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Illinois Auto Transport

Ship Your Car, Truck or Motorcycle to Illinois with Confidence

The Land of Lincoln is a popular destination for many individuals and businesses. When making a move to Illinois, including Chicago and the surrounding suburbs, getting your car transported safely is an important part of the plan. Rather than drive the car yourself, you can choose to instead hire an auto transport company to move your car safely from door-to-door.

How Much Does It Cost To Ship a Car in Illinois

We Make Shipping Cars in Illinois Simple

  • Request a quote from the trusted professionals at Direct Connect®

    Direct Connect Auto Transport ships nationwide and overseas, to and from Illinois, for just about any type of vehicle.

  • Review your quote with our transport professionals

    We make sure all the details are correct before we schedule your pickup so that the transit through Illinois goes smoothly as scheduled.

  • Schedule Your Pickup

    The chosen transport carrier arrives to pickup your vehicle and ship it wherever you need it to go!

That saves you the trouble of having to drive the vehicle yourself, as well as the associated costs for fuel, food and lodging along the way. It also cuts out all the wear and tear on your vehicle from a long road trip. 

When looking for car shipping services in Illinois, it’s important to find dependable, experienced professionals who offer all the equipment and services you need. You also want an auto transport company that has a reputation for customer service and a long history of positive customer reviews. Factors to keep in mind include:

Cost. Companies should offer you the chance to get an obligation-free quote online.

Transport options.Professional auto transport companies offer open, enclosed and flatbed carriers and can transport cars, trucks, SUVS, compacts, motorcycles, classic cars and even boats.

Proper license and insurance.Proper license and insurance. Only work with fully insured companies that have met all federal and state regulations to operate as a commercial carrier.

Favorable reviews. Reviews of the company from past customers should be generally favorable.

Illinois Car Shipping FAQ

How Much Does It Cost To Ship a Car?

For the most part, the same factors determine cost whether you ship a car, truck, motorcycle, boat or other type of vehicle to or from Illinois. You can get an instant quote by using our secure online quote and order form.

Distance. The cost of shipping a car to or from Illinois depends in part on the distance, which impacts fuel and driver labor hours.

Type of carrier.Direct Connect Auto Transport offers open carriers, the most cost-efficient auto transport option, as well as enclosed carriers that offer more protection for vehicles in a temperature-controlled environment.

Type of vehicle.The size of a vehicle also impacts cost. Direct Connect has experience in every type of vehicle, including cars, trucks, SUVs, RVs, boats, motorcycles and commercial construction equipment.

Location.Your destination in Illinois can impact the cost of service. For example, large cities such as Chicago, Aurora, Naperville and the surrounding communities are generally less costly than more remote areas.

Seasonal factors. The auto transport industry has seasons that are busier than others. Typically, they include summer and early fall. Moving during these times can impact cost.

How Far In Advance Should I Schedule My Auto Transport?

At Direct Connect Auto Transport, we suggest booking at least two to three weeks in advance. During the busy season, the earlier you can book, the better chance you have at getting the exact date you want for your service. We do our best to fit in your move no matter when you contact us. You can call 800-980-2222 to get more information on how to book your auto transport service.

How Can I Pay for My Illinois Auto Transport?

Direct Connect Auto Transport accepts MasterCard, Visa, American Express or Discover for deposits and full prepayment. Balances due upon delivery can only be paid for by cash, cashier's check, postal money order or an official bank check.

Is My Car Shipped Door-to-Door in Illinois?

Direct Connect Auto Transport picks up and drops off your vehicle at your residence, office or any place you request, as long as it is accessible and allowed by local law. There’s no need to go to a terminal to ship your vehicle or accept delivery.

What Are Some of the Most Common Vehicles Shipped to Illinois?

They include the Honda Civic and Accord, Volkswagen Beetle convertible, Lincoln Continental, Honda CR-V and Toyota Camry.

Illinois offers one of the nation’s great cities in Chicago, a great university town in Champaign, and many other fantastic cities and towns. Moving there is the start of a great adventure as people start a new phase of life. By partnering with Direct Connect Auto Transport, you can make the move that much less stressful for you and your family. Contact us to find out how we can safely and conveniently move your vehicle to Illinois.


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