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Ship Your Vehicle from Miami to Los Angeles

The truth is that there are certain times when you will need to get your car from one part of the country to another for various different reasons. Perhaps you are relocating for your new employment or you just bought your vehicle online from a dealership located in another state.

Shipping the vehicle can be quite expensive but it’s definitely a lot cheaper than flying to get the vehicle on your own and meeting the associated expenses, not to mention the time you are going to waste.

A-1 Auto Transport ships vehicles worldwide. Click here or call 1-800-518-8708 to get a free, no obligation to buy price quote to ship your car.

Need to relocate the vehicle to LA.

Even though California is known for its expensive lifestyle and cost of living, a lot of Miami natives are actually switching the east for the west coast. When you want to ship your car from Miami to Los Angeles, it is easy when you have A1 Auto Transport covering your back. This is without a doubt one of the most populous cities in the USA. There is a lot to do, the weather is perfect throughout the entire year and a lot of people prefer the city. The truth is that the job market is also a reason for the relocation of quite a lot of families to LA. This also has a reflection on the number of auto shipping that we have to do. In fact, it is more expensive to ship a car to Los Angeles than from it, simply because of the huge demand. From aspiring young models and actors seeking realization in the entertainment industry to motivated tech geniuses seeking employment in the Silicon Valley, there are quite a few opportunities in the City Of Angels.

The trip from Miami to LA is exactly 2,732 miles. You would definitely agree that having to drive this distance could quickly get rather overwhelming. Furthermore, the added mileage is going to wear out your vehicle. There are a lot of risks like rock chips, damage to your tires and a lot more. Auto shipping services are going to take about 5 to 7 days based on the truck to ship your vehicle from Miami to Los Angeles. There are quite a lot of available trucks as California is without a doubt in high demand and you can initiate the procedure almost every single day. The shipping companies usually recommend the usage of a 9 car carrier as they move quite a lot of vehicles. Of course, all of the vehicle shipping is particularly insured and licensed. You can get a quote right now and get started immediately.

Be patient.

The truth is that shipping your car isn’t going to be like shipping a simple package – it won’t happen in a day. The deliveries within the US would usually take about 4 weeks from when the car is loaded on the truck and delivered to the destination. The international deliveries, on the other hand, are going to take between 6-8 weeks.

Uncovered or covered carrier.

If you want to go for the least expensive option – the uncovered carrier is your option. However, this will leave your vehicle open to the elements and the debris from the path. A covered carrier is definitely more secure but it’s also about 60% more expensive.

Open Transport or Scheduled Pickup?

In the majority of cases, the company is going to make a call to transport your vehicle as soon as there a truck or trailer carrier which has an open slot to LA. If you prefer a particular pick-up date, however, you would have to pay additionally.

Terminal to Terminal or Door to Door.

The most convenient option in front of you is the door-to-door/terminal to terminal but if you want to go for the affordable method you should choose the other one. The sender is going to drop the car off at the terminal and the recipient needs to get there and pick it up.

Research the company and the prices.

There are quite a lot of different companies so make sure that you do your research and find the best one.


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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