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Newport, Rhode Island Professional Auto Transport

A little more than 25,000 people live in the beautiful coastal city of Newport on Aquidneck Island in Rhode Island. The city has a large number of historical tours through ocean side mansions and museums, lighthouses, and seaside forts ad churches. Wine tasting tours are very popular for tourists in the city. The Greenvale Vineyards and Carolyn’s Sakonnet Vineyards host lavish wine tours as do the local liquor distilleries. Residents and tourists can take a horseback ride on the beach, go sailing, swimming, kayaking or fishing from the local piers and there are several high-end spas and resorts that bring thousands to Newport each year.

You can learn more about Newport by visiting the Discover Newport website.

Cost & Time To Ship Your Car Examples

Shipping To/FromCostDistanceEstimated Time
In Transit
Newport to Washington, D.C.$404404 miles2 – 4 days
Newport to Indianapolis$670894 miles3 – 5 days
Newport to Minneapolis$8281380 miles4 – 6 days
Newport to Miami Beach$8791465 miles4 – 6 days
Baton Rouge to Newport$9271546 miles5 – 7 days
Phoenix to Newport$10372593 miles7 – 9 days
Los Angeles to Newport$11862965 miles7 – 9 days
Newport to Portland$12273069 miles7 – 9 days

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

Shipping to Newport

Use these tips from A-1 Auto Transport to have your car ready for transport:

  • Make sure there are no personal items inside the car. Personal items are not covered by insurance and if lost or damaged while in transit the carrier insurance will not cover the loss.
  • Cars should be clean when the carrier picks them up. They will be physically inspected and it’s much easier to see the body of the body of the car when it is clean. When the car is delivered it will again be inspected and you will want to be able to compare the inspection notes upon arrival to make sure there is not any damage from transport.
  • Make sure the company that you have hired is one that you feel completely comfortable with. You need to be able to trust the company with your vehicle and know they are dependable. Check to see if they have accreditation from the Better Business Bureau and if they have good reviews and recommendations online from prior customers.
  • The car should be checked before the date of pick-up to make sure it is in top condition. Drivers must load and unload cars sporadically during transport in order to pick-up and deliver other vehicles along the way.
  • Your fuel should be run down to about a quarter tank. This will be enough for the driver to load and unload during transport but not enough that will add extra weight to the vehicle.

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Newport Auto Transport Directory

Jack Soban Auto Transport

Jack Soban Auto Transport has been in business for more than 5 years and they are fully licensed and insured through the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. They can transport all types of motor vehicles, large and standard size, to and from Newport and across Rhode Island and surrounding states.

40 Bay State Ave,

Warwick, RI 02888

(401) 737-4441


Virginia Transportation Corporation

Virginia Transportation Corporation is a nationwide auto transporter that ships cars to all states in the United States as well as internationally. They are fully accredited through the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Administration and the United States Department of Transportation. Virginia Transportation Corporation can transport cars, trucks, vans, SUV’s, RV’s, motorcycles, boats, and machinery. They offer tracking services on all transport so customers can easily keep track of their vehicles while in transit and they can ship single cars or multi-loads of vehicles.

141 James P Murphy Ind Hwy,

West Warwick, RI 02893

(401) 821-2900


Andrews Express & Storage Warehouse Inc.

Andrews is a full service moving company that can transport automobiles as well as household furnishings and personal items. They also have storage facilities and warehouses for large shipments. They are a fully licensed and insured Mayflower Transit professional transporter and rates are affordably priced.

585 Broad St,

Providence, RI 02907

(401) 861-6203


Newport includes ZIP codes:

02840, 02841.

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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