Kentucky to California Car Shipping

Kentucky to California Car Shipping

The easiest way to ship a car from Kentucky to California

Kentucky to California Car Shipping Experts

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

Pickup Anywhere in Kentucky Delivery Anywhere in California

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

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Kentucky to California Car Shipping Experts

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

Pickup Anywhere in Kentucky Delivery Anywhere in California

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

Route Availability

8 / 10

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

Approximate Distance

2,300 miles

The center of each state is used to approximate mileage between locations.

Estimated Transit Time

4 - 6 days

Estimated transit times are based on carriers traveling up to 500 miles per day.

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

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Austin, TX

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

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Cincinnati, OH

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"My car arrived in mint condition. The service was great and the personnel very courteous. Great job guys!"

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Fresno, CA

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Shipping from the State Of Kentucky

The state of Kentucky is part of the east south-central region of the U.S. Eastern Kentucky lies in the Applachian mountain ranges. The north of the state is bound by the Ohio river while the southern part of the state is similarly enclosed by the Mississippi river.

Kentucky is best divided into five separate regions geographically. These are the Cumberland plateau, the Bluegrass region, the PennyRoyal plateau, the Western Coal fields and finally the Jackson purchase. Kentucky has a humid subtropical climate.

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


The estimated transit time from Kentucky to California is 4 - 6 days. The approximate distance for this route is around 2,300 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 Kentucky 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 Kentucky. Step 3 - Your vehicle is delivered to your specified location in California.


Yes, you can pay the full transport cost via credit card. If you want to pay in full online, you can do so at the time of booking either online or by phone with a shipping agent. With this option, you can make a convenient, one-time payment with a credit or debit card. You also have the option of paying a deposit with your credit card and then paying the rest of your remining balance with cash upon delivery.


All shipments include basic liability coverage during transit. Comprehensive insurance options are available for an elevated level of shipment coverage during transit. You will be able to select a level of coverage during the booking process. If you have further questions regarding insurance options give us a call.


We offer open car shipping and enclosed car shipping services. Open car shipping is used much more frequently and is the type of auto transport that you see on the highway where carriers are hauling vehicles on two decks that are exposed. Enclosed car shipping is when your vehicle is shipped in a trailer which has walls and a roof, they look like a larger version of a regular eighteen-wheeler. This method is recommended for luxury, exotic or classic cars.


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.