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Shipping a Car From Florida to Ohio

We ship cars frequently from Florida to Ohio, especially when the snowbirds return to Ohio in early spring. If you’re not familiar with the term “snowbird,” these are residents in the northern states that head south in late fall to states like Florida for the winter, and then return to their northern states in early spring. Other popular snowbird routes are from FL to NJ and FL to NY.

As you can imagine, the demand is highest for car shipments going from Florida to Ohio in early spring when all these snowbirds head back north. Because of the high demand, this is the most expensive time of the year to ship a car from Florida to Ohio.

The cheapest time of the year to ship a car from Florida to Ohio is in late fall. The reason for this is because the demand for car shipments going this direction in late fall is at the lowest.

One particular route that is popular from Florida to Ohio is from Orlando to Columbus. The distance on that route is just shy of 950 miles. A car carrier can typically travel that distance in 2-3 days.

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 Ohio. We also offer open or enclosed shipping options. See how much it will cost to ship a car from Florida to Ohio by getting an instant quote today!

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

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 Ohio.

Example: The total distance from Orlando, FL to Columbus, OH is 947 miles. If you divide that by 500, you get 1.89, or approximately 2 days for delivery.

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

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

It will depend on the specific pick up location in Florida and the delivery location in Ohio. 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 Ohio 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 Ohio 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 Ohio is 9/10.

950 Miles

Approximate Distance

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

2-3 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 Ohio work

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When ready, book your order. We will call you to confirm the details.

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 Vehicle Shipping Reviews

I thought the process went well and my car arrived safely. I liked all the easy-to-read information too. Thank you for this service!

Margaret S, Ohio

Everything was perfect. We were extremely satisfied. Everyone went above and beyond to make this delivery happen. Thanks to everyone involved.

Clay H, Ohio

I thought the process went well and my car arrived safely. I liked all the easy-to-read information too. Thank you for this service!

Margaret S, Florida

Service was wonderful and the driver was very nice.  Next time I need to move a car, I will choose J&S Transportation again!

Liping H, Ohio

Most Recent Florida to Ohio Vehicle Shipping Quotes

Quote Date Pickup Delivery Vehicle type
$1098 March 30 St. Petersburg, FL Steubenville, OH Car
$1092 March 28 Spring Hill, FL Warren, OH Car
$1167 March 27 Zephyrhills, FL Lorain, OH Midsize SUV / Minivan
$1095 March 18 Orlando, FL Strongsville, OH Compact SUV / Crossover
$1146 March 13 Ormond Beach, FL Massillon, OH Large SUV
$1045 March 11 Union Park, FL Cincinnati, OH Car
$1552 March 09 Ocala, FL New Lexington, OH Compact SUV / Crossover
$1204 March 03 Winter Haven, FL Sherwood, OH Midsize SUV / Minivan
$1499 March 01 Marco Island, FL North Ridgeville, OH Large SUV
$1130 February 22 Niceville, FL Canton, OH Fullsize Truck

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Florida Vehicle Shipping

We do a lot of transports to and from Florida, particularly snowbird transports between Florida and New York (and New York to Florida). There are five areas of Florida that we primarily ship to and from. Those areas include northeast Florida, central Florida, southeast Florida, southwest Florida, and the panhandle. The sixth 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 further south in Florida so these transports will be more expensive than cities located in the northern parts of the state.

Speaking of the northern part of the state, Jacksonville in the northeast section of the state is a great car shipping location! In fact, it's one of the better car shipping locations in Florida.

The major cities in central Florida such as Orlando, Daytona Beach, Ocala, Tampa, Clearwater, St. Petersburg, and Lakeland are all great car shipping locations.

In the southwest Florida, the cities of Fort Myers, Cape Coral, and Naples are all solid car shipping locations as well. 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.

Heading back up north to the panhandle, Tallahassee is the best car shipping location in the panhandle, but the rest of the cities along the panhandle are hit or miss depending on the shipping location on the other side of the transport. Car carriers shy away from the panhandle unless they are shipping to or from the cities in the panhandle, such as Panama City and Pensacola, to or from cities along I-10 in the southern part of the country. I-10 is a busy cross-country trucking corridor that runs through the panhandle and through Alabama, Mississippi, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California. Otherwise if you are shipping to or from the panhandle cities to or from the northwest, north, or northeast, these transports can be challenging at times (can take more time and more money to complete).

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 a 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 it currently costs to ship a car to or from Florida, get an instant quote online or call us at (800) 656-7638.

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Ohio Vehicle Shipping

Ohio auto transports are fairly common for us. Some locations are better than others when it comes to shipping cars to or from Ohio. Let’s start by taking a look at the best car shipping locations in Ohio.

I-90 is a well-travelled west/east trucking lane that cuts across near the northern border of Ohio. This popular interstate connects the northeast states of Maine, Vermont, and New Hampshire with the pacific northwest states of Idaho and Washington. Any location along or near I-90 is going to be your best options. Those locations would include the cities of Cleveland, Akron, and Toledo. These are going to be your best car shipping locations in Ohio.

The next best car shipping location in Ohio is Columbus. With its central location in the state and two interstates passing through it, I-70 and I-71, it is a popular stop for car carriers.

Finally, Cincinnati in far southwest Ohio, can be a good car shipping location depending on the car shipping location on the other end of the transport.

Those most difficult car shipping locations are in south central and southeast Ohio. If you look at a map of Ohio you’ll notice two things about these areas. They aren’t served by interstates, and they are dominated by the Wayne National Forest. As a result, these are areas in Ohio that car carriers aren’t travelling to or from regularly. You’ll pay more and it may take more time for transports going to or from these areas.

To find out how much it will cost to ship a car to or from Ohio, 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.