Shipping a Car Los Angeles to San Francisco

How much does it cost to ship a car from Los Angeles to San Francisco?


Several variables decide the final cost. Vehicle make and model, together with the distance set the base price for shipping. Then the choice of carrier type enters the equation. Shipping a non-running car drives the price up due to additional equipment. Remote areas of the country also cost more. However, current supply and demand decides the final price.

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    Corsia rep (Elena) was very proactive. Helped ship a car from CA to GA. She checked in with me via email quote and several phone calls to find me the best possible quote for the fastest available service. After several communications, Corsia was able to schedule a vehicle pickup the next day. The driver communicated well, and the vehicle arrived in final destination faster than we expected in perfect condition. I highly recommend using Corsia's reliable, efficient service.

    Geet Mp Haryana

    Thanks, Corsia! Pickup was so clean, efficient, and wonderful -- my only recommendation is to make sure you schedule it during the day so you can fully review the car in the daylight. Drop off was equally wonderful, and the whole trip went down without a hitch (pun intended!). Seriously, Corsia delivered my Jeep from CT to California with no issues or bumps in the road!

    Cay Liptak

    High five's all around! Corsia was highly recommended by a friend in the automobile industry. We needed to transport a cargo van from Seattle to Florida. We contacted Corsia who quickly arranged transport within just a few days. Communication was outstanding! Just a few email confirmations and we were all set. Mike was great and arrived right on time and delivered to Florida on schedule. Tip-avoid the hornets nest of auto brokers on line and just contact Corsia for a truly great experience!

    Elizabeth Woodward

    Corsia Memphis to LA, mid-size SUV. I looked at 4 different companies amd Corsia was the most responsive of them. While being responsive, they were not unduly aggressive: when I indicated that I need to wait a month before making a decision they stopped contacting me and only came back with a reminder when I really needed it. Once I decided to engage Corsia they found me a transport within two days and the car was delivered (from Memphis to LA) in another two days. I had a truly positive experience.

    Csaba Kovesdy

    Working with Corsia Logistics was a great experience. Working with Corsia Logistics was wonderful. They were able to find a driver right away to transport our car. They were in constant communication as to when the car was getting picked up and dropped off. The driver also communicated with me as to when he would arrive. I would highly recommend Corsia Logistics.

    Kelly Torres

    Excellent Organization Corsia was an excellent company to work with while I transferred my car across the US. A friend of mine suggested I use them as they had been very organized and trustworthy with her own car. I researched a few different place but decided to go with Corsia and I'm so glad I did! Any questions I had throughout the process they answered quickly and clearly. I would definitely use them again in the future and recommend them for others to use.

    Amy Nelson

    Looking for a logistics company, to ship my car, from California to Illinois,my first search, then Corsia showed up, skeptical. Call and a very friendly secretary: Elena. She guided me through, I scheduled and as she explained, all when smooth as scheduled Very happy I did the right choice. I'll recommend this great Company to anyone that is thinking to relocate a vehicle. Thanks Corsia logistics for your honesty and professionalism!

    Simon Moore

    Top notch Transport - Porsche 997 Top notch! As easy and efficient as one could possibly imagine. Great customer service.. thank you Luke. Great prices. Check. Timely communications. Check. Clean transport trailer. Check. Supremely careful driver. Check. Timely arrival. Check. Don't mess around elsewhere, just call Corsica and feel confident your transports needs are going to be exceeded. My Porsche 911 rode like a Queen in her enclosed chariot. I've never needed a transport company before, and I surely will use them every time. Do yourself a favor, seriously. Call now.

    JW

    Corsia has been amazing. Their prices are really competitive but more importantly their customer service has been 5-Star. Elena followed up with me every step of the way, making sure there was no miscommunication between me & the driver. We are using them to ship a 2nd vehicle & would not hesitate to use them again!

