Texas to Illinois Car Shipping

Texas to Illinois Car Shipping

The easiest way to ship a car from Texas to Illinois

Texas to Illinois Car Shipping Experts

When you need to ship a car from Texas to Illinois, 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 Illinois.

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

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Texas to Illinois Car Shipping Experts

When you need to ship a car from Texas to Illinois, 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 Illinois.

Pickup Anywhere in Texas Delivery Anywhere in Illinois

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

Route Availability

10 / 10

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

Approximate Distance

900 miles

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

Estimated Transit Time

1 - 3 days

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

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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 Illinois Car Shipping
Car Shipping Texas to Illinois

Shipping to the State Of Illinois

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).

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


The estimated transit time from Texas to Illinois 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 Texas to Illinois 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 Illinois.


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.


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.


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.


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.