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Motorcycle Shipping Services from A-1 Auto Transport

As a trusted leader in the auto shipping industry, A-1 Auto Transport can accommodate virtually any transport request, whether you need your motorcycle shipped across the state, country or even internationally. All of our quotes include real-time satellite tracking and insurance coverage while your vehicle is in our care. We are a full service auto transporter that is licensed, bonded and insured, offering you the most peace of at the most affordable price.

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Motorcycle Transport Made Easy

A-1 Auto Transport caters to the needs of many different customers and all variety of bikes. We know the trust required in putting your bike in the care of a transport company and we pride ourselves on being thorough and professional while finding the best shipping option at the best rate possible.

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Cost & Time To Ship Your Motorcycle Examples

Shipping To/FromCostDistanceTransit Days
Los Angeles to Las Vegas, NV$650270 miles2-4 days
Chicago, IL to Memphis, TN$680530 miles2-4 days
Atlanta, GA to Detroit, MI$680725 miles3-5 days
San Diego, CA to Dallas, TX$6801360 miles4-6 days
Phoenix, AZ to Seattle, WA$6801425 miles4-6 days
Houston, TX to New York, NY$7301630 miles5-7 days
Miami, FL to Denver, CO$7502065 miles6-8 days
Portland, OR to Memphis, TN$7502245 miles6-8 days
Boston, MA to Phoenix, AZ$7802650 miles7-9 days
San Jose, CA to Miami, FL$7803070 miles7-9 days
  1. *Prices and times are estimated. They can vary depending on the season and what type of motorcycle you are shipping.
  2. *$7000 insurance coverage is included per vehicle.
  3. *Additional coverage is available.
  4. *Call us for specific date requests. 

Why Use an Auto Transporter to Move Your Bike?

Customers opt for our transport service for a number of reasons. Some are buying or selling a bike and need it delivered to its final destination. Others are starting a road trip or attending a rally on the other side of the country (or sometimes in a foreign country). In either case, the common element among our customers is that they expect their shipment delivered safely and without the wear and tear of long distance travel.

We offer several options to fit the needs of our two wheel enthusiasts. These vehicles can be shipped on a semi-truck, flat bed, or a trailer that can be pulled behind another vehicle. We also have enclosed transport and door-to-door delivery options available for motorcycles.

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Shipping Options

When transporting a motorcycle, there are several options you should consider to determine which method is best for you. Here are some of the options available:

  • Enclosed transport
  • Open air
  • Door to door
  • Terminal to terminal
  • Crated transport
Motorcycles (Domestic)

Enclosed Transport

is the safest and most secure way to move your bike. Using enclosed transport ensures that your shipment will be protected from the elements and any potential storage or transport hazards.


Motorcycles (Domestic)

Open Air Transport

is also an option if you’re comfortable having your bike slightly exposed to weather and driving conditions. This method typically involves the bike being secured to a flatbed truck or a tow trailer.


Motorcycles (Domestic)

Door to Door Transport

is exactly what it sounds like. We pick up your vehicle at the specified location and deliver directly to its destination.


Motorcycles (Domestic)

Terminal to Terminal Transport

is more cost-effective, but it can mean having to pick up your bike at a depot which is not always convenient, depending on your proximity to the terminal.


Motorcycles (Domestic)

Crated Transport

involves securing your bike to a pallet and loading it onto a truck in a wooden crate. This is a popular option but it’s important to keep in mind that crated transport does typically require some extra preparation. All fluids need to be drained, the battery needs to be disconnected and, in some cases, removal of mirrors and handlebars may be required.


 

Preparing for Shipping

Whatever option you choose, it is important to make sure that your bike is ready to be shipped when it’s time. This short list covers the basics:

  • Clean the bike of dirt and deposits
  • Remove any accessories or loose items
  • Disable the alarm system if it has one
  • Check fluids, tire pressure and battery
  • Gas reading should not be above 1/4 tank before transport
  • Inspect and document any existing damage for your records (photos recommended)

Other Considerations to Take Into Account

A-1 Auto Transport is a SmartWay Partner with the Environmental Protection Agency, with whom we work to reduce harmful emissions in the auto transport industry. We are also VeriSign Secured, which ensures that all online communications through our website are securely encrypted for the privacy of our customers.

