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The capital of New York and located about two-and-a-half hours from the heart of New York City, Albany is home to close to 100,000 people. It is on the Hudson River and is the crux of the capital district, along with Troy, Saratoga Springs, and several other smaller towns. The metro area has close to a million people and the city is steeped in American history. It is one of the oldest settlements to come out of the original colonies and is the longest continuing city in the country. Higher education has been a focal point for this city for some time and the local economy is heavily dependent on health care and state government. It is known for many points of interest related to its storied history and it continues to see unmitigated growth.

Cost & Time To Ship Your Car Examples

Shipping To/FromCostDistanceEstimated Time
In Transit
Albany to New York$150150 miles1 – 2 days
Albany to Philadelphia$232232 miles2 – 4 days
Albany to Detroit$405540 miles2 – 4 days
Memphis to Albany$7181198 miles4 – 6 days
Miami to Albany$8531423 miles4 – 6 days
Houston to Albany$10501750 miles5 – 7 days
Albany to Los Angeles$11262816 miles7 – 9 days
Albany to Phoenix$12412482 miles7 – 9 days

*Prices and times are estimated. They can vary depending on the season and what type of vehicle you are shipping.

Using Albany Vehicle Transport Companies

Traveling to this part of New York requires careful planning, particularly during the winter months. Consider some tips ahead of your transport booking:

  • If you are transporting in the winter, prepare your vehicle: For instance, if you don’t have snow tires, you should definitely get some before transporting in the winter, so that you can drive your vehicle to your destination upon its arrival. If you have a convertible, make sure the top is up. Do everything you can to protect your vehicle in the elements.
  • Choose a company with experience in this area of the state: If you are moving a vehicle during the winter, you need a company that knows how to safely and effectively transport your vehicle at this time of the year. This is something to ask about in advance.
  • Find out how you need to pay when picking up your vehicle: Depending on the day of the week, the time of day or even where you are picking up your vehicle, you may not be able to pay just any way. For instance, if it’s at night, you might only be able to pay in cold, hard cash. In the day, you might be able to process a credit card. The point is to ask in advance, so you are prepared no matter what.

For more information visit the City of Albany website.

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Albany Auto Transport Companies Directory

United Road Services: Selkirk

This is a national company and it shows. It has moved millions of cars during its tenure doing auto transport and the experience is unmatched by many other transport companies in this industry. It can ship to just about anywhere in the country and several other countries as well. Moreover, located just outside of Albany, this company is willing to ship to and from some of the smaller towns in the region.

438 Creble Road

Selkirk, NY 12158


ILW Auto Transport

Situated in the town of Greenville, ILW can ship just about anything anyway: from boats in a container to cars on the open road, the beauty of this company is the diversity of the services it offers. Being in a smaller town with less competition has made this company any softer on competitive rates either, as it is well worth the time and effort to get a quote from this transport operator.

235 County Route 38

Greenville, NY 12083


J & S Auto Transport

J&S has operated out of Altamont for a number of years and knows this area of New York well. If you are shipping to one of the smaller locales and don’t have a clue where to start with a transport company, then this might be a solid option for your needs. Just be sure to get a quote before booking, so you know how well the rates stand up against some of the other operated in this part of the state.

159 Simons Road

Altamont, NY 12009


Tim Stears Auto Transport

In business since 1985, Tim Stears moves cars and smaller trucks and sells itself on more personalized service. The company also focuses on classic and exotic vehicles for owners looking for a more personal touch for these types of cars. In fact, Tim himself handles many of the transport orders and has a great deal of repeat business.

330 New York 67

Amsterdam, NY 12010


Albany – Auto Transport

This national company can ship to or from the Albany area, offering a wide array of services and quality customer service. You can do a quote over the phone in mere minutes and get yourself booked for transport in no time. If you are short on time and need a great deal, this might be the option for you.

Albany, NY


Other Albany Resources

Albany Wikipedia Page – everything you need to know about the city of Albany.

University At Albany – Strategically located in the state capital of New York, the University at Albany is an internationally recognized public research institution that brings “The World Within Reach” to more than 17,500 students at the graduate and undergraduate levels. The varied perspectives and life experiences of a student body and faculty that represent more than 100 nations provide a diversity that enriches learning at UAlbany.

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Joe Webster

Written by Joe Webster

Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing.

After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood.

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