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Shipping a Car From Florida to Connecticut

We ship a lot of cars from Florida to Connecticut, particularly in early spring when the snowbirds head back north after the winter. Snowbirds are those people who have a primary residence in Connecticut, but move to Florida during the winter, and then head back to their primary home in Connecticut in early spring. While this is the most popular time to ship a car from Florida to Connecticut, it's also the most expensive time of the year to ship a car from Florida to Connecticut.

The cheapest time of the year to ship a car from Florida to Connecticut is in late fall when most of the car shipments are going the opposite direction (CT to FL). Because the demand is far greater going south in early fall, car carriers have no trouble getting their trailers filled and they can charge the most this time of year.

After they unload their trailers in Florida, they have to head back north to Connecticut to get another load of vehicles. On their way back to Connecticut they want their trailers as full as possible, but the demand for car shipments going north isn't nearly as great so car carriers struggle getting their trailers full. As a result, they have to charge less. That's why this time of year is the cheapest time to ship a car from Florida to Connecticut.

A typical car shipping route from Florida to Connecticut is from Orlando, FL to Hartford, CT. This route is 1,185 miles. A car carrier can typically drive that route in 3-4 days. That means if your vehicle is picked up in Orlando on a Monday, for example, you can expect your car to arrive in Connecticut no later than Friday.

Florida to Connecticut is just one of many popular snowbird routes we ship cars on in early spring. Other popular snowbird routes this time of year include FL to NY, FL to NJ, FL to PA, and FL to MA.

We've been shipping vehicles from Florida to Connecticut 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 Florida and get it shipped promptly and safely to any residential or business location in Connecticut. We also offer open or enclosed shipping options. See how much it will cost to ship a car from Florida to Connecticut by getting an instant quote today!

How long does it take to ship a car from Florida to Connecticut?

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 Florida to Connecticut.

Example: The total distance from Orlando, FL to Hartford, CT is 1,185 miles. If you divide that by 500, you get 2.34, or approximately 3 days for delivery.

We provide the estimated delivery times for your specific Florida to Connecticut route when you get an instant quote.

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How much does it cost to ship a car from Florida to Connecticut?

It will depend on the specific pick up location in Florida and the delivery location in Connecticut. 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 Florida to Connecticut 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 Florida to Connecticut to give you an idea of what it will cost.

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Route Availability

Based on recent dispatch reports, the carrier availability rating from Florida to Connecticut is 9/10.

1,200 Miles

Approximate Distance

The center of each state is used to approximate mileage between locations.

3-4 Days

Estimated Transit Time

Estimated transit times are based on carriers traveling up to 500 miles per day.

How Does Shipping a Car
from Florida to Connecticut work

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We pick up your vehicle

Our truck will pick up your vehicle at an agreed upon date location. After a vehicle inspection, we take care of the rest.

We deliver it to your door

Our drivers will call you when they are a day out to let you know their approximate ETA.

What Our Customers Say

J&S Transportation Auto Transport Reviews

Your service was fast and efficient. You all had excellent communication and delivered our vehicle in perfect condition. Thank you so much!

Karyn H, Connecticut

The transport went well. Thanks!

Sue C, Florida

Everything went as planned. Thanks!

Keith S, Connecticut

I am absolutely 110% happy with the service J&S Transportation provided me with the shipping of my antique truck. I tried two other companies before finding J&S and they were an absolute nightmare to deal with. If there is anyone out there looking for a trustworthy, experienced, professional vehicle transport company, you have found it. I will never use any other company again except for J&S Transportation!

Tim M, Connecticut

Most Recent Florida to Connecticut Auto Transport Quotes

Quote Date Pickup Delivery Vehicle type
$1121 January 28 Orlando, FL East Hartford, CT Car
$1281 January 28 Land O\\' Lakes, FL Enfield, CT Car
$1225 January 25 Spring Hill, FL Shelton, CT Small or Midsize SUV / Crossover / Minivan
$1507 January 10 Spring Hill, FL Shelton, CT Truck / Large SUV
$1510 January 09 Spring Hill, FL Shelton, CT Truck / Large SUV
$1229 December 30 West Palm Beach, FL New Britain, CT Car
$1316 December 29 Fort Myers, FL Cheshire, CT Car
$1333 December 27 Venice, FL Colchester, CT Small or Midsize SUV / Crossover / Minivan
$1321 December 27 Venice, FL Colchester, CT Small or Midsize SUV / Crossover / Minivan
$1245 December 16 Miami, FL Wilton, CT Car

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Florida Auto Transport

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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Connecticut Auto Transport

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.

FAQ

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How do I ship my car to or from Florida?

The first step is to get an instant quote on our website or by calling us at (800) 656-7638. The quote will give you a current price and the estimated time of delivery for your specific shipping route. From there you can book an order online or book an order with us over the phone.

Do you provide open and enclosed car shipping to or from Florida?

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.

What's included in the instant quote?

The instant quote is all inclusive. There are no sales tax, hidden fees, or additional charges of any kind. Insurance coverage is also included in the price you are given!

What payment methods do you accept?

We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discovery, American Express, and debit cards. We do not accept check or cash.