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🇺🇸 Wilmington - Brunswick, North Carolina (NC) 28404

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A port city that is situated in New Hanover County, Wilmington boasts miles of beautiful North Carolina coastline. There are just over 106,000 residents living here and is located in three counties, including: New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender. There are more than a quarter million people living in the metro area overall. Many of the city’s residents are situated between the Cape Fear River and the Atlantic Ocean. Three of the most popular beaches in the state – Wrightsville Beach, Carolina Beach and Kure Beach – are located just miles away from the heart of Wilmington. The US Coast Guard has a station here, and it has been designated as a “Coast Guard City.” The University of North Carolina at Wilmington is also located here.

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Cost & Time To Ship Your Car Examples

Shipping To/FromCostDistanceEstimated Time In Transit
Charlotte to Wilmington$200200 miles1-2 days
Washington, D.C. to Wilmington$364364 miles2-4 days
New York to Wilmington$441588 miles2-4 days
Wilmington to Louisville$519693 miles3-5 days
Boston to Wilmington$600801miles3-5 days
Wilmington to Houston$7231206 miles4-6 days
Tucson to Wilmington$10752151 miles6-8 days
San Francisco to Wilmington$11602900 miles7-9 days

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

Using Wilmington Vehicle Transport Companies

Prior to creating a booking for transport in the Wilmington area, you might keep just a few things in mind:

  • You might be able to get a good package deal: If you opt to work with a company that offers a multitude of services, then you might be able to get a pretty good deal on transport and other services, such as moving or transport of other items. This is a good rule of thumb to remember if you are moving or traveling for other reasons.
  • Experience matters, so don’t discount it when you are booking transport: In other words, while you might save a few bucks working with a company with limited experience, you mig ht not be happy with the end result of transport. Opt for a company that has decent experience in transporting vehicles of your type.
  • Read the online reviews; they might tell you something the transport company will not: No, you can’t believe what all transport company reviews say and sometimes, disgruntled customers will take the company to task for something they didn’t do wrong. But you can infer common themes in the reviews when you are looking them over. If the same customer service issue keeps appearing in the online reviews, then you can bet that there may be a grain of truth to it.

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Long Distance Auto Transport to/from Wilmington

Auto transportation via open carrier can be accomplished regardless of the distance. Our trucks will go to Wilmington whenever there are requests near that area.

It’s important you call today to book a carrier. Last minute calls are taxed more, since they make synchronizing several transports much more difficult.

You can use the number above this page to book a shipment or the form near it to get a quote. If you’ve decided to ship your car, we recommend calling us, since it will allow our staff to give you a more exact quote and adjust the shipment to your needs.

Shipping Luxury and Classic Cars in Wilmington

Some vehicles can be shipped with an open carrier while others can be driven to Wilmington. However, luxury and classic cars usually require a bit more protection. It can be just as important to transport them without the body receiving any damage as it is to make sure the inside stays safe.

Enclosed carriers prevent flying objects, birds, or bad weather from reaching your car. This is why they’re most frequently used in such situations. Because of this, the service is also adapted to handle higher expectations. Drivers are professionals, experienced in shipping these types of cars. The insurance limit is extended and you can expect regular updates from us throughout the journey.

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Special Discounts in Wilmington

If you'd like to ship your car at a discount, here's what you can expect:

The first time you use our carriers, the transaction will be accompanied by a complementary discount. Please also remember to request one if you work in the military. It's important to notify our company of your status as a senior or a student when speaking to us over the phone. This way, we'll know to include our senior or our student discount in the final price.

On the other hand, there are no requirements to receive a seasonal price reduction, other than waiting for one to be released by our staff. Similarly, snowbird discounts aren't given based on your belonging to a certain group. As long as you're moving from north to south in autumn or from south to north in spring, you’ll receive the discount.

International Shipping to/from Wilmington

It’s difficult to leave your family and work behind and focus solely on transporting your car for a few weeks, perhaps even a month. However, that’s the kind of commitment that’s necessary to take a vehicle to another country without outside help.

Furthermore, if you try to drive it, you’ll gather mileage. If you try to cross the border on your own, you might get detained for lacking the proper documentation, for the car not being cleaned properly, or for a million other reasons.

This is why an auto transport company is the only reasonable solution. Towing trucks can’t be used to move a car to another state, let alone another country. By taking advantage of our discounts and our excellent shipping services, you’ll be able to transport your car to anywhere in the world at a good price and in the best conditions.

Cheap Transportation Options in Wilmington

Getting to another country on a plane won’t cost you that much. However, the price will be exacerbated if you try to ship your car as well. Many airlines won’t even agree to transport it due to safety concerns.

Fortunately, there are much cheaper alternatives for shipping a car. In a medium range are enclosed carriers and container shipping. These transport options are definitely cheaper than air freight, but they’ll still cost more than most people can comfortably afford.

Even cheaper are open carriers and shipping with the RoRo method. They’re employed most often, since many people are concerned about the price. They’re very cheap options and have a great track record of successful projects.

Wilmington Auto Transport Companies Directory

Thomas Towing & Transport

Operated by off-duty firefighters, and touting family values as part of its repertoire of offerings, Thomas Towing focuses heavily on ethical offerings when it comes to services provided in the towing and transport realm. It runs a background check on each driver that works for the company and does towing for accidents and impound orders for law enforcement agencies in the area. The goal of the company is to give professional towing and hauling services in a safe, fast and efficient manner.

5709 Market St.

Wilmington, NC

910-399-7119 ‎

A & P Towing & Transport

This is towing company first and transport company second, but that doesn’t diminish the quality of the transport for A&P. It can move your car to various points regionally and obviously, because of the towing component, it can also handle hauling as well. This helps for those that need large-scale transport orders for non-working vehicles that may need to be moved from one point to another in the direct region.

