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Shipping a Car From Nevada to California

Are you looking for a Nevada to California Car Shipping company? Look no further than J&S Transportation. We've been shipping vehicles from Nevada to California 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 Nevada and get it shipped promptly and safely to any residential or business location in California. We also offer open or enclosed shipping options. See how much it will cost to ship a car from Nevada to California by getting an instant quote today!

How long does it take to ship a car from Nevada to California?

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 Nevada to California.

Example: The total distance from Las Vegas, NV to San Jose, CA is 526 miles. If you divide that by 500, you get 1.05, or approximately 2 days for delivery.

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

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How much does it cost to ship a car from Nevada to California?

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

526 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 Nevada to California 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

The driver was just great! He was friendly and on time! The customer service person I worked with was absolutely amazing too. She helped me step-by-step and was very patient with me as this was my first time shipping a car.

Andrea M, Nevada

My experience with J&S Transportation to transport my two vehicles was great. Customer service was very helpful during the initial quote process and explained everything in detail. The logistics coordinator was also great with his communication with me and the driver for both the pickup and delivery of the cars. I would highly recommend using J&S Transportation to my family and friends.

Darren S, California

It was a great experience! Booking, pickup, delivery all prompt, punctual and professional. Thank you!

David W, California

The transportation experience was fantastic! I highly recommend your service and company to others.

Kia M, Nevada

Most Recent Nevada to California Car Shipping Quotes

Quote Date Pickup Delivery Vehicle type
$551 February 18 Las Vegas, NV Baldwin Hills, CA Car
$551 February 17 Las Vegas, NV Exeter, CA Car
$726 February 11 Reno, NV Santa Rosa, CA Car
$660 February 10 Elko, NV Oakland, CA Compact SUV / Crossover
$835 February 08 Henderson, NV Martinez, CA Midsize Truck
$666 February 07 Elko, NV Piedmont, CA Compact SUV / Crossover
$551 February 02 Boulder City, NV Santa Clarita, CA Car
$551 January 26 Las Vegas, NV Chino, CA Car
$551 January 14 Las Vegas, NV Chino, CA Car
$989 January 13 Reno, NV Martinez, CA XL Vehicle

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Nevada Car Shipping

The first thing that comes to mind when you think of Nevada is probably Las Vegas, the Entertainment Capital of the World, but Nevada is also known for its vast desert landscapes. Outside of the Las Vegas - Henderson metro area, the state is sparsely populated. In fact, few states are as big as Nevada with so little population. Nevada is the 7th largest state by area, but only has approximately 3 million people! If you look at a map, there are mainly three population centers. You have of course the Las Vegas - Henderson metro area in southern Nevada, the Reno - Carson City area in western Nevada, and then some sparsely populated towns along I-80 that cuts West to East across the northern part of the state.

It should be easy to spot which locations are going to be your best car shipping locations in Nevada. The absolute best car shipping location starts with the Las Vegas - Henderson metro area. A very popular shipping route is the Las Vegas and Salt Lake City, UT lane. Carriers regularly go back and forth between those two cities. Las Vegas is also a popular shipping location because it’s relatively close (and along the way) to Los Angeles, CA and Phoenix, AZ, which are two HUGE car shipping locations!

The next best car shipping location is going to be the Reno and Carson City area. While not nearly as popular of a location for car carriers as Las Vegas, it does have a decent number of transports going in and out of the area so shipping cars to or from this location isn't too bad. This location can be challenging, however, when you're shipping to or from locations in Washington and Oregon because there aren't any interstates that directly connect those states with the Reno area.

Rounding out the best car shipping locations in Nevada, you'll want to stick along the I-80 corridor in the northern part of the state.

All other areas of Nevada can be very challenging to ship cars to and from, especially if you're more than 50 miles north or south of the I-80 corridor.

If you want to know how much it costs to ship a car to or from Nevada, and how long it will take to complete, get an instant quote online or call us at (800) 656-7638.

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California Car Shipping

When shipping a car to or from California, I-5 is your friend. That is the main trucking artery in the state. The bulk of all auto transports are up and down the I-5. The closer your pick up and delivery locations are to I-5, the quicker and cheaper your transport will be. The friendliest shipping locations in the state are Sacramento in the north and Los Angeles in the south and any location along the I-5 in between those two cities. San Diego isn’t bad either but given its extreme southern location on I-5, it can sometimes make for a slightly more expensive and longer transport time than those cities further north along I-5.

Other friendly car shipping locations in California include those cities along CA-99, which runs parallel to I-5 and is east of I-5. Those cities would include Chico in the north, down to Yuba City, Modesto, Fresno, and Bakersfield in the south.

Finally, San Jose and the cities along US-101 down to Los Angeles round out the friendly car shipping locations in California.

Now let’s look at the challenging car shipping locations in California. These are locations that will most certainly cost more to ship cars to and from, and where auto transports will take more time to complete.

First up is San Francisco. This isn’t the most challenging location, but it’s certainly not one of the easiest cities to ship cars to or from in California. San Francisco is very time consuming and expensive for car carriers to service. Toll bridges to and from the city are expensive and San Francisco has the highest gas prices in the country. There are also many streets in the city that are restricted to smaller vehicles. All of this makes San Francisco the most unfriendly metro areas west of the Mississippi for car carriers. Be prepared to pay a premium to ship a car to or from San Francisco!

Speaking of the bay area, while San Francisco is challenging, the cities of Oakland, San Leandro, and Fremont aren’t too bad because car carriers don’t have to deal with toll bridges and road restrictions.

The most challenging car shipping locations are going to be those locations that hug the coastline along CA-1 or those locations along US-101 north of San Francisco, those locations in or near the vast forested and mountainous areas of California, and those locations north of Chico that aren’t along I-5 (far northern California).

While we are a door-to-door auto transport company, we have our limitations. There are just some locations trucks can’t get to. If you live in a remote area up in the mountains or deep in a forested area, or if you are shipping to or from one of those restricted streets in San Francisco, you’ll likely have to meet a driver somewhere along a major highway or interstate near your location.

The other challenging aspect of car shipping to or from California is the price of gas in the state. Even in the best economic times the price of gas in California is almost always the highest in the country. Carriers have to make a living so they don't eat those increased costs. They pass them along to you the consumer! As a result, all things being equal, auto transports in and out of California are going to be higher just because of the price of gas in the state so be prepared for that.

To find out what your California auto transport is going to cost and how long it's going to take, get an instant quote on our website or call us (800) 656-7638.

FAQ

Get answers to some of the most commonly asked questions

How do I ship my car to or from Nevada?

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 Nevada?

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.