Idaho to California Car Shipping

Idaho to California Car Shipping

The easiest way to ship a car from Idaho to California

Idaho to California Car Shipping Experts

When you need to ship a car from Idaho 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 Idaho to California.

Pickup Anywhere in Idaho Delivery Anywhere in California

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

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Idaho to California Car Shipping Experts

When you need to ship a car from Idaho 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 Idaho to California.

Pickup Anywhere in Idaho Delivery Anywhere in California

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

Route Availability

8 / 10

Based on recent dispatch reports, the carrier availability rating from Idaho to California is 8/10.

Approximate Distance

900 miles

When determining approximate distance, the center point for each state is used to get an estimated mileage between locations.

Estimated Transit Time

1 - 3 days

Standard carriers typically travel around 500 miles per day - expedited services may be available to reduce transit time.

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Shipping from the State Of Idaho

Idaho, the 43rd state of the United States, lies in the Northwestern part of the country. The state of ID covers a total area of 83,570 sq miles, holding the rank of the 14th biggest state in the country.

It is an entirely landlocked state, sharing its boundaries with Oregon, Washington, Utah, Nevada, Montana, Wyoming, and the state of British Columbia in Canada. An Idaho Map is a wonderful means to make a decision regarding what to do and what to see in the Gem State. The state of ID is popular for its snow-covered mountains, rapidly flowing rivers, deserts, jungles, and wildlife. The capital of Idaho is Boise and it is also the largest city.

Idaho to California Car Shipping
Car Shipping Idaho to California

Shipping to 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.

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 Idaho to California depends on the type of vehicle you are shipping and the timeframe you intend to ship. Calculate your Idaho to California car shipping quote instantly via our online quote calculator to get an accurate rate for your transport.


The estimated transit time from Idaho to California is 1 - 3 days. The approximate distance for this route is around 900 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 Idaho 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 Idaho. Step 3 - Your vehicle is delivered to your specified location in California.


All major credit cards, electronic transfer, postal money order, bank/certified check will be accepted for deposit or full pre-payment. If there is a balance due upon delivery, the vehicle shipping and car transport carrier will accept cash, bank/certified check, or postal money order.


This is the date your vehicle is ready to be picked up. However, this is not necessarily the exact pick up date. Depending on truck availability at that particular time, we may be able to assign a truck to load your vehicle on your First Available Shipping Date but it may also be a few days after. If we cannot pick it up that day, it should be within our usual pick up window of 1 to 5 business days starting from that date. For more details see pick up date and time.


Generally, the cost to ship a car across the country can range from $1,000 - $1,500 for standard sized cars on an open carrier. The cost can reach or exceed $2,000 for larger sized vehicles like an SUV or van. The time of year during which you ship your car can also affect your shipping rate. Visit www.roadrunnerautotransport.com to use our car shipping quotes calculator to get the exact cost of your 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.