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How Much Does It Cost To Ship A Car From Ontario to B.C

Nov 7, 2023 by Professional Car Carriers

So, you need a car. Perhaps you’ve just moved to B.C. from Ontario, or a new vehicle you’re purchasing is coming straight from the manufacturer in Oshawa. 

Shipping vehicles can be a complicated process if you’re new to it. There are a few ways to get it done, and the price will be a factor. 

That’s where we come in.

Transport Options 

Here are some options available to you:

Ship by Rail

One of the less expensive options is to ship the car by rail. Typically, you would drop your vehicle off at the rail terminal in Ontario and pick it up in B.C. 

However, various issues can arise when you ship by rail. Trains tend to run on a definite route and transit time, so your car might end up in a nearby town instead of straight to your location. What would happen next is you’d have to pay more to have it delivered from that location. That’s not a comforting thought considering you’re already spending your hard-earned money to have your vehicle delivered to you. Furthermore, train transport can take a lot of time and make a lot of stops along the way, so your delivery date might get delayed.

We recommend alternative solutions:

Professional Driving Service

You can receive your car via a professional driver; a professional driver can deliver your vehicle through door-to-door or terminal-to-terminal services. You can rest easy knowing your prized car is in good hands under the guidance of a safe and skilled driver. 

Open Truck Trailer

One of the most common ways to transport vehicles is through open-car shipping. This option includes an open trailer transporting one or more vehicles at a time. It’s the fastest and least expensive option compared to shipping by rail. 

Luxury & High-End Shipping

You may consider luxury and high-end car shipping if you want the best protection for your vehicle during the shipping process. This way, your expensive vehicle arrives on time and in pristine condition. 

Factors To Consider

The price of car shipping can depend on the size of your vehicle. For example, small vehicles will cost less to ship to B.C. than would massive trucks; the dimensions and weight will determine the overall cost to ship. The distance in which a car must be transported will also impact the overall cost of shipping. 

If you want to ship from Toronto to Vancouver by rail, it can cost up to $1700 or more. Delivery from Ontario to B.C. by an enclosed truck can cost the most at around $3100 to $5000. Our price from Ontario to B.C. or vice versa is $1800 plus a 15% fuel charge. 

Shipping From Ontario to B.C. With Professional Car Carriers

You can count on our impeccable drivers and top-tier service at Professional Car Carriers. We provide an array of options, whether through a manufacturer, dealership, open car, or individual. Contact us today if you want affordable shipping costs and absolute customer satisfaction when handling your vehicles.