Auto Transport Services in Palo Alto, California

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The origin of the name Palo Alto comes from a redwood tree that grows within its borders known as El Palo Alto. The city which is listed as one of the most expensive in the US has affluent residents that are welcoming and hospitable. If you are looking to relocate to the city, we can help the process go much faster by moving your car on your behalf. We have a team of certified drivers that have mastered the roads in the city and the rest of California making shipping much safer and faster.

Cost & Time To Ship Your Car Examples

Shipping To/FromCostDistanceEstimated Time In Transit
Palo Alto to Los Angeles$357357 miles3 – 5 days
Palo Alto to Salt Lake City$575767 miles3 – 5 days
Oklahoma City to Palo Alto$9601601 miles5 – 7 days
Dallas to Palo Alto$10241707 miles5 – 7 days
Palo Alto to Kansas City$11021837 miles5 – 7 days
Palo Alto to New Orleans$11242248 miles6 – 8 days
Washington, D.C. to Palo Alto$11392848 miles7 – 9 days
New York to Palo Alto$11772944 miles7 – 9 days

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

Areas we cover to or from Palo Alto

Shipping cars to or from Palo Alto is an effortless task for our drivers that ship within the 25.7 square mile area. The city is served by a number of roads that cut across it from every side. These roads are well maintained and include Interstate 280, US Highway 101 and California State Highway 82. Our drivers also ship vehicles to areas that border the city using open and enclosed trailers upon request. Some of the areas we ship to outside Palo Alto are Menlo Park, East Palo Alto, Los Altos, Portola Valley and Mountain View.

Types of cars we ship to or from Palo Alto

We ship a diverse range of vehicles to locations within Palo Alto and its environs using state-of-the-art transport trailers. The trailers can accommodate one or more vehicles at one go allowing us to ship a large number of them at the same time. Some of the vehicles we move are classic cars, luxury cars, motorhomes, sedans, vans, high-end motorcycles, trucks, salvage shipping, non-operable shipping, golf carts, snowmobiles and Jet Ski shipping among others.

Preparing your car for transportation to Palo Alto

It is advisable to get your car ready as early as possible when shipping cars to or from Palo Alto. Some of the ways to get ready include:

  • Give correct contact information. You will need to provide accurate contact information to the vehicle shipping company for ease in communication. When your car is being shipped for one location to another, it is important to regularly keep in touch with the driver that is shipping it in.
  • Get rid of personal items. Any items that were not part of the original look of the car should be removed as early as possible. Make sure you do a thorough check of your car to ensure it is free from aftermarket products.


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.


Our services

We offer several vehicle moving options to individuals and organizations shipping cars to or from Palo Alto. These options include:

  • Classic car shipping: A-1 Auto Transport has a lot of experience moving classic vehicles across the US and beyond its orders. We understand the value attached to antique cars and do our best to deliver them in pristine condition. Our drivers handle the classic cars with a lot care and ensure they are shipped in a safe and secure manner. Most times, we recommend enclosed trailer transportation for such cars because of the extra layer of protection they offer during shipping. However, when shipping abroad we use intermodal containers that offer all round protection for the vehicle being shipped. Also, our costs for shipping antique cars is quite reasonable regardless of the distance covered.
  • Dealer to dealer auto transport: Auto dealerships often have an inventory that they have to keep up to date for the benefit of their customers. We help them keep a portfolio of diverse vehicles that meets the needs of their clients all year round. Many auto dealerships have enjoyed the services we have to offer for the last twenty years and continue to book us when they need shipping.  We move vehicles using open trailers that can accommodate several cars at the same time on both levels. Our shipping professionals also move cars to car dealerships in overseas locations at an affordable rate.

About A-1 Auto Transport

A-1 Auto Transport is a certified automobile transportation company that offers its services to local and international vehicle owners. Our team of professionals focus on providing unmatched services to folks shipping cars across the US. Our team is also well trained and can guide car owners on the best shipping options for transporting vehicles within the domestic market or globally. The carriers can also move multiple units at the same time, making us an ideal partner for auto dealerships and large organizations. Also, our car transportation packages contain insurance cover and real-time satellite tracking features.

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At A-1 Auto Transport we offer top-notch services to those shipping locally or internationally. Contact us today on (800) 452-2880 for a free cost estimate.

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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