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Port Of Chicago

Chicago, IL, 60601, USA

What's in this article?
  1. Shipping Cars To Or From Port Of Chicago
  2. Port Of Chicago Auto Transport Pricing & Time To Ship Your Car Examples
  3. Shipping Routes
  4. Mode Of Shipments
  5. Custom Requirements
  6. Port Charges
  7. Additional Port Requirements
  8. Ship Car To Another State
  9. Cost To Ship Car To Another State
  10. Interstate Towing
  11. Transport Car To Another State
  12. Port Of Chicago Neighborhood Areas We Serve
  13. Port Of Chicago Includes Zip Codes
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Shipping Cars To or From Port Of Chicago

Chicago is a leading metropolitan area that has amassed international acclaim for hosting people from all walks of life in its 77 distinct neighborhoods. Multiculturalism aside, this city is said to be one of the key players in America’s commerce and justifiably so. Not only does it boast of 29 fortune 500 companies, it also hosts America’s largest inland general cargo port- The Port of Chicago. The port has employed close to 7000 people and transports 19 million tons of cargo every year.

Port Of Chicago Auto Transport Pricing & Time To Ship Your Car Examples

Shipping To/From Port Of ChicagoCostDistanceEstimated Time In Transit
Port of Chicago to Indianapolis$74184 miles2 – 3 days
Port of Chicago to Kansas City$204509 miles3 – 5 days
Port of Chicago to Washington, D.C.$280700 miles3 – 5 days
New Orleans to Port of Chicago$370925 miles3 – 5 days
Miami Beach to Port of Chicago$5521381 miles4 – 6 days
Port of Chicago to Salt Lake City$5581396 miles4 – 6 days
Port of Chicago to Los Angeles$6981744 miles5 – 7 days

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

Shipping Routes

The port of Chicago is situated at the mouth of Chicago River on Lake Michigan, and as a result, shipping cars to or from port of Chicago scales beyond the domestic borders.

Popular places that ship cars to port of Chicago

Chicago Port To Shipping Estimate

Popular places that ship cars from port of Chicago

  • Lisboa
  • Felixstowe
  • Southampton
  • Yantian
  • Xingang

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Mode of Shipments

Shipping cars to or from Port of Chicago is done in one of two ways; Roll on Roll off (Ro Ro) or Container shipping. Ro-Ro is the standard carrier method where your car is loaded and unloaded off the shipping vessel by simply driving it. As a result, Ro-Ro is lowly priced and is what most clients opt for when shipping standard cars.

When shipping luxury cars that demand added protection, container is a more fitting option. This is an enclosed carrier method that involves securing and bracing your car inside a 20 ft. container before setting sail. While you may have to pay a bit more than you would for Ro-Ro, your car will be safe from harsh weather elements that could end up marginally devaluing your automobile.

Custom requirements

You will be required to have the following documents for the US customs to clear your vehicle for shipping at the port of Chicago

  • Bill of lading. This is a legal document between you and your auto shipper detailing the make and model of your car, the address of your chosen auto shipper, and the year your vehicle was manufactured.
  • A fully completed form HS-7 given by NHTSA.
  • A form of photo identification like your passport/visa.
  • Proof of vehicle ownership, e.g. bill of sale.

Port charges

After your vehicle safely arrives at the port of Chicago, it will be received by the port’s personnel and you will be charged for this service. You will also incur costs of clearing your vehicle with the border services and US customs. All the aforementioned costs are often included in the auto shipper’s quotation if you need a comprehensive breakdown.

Additional port requirements

Your undercarriage should be thoroughly cleaned pursuant to stipulation set by US Department of Agriculture. This is a safety measure meant to curb the transportation of dangerous pests in and out of the Windy City.

It’s only prudent that you rid your car of any personal belongings seeing as you run the risk of succumbing to theft or damage. What’s more, most shippers will not receive a car that holds personal belongings. Keep in mind that the entire contents of your vehicle ought to be declared to customs on entry so the fewer the vehicle contents, the faster the process.

Kindly reach out to us if you need any assistance shipping cars to or from port of Chicago.

Ship Car To Another State

Transport Car To Another State Port Of Chicago

Cost to ship car to another state

If you're shipping your car to or from Port Of Chicago, the most important factor affecting the cost is the distance the car needs to travel. The further the distance, the more it will cost to ship the car.

Other factors that can affect shipping costs include the size and weight of the car and any special shipping requirements (e.g., insurance, etc.).

A good online shipping calculator can give you a rough estimate of the cost of shipping your car to or from Port Of Chicago. Keep in mind that the final cost may be higher or lower than the estimate, depending on actual shipping conditions.

Interstate towing

If you're looking to have a vehicle towed to or from Port Of Chicago, there are a few things you should know.

