Kentucky to California Car Shipping

Kentucky to California Car Shipping

The easiest way to ship a car from Kentucky to California

Kentucky to California Car Shipping Experts

When you need to ship a car from Kentucky to California, you need car shipping experts you can rely on. Through our advanced network of over 14,000 open and enclosed auto transporters nationwide, we can provide you with a safe and reliable way to ship a car from Kentucky to California.

Pickup Anywhere in Kentucky Delivery Anywhere in California

We provide direct door-to-door car shipping service from any residential or business location in Kentucky to any location in California.

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Kentucky to California Car Shipping Experts

When you need to ship a car from Kentucky to California, you need car shipping experts you can rely on. Through our advanced network of over 14,000 open and enclosed auto transporters nationwide, we can provide you with a safe and reliable way to ship a car from Kentucky to California.

Pickup Anywhere in Kentucky Delivery Anywhere in California

We provide direct door-to-door car shipping service from any residential or business location in Kentucky to any location in California.

Route Availability

8 / 10

Based on recent dispatch reports, the carrier availability rating from Kentucky to California is 8/10.

Approximate Distance

2,300 miles

The center of each state is used to approximate mileage between locations.

Estimated Transit Time

4 - 6 days

Estimated transit times are based on carriers traveling up to 500 miles per day.

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Shipping from the State Of Kentucky

The state of Kentucky is part of the east south-central region of the U.S. Eastern Kentucky lies in the Applachian mountain ranges. The north of the state is bound by the Ohio river while the southern part of the state is similarly enclosed by the Mississippi river.

Kentucky is best divided into five separate regions geographically. These are the Cumberland plateau, the Bluegrass region, the PennyRoyal plateau, the Western Coal fields and finally the Jackson purchase. Kentucky has a humid subtropical climate.

Kentucky to California Car Shipping
Car Shipping Kentucky to California

Shipping to the State Of California

Nicknamed "the Golden State", California is located along the Pacific coast of the United States. It is bordered by Oregon to the north, by Nevada and Arizona to the west, and by Mexico to the south.

The capital of California is Sacramento, and its largest city is Los Angeles. California is the most populous state in the United States, with an estimated population of over 38 million. California is the third largest state by area in the country, with a total of 163,696 square miles (423,970 square kilometers).

California is divided into 58 counties and there are 481 incorporated cities and towns. There are five major metropolitan areas in California, around which most of the states population resides. These metropolitan areas are Los Angeles, the San Francisco Bay Area, Riverside-San Bernadino, San Diego, and Sacramento.

Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about the vehicle shipping process.


The cost of shipping a car from Kentucky to California depends on the type of vehicle you are shipping and the timeframe you intend to ship. Calculate your Kentucky to California car shipping quote instantly via our online quote calculator to get an accurate rate for your transport.


The estimated transit time from Kentucky to California is 4 - 6 days. The approximate distance for this route is around 2,300 miles. Standard carriers typically travel an average of 500 miles per day. Expedited service is also available for shipments that require quicker delivery.


Shipping a car from Kentucky to California with RoadRunner is as easy as 1-2-3. Step 1 - Calculate your instant car shipping quote and select a convenient time for pickup. Step 2 - Your vehicle is picked up from your sepcified location in Kentucky. Step 3 - Your vehicle is delivered to your specified location in California.


All shipments include basic liabilty coverage during transit. Comprehensive insurance options are available for an elevated level of shipment coverage during transit. You will be able to select a level of coverage during the booking process. If you have further questions regarding insurance options give us a call.


You may ship personal belongings inside of your car, the total weight of these items cannot be more than a hundred pounds and has to be left in the trunk or back seats (under the window line). Please note that personal belonging are not covered under insurance if they are reported as damaged or missing.


The driver will get the car transporter as close to your door as he can legally and safely get. In most cases, the driver will be able to pickup and deliver directly at your door. Some cities may have restrictions on large trucks that prohibit them from driving into residential areas. Auto transport trucks are large and need lots of room to maneuver and turn around, so if access to the pickup or delivery location is restricted by narrow streets, low-hanging trees or tight turns, the driver may ask that you meet at a location nearby with a large parking lot, such as a grocery store.


Make sure your car has been completely clean, both inside and outside. This is particularlly important because this will help the driver conduct their inspection in order to assess any pre-existing damage on your vehicle. You will also want to make there are no additional personal items in the vehicle unless you intend to ship those with the vehicle (remember those items must total less than 75 pounds combined and kept below the window-line of the vehicle). Be sure to inform the driver of any special circumstances concerning the vehicle. Finally, make sure there is a quarter tank of gas in the car at the time it is picked up for shipment.