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College car shipping services

Direct Service to & from Every Campus in the Country

College Car Shipping

The Nationwide College Car Shipping Experts

When attending college out of state, some students choose to relocate their vehicle to their new campus. Having access to your vehicle while on campus is a big convenience and RoadRunner can provide you with a safe and reliable way to make it happen.

Direct Door-To-Door Service Anywhere in the Country

Ship your car to or from any campus in the country with our convenient door-to-door college vehicle shipping services.

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College Car Shipping

The Nationwide College Car Shipping Experts

When attending college out of state, some students choose to relocate their vehicle to their new campus. Having access to your vehicle while on campus is a big convenience and RoadRunner can provide you with a safe and reliable way to make it happen.

Direct Door-To-Door Service Anywhere in the Country

Ship your car to or from any campus in the country with our convenient door-to-door college vehicle shipping services.

A Higher Level of Campus Vehicle Shipping

Here's why shipping your car with RoadRunner is the smart move:

Frequent Carrier Availability

With over 25,000 certified open and enclosed carriers nationwide, we offer the most convenient college auto transport options.

No Up-Front Deposit Required

Pay nothing until a carrier is confirmed for your route and your shipment has been scheduled for pickup.

Online Shipment Tracking

Track the status of your campus vehicle shipping online 24/7 and stay informed until your vehicle is safely delivered.

College Auto Shipping

"Save time looking and just call Roadrunner Auto Transport - they truly helped make my move easier!"

Trish A.

Miami, FL

5 stars
google reviews

"Super professional and helpful from the very first call. Easy to book online and the rate was better than I expected."

Steven F.

Austin, TX

5 stars
shopper approved reviews

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

Christopher G.

Cincinnati, OH

5 stars
transport reviews

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

Kate K.

San Diego, CA

5 stars
better business bureau reviews
Average College Car Transport Price Estimations Based On Mileage
This table shows average price estimations for college car shipping based on distance. The prices per mile decrease as the distance increases, which is a common pricing structure in the car shipping industry.
Distance
Average Price Per Mile
Sample Distance
Sample Price
0-500 miles
$0.80
250 miles
$200
500-1,000 miles
$0.73
700 miles
$511
1,000-1,500 miles
$0.70
1,000 miles
$700
1,500-2,000 miles
$0.48
1,750 miles
$840
2,000-2,500 miles
$0.37
2,400 miles
$888
2,500-3,000 miles
$0.35
2,700 miles
$945
3,000-3,500 miles
$0.33
3,200 miles
$1,122
The following price per mile averages listed above reflect current market conditions as of April 2024
These rates are estimated and are subject to change due to seasonality, cost of fuel, exact locations, etc.

Frequently Asked Questions

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


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.

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.

Open transport is the most common car shipping method. There are two types of open-air transporters. The Majority of shipments are be made with 8-10 car carriers. Smaller carriers which hold 2-3 cars are used for shorter more local moves. There is broader network of carrier availability for open-air carriers since they are used more often. We suggest choosing enclosed shipping methods when shipping classic, luxury or exotic vehicles. Enclosed transporters guarantee maximum protection from exposure to any open-air elements on the road. We suggest booking your enclosed transport in advance since there is limited carrier availability. Read more about the difference between open and enclosed transport

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.

No, we just need the vehicle and keys.

Make sure your car has been completely cleaned, both inside and outside. This is particularly important because this will help the driver conduct their inspection in order to assess any pre-existing damage on your vehicle. You will also want to make there are no additional personal items in the vehicle unless you intend to ship those with the vehicle (remember those items must total less than 100 pounds combined and be kept below the window-line of the vehicle). Be sure to inform the driver of any special circumstances concerning the vehicle. Finally, make sure there is a quarter tank of gas in the car at the time it is picked up for shipment. Visit our car shipping checklist to make sure you are prepared for your vehicle shipment.

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.