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Calera is in both Shelby and Chilton Counties in Alabama and is home to more than 11.5 thousand people. This is a rapidly growing city where the population more than tripled between the years 2000 and 2010. This is understandable considering the local median income is estimated to be around $65,000 annually which is nearly $20,000 more than the median income for the state of Alabama. The unemployment rate is 1.8% lower than the average for Alabama.

These stats are a magnet for those seeking employment and business opportunities and Calera is considered a city that is friendly to newcomers. When you need reliable auto transport to or from Calera, A-1 Auto Transport knows the area well as we have worked in this community to provide safe auto transport for more than two decades. Our drivers, and those that we partner with for secure transport service, know the local roadways well and know which way to go to offer the quickest, yet safest delivery options for our customers.

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Cost & Time To Ship Your Car Examples

Shipping To/FromCostDistanceEstimated Time
In Transit
Atlanta to Calera$172172 miles1-2 days
Calera to Houston$518690 miles3-5 days
New York to Calera$743990 miles3-5 days
Denver to Calera$8171362 miles4-6 days
Calera to Las Vegas$11071845 miles5-7 days
Calera to Miami$11802360 miles6-8 days

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

Clients in Calera, Alabama, are so happy when they knew that A-1 Auto Transport offers services in their vicinity. This is like one of the best things that happened in the city due to car transport difficulties. With the help of A-1 Auto Transport, every car shipping problem has been solved over the years of its existence. The company is not only popular because of its reliability, but also because they are implementing zero casualties to every service they offer.


A-1 Auto Transport ships vehicles worldwide. Click here or call 1-800-452-2880 to get a free, no obligation to buy price quote to ship your car.


One of the biggest questions we get here at A-1 Auto Transport from customers is, “What’s the best way to get my car delivered to Calera?” This is a question that can only be answered by you, the customer and to do this you will need to consider the vehicle you own, the level of security you need and the price you can afford within your budget.

Car shipping can be handled with either open carrier or enclosed carrier services for interstate transport within the U.S.

  • Open carrier auto transport: This is the economy way to ship a car and while it saves on the wear and tear as well as mileage on a car, it does still expose the vehicle to the elements during shipment. Elements include weather, insects and road debris and even curious people when the carrier must stop to refuel along the way.

Cars need to be operational for open carrier auto transport as they will need to be driven onto either a single level flatbed trailer or a double level auto carrier. Open carriers do not generally offer lift service for inoperable cars and it is important to let the agent know if your car does not run so they can schedule the right carrier with a lift for the car.

  • Enclosed carrier auto transport: The best option for shipping collectible cars, expensive cars and sporty cars as well as two and three wheeled vehicles is going to be enclosed transport. Enclosed auto transport can be expensive, but it offers protection for vehicles that just cannot be found with open auto transport options.

Enclosed transport is also available in single level carriers for one or two cars or double level carriers for two or more cars or several motorcycles, ATV’s or other vehicles. The expense of enclosed auto transport can be attributed, in part, to the secure environment inside the carrier as well as the guaranteed pickup and delivery dates that are often available to customers. With open transport, there are no delivery date guarantees since there are so many other vehicles on the carrier.

Other Auto Transport Options

  • Train: Shipping by train is an option for those who either live near a train station or will be near one for delivery. If you are not near an active station, you can still book train service but will need to determine how to get the car delivered to the train or picked up when the train arrives. Train shipments are often low cost, but you should book service at least 30 days in advance.
  • Airplane: If you have a very expensive Supercar, luxury car or rare collectible that you need to have delivered fast, air shipping may be an option to consider. It is the most expensive way to ship a vehicle and one that is not often used for cars that have lower values since the shipment cost if so hefty.

Related Information & FAQ

For up to date information on Calera, the local government, city events and more, be sure to visit the City of Calera website at this link: https://www.cityofcalera.org/

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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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