California to North Carolina Auto Shipping

Shipping of a Vehicle from California to North Carolina

We specifically specialize in shipping cars to North Carolina from California as well as many others.  Our California to North Carolina Auto Transport route runs all year long with the best rates possible. This is thanks to the amount of vehicles shipping from each state.

Shipping vehicles between California and North Carolina is one of our most popular cross-country routes since opening our doors. Given the large populations in these great states, it's no wonder that many people choose to ship their cars both from California to North Carolina!

As a dedicated door-to-door auto transporter, we offer convenient pick-up from any residential or business address in California and will make sure of safe and prompt delivery to any address in North Carolina. You can choose between open or enclosed shipping options. Get an instant quote today to see how affordable it is to ship your car from California to North Carolina!

How much does it cost to ship a car from California to North Carolina?

There are a few factors involved. The first will depend on the specific pick up location in CA and the delivery location in NC.  It will also depend on the size and weight of the vehicle, the type of shipping which can be open or enclosed, and of course if it’s running or non-running.

You easily learn how much it will cost to ship a car from California to North Carolina by getting an instant quote with our calculator, or calling us at 800-284-7177. Use our easy steps.

How long does it take to ship a car from California to North Carolina?

Carriers can travel around 300-500 miles per day. If you take the total distance of your route and divide by an average of 400, you'll get the estimated number of days it will take to ship a car from California to North Carolina.

But don’t worry, when you book the shipping, we give you the estimated delivery time for your specific California to North Carolina shipping when you reserve the order.

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Delivery - Your vehicle arrives and you receive it
Consider trusting your California to North Carolina vehicle shipping needs to NX. To simplify the process for you, we've come up with a straightforward approach divided into three manageable steps:
  1. Request a quote and make a reservation online or via phone.
  2. Schedule vehicle pickup.
  3. Receive your vehicle at your chosen destination.

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Based on recent data from our shipping this year, 80% of vehicles in California and going to North Carolina get picked up in 4-5 days!

Routes Shipping From California

California to Alaska
California to Arizona
California to Colorado
California to Florida
California to Georgia
California to Idaho
California to Illinois
California to Michigan
California to Minnesota
California to Montana
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California to New Jersey
California to New York
California to North Carolina
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Shipping To California Routes

Alaska to California
Arizona to California
Colorado to California
Florida to California
Georgia to California
Idaho to California
Illinois to California
Michigan to California
Minnesota to California
Nevada to California
New Jersey to California
New York to California
North Carolina to California
Ohio to California
Oregon to California
Pennsylvania to California
South Carolina to California
Tennessee to California
Texas to California
Utah to California
Washington to California
Montana to California

Shipping To North Carolina

Arizona to North Carolina
California to North Carolina
Florida to North Carolina
Illinois to North Carolina
Minnesota to North Carolina
Montana to North Carolina
New Jersey to North Carolina
New York to North Carolina
Oregon to North Carolina
Texas to North Carolina
Washington to North Carolina

Shipping From North Carolina

North Carolina to Arizona
North Carolina to California
North Carolina to Florida
North Carolina to Illinois
North Carolina to Minnesota
North Carolina to Montana
North Carolina to New Jersey
North Carolina to New York
North Carolina to Oregon
North Carolina to Texas
North Carolina to Washington


From California Car Shipping

When shipping a from California, the closer your pick-up and delivery locations are to I-5, the faster and cheaper your transport will be as the I-5 freeway is your go-to route, every time. As the main trucking artery in the state, it handles the majority of auto transport for us.

The most convenient locations along I-5 are Sacramento in the north and Los Angeles in the south, including any city in between. San Diego, although a viable option, can sometimes result in slightly higher costs and longer transport times due to its southernmost position on I-5.

Another favorable shipping route in California is CA-99, which runs parallel to I-5 but slightly east. Key cities along CA-99 include Chico in the north, Yuba City, Modesto, Fresno, and Bakersfield in the south. These locations are also considered friendly for car shipping.

San Jose and the cities along US-101, down to Los Angeles, are also convenient shipping locations in California. However, there are challenging areas for car shipping within the state. San Francisco, for example, is not the most difficult even though it's very populated. This is largely in part due to the city's toll bridges, super expensive gas prices, and many restricted streets make it an very costly and a time-consuming destination. Consequently, it's safe to say shipping to or from San Francisco typically comes at a premium beaause of all the hassle carriers have to deal with to maneuver around.

The most difficult locations for car shipping are those along CA-1, the coastline, and US-101 north of San Francisco, as well as areas within California's vast forested and mountainous regions. Remote locations, particularly north of Chico and away from I-5, also pose significant challenges.

In contrast, other cities such as Oakland, San Leandro, and Fremont are far  less problematic for car carriers due to the absence of toll bridges and fewer road restrictions.

Inaccessible areas, such as those deep in forests, high in the mountains, or on restricted streets in San Francisco, may require meeting the driver at a nearby major highway or interstate.

Another challenging aspect of car shipping in California is the high cost of gas, which is consistently among the highest in the nation. Carriers must pass these increased costs to consumers, making auto transports in and out of California more expensive.

To North Carolina Car Transport

North Carolina's major highways like I-95, I-85, and I-40, facilitate efficient car shipping routes in and out of the state. Additionally, ports like the Port of Wilmington play a crucial role in international vehicle shipping, handling cars imported to and exported from the state. These ports, combined with the state's strategic location on the East Coast, make North Carolina a key hub for car shipping logistics. 

Dealerships frequently move vehicles between locations, while auto manufacturers and suppliers rely on shipping services for distribution. The military presence in the state, with bases such as Fort Bragg and Camp Lejeune, also contributes to the demand for car shipping, as service members often relocate and require vehicle transport.

As far as new residents that are coming into the state,  they are often drawn to North Carolina for its relatively affordable cost of living, job opportunities, and nature. The state's economy is very stable and strong, with strong jobs in technology, finance, healthcare, and education. Cities like Raleigh and Charlotte are particularly attractive due to their  job markets, with Raleigh being part of the "Research Triangle", a big hub for tech companies. The state's quality of life, combined with A+ schools and a range of recreational activities, makes it an appealing place for families and professionals.

However, some residents choose to move out of North Carolina with their vehicles for various reasons. One common factor is the pursuit of job opportunities elsewhere, especially in specialized industries not as prevalent in the state. Additionally, while the cost of living is generally lower than the national average, some areas, particularly the cities, have seen rising housing costs, which can be a deterrent for some. Others may leave due to personal reasons,

Car shipping in and out of North Carolina is a thriving industry, reflecting the state's dynamic economy and its status as a significant relocation destination.


Get an instant quote to find out what your California to North Carolina auto transport will cost and how long it will take to ship!


How do I ship my car to or from California to North Carolina?

The price we give you a fair price and the estimated time of delivery for your specific shipping route. From there you can book an order online or book an order with us over the phone. The first step is to get an instant cost quote on our car shipping calculator or giving us a call at 800-284-7177.

Do you provide open and enclosed car shipping to or from California to North Carolina?

Absolutely! We have both open and enclosed shipping. You can pick on the online quote system or call us.

What payment methods do you accept to North Carolina?

We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, AMEX, and debit cards. You can pay a deposit and cash later or put it all on your card!

What's included in the instant quote from California to North Carolina?

Everything is included in the quote.  Taxes, Insurance, and all surcharges. No hidden fees with NX!