Auto Transport to San Francisco, California
Somewhat surprisingly, we have never written a blog post – at least in our Auto Transport by City series – about San Francisco, that great city in Northern California. Home to a population of over 852,400 total residents, San Francisco – once the largest city in California – now ranks as the fourth-largest city by population in the state, and is a major center of finance, culture, banking, transportation and trade, logistics, healthcare, education and much more. It is the most densely populated city in California and the second most densely populated, after New York City, in the entire United States. Much of this has to do with the fact that San Francisco is a consolidated city-county, giving the city a big border; however, San Francisco County, with which the City of San Francisco is coterminous, is the smallest county by total area in California.
On the whole, auto transport to San Francisco should be relatively easy to find, as it is a major city and a major transportation and logistics hub in Northern California. Auto shippers want to run routes into and out of major cities and metropolitan areas in order to stick close to major population centers; the bigger a city, the more potential customers there are in that area, which means that carriers can easily find new loads in big cities – at least, more easily than they can if they were to stick to rural routes through small towns in the middle of nowhere. San Francisco sees quite a lot of auto transportation traffic, which makes it easier and faster for carriers to get there to help customers – which, in turn, means faster transit times and lower prices along most major routes.
Auto transporters don’t just like to visit major cities, though; they like to get to them via the Interstate Highway System, which is probably the biggest boon that auto transporters have when building routes from city to city. San Francisco sits right along Interstate 80, which is great because I-80 is a major east-west route that runs through some pretty big cities, and it also connects to other north-south interstates, notably I-5 just east of San Francisco. I-80 can take a carrier all the way to Boston, which means that some carriers can simply stick to I-80 from coast to coast, lowering their transit times and prices since they don’t have to deviate far from it.
If you are interested in auto transport to San Francisco, California, and are trying to find a company that can handle it, take a moment and fill out our free online auto transportation quote request form. Filling out and submitting the form is completely free, there’s no obligation, and once you submit it you’ll get multiple free quotes emailed to you from some of the best car transporters in the industry. We know they’re the some of the best because we do our homework ahead of time: we make sure that each company is fully licensed, bonded and insured, and we also make sure that each company is top-rated, with good reviews from their customers. You can contact us any time over the phone as well – just call us toll-free at 800-930-7417 if you have questions, concerns, or would simply like to talk to a human instead of filling out a form on a website.