California is without a doubt amongst the most heavily traveled transportation routes for car shipping even though the southern part is more acclaimed than some northern city. The route is in particularly high demand, that’s for sure.
Buffalo, on the other hand, is located in the northern part of the NY state and it is right there on the border with Canada. There is quite a lot of snow which can make the transportation rather complicated. However, when you ship a car from Buffalo to LA, the majority of the route is covered in snow depending on the season and some roads might be blocked. The usual time frame is between 7 and 10 days but due to bad weather conditions it can become more like 8-12 days.
If you have already filled out the transportation quote, you are most certainly in luck. This is due to the fact that you are going to be taking advantage of the most comprehensive and trusted companies in the field of transportation to ship a car from Buffalo to LA. We take pride in providing hassle-free service but there are definitely some things that you’d need to do in order to ensure that the car is in great condition. You need to make sure that there is nothing unnecessary in the vehicle as you can’t use it to transport other belongings.
This is due to the fact that the transport is covered by the auto insurance of the carrier. With this in mind, only the vehicle is insured. So, if something bad happens you will only get coverage for the vehicle and nothing else. Furthermore, any belonging is going to add more weight and the heavier the car gets the more gas the transport is going to require, thus resulting in higher prices for you.
Additionally, keep in mind that snow is very big threat for this route and it’s going to keep the prices up. During the regular season which takes place from the spring to the fall, the cross country trip is going to cost you about $1100 to $1200, based on the specifications of the car itself. However, once snow falls down, the price can get up to $1700 and $1800 which makes the route rather expensive.
Delivery route to LA
The route which is followed from Buffalo to LA is based on how many deliveries as well as pickups are there along the way. However, the majority of drivers set their routes without any major detours in order to ensure timely delivery. The most common route, with this being said, is from the l-90 to l-80 through the state of Nebraska and l-76. This merges into l-70 and enters the state of Utah. After about 500 more miles, the driver is going to take the l-15 through Arizona and Nevada and enter into California on the l-10 directly to LA. Those who transport vehicles with this route are able to experience a lot of benefits as it’s cost-efficient and they avoid paying major custom fees for certain carriers to cross the car over the border.
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.