    Carroll Tiffany

    I have recently used Corsia for long time family car with sentimental value that was moved I have recently used Corsia for shipment of my vehicle from Oregon to Arizona by recommendation from other family member who also used Corsia in the past. I am very pleased on the service and the communication throughout shipment. Ken was my direct contact and kept me informed along the move The car was picked up and delivered as communicated. I did use a enclosed mover and the driver was also clean cut professional and treated car as his own. I would definitely recommend Corsia again with the experience I have had. Thank you. T

    Tony Boyd

    How long does it take to ship a car from Los Angeles to San Francisco?

    Shipping a car from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 1 to 2 days. Various factors could affect the shipping times and this means that shipping time is always an estimate. Open auto transport is usually faster and cheaper due to high availability.

    What services does CORSIA offer?

    Corsia Logistics provides the following car shipping services:

    • by carrier type: open and enclosed trailer
    • by time frame: standard and expedited delivery

    Choosing a carrier type really depends on the type of vehicle you need to ship. Standard everyday sedans, such as your Honda Civic or Toyota Corolla usually go on an open-air trailer. If you need to ship a high-end sports or luxury automobile, or any classic vehicle you should choose enclosed trailer.

    Standard car shipping means that a carrier will pick up your vehicle within few days. Delivery, in this case would be 5-7 days. However, please keep in mind that all dates and times are only estimates.

    Expedited delivery could guarantee that your car is picked up or delivered on or by a specified date and time.

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    Open auto transport is the standard solution. It is faster and cheaper. Open carriers are readily available and this makes them efficient and preferred by private customers and businesses alike.

    Enclosed auto transport is a preferred solution for sports and high-end automobiles. It offers complete protection from weather and road elements. However, it could take a bit longer to book and schedule. It is more expensive as well.

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    What documents do I need when shipping a car?

    Domestic transport is easy. When shipping a car from Los Angeles to San Francisco, you or someone on your behalf must release the vehicle to the carrier at pick-up.

    The person at pick-up will also need to sign a Bill of Lading (BOL). The BOL is a receipt and an inspection report. When the carrier inspects the car you need to check with that all existing damages are marked before you sign. Never sign a blank or incomplete document.

    San Francisco is not Los Angeles

    Moving up north, to San Francisco, is a big decision, but surely there are many reasons for you to relocate. Whether that is a new job in the Silicon Valley, or simply change of scenery, – fog instead of smog, it doesn’t matter. What matters is that you are moving to San Francisco! Without a doubt, Northern California has a lot to offer.

    Whether you want to go skiing or wake boarding, surfing in the cold Pacific ocean or sailing, – you can surely find it all in the San Fran bay area.

    With its spectacular views and plenty of places to ski northern California is certainly a gem. Lake Tahoe is less than three-hour drive from San Francisco. Are you a fan of the great outdoors? There is an abundance of national parks in close proximity where you can go hiking and biking, and reconnect with the nature.

    Golden Gate National Recreational Area and Muir Woods National Monument to name a couple. And if you are keen on wines, Napa and Sonoma Valley – the world’s most famous wine regions, are just a short ride away. Keep in mind all the small and beautiful wineries as well. So, welcome to San Francisco!

    Now, if you don’t want to drive across the state or have more than one vehicle, you can hire a professional auto transporter such as Corsia to help you with the task of moving your vehicles. Shipping a car to San Francisco from Los Angeles is easy.

    If you would like to learn more about San Francisco please check:

    City and Country of San Francisco government website

    Demographics and Economics Statistics on the public library’s website

    Corsia Logistics is a registered USDOT broker and carrier. We have our own truck serving the west coast and work with a select group of reliable partners to service the whole of California daily. Transporting a vehicle across the state does not take more than two days. For more information please visit our Questions section or simply call our team of consultants. Our logistics experts will answer your questions and help you the best service for your vehicle. Thank you!

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    Our dedicated team of professional logistics experts will answer all of your questions and help you choose the best solution.