When you need to transport a car from California to Texas, you need auto transport 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 transport a car from California to Texas.
We provide direct door-to-door auto transport service from any residential or business location in California to any location in Texas.
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Based on recent dispatch reports, the carrier availability rating from California to Texas is 10/10.
When determining approximate distance, the center point for each state is used to get an estimated mileage between locations.
Estimated Transit Time
3 - 5 days
Standard carriers typically travel around 500 miles per day - expedited services may be available to reduce transit time.
Getting a quote is easy with our online quote form, enter your origin and destination, select the dates you want to ship, and book your reservation online or by phone!
“I shipped my car from California to Texas with RoadRunner and they did a fantastic job. They provided consistent updates and kept me informed at all times.”
Kristin M.San Jose, CA
“Roadrunner made it quick and easy to ship my car from California to Texas. It was a very positive experience that was stress free from start to finish.”
Chris J.San Diego, CA
“I shipped my Tacoma from Los Angeles to San Antonio, TX with RoadRunner. They kept me well informed the whole time and they were very professional.”
Robin Q.San Antonio, TX
"5 star service! I would recommend RoadRunner to anyone looking for professional shipping service at a fair price."
"When I bought a car out of state I was unsure what to expect with the shipping. RoadRunner made everything so easy!"
"Out of all the car shipping companies we spoke with, RoadRunner was the most professional and knowledgable."
"From the time of quote to the pick up of my vehicle and the delivery there was a very good communication."
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.
Texas is the second most populated state in the US. It is also the second largest state in the U.S. It is situated in the South Central part of the United States. It shares a border with Mexico to the south and the US states of New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana. It's total area is 268,820 square miles (696,200 sq km). The state has 10 climatic regions, 14 different types of soil regions, and 11 distinct ecological regions. Its classification into different types of regions is thus tricky. One system of classification into the Gulf Coastal Plains, Interior Lowlands, Great Plains, and Basin and Range Province.
Get answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about the vehicle shipping process.
How much is it to transport a car from California to Texas?
The cost of shipping a car from California to Texas depends on the type of vehicle you are shipping and the timeframe you intend to ship. Calculate your California to Texas auto transport quote instantly via our online quote calculator to get an accurate rate for your transport.
How long does it take to transport a car from California to Texas?
The estimated transit time from California to Texas is 3 - 5 days. The approximate distance for this route is around 1,600 miles. Standard carriers typically travel an average of 500 miles per day. Expedited service is also available for shipments that require quicker delivery.
How do I ship my car from California to Texas?
Shipping a car from California to Texas with RoadRunner is as easy as 1-2-3. Step 1 - Calculate your instant auto transport quote and select a convenient time for pickup. Step 2 - Your vehicle is picked up from your sepcified location in California. Step 3 - Your vehicle is delivered to your specified location in Texas.
What is the Bill of Lading and what exactly does it have to do with my shipment?
The Bill of Lading is a very important document used by car shipping companies that documents any pre-existing damage on the vehicle during the time of pickup. It also serves as a record of your contact info and the official agreement for transport. If you want to file any insurance claim regarding your shipment you will need the Bill of Lading.
Where will my car be picked up and delivered?
The driver will get the car transporter as close to your door as he can legally and safely get. In most cases, the driver will be able to pickup and deliver directly at your door. Some cities may have restrictions on large trucks that prohibit them from driving into residential areas. Auto transport trucks are large and need lots of room to maneuver and turn around, so if access to the pickup or delivery location is restricted by narrow streets, low-hanging trees or tight turns, the driver may ask that you meet at a location nearby with a large parking lot, such as a grocery store.
Can I track the progress of my shipment online?
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.
When will my vehicle be delivered?
The transit time for your shipment is based mostly on the mileage between the pickup and delivery location. Generally, every five hundred miles will add one day to the transit time - so for a 1,000 mile transport, the transit time would be 2-3 days. Check out our estimated transit times for a detailed view of approximate delivery times.
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