While the various transport options may seem complicated at first glance, we strive to make the process as simple as possible at A-1 Auto Transport. It’s our goal to keep you aware of all the options available and to deliver on our promise of a trusted and affordable service. Whether shipping your standard, off-road or dual purpose bike, we have a motorcycle transport option that will work for you! To get started, fill out the form at the top of the page for a free quote today!

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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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Testimonial
Mylene Rutllant
It’s my number one pick in auto shipping to this day.
★★★★★

Due to the nature of my work, I must relocate every couple of years to where my company needs me. Because of this, I’ve tested several moving and auto transport companies over the years.

And my choice in terms of auto transport has to be A1 Auto Transport. It’s in the name, but also in the quality with which they do their jobs. I’ve never had a problem with this company.

The only time my shipment was delayed was during winter when a snowstorm closed down all the major roads. And they still found an alternative and got my car delivered before roads got unstuck.

When I moved to West Virginia, they picked up my car the very day I called them. I like to think they take special care of me considering all the business I’ve sent them. I’ll continue to support A1 Auto Transport. It’s my number one pick in auto shipping to this day.

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Luis Rodriguez
You have my full support and recommendation!
★★★★★

I considered selling my car when I moved to Washington. It was old and rusty, but I grew attached to it. So, I called a couple companies to transport it to my new home, but they both fell through.

The first one couldn’t decide on a schedule. He would constantly change the pickup date till I got frustrated and canceled. The second was insufferable, very rude on the phone, even worse in person.

They started picking a part my car asking me why I still have it. If that’s their opinion of my vehicle, how can I trust they’ll take care of it? If something happened midway, why wouldn’t they just blame it on the car instead of paying up?

So, I cancelled this company as well and turned to A1 Auto Transport. From the get go, they were very different from my past options. Their website was very professional and up to date, full of useful information. I requested a quote using their online form, and I got an email response within an hour. Surprisingly fast!

If I didn’t know any better, I would’ve thought they were lacking customers, but the email spoke for itself. In just one email, everything I needed to know was there, including a contact number I could use to get more information or confirm the transport.

I called and got things rolling. I was very pleased with the driver. He followed standard procedure and represented his company well. Can’t remember his name, but props to him!

The car arrived in Washington 6 days later in excellent condition. From what I understand, the transport was delayed a bit by a storm, but since the time window was 4-6 days from the beginning, I don’t really care. You have my full support and recommendation!

Testimonial by Cristine Benoit
Cristine Benoit
I can safely say this is a legit company that will get the job done.
★★★★★

There are a lot of options for auto transport these days, which surprisingly makes it harder to find a good company. I received more than 10 offers to ship my car, but I couldn’t decide on any of them.

After doing some research, I got even more worried reading about all the scams and accidents that can happen. But, I have work to do and couldn’t afford to drive my newly purchased Mini Cooper all the way to Virginia.

Fortunately, I made the right choice with A1 Auto Transport. They are very good at their jobs. I spent more than an hour drilling Joe with various questions, and he never once lost his patience. He saw I was interested, so he bore with me until I was satisfied. The driver was also very courteous and my car was intact on arrival. I couldn’t have asked for more.

By the way, the price we first agreed on stayed the same. There were no delays or unexpected “surprises.” I can safely say this is a legit company that will get the job done.

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David Osallo
We give A1 Auto Transport a big 10 out of 10!
★★★★★

We give A1 Auto Transport a big 10 out of 10! We chose them to move our car from California to Vermont, since we needed professionals.

We were abroad during the transport, so the transport was a bit tricky. The driver had to pick it up from storage on short notice and get it to its destination within at most 10 days. I was happy to note it arrived sooner. We got it 3 days early, right when we got home to pick it up. It made getting around way easier. Awesome service!

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A-1 Auto Transport is a disclosed agent for the following shipping companies:

Trans Global Auto Logistics, Inc.
3401 E Randol Mill Rd
Arlington, TX 76011
NO. 018191NF
CFR Rinkens
15501 Texaco Avenue
Paramount, CA 90723
NO. 013055NF
ABC Worldwide LLC
2840 NW 2nd Ave #105
Boca Raton, FL 33431
NO. 025472F
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435 Division Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
FMC 22206
Intl Cargo
45 Campus drive
Edison, NJ 08837
NO. 17858N
ShipYourCarNow LLC
1160 South Rogers Circle Suite 1
Boca Raton, FL 33487
NO. 025646
Merco Air & Ocean Cargo, Inc.
6 Fir Way
Cooper City, FL 33026
NO. 021869F
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