank/certified check for the deposit or full pre-payment of your shipment. If a balance is due upon delivery, it can be paid directly to the driver and can be paid in either cash, bank/certified check, or postal money order.