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California Car Shipping

Expert auto transport services to and from California

Shipping a car to or from California? Read what customers say about using Montway:

Peter Keough 5.0 Montway is by far the best shipping company we have used, and we have moved with the military 22 times in 32 years. We highly recommend them and will use them again in the future!
Brian Kuchay 5.0 Another great job delivering my motorcycles. This is my second time using Montway and I was not disappointed. Both bikes arrived very quickly and with no damage.
Angel Ortiz-Martinez 5.0 This is my first time ever relying on a vehicle transport company. Montway’s service and human touch were phenomenal. 10/10 recommendation from their staff to their drivers.
Robert Meisel 5.0 I’ve transported several cars across the country and Montway has been the best. They have excellent customer service and provide up-to-date communication. I highly recommend them!
Fabrizio R. 5.0 I don't have enough words to share my great experience. Flawless from the moment I booked my car's transportation from Chicago to Miami until delivery. Very professional service.
Marge C. 5.0 Montway moved my car from Seattle to Houston by Christmas on extremely short notice. The whole process was fast, efficient and hassle-free. I will definitely use Montway again!
Brianna Elmgren 5.0 Sending our second vehicle to Hawaii through Montway was probably the easiest part of our entire move. Less than 3 weeks from Arkansas and we drove our truck off the dock in Honolulu!
James Snell 5.0 Montway Auto Transport did an awesome job moving my weekend sports car from Texas to Minnesota. The driver was in constant contact and the car arrived in excellent condition!
Phil Barnes 5.0 Montway delivered on its promise to be fast and effective. I had my son's car transported from his army base in Kansas to NY. His car was picked up and delivered in just days!
Vicky N. 5.0 I would offer Montway MORE THAN FIVE STARS! It’s rare to find such a reputable and integral service. Montway’s staff is highly accommodating and polite. I’ve already referred a friend.
Christopher M. 5.0 I shipped my 1966 Ford Mustang from CA to IN and couldn't be more satisfied. I received a military discount and my car arrived with no damages. A great service with excellent value!
Janai Stanford 5.0 I shipped my car from AZ to MS where it arrived in just three days. It was so fast! The driver provided ongoing contact and status updates. It was delivered in perfect condition.
BK Ortega 5.0 Montway went above and beyond to get my son's new car to him at the military installation he's stationed at. Delivered on time and in perfect condition. A proven winner in my book!
Carl Harris 5.0 From booking to delivery, my experience was great! Their enclosed transport price was very reasonable and my car arrived in 2 days. I will DEFINITELY use Montway in the future!
Peter G. 5.0 The carrier was EXACTLY on time for both pickup and delivery. The car arrived without a mark. I am extremely satisfied with Montway and would not consider anyone else for car shipping.
Wendy 5.0 This is the third time we’ve used Montway to ship our daughter’s car from Houston to Atlanta and back. We recommend them highly. Pick up and drop off could not be easier!
Scott H. 5.0 Montway relocated my classic corvette across the country and did a fantastic job. Communication was clear and concise. The driver was very professional. Class act!
Nicholas Cape 5.0 Montway did a fantastic job picking up our two classic cars from Baltimore. They had them in Indianapolis the next morning! We couldn’t be happier. It’s our 5th time using Montway.
Keoke 5.0 Very fast!! Pickup of my vehicle in Florida within 24 hrs of contract. Delivered to California two days earlier than estimated. The driver was very polite and took great care of my classic car.
Pat W. 5.0 This is my second time using Montway. I needed cross-country transport during the pandemic. They did an excellent job matching me with a professional driver at a very reasonable price.
Bill Cooper 5.0 Great communication and excellent service! I shipped my daughter's car to her college with no issues. I will definitely use them again and recommend them to friends and family.

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Car shipping in California

Transporting your vehicle to or from California

California has so much to offer—glorious weather, quintessential dining, iconic beaches and a relaxed culture that makes it easy to enjoy it all. The climate is one of the main draws to California, but temperatures vary more than you think. Coastal areas are generally warm almost all year while the Central Valley can hit highs in the 90s in the summer and the mid 50s in the winter.

With nearly 300 state and national parks, stunning coastlines and plenty of urban hot spots, thousands of retirees, seasonal travelers, vacationers, families and business professionals come to California every year. Many people bring their vehicles to better explore the state. It’s easier and more affordable than you may think to transport your car to California and it even offers surprising benefits!

