Cost of Shipping a Van
One thing you need to keep in mind when shipping a van is that it will cost more since it’s larger and heavier than most other vehicles. The weight of a van will naturally vary by make and model, but they generally are in the same weight class as a large truck or SUV. Just like any type of cargo being transported, much of the cost is dictated by the size and weight of the van, as well as the shipping distance.
Since vans come in a variety of shapes and sizes, this is an important factor to keep in mind. For example, a smaller van like a Volkswagen bus would cost less to ship than a full size van or camper van. This goes double for shipping internationally as cargo space is at a premium and shipping costs generally run higher than in the U.S. due to the added distance.
Shipping a van to another country means it will most likely be transported on a boat, with the exception of certain parts of Canada and Mexico. Most vans shipped overseas are done so using the “RORO” method, which means the van is driven onto the ship and secured below the deck in a cargo area specifically designed for vehicles. When the van arrives at its destination port, it is driven or “rolled” off the boat and is ready to drive.
Recent Prices For Vans Shipped | A-1 Auto Transport
We have collated some of our most current figures including the precise towns to where the cars were sent to offer our readers a clearer picture of the cost of shipping a van. You can get a ballpark figure based on these or you can call us at the number at the top of the page for a quote that takes into account your unique shipping requirements and the cities to and from which you will be moving your items.
The Cost of Shipping A Van
- Colorado Springs, CO to San Diego, CA - $642
- Washington, D.C. to Des Moines, IA - $1,258
- Lexington, KY to El Paso, TX - $1,535
- Boise, ID to Miami, FL - $1,283
- San Francisco, CA to Jackson, MS - $1,071
- Philadelphia, PA to Las Vegas, NV - $1,232
- Boston, MA to Omaha, NE - $1,175
- New York, NY to Chicago, IL - $708
If you’re considering shipping a van, either internationally or within the United States, give us a call today at the number at the top of the page! We offer 100% FREE cost estimates to all interested parties and we are happy to answer your questions! You can also reach us through our online contact form!