It varies on the carrier service, the size of the vehicle, and how far from hawaii you are willing to go.
the popular choices for transporting cars via a truck trailer are bartletts car transport and auto-transport llc. they both have a flat rate of $1,995 depending on what state you're coming from. the next cheapest option is craig's list which will cost around $2,500 to transport a car from nashville or louisville to honolulu ups (ups worldwide express) is another idea with an estimated price of $3,000+ but it would take between 12-14 days
finally there's ships like matson which also has rates starting at around $2k depending on when you book
how much is it to ship a car to hawaii?
it is difficult to provide an actual estimate without knowing exactly what car shipping service you choose. car shipping services might vary in price depending on the type of vehicle, make and model, year, size, weight and destination. this can be quite expensive due to the high cost of fuel like you would expect when shipping a large caravan across the ocean which adds up very quickly. not all companies will offer door-to-door delivery; you may have to do some transporting parts of the journey yourself. additionally transporting your vehicle requires adhering to different regulations and guidelines set by each country's varying laws for cars entering their territory that must be taken into consideration before checkout and planning for travel arrangements. vehicle transportation costs can often be financed through
is it worth shipping your car to hawaii?
vehicles that are shipped by boat or container don't usually fare as well as they do when shipping via air.
there are risks to consider when shipping with either method, but it's worth considering the type of car you're shipping with before making a decision on which method of shipment is more advantageous for your needs.
importantly, containers take longer periods of time so what is being exported has plenty of time to spoil if there isn't proper refrigeration onboard during transit or upon arrival.
shipping vehicles overseas through any means requires some extra care and protection for all parties involved in order to have an orderly delivery. this includes how best to cover the vehicle during transit – both on land and at sea – how best maintain it while waiting
can i ship my car to hawaii with stuff in it?
most people want to put a car on a boat, not vice versa.
shipping a car to hawaii with things in it is not an uncommon event. however, the majority of shipping companies have made exceptions for cars because they're used trucks and usually just need some reinforcing around the axle since many roads have bumpy surfaces that would otherwise break someone's vehicle. in other words, it can be done as long as you know affirmatively that your company will handle it otherwise ask about shipping parts instead to see if they'll accommodate you!
-julie voth rnnp
nurse practitioner – midwife assistant professor – health & medical studying at cedarville university
how much does it cost to ship a car from la to hawaii?
shipping weight affects price, and the car's condition will affect the price as well.
quoted from https://www.car-shipping-usa.com/how-much-to-ship-a-car/ :
shipping a full size sedan will be $675 to $800, with an additional $450 to $550 for pickup and delivery service at your location and return if you’ve chosen that option. a half size sedan or saab is anywhere from $540 and up and pickup and delivery is usually around $850-$1000+. a compact one row suv will cost approximately the same as a fully sized sedan at about $825 – 950ish with all of those same fees added on top