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Shipping a Car from Illinois to Washington

If you are looking to ship a car from Illinois to Washington, there are some things you’ll want to know before moving forward. You’ll want to read the specific auto transport information for each state further down on this page to learn which locations in each state are most favorable when shipping a car.

The bulk of the Illinois to Washington auto transports we complete are from Chicago, IL to Seattle, WA. This shipping route is about 2,043 miles. It’s hard to know what exact route a car carrier will take when shipping cars on this lane, but most will travel along I-90 which will take them through Wisconsin, Minnesota, South Dakota, Montana, Idaho, and then into Washington. A car carrier should be able to get a car shipped from Chicago, IL to Seattle, WA in about 5-6 days barring no delays due to weather, traffic, construction, etc.

As a door-to-door auto transporter, we can pick up a vehicle from any location in Illinois and deliver it to any location in Washington. We ship cars on this route all year long but we recommend you ship your car in the spring, summer, or fall if you want to avoid the occasional delays that can occur in the winter due to snowstorms, ice, and extreme cold temperatures. If you would like to know what it will cost to ship a car from Illinois to Washington, and how long it will take to complete, get an instant quote online or call us at (800) 656-7638.

How long does it take to ship a car from Chicago to Seattle?

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 Chicago to Seattle.

Example: The total distance from Chicago, IL to Seattle, WA is 2,043 miles. If you divide that by 500, you get 4.09, or approximately 5 days for delivery.

We always add an additional day for any potential delays so the estimated total time to ship a car from Chicago to Seattle is 5-6 days.

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How much does it cost to ship a car from Chicago to Seattle?

It will 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 Chicago to Seattle by getting an instant quote on our website, or by calling us at (800) 656-7638.

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Route Availability

Based on recent dispatch reports, the carrier availability rating from Illinois to Washington is 10/10.

2,043 Miles

Approximate Distance

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

5-6 Days

Estimated Transit Time

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

How Does Shipping a Car
from Illinois to Washington 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 Car Shipping Reviews

You all did a fantastic job! My whole experience from start to finish with your company was nothing, but top notch!

Christie A, Washington

The entire transportation process was excellent. Your customer service was superior!

Lisa S, Washington

Car arrived safe and sound and the driver communicated with me before arrival. I was kept updated as to any delays and the customer service rep was helpful. No complaints and no issues! 

Camille V N, Washington

Your transport service was simply outstanding!

Regina W, Washington

Most Recent Illinois to Washington Car Shipping Quotes

Quote Date Pickup Delivery Vehicle type
$1755 April 23 Arlington Heights, IL Oak Harbor, WA Car
$1519 April 21 Chicago, IL Spokane, WA Large SUV
$1532 April 17 Champaign, IL Seattle, WA Car
$1642 April 15 Champaign, IL Woodinville, WA Car
$1646 April 06 Carbondale, IL Yakima, WA Car
$2050 April 01 Springfield, IL Port Angeles, WA Compact SUV / Crossover
$691 March 29 Chicago, IL Washington, DC Car
$691 March 18 Chicago, IL Washington, DC Car
$691 March 12 Chicago, IL Washington, DC Car
$1557 March 11 Park Ridge, IL Seattle, WA Compact SUV / Crossover

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Illinois Car Shipping

The vast majority of the Illinois auto transports we do is in northeast Illinois, specifically the Chicago metro area. “Chicagoland” has a population of around 9.5 million people and has two major trucking corridors that serve the area in the northwest and north (I-90 and I-94), and two trucking corridors in the southwest and south (I-55 and I-57). Given the area’s massive population and numerous interstates serving it, it is an ideal location for car carriers.

A few other car shipping locations in Illinois that aren’t too bad include Rockford in the north, and Peoria and Bloomington in the center of the state.

The most challenging areas to ship a car to or from in Illinois are those areas south of I-70, essentially the southern section of the state. Car carriers aren’t regularly traveling to southern Illinois because the towns and cities there don’t have large populations. Car carriers typically go to high population areas served by interstates. While there are certainly interstates serving southern Illinois, there aren’t a lot of highly populated cities.

Whether you live the Chicago metro area or the small town of Marion, IL in far southern Illinois, or anywhere in between, we can handle your auto transport. As a door-to-door auto transporter, we ship cars to and from any location in Illinois. To find out how much it will cost to ship a car to or from Illinois, and how long it will take to complete, get an instant quote online or call us at (800) 656-7638.

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Washington Car Shipping

As an auto transport company with over 20 years of experience serving the state of Washington, we have transported thousands of vehicles in and out of the state. It is one of the main states we ship in and out of as we work with private vehicle owners, auto auctions, and dealerships throughout the state. As a door-to-door auto transporter, we'll go anywhere throughout the state of Washington to ship a vehicle!

The two primary shipping corridors in the state are I-5 and I-90. We regularly transport vehicles to and from Seattle, Tacoma, and Olympia along I-5. Along I-90, we're regularly transporting vehicles to and from Spokane, Moses Lake, and Ellensburg. Those two shipping lanes and the cities along them are your best bets for the fastest and cheapest auto transports to and from Washington.

The most challenging car shipping areas in Washington are the northern portion of I-5 (Everett up to Bellingham) and anything west of Seattle and Tacoma in the heart of the Puget Sound (cities such as Gig Harbor, Bremerton, Port Orchard, Bainbridge Island, and Poulsbo). Transports in these areas will usually take longer and cost more – especially those in the heart of Puget Sound. In fact, we rarely send trucks over into the Puget Sound area because of the time and expense it can take. Most of our customers realize they can expedite their transports and save a lot of money by meeting a carrier in the Tacoma area.

Other challenging locations are all those towns and cities in Washington north of US Highway 2. This highway runs almost in a straight line from Spokane to Seattle. Anything north of that line is challenging. There aren't any interstates in that region of the state and the towns and cities are sparsely populated. Car carriers just aren't going in and out of those areas on a regular basis.

If you have a transport to or from Washington and you want to know what it will cost and how long it will take, get an instant quote on our website or call us at (800) 656-7638.

FAQ

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How do I ship my car to or from Illinois?

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 Illinois?

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.