California to Texas Car Shipping

California to Texas Car Shipping

The easiest way to ship a car from California to Texas

California to Texas Car Shipping Experts

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.

Pickup Anywhere in California Delivery Anywhere in 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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California to Texas Car Shipping Experts

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.

Pickup Anywhere in California Delivery Anywhere in Texas

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

Route Availability

10 / 10

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

Approximate Distance

1,600 miles

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.

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Houston, 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."

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Cincinnati, OH

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Long Beach, CA

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Shipping from 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.

California to Texas Car Shipping
Car Shipping California to Texas

Shipping to the State Of Texas

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.

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 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.


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.


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.


We offer open car shipping and enclosed car shipping services. Open car shipping is used much more frequently and is the type of auto transport that you see on the highway where carriers are hauling vehicles on two decks that are exposed. Enclosed car shipping is when your vehicle is shipped in a trailer which has walls and a roof, they look like a larger version of a regular eighteen-wheeler. This method is recommended for luxury, exotic or classic cars.


Yes, the city and zip code will suffice until your exact pickup or delivery location is known.


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.


RoadRunner Auto Transport specializes in shipping all types of vehicles such as sedans, SUVs, pickup trucks, minivans, oversized vehicles, antiques, classic cars, motorcycles, construction vehicles, inoperable cars and boats. If you are not sure whether or not we can ship your vehicle, you can give us a call to find out what we can do for you.