Auto Transport Routes: San Francisco to Dallas
The quickest way to travel between two points is by going in a straight line. However, when it comes to transporting a car, a straight line more often than not isn’t an option, which can complicate routes and make it more difficult for customers to find carriers willing to travel to or from their given pickup and delivery locations.
This is, unfortunately, the case when it comes to shipping from San Francisco to Dallas. Many carriers travel along specific routes; they’ll usually only deviate from them if it’s not too far out of their way and doesn’t take up too much time.
With the San Francisco to Dallas route, however, they’ll most likely start by heading down Interstate 5, where they’ll hope on SR-58 until they reach Barstow where they can catch I-40. From there it’s pretty much a straight shot, though, until they hit Amarillo, Texas; from there they’ll need to run down US 287, which will pass through Wichita Falls and then eventually into Dallas.
This is the most direct route, at least according to Google Maps (which is what a lot of carriers will use to plan routes and such). There are several others, notably I-10. On this route, the carrier would start in San Francisco, head down to Riverside where they’ll hop on Interstate 10 and run through Phoenix and Tucson.
So, on the whole, maybe it’s not so complicated to get your car from San Francisco to Dallas, but it’s a route that not a whole lot of carriers travel as the areas that I-10 and I-40 pass through – at least in the western part of the U.S. – are not as popular as those on the eastern side of the U.S.
If you’re interested in shipping your vehicle from San Francisco to Dallas – or to and from anywhere else in the U.S. – we can definitely help you out. Fill out our free online quote request form and you’ll get a free, customized quote to ship your vehicle straight from us. We are a five-star company and we work with only legitimate, top-rated carriers. You can call our toll-free number at 800-930-7417 to speak to one of our live representatives who can answer your questions, provide more details about what we do and how we work, and also help you get a free auto transport quote.