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Ship Your Car To Or From Elgin IL

Situated about 40 miles outside of Chicago, this city is in Kane County and more than 108,000 residents call it home. It is the 8th largest city in the state and among the most fast-growing.  In fact, the mayor was quoted as saying about five years ago that within 40 years, Elgin will be the second largest city in the state, which is a testament to its growth. There is a ton of culture to enjoy here, including frequent performances by the Elgin Symphony Orchestra and the Elgin Children’s Chorus. Additionally, the Elgin Theatre Company puts on frequent performances and the Fox Valley Youth Theatre brings in crowds from near and far. There are also numerous recreational opportunities, including a 112 acre park that is home to the Elgin Public Museum. Moreover, the Cook County Forest Preserves provides opportunity for biking, hiking and horseback riding.

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Cost & Time To Ship Your Car Examples

Shipping To/FromCostDistanceEstimated Time
In Transit
Elgin to Indianapolis$218218 miles2 – 4 days
Elgin to Kansas City$500500 miles2 – 4 days
Elgin to Washington, D.C.$555741 miles3 – 5 days
New Orleans to Elgin$715954 miles3 – 5 days
San Antonio to Elgin$7271213 miles4 – 6 days
Elgin to Salt Lake City$8211369 miles4 – 6 days
Elgin to Miami Beach$8491416 miles4 – 6 days
Elgin to San Francisco$10492099 miles6 – 8 days

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

Using Elgin Vehicle Transport Companies

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

  • Ship luxury cars in enclosed transport: After all, you’ve likely paid a pretty penny for your vehicle, so you want the maximum protection when you ship it. It might cost more, but it’s well worth the extra cost for your peace of mind.
  • Be prepared to pay more for a large vehicle: Since part of the cost of shipping is dependent on the weight of the vehicle, you may end up paying more for a vehicle that weighs more.
  • Confirm your address with the delivery driver: The last thing you want is for your vehicle to be delivered to the wrong address when it is time to receive it from the transport company.

For more information, visit the City of Elgin website.

Long Distance Auto Transport to/from Elgin

The budget can be one of the main concerns of a client when requesting transportation for an automobile, especially if the distance is long. In such cases, we recommend using our standard options.

These include an open carrier, which takes slightly longer to travel but is also easier to book. You can save more money by driving the car to a terminal from which we’ll pick it up. Receiving it at a terminal will also lower your bill.

Finally, speak to our personnel about other options you may have that can lower transportation costs. They may able to direct you towards cheaper options, special discounts, etc.

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.

Elgin Auto Transport Companies Directory

Carmoza Auto Transport

This is a national company that can move cars both domestically and overseas as well. 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.

4385 Barharbor Drive

Lake in the Hills, IL



Transtrade offers wide range of transport services, including container and enclosed shipping.

1497 Golf View Drive, Bartlett, IL

630-290-9449 ‎

Jsp Auto Transport

This transport company moves vehicles of all types, including boats and motorcycles.

3129 Shenandoah Drive, Carpentersville, IL

847-361-2700 ‎

Other Elgin Resources

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

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

Elgin includes ZIP codes

60120, 60121, 60123, 60124, 60177.

Services And Information

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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