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Best Car Shipping Companies in Nashville, TN

Aug. 23, 2019, 3:07 p.m.

Moving to a new home is one of life’s most stressful events. In addition to packing up your belongings, you must figure out how your vehicle will get to your new destination. Many Nashville residents choose to have their car shipped using an auto transport service. Our partners at ConsumerAffairs researched the best car shipping companies in Nashville to help make your transition as smooth as possible.

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#1
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eShip

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(561) 409-5116
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eShip
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Features
  • Vehicle transport tracking
  • 99% customer satisfaction rate
  • Available in Nashville
  • Enclosed transit available
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Sherpa Auto Transport
Sherpa Auto Transport
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  • Quotes backed by Price Lock Promise
  • Exclusive Clean Car Guarantee
  • Transparent, honest pricing
  • Available in Nashville
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AmeriFreight
AmeriFreight
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  • Available in Nashville
  • BBB accredited
  • Senior & multiple vehicle discounts
  • AFTA damage protection
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Ship A Car Direct
Ship A Car Direct
Features
  • Door to door transport
  • Fully insured
  • Available in Nashville
  • Instant online estimate
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Liberty Auto Shipping
Liberty Auto Shipping
Features
  • M-Sun: 7am - 9pm
  • libertyautoshipping.net
Location
1900 Church St., Ste. 300
Nashville, TN 37203
(866) 678-1561
Global Auto Transportation
Global Auto Transportation
Features
  • M: 7:30am - 5pm
  • T-F: 8am - 5pm
  • Closed Sat and Sun
  • globalautotransportation.com
Location
136 Park S. Ct.
Nashville, TN 37210
(615) 956-2969
Car Shipping America
Car Shipping America
Features
  • M-F: 7am - 5pm
  • Closed Sat and Sun
  • carshippingamerica.com
Location
130 W. Trinity Ln.
Nashville, TN 37207
(800) 572-4412

How to choose a car shipping company in Nashville

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Whether you’re moving to Music City or out of the area, shipping your car to your new destination can be a significant cost. To determine which car shipping company is right for you, you’ll need to request a quote from multiple companies. However, before you do, you must thoroughly vet each company.

When researching various auto transport companies, ask for the Motor Carrier Number (MC Number). This number is distributed by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and car shipping companies in the United States cannot operate without it. It is also recommended that you do not do business with companies who request payment immediately or ask for payment via odd methods such as a wire transfer.

Ask for a quote from different companies, but keep in mind the lowest price does not always mean the best service.

Estimated transport rates to/from Nashville

From To Price
Chicago, Illinois Nashville, Tennessee $699
Raleigh, North Carolina Nashville, Tennessee $561
Atlanta, Georgia Nashville, Tennessee $607
Los Angeles, California Nashville, Tennessee $883
New York, New York Nashville, Tennessee $699
Nashville, Tennessee Louisville, Kentucky $561
Nashville, Tennessee Pensacola, Florida $607
Nashville, Tennessee Birmingham, Alabama $561
Nashville, Tennessee Seattle, Washington $1205
Nashville, Tennessee Indianapolis, Indiana $699

Based on shipping a large, operable sedan in an open carrier with availability 45 days in advance

The following factors have a direct effect on the cost of quotes from car shipping companies in Nashville:

  • Size of vehicle
  • Type of vehicle
  • How soon you need it shipped
  • Open carrier or enclosed carrier
  • Time of year

The size of your vehicle can increase the cost of your quote due to the amount of space it will occupy on the carrier. The type of vehicle you own also raises this cost. Those with trucks and SUVs can expect to pay a premium.

Another factor that affects the quoted cost is timing. The sooner you need the vehicle moved, the higher the price you can expect to pay. In addition, the season can also drive up the cost. For instance, thousands of people move in and out of Nashville in the summer. You can expect to pay higher prices for auto transport due to the demand at this time of the year.

The key to a smooth car shipping process is to be as flexible as possible with your dates. If you can adjust your moving dates along with the day you receive your car, you have a greater opportunity for lower rates.

eSHIPeShip

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eShip offers customers the ability to track their vehicle throughout the shipping process, along with up to $300 of included insurance. Customer reviews in Nashville range from positive experiences citing an easy process to frustrating experiences of poor communication and continuously raised prices.

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SHERPA AUTO TRANSPORTSherpa Auto Transport

Sherpa Auto Transport

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Sherpa Auto Transport offers a customer-oriented, smooth transport experience. Backed by their Price Lock Promise, Sherpa offers one data-driven price and sticks to it. After your vehicle is delivered, customers can redeem a free car wash through their Clean Car Guarantee. A licensed and bonded company, Sherpa Auto Transport services all continental states and offers free online quotes. Cancellations can be made before the vehicle is picked up for a small fee depending on the timeline.

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AMERIFREIGHTAmeriFreight

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AmeriFreight provides customers with a wealth of auto shipping resources and information online. In addition to accessing a rate calculator, customers can learn more about the car shipping process and what to look for when selecting a company. Nashville customer reviews are positive and discuss a fast process with courteous customer service.

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SHIP A CAR DIRECTShip A Car Direct

Ship A Car Direct

Ship a Car Direct does not require an upfront deposit and reviews 7,500+ carriers to find the best price. On their website, customers can browse through helpful videos and resources. The company boasts hundreds of positive online reviews citing fast service, minimal issues and easy communication throughout the process.

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