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Shipping a Car From Montana to Washington

Montana to Washington is a major auto transport route for us and has been for many years. We rep three different auto auctions in Washington. Those auctions include Manheim Seattle Auto Auction in Kent, WA, ADESA in Auburn, AW, and DAA Northwest in Spokane, WA. We have trucks going from Montana to Washington weekly to pick up vehicles sold at those auctions to then transport them to private vehicle owners and dealerships throughout Washington and Montana.

The main corridor our trucks travel from Montana to Washington is I-90. Along that corridor we'll transport vehicles to cities such as Spokane, Moses Lake, Ellensburg, and Seattle. Then from Seattle they may travel north on I-5 to get vehicles shipped to cities such as Everett and Bellingham, or they may travel south on I-5 to get vehicles transported to cities such as Kent, Tacoma, and Olympia.

Of course because we are a door-to-door transporter, we'll start from any destination in Montana to deliver to any destination in Washington. If you have any vehicles that need to be shipped from Montana to Washington, we're the auto transport company to call!

How long does it take to ship a car from Montana to Washington?

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 Montana to Washington.

Example: The total distance between Billings, MT and Seattle, WA is 820 miles. If you divide that by 500, you get 1.64, or approximately 2 days for delivery.

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

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How much does it cost to ship a car from Montana to Washington?

It will depend on the specific pick up location in Montana and the delivery location in Washington. 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 Montana to Washington 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 Montana to Washington 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 Montana to Washington is 9/10.

730 Miles

Approximate Distance

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

2 Days

Estimated Transit Time

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

How Does Shipping a Car
from Montana 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 Auto Transport Reviews

I felt at ease with shipping my car because the customer service that you provided was fantastic! I had a wonderful and seamless shipping experience. Thank you so much!

Aaron S, Washington

Thank you for delivering my new Chevrolet Bolt EV in perfect condition. The person I met at delivery was as nice a person as you would want to do business with!

David B, Montana

Service was awesome again. Love working with J&S. Driver was fast and a great communicator too. Thanks!

Tim C, Washington

Our auto transport with J&S Transportation was terrific! Great communication and great customer service!

Kim E, Montana

Most Recent Montana to Washington Auto Transport Quotes

Quote Date Pickup Delivery Vehicle type
$2441 March 15 Columbus, MT Tacoma, WA Car
$612 February 27 Hamilton, MT Bellevue, WA Small or Midsize SUV / Crossover / Minivan
$1005 February 26 Townsend, MT Pullman, WA Truck / Large SUV
$860 February 19 Helena, MT Mukilteo, WA Truck / Large SUV
$1186 February 18 Great Falls, MT Spokane, WA Car
$860 February 17 Helena, MT Mukilteo, WA Truck / Large SUV
$1075 February 13 Evergreen, MT Woodinville, WA Truck / Large SUV
$1277 February 12 Evergreen, MT Riverside, WA Truck / Large SUV
$962 February 11 Billings, MT Everett, WA Car
$891 February 07 Evergreen, MT Snoqualmie, WA Small or Midsize SUV / Crossover / Minivan

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Montana Auto Transport

Shipping cars in and out of Montana is challenging for a couple reasons. First, take a look at the landscape of the state. The east side of the state is comprised of the Great Plains with sparsely populated towns and cities. Heading west from the Great Plains you run into the Rocky Mountains, and then you have the Cabinet Mountains and the Bitterroot Range in the west. Second, consider Montana’s weather. It has some of the harshest and longest winters in the country. You combine Montana’s challenging landscape and its weather, and you can understand why shipping cars to and from the state isn’t exactly a walk in the park.

For the quickest and cheapest Montana auto transport, you’ll want to have your car picked up or dropped off as close to I-90 and I-15 as you can. The best cities along I-90 include Billings, Livingston, and Bozeman. As you head further west along I-90, transports get a little more challenging, but Butte and Missoula are still decent pick up and drop off locations. The farther away north or south of I-90 that you ship a car to or from in Montana, the more expensive your transport will be and the longer it may take to get your transport completed. Carriers primarily travel along I-90 in the state of Montana so the farther they need to go off the interstate, the more money they’ll demand to entice them to go “out of their way” and the more time they’ll need to travel the additional miles.

Fortunately, as a Montana auto transport company based in Billings, MT, we have over 20 years of experience handling the unique challenges of shipping vehicles in and out of Montana. We also have relationships with a variety of carriers and rollback companies throughout the state so we can get to some of the most remote areas of the state. There isn’t a transport we can’t handle! Whether you are shipping to or from a remote location like Glasgow or Shelby, or a relatively easy location like Billings, we can get your vehicle shipped quickly and safely. Get your Montana auto transport started today by getting an instant quote!

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Washington Auto Transport

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. Along I-90, we're regularly transporting vehicles to and from Spokane, Moses Lake, and Ellensburg. These aren't the only corridors we travel either. As a door-to-door auto transporter, we'll go anywhere throughout the state of Washington to ship a vehicle!

Washington is one of the main states we ship to and from given our strong ties in the state with various dealerships and auto auctions. 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.

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.


Get answers to some of the most commonly asked questions

How do I ship my car to or from Montana?

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 Montana?

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.