East Coast Auto Transport: Florida To New York

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East Coast Auto Transport: Florida To New York

When it comes to shipping a car between states, there are few routes that are as frequently used as those between Florida and New York. Vehicles aside, there are a lot of goods that flow in both directions along the eastern seaboard, making it a very familiar route to drivers and carriers in either state.


For those looking to transport a car from Florida to New York, this means you have options, which ultimately means you can save some money. With just a little bit of work on the front end, you’ll be able to contact a handful of companies and get a cost estimate from them, putting you in a position to make the most informed decision when choosing an auto shipper.


If you’d like a free estimate for shipping a vehicle from Florida to New York, click here! We have office locations throughout both states and all the major stops in between! Call us at the number at the top of the page to learn more about what we offer!


FLA to NY Shipping Options


Open – An open car carrier is the most common type and usually hauls between 4 to 12 vehicles at once. These are the trucks you may have seen on the highway carrying a load of cars to a dealership. Since less loading and unloading the vehicles is easier with open carrier, and the fact that they carry multiple vehicles, it’s the most affordable way to ship.


Enclosed – An enclosed carrier is designed to transport fewer cars–anywhere from one to four. Loading and unloading is more intensive since the vehicle is completely enclosed for the duration of the shipment, offering a greater level of protection and discretion when transporting a vehicle.


Door-to-door – Standard car shipping entails retrieving your vehicle from a local terminal, but you can also request delivery right to your door, or a specific location. Door-to-door auto transport is a premium service and does come with a higher price tag.


Evaluating Costs | Shipping A Car From Florida To New York


The cost of shipping a vehicle is always one of the primary concerns for customers and in this section, we’ll take a look at some projected costs based on past deliveries we’ve made from Florida to New York. The following cost estimates are based on shipping a standard sized car or small truck on an open air carrier to a deliver terminal (not door-to-door).


Tallahassee, FL to New York City, NY – $625

Jacksonville, FL to Syracuse, NY –  $707

Orlando, FL to Albany, NY – $761

Tampa, FL to Buffalo, NY – $774

Miami, FL to New York City, NY – $814


As you can see from the numbers, the cost generally falls between $700 and $800, though there are fluctuations based on things like the season, fuel prices, and available space on a carrier. It’s important to note that any for hire carriers that delivers shipments between two states must have interstate operating authority, which you can learn more about by clicking here.


If you have questions about shipping a vehicle from Florida to New York, contact us today! Our staff is happy to answer any questions you may have and our cost estimates are 100% FREE all the time! You can also use the online contact form to reach us.

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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