California Car Shipping Services

California Car Shipping Services

The easiest way to ship a car to or from California

California car shipping

Top Rated California Car Shipping Experts

When you need to ship a car to or from California, you need an experienced California car shipping company you can rely on. For over 30 years, RoadRunner Auto Transport has been providing safe and reliable California car shipping for both individual and business clients.

Direct Service To/From Any Location in California

Through our advanced network of over 14,000 carriers, we provide direct service to/from any residential or business location in California.

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California car shipping

Top Rated California Car Shipping Experts

When you need to ship a car to or from California, you need an experienced California car shipping company you can rely on. For over 30 years, RoadRunner Auto Transport has been providing safe and reliable California car shipping for both individual and business clients.

Direct Service To/From Any Location in California

Through our advanced network of over 14,000 carriers, we provide direct service to/from any residential or business location in California.

Carrier Availability

5 / 5

California has a carrier availability score of 5/5.

Availability Rating

Excellent

The availability rating to and from California is Excellent.

Average Pickup Time

1-3 Days

The average time from booking to pickup is 1-3 days.

Customer Reviews

California Car Shipping Routes

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Popular California Shipping Locations
We provide direct service to and from any location in California - above is a list of the most popular car shipping locations that we service.

"5 star service! I would recommend RoadRunner to anyone looking for professional shipping service at a fair price."

Ian C.

Jacksonville, FL

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"When I bought a car out of state I was unsure what to expect with the shipping. RoadRunner made everything so easy!"

Jenna D.

Lufkin, TX

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"The RoadRunner agent we spoke with answered all of our questions and kept us in the loop throughout the shipment."

Christopher G.

Cincinnati, OH

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"We have used RoadRunner Auto Transport two times. Both times, the experience was nothing less than stellar."

Kate K.

San Diego, CA

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California car shipping company

Information About 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 to California depends on where the vehicle will be picked up and the time frame you intend to ship. Calculate your California car shipping quote instantly via our online quote calculator to get an accurate rate and carrier availability for your shipment.


Shipping a car to California is as easy as 1-2-3 when you ship with RoadRunner Auto Transport. 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, anywhere in the country. Step 3 - Your vehicle is delivered to your specified location in California.


Door-to-door car transport is the full service delivery of your vehicle directly from the door at the pickup location to the door at the delivery location. Our drivers do their best to get as close as physically and legally possible to the pickup and delivery locations, but in certain instances there may be restrictions preventing them from being able to safely reach your door. Our transporters need ample space to maneuver and load/unload your vehicle. If your street is too narrow, or if there are hazards such as low lining trees or power lines, drivers may ask that you meet them at a location nearby where they can safely load or unload your vehicle, such as a large parking lot or shopping center nearby.


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.


Yes, you can pay the full transport cost via credit card. If you want to pay in full online, you can do so at the time of booking either online or by phone with a shipping agent. With this option, you can make a convenient, one-time payment with a credit or debit card. You also have the option of paying a deposit with your credit card and then paying the rest of your remining balance with cash upon delivery.


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, many of our business clients require service from salvage auctions and other types of auto auctions. Each auction will have different requirements to release a vehicle and we'll get all the necessary details from you at the time of booking. Please make sure the vehicle is fully paid and ready for release from the auction. Also be aware that if a vehicle is booked as operable but it turns out the vehicle is inoperable there will be additional cost and the original transporter may not be able to accommodate an inoperable vehicle.