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What to consider when shipping a car in California

What is your origin city? What type of vehicle are you shipping? What trailer options are best? There are several factors to consider when transporting your car to or from California. Find out more about how car transport works now.

You may also consider leveraging the expertise of an auto transport broker. A reputable broker offers personalized service and works with you through every step of your vehicle’s move. To spot a quality broker, look for positive customer reviews—the more the better! Also take into account how long the company has been in business, if they have a large and reliable network of auto carriers, have a top rating from the Better Business Bureau and hold the proper industry licenses.

Choose the best California auto transport company

Brokers will also help you determine the best company to move your vehicle to or from California that will meet your needs and work within your timeline and budget.

With a team of vehicle shipping advisors, Montway Auto Transport can offer you helpful information and various transport options to meet your exact needs, timeframe and budget. One of the top states we serve is California, and nationwide we arrange shipments for more than 140,000 vehicles every year. Montway also has expertise arranging shipments for motorcycles, boats, recreational vehicles, ATVs and other specialty vehicles.

Ready to get started? Request a California car shipping quote on our website or call 888-666-8929 to speak with an experienced customer service agent.

Fun facts about California:

  • There are four distinct geographic regions in California—the Coast, the Deserts, the Mountains and the Central Valley.

  • The first person to receive a star on the Walk of Fame in Hollywood was actress Joanne Woodward in 1960. In her career, Joanne was awarded an Academy Award, three Emmy Awards and three Golden Globe Awards.

  • California is home to more professional sports teams than any other state. There are five major league baseball teams alone!

  • Sequoia National Park contains the largest living tree with a trunk that is over 100 feet in circumference.

  • Approximately 99 percent of grapes commercially grown in the United States come from California, according to the California Table Grape Commision. Cheers!

California tourist attractions:

  • Redwood National Park is filled with spectacular trees as well as a variety of outdoor activities, from horse riding and mountain biking, to salmon fishing and kayaking.

  • Put Venice Beach on your weekend to-do list and be entertained by street performers and watch bodybuilders, roller skaters and bikers do their thing.

  • The Golden Gate Bridge near San Francisco is one of the world’s most photographed bridges. Learn more about its rich history with a walking tour.

  • Disneyland in Anaheim features thrilling rides, dazzling shows, themed neighborhoods, diverse restaurants and adventure.

  • Lake Tahoe is one of the largest lakes in the world and a wonderful winter destination if you’re looking for snow skiing, snowmobile riding, snow-tubing or snowshoeing.

Best beaches in California:

  • La Jolla Shores, San Diego: Rent some gear or bring your own to this stretch of sandy beach and enjoy kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, snorkeling and more.

  • Crystal Cove State Park, Laguna Beach: The Bette Midler movie Beaches was filmed on this shoreline that boasts a relaxing vibe, ideal for sunny beach walks or twilight strolls.

  • Navarro River State Beach, Mendocino: Nestled behind a dense grove of redwood trees is this untamed beach. The river offers great fishing, kayaking and canoeing.

  • Huntington City Beach: This internationally renowned destination focuses on surfing and beach life with two miles of wide, well-groomed beaches.

  • Sand Dollar Beach, Big Sur: Part of the iconic strip of coastline in Central California, this beach is breathtaking with bright-blue waters and rich Santa Lucia Mountains.

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Nothing makes us happier than satisfied customers!

Learn more about their experiences shipping autos to and from California with Montway Auto Transport.

"I have several experiences with transporting cars across the country and Montway has been the best. They have excellent customer service and provide up-to-date communication. The process of transporting my car was seamless at both ends. I highly recommend them!"

-Robert Meisel 4/6/21

"I was worried about finding the right company. There are so many scary reviews out there. Montway was voted best online booking so I went with them. Glad I did! The booking process was easy, the price was fair and I had my car from Michigan to California in under 8 days. Much faster than I thought. Easy to communicate with. Highly recommend!!"

-Lisa Wehling 2/18/21

"Thanks goes to the crew at Montway. I now have a mint condition classic truck in my garage that was picked up on time in Hollister California and dropped to me personally in Jacksonville Florida ahead of schedule. The process was simple and there was plenty of communication along the way. Will certainly use them again as the need arises."

-Chris Hanks 5/14/21

"I used Montway to transport my car from San Francisco, CA to Houston, TX. The process was timely and seamless. I highly recommend them, and will use Montway again in the future."

-Tasha Joseph 5/1/21