When you need to ship a car from Florida to California, 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 Florida to California.
We provide direct door-to-door car shipping service from any residential or business location in Florida to any location in California.
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Based on recent dispatch reports, the carrier availability rating from Florida to California 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
5 - 7 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!
“RoadRunner did a great job connecting me with an awesome driver when I needed to ship my car from Florida to California. I definitely recommend RoadRunner!”
Nicole A.San Jose, CA
“Super quick response time - called on a Wednesday and my car was picked up that Friday. Shipped from Florida to California on time with no issues! ”
Steven D.Saint Petersburg, FL
“I shipped my car from Florida to California with RoadRunner and they did a fantastic job. They provided consistent updates and kept me informed at all times.”
Kristin M.Tampa, FL
"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."
Florida is a state in the Southeast most part of the United States. It is surrounded by the Gulf of Mexico, Alabama, Georgia, the Atlantic Ocean and the Straits of Florida. The state of Florida is the fourth most populated state in the country. The state capital is Tallahassee.
Also known as "the Sunshine State", the focus in Florida is heavily on travel and tourism. Apart from the theme parks and family-oriented sites mentioned above, the emphasis is heavily on Florida beaches. Other major points of interest are Florida Keys, Everglades, Fort Lauderdale Beach, South Beach, etc.
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.
Get answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about the vehicle shipping process.
How much is it to ship a car from Florida to California?
The cost of shipping a car from Florida to California depends on the type of vehicle you are shipping and the timeframe you intend to ship. Calculate your Florida to California 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 Florida to California?
The estimated transit time from Florida to California is 5 - 7 days. The approximate distance for this route is around 2,800 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 Florida to California?
Shipping a car from Florida to California 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 Florida. Step 3 - Your vehicle is delivered to your specified location in California.
Can I ship a modified or oversized vehicle?
Yes, through our advanced network of specialized carrier nationwide, we can ship vehicles of any size. However, you will need to call for a specialized rate quote based on the dimensions of the oversized vehicle you would like to ship. Our online quote calculator will not be able to generate a quote for you because pricing via the calculator is based only on standard and unmodified vehicle sizes and specfications.
How do I get my car ready for shipment?
Make sure your car has been completely clean, both inside and outside. This is particularlly 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 75 pounds combined and 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.
How far in advance should I schedule my transport?
The further in advance you schedule your shipment, the more likely we will be able to meet the time requirements you desire. For best results, we suggest scheduling your transport at least 2 to 3 weeks in advance. Expedited shipping options are available in order to accomodate shipments that require . You can always give us a call and ask one of our car shipping experts what your options are in terms of the schedule for your car transport.
How do I pay for my auto shipping?
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.
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