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Ames Car Shipping Services

Ames Car Shipping Services

The easiest way to ship a car to or from Ames, IA

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Top Rated Ames Car Shipping Experts

For over 30 years, RoadRunner Auto Transport has been providing safe and reliable Ames car shipping services. We provide direct service to and from any residential or business location in Ames, IA - safely delivering thousands of vehicles on a monthly basis.

The Convenient Ames Car Shipping Company

Through our advanced network of over 14,000 transporters nationwide, we offer the most convenient Ames car shipping options.

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Top Rated Ames Car Shipping Experts

For over 30 years, RoadRunner Auto Transport has been providing safe and reliable Ames car shipping services. We provide direct service to and from any residential or business location in Ames, IA - safely delivering thousands of vehicles on a monthly basis.

The Convenient Ames Car Shipping Company

Through our advanced network of over 14,000 transporters nationwide, we offer the most convenient Ames car shipping options.

Carrier Availability

3 / 5

Ames has a carrier availability score of 3/5.

Availability Rating

Good

The availability rating to and from Ames is Good.

Average Pickup Time

1-3 Days

The average time from booking to pickup is 1-3 days.

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The RoadRunner Advantage

Below, you can find the benefits and advantages of shipping with Roadrunner Auto Transport.

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Top-Rated Auto Shipping

We have thousands of 5-star reviews for exceptional vehicle shipping services.

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Nationwide Door-to-Door Service

We provide direct service to and from any residential or business location in the US.

Complete vehicle coverage

Complete Vehicle Coverage

We offer the most comprehensive coverage options for complete peace of mind.

No up front deposit required

No Up-Front Deposit Required

You don't pay a penny until the day your shipment is scheduled for pickup.

Extended office hours

Extended Office Hours

We're available past normal business hours in every timezone in the country.

Online shipment tracking

24/7 Online Shipment Tracking

You can track the status of your shipment online anytime at your convenience.

"5 star service! I would recommend RoadRunner to anyone looking for professional shipping service at a fair price."

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Jacksonville, FL

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"Very easy to book and great with answering my questions. The shipping agent I spoke with was very friendly and helpful."

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Dallas, TX

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Hartford, CT

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San Diego, CA

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Information About Ames Iowa

In 2017, Ames, IA had a population of 65k people with a median age of 23.1 and a median household income of $42,755. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Ames, IA grew from 64,073 to 65,005, a 1.45% increase and its median household income grew from $41,278 to $42,755, a 3.58% increase.

The economy of Ames, IA employs 35.2k people. The largest industries in Ames, IA are Educational Services (10,807 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,809 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (3,617 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($68,158), Utilities ($66,023), and Public Administration ($49,053).

Frequently Asked Questions

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


The cost of shipping a car to Ames depends on where the vehicle will be picked up and the timeframe you intend to ship. Calculate your Ames car shipping quote instantly via our online quote calculator to get an accurate rate and carrier availability for your shipment.


Shipping a car to Ames is as easy as 1-2-3 when you ship with RoadRunner Auto Transport. 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, anywhere in the country. Step 3 - Your vehicle is delivered to your specified location in Ames.


To get a quote for shipping your vehicle, you can either use our instant online car shipping quote calculator above or you can call (888) 422-7584 to receive a quote from one of our car transport pricing specialists. In order for us to calculate your quote we will need to know the location you are shipping from and to, the type of vehicle you would like to ship, and the date your vehicle will be ready.


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.


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.


Top load service is when your car is placed on the higher deck or level of an open auto transport trailer. This is considered to be preferable to the bottom load because the cars on the lower deck are at risk of possibly having fluid from the cars above leak on them.


The Bill of Lading is a very important document used by car shipping companies that documents any pre-existing damage on the vehicle during the time of pickup. It also serves as a record of your contact info and the official agreement for transport. If you want to file any insurance claim regarding your shipment you will need the Bill of Lading.