Texas to California Car Shipping

Texas to California Car Shipping

The easiest way to ship a car from Texas to California

Texas to California Car Shipping Experts

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

Pickup Anywhere in Texas Delivery Anywhere in California

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

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Texas to California Car Shipping Experts

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

Pickup Anywhere in Texas Delivery Anywhere in California

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

Route Availability

10 / 10

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

Approximate Distance

1,600 miles

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

Estimated Transit Time

3 - 5 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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"I called RoadRunner and was able to have my car picked up that same day and delivered over 500 miles away the next day!"

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Boston, MA

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"We needed 2 cars shipped across the country last minute and RoadRunner really came through big time for us!"

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Los Angeles, CA

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Shipping from the State Of Texas

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.

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


The estimated transit time from Texas to California is 3 - 5 days. The approximate distance for this route is around 1,600 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 Texas 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 Texas. Step 3 - Your vehicle is delivered to your specified location in California.


You may ship personal belongings inside of your car, the total weight of these items cannot be more than a hundred pounds and has to be left in the trunk or back seats (under the window line). Please note that personal belonging are not covered under insurance if they are reported as damaged or missing.


No, we just need the vehicle and keys.


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.


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.