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Kansas Auto Transport

Are you looking for vehicle shipping to or from Kansas? With so many auto shipping websites on the internet it can be a complicated process. We offer the solution. Our shipping associates have many trucks in the Sunflower State, Kansas. We specialize in providing you with the best options and best rates for shipping your vehicle. By completing the form on this page or calling 1-866-446-9143 you will receive free quotes from 10 different transport companies to help you find the lowest rate and a delivery/pickup schedule that meets your needs. All the transport companies we work with are in all locations of Kansas including Pittsburg, Fort Scott, Bonner Springs, Gardner, Coffeyville, and Parsons, several times a week. We check each car shipping company to verify they are licensed, insured and bonded through the US Department of Transportation. We also check their driving history to ensure they have a safe driving record and the experience to ensure your vehicle arrives in good condition and on schedule. Below are some of the Kansas car transports recently completed by our partners.

  • 2009 Hummer H2, Overland Park, KS to Boston, MA
  • 2013 Volvo C70, Manhattan, KS to Fort Worth, TX
  • 2019 Cadillac Escalade, Olathe, KS to Jacksonville, FL
  • 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio, Shawnee, KS to San Jose, CA
  • 2015 Honda Crosstour, Lawrence, KS to Detroit, MI
  • 2012 Volvo S60, Kansas City, KS to Philadelphia, PA
  • 2018 Subaru Forester, Wichita, KS to Dallas, TX
  • 2019 Ford GT, Salina, KS to Chicago, IL

Kansas Auto Transport Rates

Your transport requirements can greatly impact the cost of having your auto transported. You can save significantly by choosing open transport instead of enclosed. Auto dealerships safely receive autos from open car carrier trailers every day. To save money we highly recommend this option unless you are shipping an irreplaceable antique, sports car, race car, or luxurious vehicle. Other important cost factors include the size, weight and type of car or truck. The body type such as convertible, extended cab pickup, crossover, full size pickup, crew cab truck, and full-size car you are shipping can also impact your rate. Typically, the larger the vehicles size, the higher the transport cost. If your vehicle has any non-standard accessories that have altered the length, width, or height of your vehicle they can also increase the cost of transport. Listed below are some of the non-standard accessories that can increase cost.

  • Trailer hitch
  • Nerf bars
  • Side steps
  • Lift kits
  • Oversized antennas
  • Over sized tires
  • Extended side mirrors
  • Rear bumper guards
  • Running lights

Kansas auto transport rates are calculated per mile and these rates change depending on the cost of fuel. Often you can find a lower rate by driving your vehicle to a shipping terminal and picking the vehicle up at another shipping terminal near your delivery address. Terminal to terminal service can save you a lot of money but if you need or prefer the convenience of door to door service make sure that your pick-up and drop-off locations are both accessible by a full-sized semi-tractor trailer. If the car or truck you are transporting is not operational this will significantly increase your rate. You must inform the shipping company if your auto is inoperable. The time of year also affects the rates of the auto transport shipping carriers, summer is high season and the rates are increased. The method of payment you choose to use for your vehicle delivery can sometimes affect your rate and some companies prefer COD. Most carriers accept COD and credit cards. Please check with the company first if you desire to pay with a check.

Quick Auto Transport Rates Guide

  • Open or Eclosed - Major Impact
  • Vehicle Accessories - Moderate Imapct
  • Fuel Cost - Moderate Imapct
  • Dropoff Location - Minor Impact
  • Terminal to Terminal - Major Impact
  • Vehicle Size - Moderate Imapct
  • Multiple Vehciles- Moderate Impact
  • Inoperable - Major Impact
  • Season - Moderate Imapct

Regardless of the above factors our associate partners will work to get you the lowest rate for your Kansas car or truck transport. You will receive 10 free auto shipping quotes from our partner carriers that will best coordinate to both your price range and delivery schedule. Our trusted partner’s quotes are always among the best rates you will find in the auto transport business. Let us exceed your expectations and get your quotes right now. Simply fill in the form or call us at 1-866-446-9143 to get started today.

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Kansas Auto Shipping Process

The best way to avoid any problems with your Kansas car shipping is by careful preparation. Vehicles that cannot be steered and/or do not have functioning brakes will cost significantly more. You MUST inform the carrier of the vehicles condition and be prepared to pay a higher rate. Many drivers will not transport an inoperable vehicle if they have not been first notified. Be sure that both your delivery and pick up addresses are correct. Remember that weight is a major factor in your rate. Do not use your vehicle as a method to ship other personal items and have only a quarter tank of gas or less in your vehicle at the time of pick up. You can ship an inoperable vehicle, but it will be more expensive.

When your car or truck is picked up you will be required to complete a bill of lading. It is very important to accurately complete this document. The driver and you will inspect your vehicle and document any damage to the vehicle, such as dents, broken windows, paint scratches, etc. Many drivers will take photos of any damage to protect themselves from false claims. When you or your authorized representative receives your auto at the drop-off location be sure that you, or they, carefully check the entire vehicle prior to signing the bill of lading. Failing to do this can make it very difficult if not impossible to receive compensation for any unfortunate damage. We carefully choose the best auto shipping carriers in the business but should any unexpected issue or problems come up you should definitely report them to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

To keep your vehicle shipping simple and hassle-free, the most important action you can take is to maintain open communication throughout the process. Our Kansas trusted carriers will always attempt to remain in contact with you. Our affiliated auto transport services usually provide on-time pick-ups and deliveries, but occasionally unforeseeable situations can arise over the road. Inclement weather, road conditions, construction detours, traffic etc. occasionally impact scheduled pick-up and delivery times. Good communication with your carrier or driver can alleviate any stress should any unexpected delays or issues arise.

Shipping Impacts

When choosing door to door transport services, local road conditions can impact pickup and delivery times and locations. Most Kansas auto transports are accomplished by semi-trailers. These 18 wheelers are difficult to maneuver on narrow roads and streets. Kansas has 287,100 miles of roadways with many rural roads and other road conditions that will prevent or limit access for semi-trailers. If the pickup and/or delivery locations have any obstructions that could prevent the truck from accessing the location we recommend you select a different location. This can easily be accomplished by coordinating with the driver. Selecting a mall or supermarket parking lot is usually best. Traffic can also impact pickup and/or drop-off schedules. We recommend you check road and traffic conditions for delays. Check here to find current traffic conditions in Kansas. Following are some of the road conditions to consider when selecting a pickup or drop-off location.

Pickup and Delivery Impacts Guide

  • Narrow bridges
  • Accsess hours
  • Railroad tracks
  • Limited Access Avenues
  • Low overpasses
  • Low hanging tree branches
  • One way streets
  • Dead end streets
  • Road construction

Kansas has an average of 221 sunny days per year and weather seldom impacts car shipping pick-ups or vehicle deliveries. Summers are fairly warm, and winters are mild with temperatures averaging about 37 degree during the day. Average summer highs are in the high 80’s. The eastern areas of the state average 30 to 40 inches of rainfall annually but the western areas are much drier. Statewide the average yearly snowfall is only 15 inches but ice occasional will impact shipping schedules in the winter months. Check the current Kansas weather for any possible auto shipping delays.

It's your vehicle, we want to provide you the best shipping options at the lowest rates to ship your car or truck.  At autotransporterrates.com we continuously work to give you the service and respect you and your vehicle deserve. Complete the form on this page to receive free Kansas Auto Transport quotes or call us at 1-866-446-9143. And see when great our service is.