When you need to transport a car from Illinois to Texas, you need auto transport 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 transport a car from Illinois to Texas.
We provide direct door-to-door auto transport service from any residential or business location in Illinois to any location in Texas.
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Based on recent dispatch reports, the carrier availability rating from Illinois to Texas 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
1 - 3 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!
“Just moved to TX from Illinois and my cousin recommended RoadRunner. Amazing customer service and it was a very smooth and easy process.”
Christian G.Fort Worth, TX
“Super quick response time - called on a Wednesday and my car was picked up that Friday. Shipped from Illinois to Texas on time with no issues! ”
Steven D.Joliet, IL
“I shipped my car from Illinois to Texas with RoadRunner and they did a fantastic job. They provided consistent updates and kept me informed at all times.”
Kristin M.Rockford, IL
"I would definitely use RoadRunner Auto Transport again without a doubt. Excellent overall service from start to finish."
"Very easy to book and great with answering my questions. The shipping agent I spoke with was very friendly and helpful."
"Out of all the car shipping companies we spoke with, RoadRunner was the most professional and knowledgable."
"We have used RoadRunner Auto Transport two times. Both times, the experience was nothing less than stellar."
San Diego, CA
Illinois is the fifth most populous and twenty-fifth largest state in the entire United States. The state is a major transportation hub, boasting major US cities like Chicago and Springfield. Illinois shares borders with Iowa, Missouri, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin.
The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and its largest city is Chicago, which is the third most populous city in the United States. Illinois has a total population of almost 13 million, and an area of about 57,914 square miles (149,998 square kilometers).
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 transport a car from Illinois to Texas?
The cost of shipping a car from Illinois to Texas depends on the type of vehicle you are shipping and the timeframe you intend to ship. Calculate your Illinois to Texas auto transport quote instantly via our online quote calculator to get an accurate rate for your transport.
How long does it take to transport a car from Illinois to Texas?
The estimated transit time from Illinois to Texas 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.
How do I ship my car from Illinois to Texas?
Shipping a car from Illinois to Texas with RoadRunner is as easy as 1-2-3. Step 1 - Calculate your instant auto transport quote and select a convenient time for pickup. Step 2 - Your vehicle is picked up from your sepcified location in Illinois. Step 3 - Your vehicle is delivered to your specified location in Texas.
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.
What is the difference between open and enclosed transport?
Open transport is the most common car shipping method. There are two types of open-air transporters. 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.
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 much gas should I have in my car during transport?
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.
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