Connecticut to Florida is one of a handful of East Coast snowbird routes that we regularly ship cars on. Other popular snowbird routes include MA to FL, NY to FL, NJ to FL, and PA to FL. If you're wondering what "snowbird" means, this is a term given to those residents that live in northern states such as Connecticut and move to southern states such as Florida for the winter.
Shipping cars from Connecticut to Florida is busiest in late fall. As a result, this is the most expensive time of the year to ship a car from Connecticut to Florida. If you're looking for the best price on this route, do it in early spring when the demand is at its lowest.
The distance from Hartford, CT to Orlando, FL is about 1,200 miles. A car carrier can travel that route in about 3-4 days. If your car is picked up in Hartford, CT on a Monday, for example, you can expect delivery of it in Orlando, FL no later than Friday. This isn't a terribly long car shipping route so you can expect delivery fairly quickly.
We've been shipping vehicles from Connecticut to Florida for dealers and private vehicle owners for over 20 years. Our rates are priced to move, and your satisfaction is guaranteed! We adhere to the highest insurance standards, and we provide our customers with regular updates.
As a door-to-door auto transporter, we can pick up your vehicle at any residential or business location in Connecticut and get it shipped promptly and safely to any residential or business location in Florida. We also offer open or enclosed shipping options. See how much it will cost to ship a car from Connecticut to Florida by getting an instant quote today!
Carriers can travel around 500 miles per day. If you take the total distance of your route and divide by 500, you'll get the approximate number of days it will take to ship a car from Connecticut to Florida.
Example: The total distance from Hartford, CT to Orlando, FL is about 1,200 miles. If you divide that by 500, you get 2.4, or approximately 3 days for delivery.
We provide the estimated delivery times for your specific Connecticut to Florida route when you get an instant quote.
It will depend on the specific pick up location in Connecticut and the delivery location in Florida. It will also depend on the size of the vehicle, whether it runs, and whether it will be shipped on an open or enclosed trailer.
You can see how much it will cost to ship a car from Connecticut to Florida by getting an instant quote on our website, or by calling us at (800) 656-7638. Further down on this page we also display the most recent quotes we've provided for transports from Connecticut to Florida to give you an idea of what it will cost.
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Based on recent dispatch reports, the carrier availability rating from Connecticut to Florida is 9/10.
The center of each state is used to approximate mileage between locations.
Estimated transit times are based on carriers traveling up to 500 miles per day.
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|$1157||January 17||Greenwich, CT||West Palm Beach, FL||Car|
|$1182||January 17||New Fairfield, CT||Jensen Beach, FL||Car|
|$1191||January 15||Greenwich, CT||Lantana, FL||Car|
|$1188||January 14||Westport, CT||Nokomis, FL||Car|
|$1211||January 02||Farmington, CT||Port St. Lucie, FL||Car|
|$1352||January 01||East Granby, CT||Miami, FL||Small or Midsize SUV / Crossover / Minivan|
|$1145||December 28||Stamford, CT||Clermont, FL||Car|
|$2040||December 24||New Canaan, CT||St. Petersburg Beach, FL||Car|
|$1200||December 21||New Canaan, CT||St. Petersburg Beach, FL||Car|
|$1200||December 14||New Canaan, CT||St. Petersburg Beach, FL||Car|
We do a fair amount of Connecticut auto transports but not as many as we do for other northeastern states such as New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Most transports we do to and from Connecticut involve the state of Florida (i.e. CT to FL and FL to CT), or they are short shipments to or from Connecticut to or from other neighboring northeastern states.
The three primary trucking corridors in Connecticut are I-91, I-84, and I-95. Any vehicles being picked up or delivered in locations along or near these interstates can be shipped fairly easily. All the bigger cities and towns in Connecticut are along these interstates so shipping vehicles to or from them is pretty smooth.
As with all states, the best car shipping locations are usually in the biggest cities. Connecticut is no different. Starting in northcentral Connecticut, Hartford is a great car shipping location. Then heading to southcentral Connecticut your best car shipping locations are from New Haven down through southwest Connecticut from Bridegport to Stamford.
Southwest Connecticut is particularly popular for car carriers due to its proximity to major interstate junctions. Stamford, for instance, is a GREAT car shipping location in southwest Connecticut because car carriers can get to and from this location without much hassle.
The most challenging car shipping locations in Connecticut are going to be in northwest Connecticut. Towns like Cornwall, North Canaan, and Salisbury, for example, can be challenging. This area is more challenging because this is one area of the state that doesn't have an interstate. This area is still reachable, but you can expect to pay more to ship a car to or from this area and your transport may take a little longer to complete because it's not an area car shippers are regularly going to and from.
If you want to know how much it will cost to ship a car to or from Connecticut, and how long it will take to complete, get an instant quote online or call us at (800) 656-7638.
We do a lot of transports to and from Florida, particularly snowbird transports between Florida and New York. There are four areas of Florida that we primarily ship to and from. Those areas include Central Florida, Southeast Florida, Southwest Florida, and the panhandle. The fifth area that we do transports for, but not nearly as often, is the Florida Keys.
The most popular shipping hub for auto transports in and out of Florida is Miami in Southeast Florida. Other popular cities in the area include West Palm Beach, Boca Raton, and Fort Lauderdale. Any transports to or from Southeast Florida, particularly Miami, we can get done pretty quickly, but of course these cities are pretty far south in Florida so these transports will be more expensive than say Jacksonville which is in far northern Florida.
Orlando and Jacksonville are other popular cities to ship to or from in Florida as there are a lot of carriers serving these locations.
The next most popular cities to ship to or from in Florida are the Gulf Coast cities in Central Florida that include Tampa, Clearwater, and St. Petersburg (in that order), and then the cities of Southwest Florida that include Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Naples, and Marco Island. Again, keep in mind that the further south you go down into Florida, the more your transport will be so Naples will be more expensive than Tampa, for example.
The third best option is the Florida panhandle. The main cities in the panhandle include Tallahassee, Panama City, Fort Walton Beach, and Pensacola. Carriers tend to shy away from the panhandle because those cities aren’t along any major trucking corridors. The exception, however, is if you are shipping to the panhandle cities from California or Texas. Carriers don’t mind hitting the panhandle cities then because they are along their route as they head into Florida from California or Texas.
The most challenging area to ship to or from Florida is the Florida Keys. While we can certainly do these transports, we rarely do them as so few people are going to or from the Keys with their vehicles. Shipping to or from any of the cities along the Keys (Key Largo, Marathon, Key West) will be your most expensive transport options in Florida. You can save a lot of money shipping to or from the Keys by meeting the carrier in Miami instead!
One other interesting note about carriers that do Florida auto transports, they rarely serve both coasts of Florida with the same truck load. A carrier will either do all his transports along either the west or east coast on one trip, and then the other coast on another trip. He will rarely pick up and deliver vehicles on both coasts on the same trip. That means if your vehicle is being picked up or delivered in Miami, for example, that carrier will be traveling along the east coast of Florida with his current load of vehicles.
As a door-to-door auto transporter, we can ship to and from any location in Florida. It doesn’t matter if you’re shipping to or from Key Largo or Jacksonville or anywhere in between, we can handle it! To see what your Florida auto transport will cost and how long it will take to complete, get an instant quote now!
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Yes! By default, our instant quotes are for open transports, but on the quote page you will also see the cost to ship a car enclosed.
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