6557 Murrayville Rd.

Wilmington, NC

910-470-2604 ‎

Bluewater Transport Limousine Service

Serving this region of North Carolina since 2010, Bluewater does transport by land and by sea, offering to move just about anything. The staff is professional and courteous and the drivers experienced. The company also offers small-scale limousine services and small vessel transport operations.

2010 Capital Dr.

Wilmington, NC

910-208-0057 ‎

Coastal Transport

Located in Calabash, Coastal is a multi-faceted transport operator that moves cars, smaller trucks, heavy equipment and motorcycles. It offers 24/7 service and has operators on stand-by at all times to assure that customers’ questions are answered during the entire transport process. It enjoys numerous online reviews, which is a testament to the level of customer service on which it focuses. Coastal can transport cross-country; however, much of its work happens in the immediate North Carolina region.

9146 Ocean Hwy W

Calabash, NC


Chambers Wrecker Services

This wrecker service has been serving the Wilmington region for more than a decade. It offers roadside assistance, transport services and more. It stands on its record for quality customer dealings, which is a departure from how it is as many other wrecker services. There’s no brusque attitude or limited information here; customers report feeling comfortable with booking wrecker and hauling services, which is why the company continues to be a firm fixture in the community.

120 Bryan Rd.

Wilmington, NC

910-791-0139 ‎

Kirby's Towing & Recovery

Offering towing services in Wilmington for more than 20 years, this company employs a fleet of vehicles that can tow vehicles of all sizes and needs. It doesn’t matter if it is a large vehicle or a small one that needs to be towed, Kirby’s can handle it all. Moreover, the company has a record of safety and professionalism, which is part of what sets it apart from others in the industry. The company can haul and transport vehicles stuck in soft sand at the beach, as well as vehicles stuck in wooded areas and traditional transport orders.

1513 Castle St.

Wilmington, NC

910-762-3159 ‎

Other Wilmington Resources

Wilmington Wikipedia Page - everything you need to know about the city of Wilmington.

University Of North Carolina Wilmington- From the beginning of his tenure, Chancellor Gary L. Miller promised that his vision for UNCW would be built on the university’s deepest values. His vision reflects our hopes, dreams and expectations, but it is also designed to help UNCW face great challenges and opportunities in the years to come.

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28401, 28402, 28403, 28404, 28405, 28406, 28407, 28408, 28409, 28410, 28411, 28412.

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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. 

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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Mylene Rutllant
It’s my number one pick in auto shipping to this day.

Due to the nature of my work, I must relocate every couple of years to where my company needs me. Because of this, I’ve tested several moving and auto transport companies over the years.

And my choice in terms of auto transport has to be A1 Auto Transport. It’s in the name, but also in the quality with which they do their jobs. I’ve never had a problem with this company.

The only time my shipment was delayed was during winter when a snowstorm closed down all the major roads. And they still found an alternative and got my car delivered before roads got unstuck.

When I moved to West Virginia, they picked up my car the very day I called them. I like to think they take special care of me considering all the business I’ve sent them. I’ll continue to support A1 Auto Transport. It’s my number one pick in auto shipping to this day.

Luis Rodriguez
You have my full support and recommendation!

I considered selling my car when I moved to Washington. It was old and rusty, but I grew attached to it. So, I called a couple companies to transport it to my new home, but they both fell through.

The first one couldn’t decide on a schedule. He would constantly change the pickup date till I got frustrated and canceled. The second was insufferable, very rude on the phone, even worse in person.

They started picking a part my car asking me why I still have it. If that’s their opinion of my vehicle, how can I trust they’ll take care of it? If something happened midway, why wouldn’t they just blame it on the car instead of paying up?

So, I cancelled this company as well and turned to A1 Auto Transport. From the get go, they were very different from my past options. Their website was very professional and up to date, full of useful information. I requested a quote using their online form, and I got an email response within an hour. Surprisingly fast!

If I didn’t know any better, I would’ve thought they were lacking customers, but the email spoke for itself. In just one email, everything I needed to know was there, including a contact number I could use to get more information or confirm the transport.

I called and got things rolling. I was very pleased with the driver. He followed standard procedure and represented his company well. Can’t remember his name, but props to him!

The car arrived in Washington 6 days later in excellent condition. From what I understand, the transport was delayed a bit by a storm, but since the time window was 4-6 days from the beginning, I don’t really care. You have my full support and recommendation!

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Cristine Benoit
I can safely say this is a legit company that will get the job done.

There are a lot of options for auto transport these days, which surprisingly makes it harder to find a good company. I received more than 10 offers to ship my car, but I couldn’t decide on any of them.

After doing some research, I got even more worried reading about all the scams and accidents that can happen. But, I have work to do and couldn’t afford to drive my newly purchased Mini Cooper all the way to Virginia.

Fortunately, I made the right choice with A1 Auto Transport. They are very good at their jobs. I spent more than an hour drilling Joe with various questions, and he never once lost his patience. He saw I was interested, so he bore with me until I was satisfied. The driver was also very courteous and my car was intact on arrival. I couldn’t have asked for more.

By the way, the price we first agreed on stayed the same. There were no delays or unexpected “surprises.” I can safely say this is a legit company that will get the job done.

David Osallo
We give A1 Auto Transport a big 10 out of 10!

We give A1 Auto Transport a big 10 out of 10! We chose them to move our car from California to Vermont, since we needed professionals.

We were abroad during the transport, so the transport was a bit tricky. The driver had to pick it up from storage on short notice and get it to its destination within at most 10 days. I was happy to note it arrived sooner. We got it 3 days early, right when we got home to pick it up. It made getting around way easier. Awesome service!

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