Ship Car from Maryland to California

At a distance of about 3,000 miles, the drive from Maryland (MD) to California (CA) is a very long, cross-country trek. If you’ve been thinking about making such a drive, between the two states, just to move a vehicle, you really need to look into having your vehicle transported by a professional company. Don’t drive it yourself, American Auto Transport can save you the hassle, time, and money! Contact us today to make your auto transport reservation today.

A national leader in auto transportation logistics, American Auto Transport has transported thousands of vehicles from California to Maryland. We deliver all of the vehicles entrusted to our care on time, safely, and securely. Our clients are satisfied and we have many repeat customers. Look into our Maryland to California auto transport services.

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Below we’ve outlined an example of how American Auto Transport can help save you time, money and even make your life easier. Driving your vehicle from Baltimore, Maryland to Los Angeles, California will take you roughly 40 hours in driving alone.

You must also take into consideration the wear and tear on your vehicle and the risk of the car being damaged during the commute. American Auto Transport can have your vehicle delivered in roughly 5 days.

Additional factors to consider before transporting on your own: Theft, Accidents, Unnecessary Wear and Tear, Unexpected Cost and Issues May Arise, Disputes Related to Long-Distance Hauling, Other Unanticipated Problems (Theft, Damages, Delays), risk of being pulled over and given a citation.

Accident Statistics: You should know that in 2019, there were 6,756,000 police-reported motor vehicle crashes, including 1,916,000 crashes involving injury and 33,244 crashes involving death. (NHTSA, 2021). Rear-end crashes are the most frequently occurring type of collision, accounting for approximately 29% of all crashes. (NHTSA, 2017) (Source:

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Costs when transporting your own vehicle:

  • Plane ticket – $250-1300
  • Food – $300-500
  • Time / Opportunity Costs – $350-500
  • Gas – $450-600
  • Lodging – $300-500

Approximate costs: $3,000.00

That means your total potential costs of moving the car, truck, or van on your own could run you almost $3,000! That’s $3,000 of your well-earned money — money that could be better spent on a family vacation or other fun things. You don’t need to spend that much money just to ship a car from Maryland to California or vice versa — just contact us here at American Auto Transport and we’ll take the hassle out of vehicle transportation. We offer free quotes with absolutely no obligation and are always happy to answer your questions about auto transport. Call American Auto Transport today at (866) 327-7863 for more information about Maryland to California auto transport.

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