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Shipping cars from Florida to California

Need a price to move a car or truck from Florida to California? Use our convenient website to get an instant auto transport quote from Direct Connect Auto Transport and trust your auto transport experience to the best shippers in the business!

Schedule your vehicle pickup in Florida

Florida is a state in the southeastern region of the United States, also known as “The Sunshine State”. Florida had an estimated population of 19,893,297 in 2014. Major cities include Jacksonville, Miami, Tampa, and Tallahassee. The transportation department is known as the Florida Department of Transportation. (FDOT) Popular routes traveled in Florida are Highway I-4, I-75, I-95. The Florida Keys is often great for road trips, the 113-mile drive on Highway 1 from mainland Florida to Key West has distant islands you can see as you drive over the ocean. Highway 1’s concrete stretches across with the Atlantic spreading out to the left, the Gulf to the right. A ride on Highway A1A takes travelers on the the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway to view a narrow barrier island with amazing views. South Beach is one of the biggest attractions Florida has to offer, where there are many nightclubs and beach lovers enjoy relaxing.

Have your vehicle delivered to California

California is an America state located on the West Coast of North America. Known as the, “Golden State”, California is the most populous state in of the United States with a population of 38,802,500. Major cities include Los Angeles, San Diego, Sacramento, and San Jose. California’s transportation department is called California Department of Transportation. (CALTRANS) A few popular routes in California are Route 1, Highway I-5, I-8, I-10, I-15, I-40, I-80. Route 1 is nationally recognized as one of the most scenic routes in the nation, as it runs along most of the Pacific coastline of California. California is also home to one of the Wonders of the Modern World, The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. Nearly 2 miles long, the Golden Gate Bridge connects Route 1 to U.S. Route 101. The Golden Gate Bridge is considered, “The Most Beautiful, and Certainly the Most photographed, bridge in the world”. Hollywood is also a major attraction, as many celebrities work and live in the glamorous area.

The auto shipping process has many steps and we'll do our best to make moving your vehicle as easy and stress-free as possible. Once you have seen your individualize auto transport rate, you can move forward and place your order right through our website. You will need specific information about the pickup and delivery addresses to enable us to ensure a smooth transportation from door-to-door.

auto transport Florida to CaliforniaOnce your order is placed, your vehicle is scheduled for pickup by our professional dispatchers. Direct Connect Auto Transport dispatches hundreds of vehicles each week, so most cars are picked up eithin 48 hours, but factors like weather and road conditions can delay the process. We keep you aprised of the status of your vehicle in transit and you can always call for an update. All of our auto shipping services come with a Damage-Free Guarantee

On the delivery date, your vehicle will be delivered to the specified address. Since we've been treating your cars like our own for over 20 years, we are confident we will earn your complete satisfaction, and we'll ask for you to review our service to you.

Our industry experience and commitment to customer satisfaction is put into every car we transport. You can trust your vehicle to us.

Cheap Car Transportation Options

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Open Auto Carrier Shipping from Florida

The most affordable option for shipping a car is on a 10-car open car carrier, pictured above. These are the workhorses of the car shipping industry, and we are dispatching vehicles on them every day.

Enclosed Transportation to California

We offer protective enclosed auto carriers and more affordable open auto transport carrier options to fit any vehicle you may have and will work hard to ensure your nothing but satisfied.

We are committed to getting your vehicle from Florida to California in the same condition as when we pick it up.

Make sure your car transportation is handled by the professionals. Get it right the first time and with Direct Connect Auto Transport we are sure your experience will be great!

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General Manager: John Costelac
Phone: 877-668-3227

Monday-Friday: 8am - 6pm
Saturday: 9am - 3pm
Sunday: Closed

Frequently asked questions

  • How can I scheduled my auto shipping order?
  • You can conveniently and easily book your shipment using our secure online system 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You also have the option of booking for a professional shipping coordinator, by calling us at 877-668-3227 8 am EST to 5 pm PST.
  • When will the carrier truck deliver my vehicle to California?
  • Your vehicle is delivered within 1 to 10 days, based on the mileage. The complete transport time depends on actual distance. Our drivers travel 300 to 500 miles on a daily basis.
  • Can I track the progress of my Florida to California transport online?
  • We have a convenient online tracking system that is available 24 hours per day, seven days a week. This tracking update is provided to you in real-time, showing the actual progress of the vehicle. Simply use your unique booking number provided to you during scheduling, and enter it when prompted. You may also track your shipment over the phone.
  • Is my vehicle insured during the transportation to California?
  • All of our vehicle shipments are insured against all in-transit damage. This also includes damage that is caused by our drivers or employees, or equipment failure damages., or equipment failure by the assigned auto shipping or car transport truck. By law, all of our drivers and transport trucks carry a minimum of $750,000 public liability insurance.
  • How do I pay for auto shipping?
  • We accept many forms of payment, including Visa, Master Card, American Express, Discover, electronic transfer, personal checks, money orders, and official company checks. These payments are accepted for a deposit or for the full pre-payment. Balances due upon delivery can only be paid by cash, cashier's check, postal money order, or an official bank check. No credit cards are accepted for vehicle delivery balance at this juncture.
  • Does someone have to be present in Florida?
  • You or another party must be present for both pick-up and delivery of the vehicle. This is to sign the initial and final inspection reports. This person can be anyone you designate over the age of 18.
  • Can I put personal items in my vehicle?
  • We highly suggest that personal items are not stored during transit, because they are not covered by insurance if they are damaged. However, if it is a necessity, personal items that are stored in the vehicle must not exceed 100 lbs., and must be located in the trunk or below the window line.
  • How do I get a quote for shipping my vehicle from Florida to California?
  • You can either click on the Get Quote link for a free instant online quote, or call us to receive a quote from a professional shipping coordinator. You will need to specify where in Florida the vehicle would be picked up and where in California you need the vehicle delivered. You must provide the zipcodes for each so that our auto shipping calculator can provide you with our most competitive instant auto transport rates.
  • How far in advance should I schedule my auto transport?
  • We suggest booking at least 2 to 3 weeks in advance, so we can better guarantee and accommodate your needs. It is best to book as far advance as possible, but we do understand this is not always feasible.
  • Where in Florida will my vehicle be picked up by the carrier truck and delivered?
  • The driver or dispatcher will make definite arrangements as to the pickup and delivery addresses. In most cases, our drivers can come right to your front door. However, side and residential streets often have restrictions concerning large trucks driving into the area. In these instances, the driver may ask that you bring the vehicle to a location with a large parking lot, such as a grocery store.
  • What else do you ship other than cars, trucks & motorcycles?
  • We ship far more than just cars, trucks, and SUVs. We also specialize in shipping other vehicles such as vans, motorcycles, limousines, boats, and RVs. We can also ship heavy equipment and oversized loads. For any questions regarding shipping, please call one of our professional shipping coordinators.

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