How much does car shipping cost?


Car shipping costs, specifically for open car shipping, are estimated around $1.85/mile for short distances (1-500 miles) or $555 for a 300-mile trip. Medium distances average about $.91/mile (500-1500 miles) or $910 for 1000 miles. Long distances (1500+ miles) are about $.59/mile or $1,180 for a 2000-mile trip. It’s important to note that car shipping costs may vary and the rates for enclosed car shipping will be higher.


When it comes to shipping your vehicle, there are several factors that come into play when determining the cost. Everything from the type of vehicle you’re shipping to the type of shipping method you choose will affect the price.

To get a clear idea of what your final cost will be, we recommend You can also speak with a Hawk Auto Transport representative at 509-379-7075 to discuss your shipment and request a quote. This will give you the most accurate estimate possible, taking into account factors such as the distance of the shipment, seasonal demand, any additional services required and current market rates.


Average car shipping cost per mile
Distance Open transport Enclosed transport
1-500 miles $1.85/mile $2.53/mile
501-1,500 miles $.91/mile $1.25/mile
1,500+ miles $.59/mile $.84/mile

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