When you need to ship a car from California to Texas, 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 California to Texas.
We provide direct door-to-door car shipping service from any residential or business location in California to any location in Texas.
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10 / 10
Based on recent dispatch reports, the carrier availability rating from California to Texas is 10/10.
The center of each state is used to approximate mileage between locations.
Estimated Transit Time
3 - 5 days
Estimated transit times are based on carriers traveling up to 500 miles per day.
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!
“Super quick response time - called on a Wednesday and my car was picked up that Friday. Shipped from California to Texas on time with no issues! ”
Steven D.San Francisco, CA
“I shipped my son's vehicle from CA to TX and not only did it arrive within a timely manner, the communication was great during the entire process.”
Douglas H.Austin, TX
“I arranged to have a car transported from California to Texas. The vehicle arrived on time and in great condition - excellent car shipping service. ”
Gary P.Fort Worth, TX
"I would definitely use RoadRunner Auto Transport again without a doubt. Excellent overall service from start to finish."
"When I bought a car out of state I was unsure what to expect with the shipping. RoadRunner made everything so easy!"
"I called RoadRunner and was able to have my car picked up that same day and delivered over 500 miles away the next day!"
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Long Beach, CA
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 ship 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 car shipping quote instantly via our online quote calculator to get an accurate rate for your transport.
How long does it take to ship 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 car shipping 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.
Can I put personal items in my vehicle?
You may ship personal belongings inside of your car, the total weight of these items cannot be more than a hundred pounds and has to be left in the trunk or back seats (under the window line). Please note that personal belonging are not covered under insurance if they are reported as damaged or missing.
Can I ship a car from an auto auction?
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.
What details do you need to place an order?
We will need the address for the locations that your vehicle will be picked up from and delivered to, along with the name and phone number of the contact person at each location. We will also need the date that your vehicle will be ready and the year, make, and model of the vehicle(s) that will be transported.
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