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Located in Kern County, Bakersfield is in the San Joaquin Valley, and boasts a population of almost 350,000. It is the 9th largest city in the state and continues to grow quickly. It is an oil-producing locale, which drives much of its economy. Natural gas, energy and aerospace are also big industries here. Agriculture is also big here, with a number of breeding shows and 4-H events drawing crowds year-round.

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Additionally, this is the site of the Scottish Games and Clan Gatherings event, which takes place in the spring. The Kern County Basque Festival takes place every Memorial Day weekend and the Kern County Fair is one of the most well-attended events of the year as well. Entertainment abounds here as well, with five movie theatres showing the latest hits, including the historic Fox Theatre in downtown. This is a venue for comedy shows, movie screening and concerts.

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Cost & Time To Ship Your Car Examples

Shipping To/FromCostDistanceEstimated Time
In Transit
Bakersfield to Sacramento$277277 miles2 – 4 days
Phoenix to Bakersfield$484484 miles2 – 4 days
Bakersfield to Denver$6191032 miles4 – 6 days
Bakersfield to Dallas$8701450 miles3 – 5 days
New Orleans to Bakersfield$10022004 miles6 – 8 days
Indianapolis to Bakersfield$10572114 miles6 – 8 days
Bakersfield to Philadelphia$11022757 miles7 – 9 days
Bakersfield to New York$11252813 miles7 – 9 days

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

Car Shipping Companies Near Me

Looking for auto transport companies near you in Bakersfield? This pitstop along the route from San Francisco to Las Angeles is much more than that. Because of its oil industry, and its love for a good honky tonk, it may feel more like Texas than California to some, but Cali culture and the fresh food of the San Joaquin Valley still abound. This Valley town gets hot, and most residents choose to drive to work over biking or walking. A-1 Auto Transport can deliver your car to you directly in Bakersfield; plus, our directory of local companies gives you the whole picture of what’s available.

Using Bakersfield Vehicle Transport Companies

When you are looking to book Bakersfield car transport services, keep a few key tips in mind:

  • Find out whether or not you have to pay in advance: Some auto shipping companies merely require an advance on payment, while others want a deposit and the rest to be paid upon delivery. It helps you to prepare if you know which is expected through the transport company of your choice.
  • Ask about the California to Florida route: If you are shipping cross-country, this route has the lowest transport fees. Ask about the route, so you know if you need to expect any additional fees associated with your transport.
  • Make sure there are no hidden fees in your contract: In some instances, hidden fees can drive up the cost of transport by hundreds of dollars. Look over your contract in innate detail to ensure that you don’t encounter this problem upon delivery of your vehicle.

For more information, visit the City of Bakersfield website.

Long Distance Auto Transport to/from Bakersfield

If you’d like to request auto transport, call us now. The sooner you send in your request, the faster we can process it. Last minute requests may cost you more. In rare cases or during the busy parts of the year, we may not be able to accommodate them due to being overbooked.

The procedure for requesting long distance auto transport is the same as the one for requesting any other service. You will have to provide us with some information, like the departure and arrival points, and we’ll see if a carrier is available in the time period/on the date you’ve requested. If there isn’t a carrier available on that day, we may have to reschedule your request on a date closest to it.

Shipping Luxury and Classic Cars in Bakersfield

Shipping cars is an art, especially when the cargo is so valuable. A1 auto transport takes many measures to prevent accidents or damages during transport. Each shipment has a standard level of protection and safety afforded to it. However, if you’d like to go beyond this standard and get the best treatment for your car, we can make it happen.

Speak to an employee about your requirements over the phone. He or she will arrange everything according to your specifications. If you’re not sure what type of service you need, but you want superior protection, simply say so to our staff, and they will give you our white glove service.


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Bakersfield Auto Transport Companies Directory

Auto Shipping Co 

This Bakersfield-based company offers shipping in and out of the area. Licensed, bonded and insured nationwide auto shippers with great BBB accredited customer reviews. Transports automobiles, vans, trucks, SUVs, motorcycles, boats and other heavy hauling with their open and enclosed auto transport carriers.

5695 South Union Avenue, Bakersfield, CA

661-505-8155 ‎

Austin Trucking

Austin Trucking has a reputation for properly transporting vehicles that may be having mechanical issues that need to be addressed in a different location.

7700 Jenica Street, Bakersfield, CA

661-393-5876 ‎

Other Bakersfield Resources

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

University Of Bakersfield– opened in September 1970 as the 19th member of the 23-campus California State University system. Its vision is to become the leading campus in the CSU system in terms of faculty and academic excellence and diversity, quality of the student experience and community engagement.

Bakersfield On Craigslist – local classifieds and forums for jobs, housing, for sale, personals, services, local community, and events.

Bakersfield includes ZIP codes:

93301, 93302, 93303, 93304, 93305, 93306, 93307, 93308, 93309, 93311, 93312, 93313, 93314, 93380, 93383, 93384, 93385, 93386, 93387, 93388, 93389, 93390.

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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.

With over 30 years experience in the industry, we've been helping people ship their vehicles, motorcycles, RV's, heavy equipment, household goods and more across the country or overseas without a hitch. Ask us anything.

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