First, make sure you choose a reputable company that has experience with interstate towing to or from Port Of Chicago. A lot of companies out there claim to be able to handle interstate towing, but not all of them provide equal service.

It's also important to keep in mind the different rules and regulations that apply in Port Of Chicago and other states. Make sure you're familiar with the laws in both the state you're coming from and the state you're going to. A good shipping company should understand these regulations well.

Transport car to another state

There are a few things to keep in mind when transporting a car to another state from Port Of Chicago. First, make sure the car is in good condition and roadworthy. You'll also want to get all the necessary paperwork in order, including a bill of sale and registration. Finally, it's important to plan your route carefully and allow plenty of time for rest stops and emergencies.

Alternatively, you can hire the services of a reputable car shipping company, like A-1 Auto Transport. We'll take care of everything, making the whole process easy for you.

Port Of Chicago Neighborhood Areas We Serve

Our auto transport services are proud to help with your move in any of the neighborhoods you see below. And if you don't see your neighborhood listed here, don't worry because we can most likely service it.

Kreiter AvenueCrilly DrForeman Dr
East 102nd StreetSouth Avenue HEasth 100th Street

Port Of Chicago includes ZIP codes:

60617

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Popular Shipping Routes

No matter the destination, we're ready for your next move.
Here's our most popular routes from Chicago, IL, 60601, USA

Chicago to New York, New York
Chicago to Los Angeles, California
Chicago to Houston, Texas
Chicago to Phoenix, Arizona
Chicago to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Chicago to San Antonio, Texas
Chicago to San Diego, California
Chicago to Dallas, Texas
Chicago to San Jose, California
Chicago to Austin, Texas
Chicago to Jacksonville, Florida
Chicago to Fort Worth, Texas
Chicago to Columbus, Ohio
Chicago to Indianapolis, Indiana
Chicago to Charlotte, North Carolina
Chicago to San Francisco, California
Chicago to Seattle, Washington
Chicago to Denver, Colorado
Chicago to Washington, District of Columbia
Chicago to Nashville, Tennessee
Chicago to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Chicago to El Paso, Texas
Chicago to Boston, Massachusetts
Chicago to Portland, Oregon
Chicago to Las Vegas, Nevada
Chicago to Detroit, Michigan
Chicago to Memphis, Tennessee
Chicago to Louisville, Kentucky
Chicago to Baltimore, Maryland
Chicago to Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Chicago to Albuquerque, New Mexico
Chicago to Tucson, Arizona
Chicago to Fresno, California
Chicago to Sacramento, California
Chicago to Kansas City, Missouri
Chicago to Mesa, Arizona
Chicago to Atlanta, Georgia
Chicago to Omaha, Nebraska
Chicago to Colorado Springs, Colorado
Chicago to Raleigh, North Carolina
Chicago to Long Beach, California
Chicago to Virginia Beach, Virginia
Chicago to Miami, Florida
Chicago to Oakland, California
Chicago to Minneapolis, Minnesota
Chicago to Tulsa, Oklahoma
Chicago to Bakersfield, California
Chicago to Wichita, Kansas
Chicago to Arlington, Texas
Chicago to Aurora, Colorado
Chicago to Tampa, Florida
Chicago to New Orleans, Louisiana
Chicago to Cleveland, Ohio
Chicago to Honolulu, Hawaii
Chicago to Anaheim, California
Chicago to Lexington, Kentucky
Chicago to Stockton, California
Chicago to Corpus Christi, Texas
Chicago to Henderson, Nevada
Chicago to Riverside, California
Chicago to Newark, New Jersey
Chicago to Saint Paul, Minnesota
Chicago to Santa Ana, California
Chicago to Cincinnati, Ohio
Chicago to Irvine, California
Chicago to Orlando, Florida
Chicago to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Chicago to St. Louis, Missouri
Chicago to Greensboro, North Carolina
Chicago to Jersey City, New Jersey
Chicago to Anchorage, Alaska
Chicago to Lincoln, Nebraska
Chicago to Plano, Texas
Chicago to Durham, North Carolina
Chicago to Buffalo, New York
Chicago to Chandler, Arizona
Chicago to Chula Vista, California
Chicago to Toledo, Ohio
Chicago to Madison, Wisconsin
Chicago to Gilbert, Arizona
Chicago to Reno, Nevada
Chicago to Fort Wayne, Indiana
Chicago to North Las Vegas, Nevada
Chicago to St. Petersburg, Florida
Chicago to Lubbock, Texas
Chicago to Irving, Texas
Chicago to Laredo, Texas
Chicago to Winston–Salem, North Carolina
Chicago to Chesapeake, Virginia
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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. 

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